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Digital Discussions Episode 11

Episode 11: Christmas Special! This the eleventh episode of our podcast titled ‘Digital Discussions’, very overdue edition, in which we discuss topics about the digital, humanities, and digital humanities. As the host of this episode, Cosima starts us off with some interesting information on Saturnalia, the Ancient Roman version of Christmas. We continue with discussions on the Christmas Spirit, Christmas traditions, consumerist…

Digital Art: Expression Beyond Capability

“Digital design is like painting, except the paint never dries…” – Neville Brody Last weekend I had the amazing opportunity to visit NXT Museum in Amsterdam, a first of its kind concept museum dedicated entirely to digital media art. What I walked away with was a broadening of my artistic horizons like I’ve never experienced before.  Digital Art is a very fluid…

Fintech

Short for financial technology – appertains to any business that makes use of technology to upgrade or automate financial services and techniques. Fintech firms combine technologies, such as AI, blockchain and data science, into the traditional financial category. The dawn of fintech lies, of course, on digitization, which has impacted the financial services industry. Information technology (IT), as we know, has developed…