FuturePlay Tech Zone – Review
Aug06

FuturePlay Tech Zone – Review

An interactive playground where art met tech Samuel Fry   A space full of interactive games and gadgets is on show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year. The concept of bringing cutting-edge work at the intersection of art and technology at the fringe was originally launched last year, when it was called the Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival. This year’s showcase has been rebranded as FuturePlay and it is being...

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Review – Foreign Radical
Aug06

Review – Foreign Radical

Theatrical game explores security, profiling, privacy and freedom of expression Samuel Fry   The Terrorist Watchlist is a database of people who are “reasonably suspected” of being involved in terrorist activity. Theatre Conspiracy‘s Edinburgh Fringe show Foreign Radical asks its audience to put themselves in a position of power, where they decide whether or not a man accused of extremist sympathies should be...

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Review – Séance
Aug05

Review – Séance

15 minutes of theatre in the dark Samuel Fry   Two years ago, I went to a show at the Pleasance during Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival. I left the people that I knew, was given a seat number, put on some headphones and walked into completely dark room. There were no lights to be seen. People around me rustled and shifted in their seats. I felt unsettled. Then a soft, French, female voice whispered to me from behind. She was to...

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Data can give you insights but people make decisions
Aug02

Data can give you insights but people make decisions

Data can be helpful to teams, but it can also be harmful Samuel Fry   Have you ever heard the phrase, “you can’t manage what you don’t measure”? Some say the “inventor of modern management,” Peter Drucker, originally said this and others say it was the management consultant W. Edwards Deming. Of course, it doesn’t really matter who said it – the idea is that data allows people to know more and therefore make better...

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Art, Technology, Dance and Dementia
Jul07

Art, Technology, Dance and Dementia

Ninth episode of TECHnique podcast about Art and Dementia Create Hub release a new TECHnique podcast about using art and technology with dementia patients.   Create Hub have released a new episode of their monthly TECHnique podcast. This episode is hosted by Samuel Fry, who talks to Brooklyn based artist and designer Sonia Li about her art, focusing on her current piece called Movement. TECHnique is a podcast which includes...

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