CultureTech Condensed: Derry goes digital

September 4th, 2012

Last week I was invited by the Sync lot to speak at a new conference called CulureTech in Northern Ireland. The remarkable Mark Nagurski pulled this festival together, with almost 1,200 delegates and 90 speakers, in just 4 months. The festival featured some great speakers on subjects ranging from digital innovation through advertising to ‘traditional’

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Thought Den at BBC Connected Studio

July 31st, 2012

On July 11th 2012, Thought Den’s Creative Director Ben made it through the group pitching phase of a new Cbeebies product.¬†A few weeks later we were invited back to attend a two day ‘hackathon’, the goal of which was to cobble together a proof of concept and to then present the idea. This was all

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MuseumNext condensed : bright minds in Barca

May 28th, 2012

Over two bright and enlightening days (Thurs 23rd & Fri 24th May) Barcelona played host to the world’s leading thinkers and do-ers in the arts and cultural sector. MuseumNext is Europe’s big conference for Museums and Thought Den were there to soak it all up (and present in Friday’s last pre-pub slot!) Here follows a

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Brave-art: a tale of Scottish innovation funding

March 20th, 2012

If a painful familiarity with the 6 Nations’ Wooden Spoon is anything to go by, you’d be forgiven for overlooking Scotland when it comes to digital innovation hubs. But Hadrian’s Wall delineates more than a penchant for sheep entrails; as the money pots of England dry up in these austere times of tightening Tory purse-strings,

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Games Jam in the House

February 20th, 2012

We had a lot of fun at the Bristol legs of the Global Games Jam 2012 and Explay Games Jam 2011. Thus, on a wintery Friday morn, we decided to throw our own in-house Games Jam, with 5 TD staffers and Thought Den’s unofficial mascot, Mr Hawkins. From l-r: Templelegs, Of Course, Rowe the Ship,

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Highscore achieved at Games For Brands conference

November 1st, 2011

Before the clocks went back (and with thanks to our friend @LouiseDowne, previously of Tate) I attended a conference in London called Games For Brands; I won a free hour for effort! All in all, an interesting event if you’re interested in games. And pigeons.   The event was attended by the great and good

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Going Mentor!

October 14th, 2011

Hi, it’s me, Dan Course, Co-founder and Technical Director here at Thought Den. That’s me on left. Hi! This week I’ve been lucky enough to begin mentoring a group of four College lads from St Brendens in Brislington as a part of the Bristol Young Talent Awards. Our team’s project is to promote Bristol’s BloodHound

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