Helicopter cameras

I've been bumping into clips and bits of footage of people strapping expensive kit to helicopters for a while now. So I thought I'd jot down some of the good stuff.There's an exciting Camera Revolution that's been unfolding for a few…

Impress with impress.js

 Impress.js is a new browser based presentation tool created by Bartek Szopka. Inspired by Prezi, Impress.js takes it to the next level with CSS3 3D Transforms and transitions.At Digit we had a little play with Impress.js to see what's possible out of…

Green Fingers

 We've got tons of light in our studio and zero greenery, so we decided a garden would be brilliant. I'd like to take personal credit for this idea, but it was entirely Phoebe's, x-Digiteer turned expert gardener, turned mum.Building our garden turned…

Digit on teaching our kids to code

 When Digit  got word of Emma Mulqueeny's petition calling for teaching coding in schools at a younger age, we all sat up.Many of us identify as 'creative,' and have come to think of ourselves as such through a combination of experience, pride…

Understanding Lindenmayer systems

 Ever wondered how every tree and plant on the earth is different?Lindenmayer systems, more commonly known as Lsystems is a mathematical theory conceived in 1968 by Astrid Lindenmayer, a theoretical biologist and botanist. Used as a tool, Lsystems can…

MEL, PyMEL and the power of scripting in Maya

 One of our Creative Technologists, David Rosser recently wrote about geometry creation with MEL in Maya. Follow David on twitter, and check out his awesome blog when you get a chance.Maya Embedded Language, also known as MEL, is a scripting language…

Paul shows Creative Technologists how to dress

Paul shows Creative Technologists how to dress Ex-Digiteer Paul Skinner was recently spotted at Westfield. We love his new look!"I'm just doing my bit to help turn the image of the scruffy developer around. Mens clothes, womens clothes - who cares? I look good."A full article about the amazing…

The Power of Making

 I had the privilege of visiting the V&A's Power of Making exhibition last week, and I must say I was truly impressed. Being a closet maker myself I was taken aback by the ingenuity, creativity and shear patience of the exhibitors.…

One of my Five a Day

 by Anna Brooks My morning alarm wakes me up. It plays my iTunes playlist through laptop speakers. An hour later, the soundtrack of my walk to work is on full blast through my iPod. I walk into the office and a colleague is deep in conversation on her…