An event next Monday (18 January 2016) will give the public a chance to experience at first hand the technologies that have enabled archaeologists to create 3D visualisations of images etched into rock thousands of years ago. The day-long event is free and open to all.
Early research into new education practices that fuse computing with music-making shows they create “enquiry-rich” conditions that empower children to take risks, and allow teachers to build innovative cross-subject collaborations. New ‘learning pathways’ could help free future musicians from ‘locked-in’ hardware and fuel creative economy.
Research by a digital anthropologist is looking at how new religious movements are harnessing online platforms. These ‘invented religions’ take inspiration from ancient philosophy and recent cultural events to develop doctrine and communities of believers in digital spaces.
We’ve all seen it happen: a “transformation” programme which leaves the original organisational silos undisturbed. But although this is surprisingly common, Dr Mark Thompson, University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Cambridge Judge Business School, says real change is possible: it just means engaging with digital in a fundamental way.
Interested in what our digital future will look like? This week Cambridge plays host to pioneers of some of the most exciting and disruptive Silicon Valley companies - including Google, Apple and LinkedIn - in series of free public events on the 17 and 18 November, where insights into world-changing ideas will be shared by the people who made them happen.