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By Gavin Wood and Simon Bowen, Digital Interaction Group, Newcastle University.

This article is part of our series: a day in the software life, in which we ask researchers from all disciplines to discuss the tools that make their research possible.

Heritage organisations, such as museums, and managers of historic sites are increasingly interested in using mobile phones as a way of adding value to visits and directly connecting with the general public. App designers have responded by creating gamified digital experiences by borrowing game mechanics and game…

By Dr Martyn Dade-Robertson, Director of Masters in Design and Emergence, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, University of Newcastle.

This article is part of our series, a day in the software life, in which we ask researchers from all disciplines to discuss the tools that make their research possible.

If Google were an artist, what would it paint? Perhaps it would be a vast landscape of connections, a world of “lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding” as William Gibson put it.…

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