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£3.6M funding for DE USRG members

Simon Cox and Oz Parchment have secured ¬£3.6M from EPSRC in a consortium with Oxford, Bristol and UCL for computing resource consisting of a ¬£1.7M upgrade to Iridis and ¬£1M of GPU resource (to be housed at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory) along with associated running costs and support staff. This will be of considerable interest to DE researchers, and also to our colleagues in the Computational Imaging USRG and the Computational Modelling Group. Continue reading →

CoDE: Cultures of the Digital Economy – Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK on 27-28 March 2012

Please see below the call for abstracts for The 1st Annual Conference of CoDE: Cultures of the Digital Economy, which will be held at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK on 27-28 March 2012. Participants from a range of scholarly disciplines are invited to present research related to digital culture and the digital economy. Confirmed keynote speakers are Dr Jussi Parikka from the Digital Economy USRG and Dr Astrid Ensslin. Paper abstracts of up to 300 words can be submitted to code@anglia. Continue reading →

Digital Economy All-Hands Meeting

The conference began on Tuesday evening at Newcastle University‚Äôs Culture Lab with an opening reception and¬†technical demonstrations. The following morning John Baird began proceedings with a welcome talk which focused on¬†work conducted under¬†the¬†Digital Economy theme. He began this talk by making a comparison between¬†the¬†aims of the Digital Economy¬†and¬†the philosophy of¬†Steve Jobs, who he quoted as saying: "technology alone is not enough¬†... Continue reading →

DE Lunch

This event focused on DE industrial activity and collaboration. There were three speakers: Howard Scott spoke about a new mobile business venture and digital marketing Roksana Moore (Law) provided an overview of the type of IP issues that we may face as part of academic research; copyright (journal rights), contractual issues, patents , confidential information and the public domain, open research and alternatives to IPR copyleft and open source. Continue reading →

Digital by Default (The Barbican, London)

Technology has a central role to play in the reform of the public sector, offering more innovative and individualised services. Digital by Default: a revolution in public service delivery will provide essential information on how public sector organisations can deliver efficient, cost-effective public services that are responsive to the needs of citizens and businesses. Continue reading →