Social Media

Jason Bradbury in two places at once

Who said you can’t be in two places at once? TV presenter, tech guru for The Gadget Show and Visiting Lecturer Jason Bradbury showed us how by delivering a virtual lecture for our second year ‘Group Project’ students using new robotic communication technology. Using a Double Robotics system, Jason was able...

What can the Twitter storm over Benefits Street teach us?

A new research project will investigate how social media can play its part in both inciting discrimination against and building understanding of marginalised communities. The CuRAtOR (Challenging online feaR And OtheRing) project, led by the University of Lincoln, UK, will explore where and how representations of certain minority groups...

Create your own dungeon with new roguelike

Developers from the University of Lincoln, UK, have created a new fantasy roguelike that allows players to generate their own content through Twitter. #Dungeon is a simple dungeon crawler, created from tweeting code tagged as #HashtagDungeon. Roguelike is a sub-genre of role-playing video games, characterized by random level generation,...