FOTB 2011, Day 2

FOTB 2011, Day 2 David Rosser shares more of his experience at this year's Flash on the Beach conference in Brighton. Stay tuned for his final post tomorrow, where he encourages us (via Joshua Davis) to build our careers on ideas, not tools. Seb Lee-Delisle - Pixels…

FOTB 2011, Day 1

FOTB 2011, Day 1 Digit's Creative Technologist, David Rosser, attended Flash on the Beach in Brighton this past week. The conference brings together the best minds in design and development to share, educate and inspire, while providing opportunities for hands-on…

The manila folder's swan song

It's been with us since the year dot, but the end is in sight for the beloved manila folder. A main stay of the last twenty years of computing, the first and last bastion of computer symbolic physicality, actually had it's humble beginnings…

The Raindance Saturday Film School

The Raindance Saturday Film School The ‘Raindance Saturday Film School’ is a fairly well-known, crash course in the film industry that promises “to explain the basics of screenwriting, directing and shooting a film – in one day.” No mean feat, yet hundreds…

The art at the heart of WOMAD

The art at the heart of WOMAD Womad is a free spirited, laid-back and unpretentious family affair held in Charlton Park, Wiltshire, which celebrates the ‘World Of Music, Art and Dance’; hence the name WOMAD. It is in no way a festival purely about music and/or dance.…

A Gift of Tea: Kerala, India

A Gift of Tea: Kerala, India For a studio of tea-lovers, nothing makes a more perfect gift than some fresh tea sent direct from the source. So, it was pretty exciting when a package arrived at Digit, wrapped in cloth, containing a small container of tea all the way from  ‘Delight…

Vivian Maier at the London Street Photography Festival

Vivian Maier at the London Street Photography Festival 100,000 negatives were taken by the photographer Vivian Maier over four decades. 20 to 30,000 of them were never developed and in her lifetime she had never shown her work to anyone.Every one of her photographs remained in storage as Maier got older,…

Lab Craft Exhibition: Jewellery Designed by a Voice Message

Lab Craft Exhibition: Jewellery Designed by a Voice Message Call me an old romantic, but I fell in love with the idea behind this necklace whilst wandering through the Lab Craft exhibition of digital crafts. Remarkably, it is made using input from a digital voice recording.What do you think it says: “I…

10 year anniversary at Digit: CONGRATULATIONS HENRY!

10 year anniversary at Digit: CONGRATULATIONS HENRY! Digit peeps past and present gathered last night to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Creative Director Henry Brook, who has pioneered Digit's creative work since 2001 (or is it 1998?).It was a fantastic night - great to see so many familiar faces…