The Algomech Festival has returned to Sheffield for its second year with a programme of algorithmic and mechanical art and music performance using robots, machines and live code. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!
The Alternative Realities exhibition at the Millennium Gallery and in Tudor Square provided a taste of emerging technologies including 3D and 360 degree film-making. Sheffield Live! reporter Simon Thake gazes into the future.
The US tech giant is rolling out a network of digital skills centres across the UK with Sheffield among the first. A former shop in Barker’s Pool has been converted into the Google Digital Garage with computers, superfast broadband and access to free training courses and advice. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Torsten Schupper, vice president of marketing at Google.