Digital Revolution is the most comprehensive presentation of digital creativity ever to be staged in the UK

This immersive and interactive exhibition brings together for the first time a range of artists, filmmakers, architects, designers, musicians and game developers, all pushing the boundaries of their fields using digital media. It also looks at the dynamic developments in the areas of creative coding and DIY culture and the exciting creative possibilities offered by augmented reality, artificial intelligence, wearable technologies and 3-D printing.Contribute to new commissions including Google's DevArt, an installation by global music artist and entrepreneur will.i.am,Yuri Suzuki, Pasha Shapiro and Ernst Weber and works by artists Umbrellium, Universal Everything, Minimaforms (Theodore and Stephen Spyropoulos) and Susan Kare (Mac Paint designer). Experience Oscar-winning visual effects behind Christopher Nolan's Inception and Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity, or go back in time to play classic videogames like Pacman and Space Invaders. Conceived and curated by Barbican International …
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Seven tips for winning customers in tough times

How to effectively use company downtime to create a succesful year ahead ‘Blue Monday’ might have long passed, but many small businesses are still in the midst of a seasonal lull, as customers continue to tighten their belts, and the flow of in-store and online traffic grinds to a halt. Rather than accept this as an annual slow-down, small businesses can use the quieter months to set the foundations of a successful year ahead – and get their own books back into the black. Here are seven tips for driving customers to your business – even when times are hard. 1. Run a workshop. Consider hosting a free workshop session on your areas of core expertise. A cooking or hairdressing demonstration, or advice for customers on anything from protecting their boiler from the cold weather to how to keep their New Year’s Resolutions, will help remind customers of what you can do for them. It doesn’t even need to be in person – you can host the workshop online and attract even m…
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