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Digitalk: Treat the Geek this Christmas Members Public

The geek is a curious creature… reclusive in nature, surfacing from its den only to acquire sustenance from the nearest source before scurrying back to the calming glow of the computer monitor. (Please read in your best David Attenborough impersonation.) Before you have a go, I am a massive geek

Ross Tibbles
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DIGITALK: Political influence creeping into tech and entertainment Members Public

There has been a lot of international controversy recently involving the political influence of countries on technology and gaming companies – in particular, China. You may be wondering how this affects us out here on the moor, half the world away or more, in a seemingly uninvolved country. How many items

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Digitalk: Multi Media Medicine Members Public

This week I went to the cinema with the family and a most interesting trailer came on. Not for the next big action/fantasy movie or show, but for a medical supportive treatment service called MediCinema. Patrons and supporters of MediCinema include many stars of the big screen including Ewan

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Digitalk: Avoiding in-game currency scams Members Public

As some of you may remember, I’m a streamer on Twitch (www.twitch.tv/marfa1con), for which I have Instagram and Twitter that I post on to try and drum up new viewers and followers to help the channel grow. Recently I came to the realisation that 1 in

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Digitalk: Pro Gaming Members Public

Gaming, as I’ve said before, is no longer just a mere hobby but a bustling global industry that rivals the big media giants of cinema and television. Competitive gaming, known as Esports, now garners as many and frequently more viewers than big sporting events. As an example, the average

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Digitalk: Time for an upgrade? Members Public

Having religiously devoured any and all information I could see from last month’s incredible E3 Conference which showcased all the games and technologies to come in the next year, I came to an inescapable conclusion… My PC will explode from the mere proximity of those games, let alone the

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DIGITALK: Gaming Addiction is finally recognised Members Public

This week, The World Health Organisation have at long last recognised Gaming Addiction as an official disease/mental disorder. This is long overdue. The concept of gaming addiction has been under study for 30 years, since the origin of gaming. Now to be clear, it doesn’t mean that people

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Digitalk: Stop using gaming as a scapegoat Members Public

This has really got to stop. I awoke this morning to see a yet another whole page in The Daily Mail, decrying the horrors of video games and how they’re destroying our youth and innocence. Blaming them yet again for making children violent and badly behaved. On this occasion,

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