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The role of social media at the Creative Digifest #SXSC2

The #SxSC2 event provided us with an additional opportunity to develop our DE USRG SMiLE project. The Social Media in Live Events project is exploring the practical, ethical, policy, data mining and management issues surrounding the use of technologies such as twitter and Facebook as a deliberate component in events. The project began with the planning of the CAA 2012 conference in early 2012. For the #SxSC2 event we were keen to build on the lessons learned from CAA2012. Continue reading →

Creative Digifest #SXSC2 Speaker Profile: Toby Beresford

  This is the second in a series of posts over the next few weeks to highlight the various speakers and panelists at the Creative Digifest. Toby Beresford is an excitable social media guru with a digital vision. He won a Mark Zuckerberg hackathon, gave the keynote at a social media world   forum, and still finds time to provide incisive commentary on social media for Sky News.  His latest startup Leaderboarded. Continue reading →

Head South by South Coast this May

Dr Lorraine Warren from the Southampton Management School is passionate about innovation in the digital economy. In particular, she is an enthusiast for developing the ideas that bubble up from tech-savvy people in every walk of life. “Good ideas are no longer merely the province of computer scientists. With the advent of sophisticated technology for all such as smart phones and superfast broadband, anyone with creativity can come up with amazing things. Continue reading →

A free event – #SxSC gathering

Come and meet some great people with interests in the creative industries and digital media. Geek out, talk, hear some great speakers, music, beer – FREE. If the weather is nice you can even sit outside in the patio area. What is SxSC? SxSC is an ad hoc informal gathering aimed at people in the creative industries/digital media who want to share their knowledge and learn about new developments. Continue reading →