Dec 28, 2011 at 4:04 pm in Digital Arts by Fraser Henderson
The Technology Strategy Board is running a competition to encourage developers to create games that support their work in addressing power distribution and the management of demand. There are looking to support work around cognitive design and social gaming to generate novel, demand side, consumer focused technologies.
Some of the ideas they suggest as examples include;
- A multi-platform app on smart phones or tablets that talks to individual smart meters
- A Sim City style game featuring real time data
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Dec 13, 2011 at 9:45 am in News by Tim Wilson
Creative England, the new organisation which builds on the work of the former Regional Screen Agencies, has opened two new schemes of Lottery funding, delegated from the BFI, to support the development of filmmaking talent in the English regions.
The Development Fund and Film Networks Fund will be key drivers in delivering Creative England’s Talent Development aims: to nurture emerging and established regional filmmaking talent by supporting development of their work; to encourage a diverse and engaging on-screen cultural identity [read more →]