Brighton’s ‘superfused’ cluster starts to take shape

superfusedA new study on Brighton’s digital cluster says business that combines creative, digital and business talent with technology skills achieves growth figures that are 10X faster than the overall UK economy.

Funded by the AHRC and dubbed ‘supefused’, this new type of business means companies that work in this way will grow three times faster than ‘unfused’ companies and 40% faster than the ‘average’ Brighton company. Continue reading

The British Library is for smelling books not opening websites


The British Library is wonderful and like many places in London it can provide intellectual and quiet relief from the daily grind, and especially the horrors of the Euston Road.

So the news that the British Library along with the National Library of Scotland, the National Library of Wales, the Bodleian Libraries, Cambridge University Library and Trinity College Library Dublin now have the right to archive a copy of every UK digital publication, as they have done with print publications for several centuries, is big news. Continue reading