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Code masters: Meet Britain’s new digital artists

A new generation of artists is embracing computer code and software in their work. Their art – powered by social media – is interactive, drawing in live content from across the internet. Any one of the millions of people who use sites like Twitter,...

Nesta Tech Nation 2016: much more than disruption

“Digital tech is a force for disruption”. Often, these words feel like a threat. They make us think of industries upended, jobs automated, business models evaporated. But disruption has a positive flip-side: namely, diffusion. When it encourages established industries...

RIBA Stage 2 is completed!

RIBA Stage 2 is completed! Thanks to all our design team and partners, the detail are really starting to take shape. We’re now galloping into Stage 3 and full planning...

Mission to Mars Success at Software Cornwall

This week 20 young people from across Cornwall set out on a Mission to Mars, delivered by Software Cornwall, Cornwall College and a host of volunteers. All 5 teams achieved mission success and presented their code skills to the guests and other teams. The workshop was...

Open Data Play event download

RIO worked with Devonport High School for Boys and iDAT to organise the first of many Data Play events for the Plymouth community. The first event, which was held on Friday 27th November, gave the community a chance to find out more about the digital sector and those...

Digital Futures and Open Data Play event

The community is invited to a Digital Futures and Open Data Play Day on Friday 27th November, at Devonport High School for Boys in Plymouth. Hosted by Devonport High School for Boys with support from RIO and other partner organisations, the day will give the community...

Funding deal now in place for Market Hall development

The refurbishment of Devonport Market Hall is now one step closer thanks to the Funding Deal between Plymouth City Council and RIO being signed. Plymouth City Council Leader Tudor Evans and RIO Chief Executive Lindsey Hall signed the milestone deal on Friday 18...

Digital Future of Devonport

Open day showcases Plymouth’s brightest digital talent Plymouth’s leading digital companies and educational institutions came together to demonstrate what Devonport’s Market Hall will bring to the city when it opens next year. The Digital Futures open day, held at...