Posts tagged London
An Open Letter To The Home Secretary – Orwellian Surveillance Is Not The Correct Response To The Westminster Attack

I get it. We’re all scared in the wake of the tragedy in Westminster last Wednesday. Khalid Masood’s actions in committing this atrocity are truly reprehensible. But digital communication is not at fault, and adding an Orwellian level of surveillance is not the answer.

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New Rising Media will be at the Wearable Technology Show

Wearables are quickly becoming a technological and cultural norm, which alongside the rise in augmented reality makes 2015 an exciting year for new innovations. With this in mind, I'm proud to say the New Rising Media team will be at this year's Wearable Technology Show and Augmented Reality Show to cover it all for the first time.

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Students Create Sense-Enhancing Headsets. See The Invisible, Hear The Inaudible

Ever wanted to see the invisible, and hear the silent? So has Tim Bouckley and a team of students at the Royal College of Arts in London, who have created two pieces of experimental equipment to vastly improve your senses of sight and sound. These two devices combine Project Eidos, in no way related to this Eidos.

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New Rising Media Will Be At Gadget Show Live @ Christmas

Just seven months ago in our vast age of infancy, we were given a fantastic opportunity to attend and cover Gadget Show Live.  I am now pleased to announce that we will be popping along to London's own ExCel, entering the cornucopia of nerd behaviour, and covering Gadget Show Live @ Christmas.

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour: The Making Of Harry Potter Review

Whether it’s in devouring some of Bertie Bott’s famed Every Flavour Beans, quenching a thirst with a pint of The Three Broomsticks’ prized butterbeer, window-shopping as you make your way down Diagon Alley's crooked streets, or becoming acquainted with Hogwarts staff in the Great Hall, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London offers its visitors an insight into the making of Harry Potter in a way no amount of on-disc documentaries, cast and crew interviews or director commentaries ever can. We went to check it out...

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Xbox Live’s Sex Pests ‘Move In On Prey Within Two Minutes’, Reports Metro

How’s this for a sensationalist, videogame-bashing headline: ‘Xbox paedophile predators 'move in on prey within two minutes of contact’'? If there was ever a reason to cry fowl of the mainstream presses misunderstanding and vindication of gaming, it’s right here. London’s daily free-sheet Metro today brings alarmist reporting and misplaced fear-mongering to an all-new high, reporting ‘alarming findings’ that makes the paedophile population of Xbox Live sound like a feral pack of ferocious lions stalking their evening meal across the dusty plains of online lobbies, leaderboards and friends lists. An image used of the first-generation Xbox is the icing on the cake.

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Sony Unveils PlayStation Vita's UK Tour

Sony is set to bring playable PlayStation Vita demo units to UK cities ahead of the handheld's launch on February 22, the company has reported. Like Nintendo's 'Believe Your Eyes' 3DS tour before it, Sony is bringing 'Vita Rooms' to Glasgow, Birmingham and London throughout January and February 2012 – kicking off at 63 Deansgate in Manchester from Friday 13th to Wednesday 18th January.  

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Appeals by Facebook rioters rejected. Sentenced to 4 years

Jordan Blackshaw and Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan had their appeals to the court rejected, as they were sentenced to 4 years at her Majesty's pleasure, for the incitement of rioting via Facebook.  Lawyers claimed for this to be "Manifestly excessive," whereas the Lord Judge saw it differently

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