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For the Digital Natives, Every Second Counts

James Moulding on the need for a new digital paradigm shift focused on digital rights, privacy and equal access to the web. ‘Vague, but exciting.’ The words scribbled on an early memo proposing the design for the future World Wide ...

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DIGITAL REVOLUTION: How far we’ve come

Jim Boulton, co-curator of the recent Barbican exhibition Digital Revolution, on the the influences behind the exhibition and how far we’ve come in terms of a digital culture. I was lucky enough to be involved with Digital Revolution this summer, ...

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War is Hell in This War of Mine

James Moulding on the newly released spiritual successor to Papers Please, This War of Mine. So I played This War of Mine. A much needed balance to a dominant gamer culture of shoot-first-ask-questions-never. It’s depressing, it’s believable. It’s probably an approximate simulation ...

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EU offers full-funding scholarships in Media Arts Cultures

One of the few humanities Erasmus Mundus courses the EU funds is the new European Program of Excellence, a joint masters degree in MEDIA ARTS CULTURES. Students have the opportunity to study in Austria, Denmark, Poland and Hong Kong, and ...

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Open Letter: From the Digital Pioneers to the Digital Natives

The following document is a collaborative work, the first outline in forging a national conversation around the rise of Digital Britain, towards a Net Bill of Rights. Do we want a Digital Britain to be a passive theatre or a ...

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SUMMARY: The Future of Gaming

Looking back on GAME ON: Reclaim the Game – 25th November 2014 “The right man in the wrong place can make all the difference in the world” (Half-Life II). This quote could have been written about William Latham, the charismatic ...

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On London’s stage: Lulzsec and Anonymous

TehInternetisSeriousBusiness

Niki Gomez goes to see The Royal Court’s latest show where The Hacker Ethic is in the limelight. The Internet made physical and we’re all in it together. I do urge you to go see Teh Internet is Serious Business ...

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A Political Evaluation of Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a complex phenomenon, and it is a landmark development, even a technological singularity, for good or ill. At the P2P Foundation, we also have complicated feelings about it, writes Michel Bauwens. The Positive Aspects of Bitcoin Let us ...

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The Cloud: We’re Doing It Wrong

James Moulding on the need to look beyond the corporate cloud to radically decentralised, secure and sustainable storage solutions. “It is time for the cloud to truly become a cloud, made up of a vast multitude of resource droplets that ...

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Opening up Parking Data

Advancing Sustainability Ltd Opening up Parking Data June 2014 Contact: Dr Chris Tuppen Advancing Sustainability Ltd [email protected] +44 (0)7710 039337 Advancing Sustainability Ltd specialises in smart cities, sustainability impact assessments in the ICT sector and circular economy metrics. It has ...

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