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Maker Faire UK 2015 in Videos

May 18, 2015

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Robotic wave hello from Horatio the robotic arm Robots and T-Rex Art machines and Arcade Games Wookie gets lookie (Vine) Funky LED strips (Vine) Friendly Mega Robot (Vine) Android TV Eye (Vine) Baby T-Rex (Vine) Home-made TV Wall (Vine) Advertisements

Mobile Filmmaking: Smartphone Film Festivals

February 20, 2015

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Mobile video is the market all news, media and entertainment companies are chasing, with its promise of quick video content and on-the-spot immediacy. Shooting on smartphones is a core activity for many video journalists, but the growing number of amateur and professional filmmakers using them has also led to an explosion in creative mobile film […]

Cinehacking with CultureLab and exploring space

May 19, 2014

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Maker Faire 2014 shed some light on the world of cinehacking: building your own equipment to create cinematic video. University of Newcastle’s CultureLab team talked about their Cinehack movement and WeLove Digital catalogued some incredible photography and film-making techniques. Maker Faire is an annual event to celebrate maker culture at Newcastle’s Centre For Life. This […]

Sugata Mitra: Ripping up the education rulebook and his league of grannies in the cloud

November 19, 2013

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Sugata Mitra looks like a kindly uncle with his round face and a swoosh of black hair punctuated on both sides by inverted commas of grey. You expect him to be jolly and he is, but when he speaks about learning and his maverick educational projects you feel the enthusiasm and then genuine awe at […]

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 […]