Computer scientists at the University of Lincoln have created an autonomous robot, which can replicate the behaviour of swarming honeybees in large numbers. Called Colias - named after a type of butterfly - they can be used for insight into how swarms act amongst each other.Read More
It seems like yesterday that we were covering Lincoln's own Frequency Digital Culture Festival, showcasing the most innovative of digital arts. Being the first event covered by New Rising Media, it's been a huge inspiration in the direction taken by all of us. Now here we stand, two years on, with the second Frequency just around the corner, and what a ride it's been! Well, we've got some great news: we're delighted to announce that New Rising Media will once again be a news partner for Frequency 2013.
We hear a multitude of plans for urban regeneration: the cultural upgrades of whatever potential creative hubs we have within the two cities in which we writers reisde. But there is another simple option. Zombies.
Shrouded in a disquieting level of secrecy and steeped in mystery rivalling a Christopher Nolan production, The Water’s Edge – directed by the Lincoln-raised Chris Thomas – is not quite what you’d expect from a typical low-budget short.
Struggling with what to wear for Halloween? Your choice of attire to Halloween at Rock City being a brain-teaser? Facing a writers block-esque sensation of selecting appropriate costume for the Lincoln Halloween weekend befuddling you? We'd like to help! Here's a costume for every era of history all the way up to the 2010s, courtesy of Halloween express.
From digital art to our digital futures. These are to be discussed by some of the top thinkers and doers within the respective fields of media culture at the Lincoln Digital Expo on 28th October.
As part of the Enterprise-Debate-Connect series, Frequency 2011 is set to host a set of fantastic debates and seminars for those of you opinionated about the future of the digital lifestyle...which pretty much means all of you.
Metro-Boulot-Dodo's Four Seasons project hits one city in it's entirety: a world first, and we were there to take a look around.
From tomorrow through to 21st October, Spring and Summer will be on display at The Collection, while AUTUMN and WINTER will be at Lincoln Drill Hall. A first for the whole world, this hugely ambitious four-part multi-media installation that looks to the seasons to reflect different stages of life will kick off the festival in true technological style. What's more, this fantastic opportunity is free.
The idea of starting a clubnight is a rather simple execution nowadays. Any teenager with a laptop, a large iTunes collection of torrents can say they're a DJ, even though their claim destroys the definition of the term. So long as you have friends, a Facebook account, an overdraft to procure initial costs and patience, you'll be sorted. Here's how: