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British Science Festival 2013: Grand Theft Bicycle steals some GTA thunder

September 27, 2013

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Rockstar Games title ‘Grand Theft Auto 5′ is pure box office. Every new incarnation in this series of shoot ’em, carve ’em, rob ’em, drive ’em away and blow ’em ups seems to have broken records on its release. Achieving $1 billion in sales in its first three days is testament to the game’s popularity […]

British Science Festival: Notes from the Edge of space and solar art

September 16, 2013

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Leonardo da Vinci, the Italian renaissance artist who gave the world the ‘Mona Lisa’ and the ‘Last Supper’, did not distinguish between art and science. Over the course of a career that included painting some of the world’s most memorable artworks, he also drew up designs for inventions including rolling mills, a machine for testing […]

Hollywood style film making for your mobile and apps to give you greater control

September 10, 2013

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Hollywood is taking the smartphone revolution seriously: film festivals based on hand-held submissions, the smartphone’s use as a device to watch film and related content, plus the big studios looking for talent among mobile shooters. Aspirations run deep among film makers and producers alike, but even if you don’t want to shoot a feature length […]