Technology

A report from the annual Scottish conference of the Voice of the Listeners and Viewers in Edinburgh Friday 5 November 2010. Part 1.

In Spring 2003 volunteers from Leith Festival ran Leith FM 1, a successful short term broadcast (RSL) over the Leith Festival week. In Winter 2003/4 Leith Community Mediaworks (LCM) was set-up to deliver Community Radio & TV for and by the people of Leith.

Scientists from the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) and TRACE Wildlife Forensics Network based in Edinburgh helped investigators bring a criminal to justice after they provided genetic

The City of Edinburgh Council will launch a long-awaited new web site this month (15 September) which will allow it to increase the level of online transactions and reduce running costs.

The Edinburgh Book Festival closed with a moving tribute to Scotland’s first national poet, Edwin Morgan who died last week.

Nicholas Carr came prominently to public attention with his article ‘Is Google making Us Stupid?’ He has, in fact been studying and commenting on the state of the internet since its inc

There can be no doubt that publishing is undergoing significant and long-lasting change.

With crowd-sourcing and social media all the rage, it was only a matter of time before a really big project came along. Today is the day when vloggers and filmmakers of every hue, from around the world, are invited to share on YouTube some aspect of their day for Ridley Scott's crowd-sourced mash-up movie of a single day on Earth, entitled Life In A Day.

The Main Hall of the Scottish Parliament and various Committee Rooms are given over to five days of public discussions and debates on hot button issues such as euthanasia, privacy, the future of ci

Kicking-off this week is the West Port Book festival, so on a balmy Edinburgh day I caught up with Hannah Adcock, the Festival Director.