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🍕 ‘Secret language’ of emoji revealed
People create their own ‘secret languages’ by attaching lasting alternative meanings to emoji unrelated to what they are designed to represent, according to a study from Goldsmiths Computing. In people’s secret languages emoji of pizza or wedges of cheese mean ‘I … Continue reading

Fifteen reasons to be cheerful
January is over and the days are getting longer, so we’re in the mood to post a list of fifteen things from the past 12 months that we’re proud of.  We set up a playable library of computer games in … Continue reading

Goldsmiths and V&A announce Computational Arts Residency
Goldsmiths’ Department of Computing and the V&A Digital Programmes team have announced their inaugural Computational Arts Residency. The three-month residency is open to artists who have a strong interest in producing computational art. We welcome applications from people of all … Continue reading

3rd year Music Computing students create DOG LUNGS mixtape
To celebrate the impending end of 2017, Music Computing students have compiled DOG LUNGS, a mixtape of recent compositions. Third year students Henrik Blomfelt, Ed Cain, Jasper Kirton-Wingate, Dimitris Kyriakoudis, Franceso Perticari and Charles Vaughan contributed tracks, which were mixed by Tom Webster. Track listing Response to ET … Continue reading

Beyond sex robots: the real sex tech revolution
Goldsmiths press office Pete Wilton interviewed Dr Kate Devlin ahead of Sex Tech Hack II, where experts gather at Goldsmiths to discuss and make new kinds of intimate technology. Sex robots are all over the news but is the technology as advanced … Continue reading