Technology

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.

Toy Story 3 is to have a 3D Gala screening at this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival on Saturday 19 June, the film's first UK screening in 3D, after it opens in the United States the previous day.

The Edinburgh Medal is a prestigious award given each year at the Edinburgh International Science Festival to men and women of science and technology whose professional achievements are judged to have made a significant contribution to the understanding and well-being of humanity.

Generation X author Douglas Coupland was last in Scotland for the Edinburgh Book Festival in 2004, and this time he was back sporting a greyish beard and a new novel titled Generation A, as well as his trademark ironic, yet incredibly sincere and honest, sparkle in his eyes.

"Is blogging an art?" was the question this reviewer was asked as he picked up his ticket for what turned out to be one of the most interesting and lively events of the Edinburgh International Book Festival thus far. The answer is that, yes Claudia, it probably is.

A new interactive game called Hungry Hungry Eat Head will be having a public airing on the Big Screen in Edinburgh's Festival Square on Saturday 15 August.

Mark Borkowski who is the Master of the Fringe Festival PR Stunt has constructed a new idea in Festival Fringe awareness, The #Twithibition.

Yesterday (Tuesday 4th August) he started to put together a photographic Twithibition of the most famous stunts that have taken place at the Fringe.

Edinburgh City Council has announced that tickets for Billy Connolly gigs at the Usher Hall will now be available from other ticketing outlets in the city. The box office system crashed yesterday after tickets for the gigs in September went on sale at 10am.