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.
The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) is partnering with Learning and Teaching Scotland to broadcast select Festival education events live to schools across Scotland via GLOW Meet, the world's first national intranet for education on Tuesday 22 June.
Historic Scotland have released a computer generated image of a medieval knight whose skeleton was discovered at Stirling Castle.
Last year, a record 176,522 visitors passed through the gates of the annual farming and countryside show The Royal Highland Show. The organisers, the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) held the first “Highland” in 1822 in Edinburgh’s Canongate on a site now occupied by the Scottish Parliament. The 2010 show, takes place from Thursday, June 24, to Sunday, June 27, and is the 170th.