Dawn Baird

New Coworking Community and Space for NI

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WabiSabi is a new venture from Sensei. We're exploring the demand for a new coworking space in NI. Over SIXTY people and companies have signed up to WabiSabi's Facebook page. It's time to meet! We want you to help us design your coworking space. In order to begin our research, we'd like to know: What draws you to the coworking setup? What type of people and organisations/companies would ... read more →

Digital Circle Admin

News for Games Companies

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Dear members, we have some news! Also check out some of the events on the Events page as there are new funding opportunities that have arisen. NEWS This article was posted on Variety so congratulations to Jonny and the team!: Software company Iglu Media is to publish a mobile game inspired by Jon Wright’s sci-fi action-adventure “Robot Overlords,” which stars Ben Kingsley and Gillian Anderso... read more →

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Digital Circle Members Update - November 2014

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Dear members, Welcome to our November update. We have a few notes. We cover the Belfast Media Festival below and you will have already received updates about the live Kickstarter from Billygoat Entertainment. During the last couple of months, we helped start two new Coder Dojos. One, in Bangor, is regularly booked (and runs on Thursday nights) and focuses on game development with Unity 3D. Pl... read more →

Ciara Cunningham

Over 150 Organisations attend E-Learning Masterclass Series

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Aurion Learning’s Masterclass; E-Learning Made Easy series, visited Dublin, Belfast and Edinburgh throughout September and October with HR, Learning and Development and digital professionals from over 150 organisations attending the free events. Expertise, advice and tips were on offer that enabled attendees get a better insight into what’s happening in digital learning and how it can help im... read more →

Ciara Cunningham

8 Ideas for Exceptional E-Learning Interactivity

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Interactivity is what differentiates dull and drab E-Learning from learning that provokes questions, draws in learners and captures information in a memorable way. If you want to create E-Learning that strikes a chord with learners and transforms learning from being a chore into something enjoyable, we’ve gathered eight ideas for exceptional E-Learning interactivity: 1. Gamify your learning co... read more →

Alastair Luke

Digital volunteers wanted for exciting new programme

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The Digital Teen Programme is an innovative new way for young people to explore the digital industry. It is funded by the seven South East Economic Development (SEED) councils and delivered by local charity Young Enterprise Northern Ireland. The Programme is being delivered to 2,000 young people across the Armagh, Ards, Banbridge, Craigavon, Down, Newry & Mourne and North Down council area... read more →

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Welcome to HM SPIFFING!!!

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I'd like to bring your attention to HM SPIFFING - a comedy 3D space themed comedy adventure game by local game development tea, Billygoat Entertainment, which is currently airing on Kickstarter. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1236117571/hm-spiffing-a-comedy-3d-space-themed-adventure-gam They're about a third of their way to getting funded and could do with some local help. This mailer g... read more →

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Super Unity Friends - unity user group

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Some people work better in groups so we decided to help kick-start the games development efforts in our region by meeting up regularly to offer help, ideas and services to other gamedev tinkerers. See us at our new spiffy web site: http://superunityfriends.com Some people work for games companies, some work for proper IT companies, some are under-employed and some are students. It doesn't mat... read more →

Ciara Cunningham

5 Learning apps that are changing the world

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The theme for the United Nation’s International Day for the Eradication of Poverty this year is to ‘think, decide and act together against extreme poverty’ so we’ve compiled a list of five learning apps that are working towards this purpose and making a positive impact on the world. Mobile apps are increasingly popular because they allow learners to tap into on-demand, bite sized and just in ... read more →

Ciara Cunningham

New Storytelling Initiative on Life in the Border Regions during ‘The Troubles’ Launched

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Border Lives, a new storytelling project, capturing local people's life and experiences through six short films along the border region between 1969 and 1998, was recently launched at Stormont, Belfast. To complement and enhance the Border Lives project, online learning specialists, Aurion Learning developed a number of multimedia rich E-Learning modules and storytelling resources, available t... read more →