Welcome to NESTA's Creative Economy Blog. We'll be commenting on our latest projects in the creative industries, from video games to theatre.
The smart phones in our pockets, the tablets on our laps and the laptops on our desks, the software inside them, the web that connects them, and the online platforms built atop all of these, have transformed how we discover and consume creative content and services, and empowered many of us to express our creativity in ways that would have been unthinkable even only a few years ago.23.04.2013
Today we are pleased to publish some research into what we think is a critical area for hyperlocal – the demand for and use of hyperlocal media services in the UK.10.04.2013
At Nesta, we've recently been talking about why successful innovations that originate in some parts of the world often don't get exported to other places.03.04.2013
Six forward-thinking city authorities across Europe are currently working with talented data technologists and designers to leverage technology to innovate their services. The Code for Europe 'Fellows', based in Manchester, Berlin, Amsterdam, Helsinki, Barcelona and Rome, are all starting to map out digital solutions to key challenges the cities have set them.25.02.2013
While running our Destination Local programme, we often debate about the scope and nature of hyperlocal media. It's such a new term that a number of very different types of service get described as hyperlocal, usually depending on who we talk to.21.02.2013