Technology 2020 and the Nostalgic Future

 'We shape our tools and therefore our tools shape us' -- Marshall McLuhanThe Futures Company's Andrew Curry opened his Technology 2020 briefing this morning with Jurassic Park, John Major at the proverbial podium, and Whitney Houston circa The Bodyguard.…

Digit joins The Brand Union

 We're very proud to announce that Digit has become part of The Brand Union. Exciting times for the team at Digit.  We're very much looking forward to a fruitful and happy relationship together. Watch this space for more info soon, and feel…

Alexis Cuddyre on the Central Saint Martins Degree Show

 Last night I had the pleasure of attending the CSM university wide private at the new Kings Cross building. This is the first time that all the degree shows were shown together and it provided a completely different experience than attending a single…

Fat or Fiction

 Mid-afternoon treats on the bar are one of the many highlights of working at Digit. It’s also one of the challenges if you’re trying to maintain a healthy diet. In an age where everyone seems to be obsessed with their weight (and confronted…

On Barcelona and Echoes of Antoni Gaudi

 I must admit, I greatly underestimated Barcelona's awesomeness. Having only once been to Madrid as a complete and utter tourist, I expected a little bit of the same - big city, lots of people, good food. However, I was pleasantly surprised and…

THE FUTURE OF THE ARTS: A DIGIT & GUARDIAN INITIATIVE

Technology has had a profound effect on how we create, experience and promote The Arts. In addition to allowing us to break social barriers, it has also brought us closer to a democratic curatorship by extending the art gallery, theatre and cinema…

boyhood, generation and moonrise kingdom

 I saw Moonrise Kingdom on Sunday night in a sold-out theatre at the Hackney Picturehouse. So sold-out, in fact, we were confined to the very last row at the back of the Picturehouse's largest screen. The attic. Banished. Going to an 8:30 film was nevertheless…

Getting motivated in the morning

 We recently hosted another breakfast discussion at Digit, this time on the topic of motivation. We wanted to discuss how technological innovation is opening up new ways to create positive behaviour change, and also to ask the question, is it working?…

unseen narratives: on ted salon london

 Last week, thanks to the good graces of one of my greatest friends (really, she's more like a blonde sister) I attended Ted Salon at the Unicorn Theatre near London Bridge for Unseen Narratives, a TED storytelling event. I came ready with my own printed…

Resistance: Subverting the Camera at The Fine Art Society

 Last week I went to the opening of Resistance: Subverting the Camera at The Fine Art Society.The exhibition included work by a variety of artists, photographers and experimenters all challenging the meaning of photography and cameras in the modern age.…