Keynote speaker at Digifest 2019, Anne-Marie Imafidon reveals what inspired her to create Stemettes – an organisation that inspires thousands of girls and young women to take up careers in the male-dominated domains of science, technology, engineering and maths.
John Stack, digital director of the Science Museum Group, considers the evolution of museum collections over the past 25 years and what libraries can learn from the way museums have responded to the digital imperative.
Those of us in developed countries are operating in an increasingly connected environment where digital technology already impacts hugely on almost all aspects of our lives. In the years ahead, emerging tech, such as robotics and machine learning, will likely have an even greater influence, not least in the sort of jobs we do.
Universities and colleges will find it easier to set up and use Internet of Things (IoT) technology as a solution to some of their challenges, following a collaboration between Jisc and The Things Network (TTN), provider of a global network for IoT devices.
At our annual edtech showcase Digifest, 12-13 March 2019, delegates can experience the latest technologies and learn from edtech experts. Rose Luckin, professor of learner centred design at University College of London, shared some of her hopes and fears for artificial intelligence (AI) at last year's event.