Emily Jacobs

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App life: my day living by smartphone alone

Photograph: Ellis Parrinder/Observer<p>‘Could I get a crown, I wonder. I’m drunk on power and possibility’: Rhik Samadder.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/11/1426076478162/a531a520-13b8-4924-9486-b2bd05f03c2d-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Ellis Parrinder/Observer<p>‘Could …

UK first country in world where half of all ad spend is on digital media

Digital advertising is expected to grow by 12% this year to £8.1bn, according to eMarketer<p>The UK will this year become the first country in the world where half of all advertising spend goes on digital media.<p>Related: UK's digital advertising spend set to outstrip all other forms

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6 Ways Virtual Reality Will Change Filmmaking

From the Chauvet Cave paintings of 30,000 years ago, to 6K digital cinema today, we’ve always told stories, we just do it differently as media …

Lauren Laverne launches online platform aimed at women

BBC 6 Music presenter teams up with former Cosmopolitan editor Sam Baker to create The Pool, featuring content from a wide range of well-known journalists<p>6 Music presenter Lauren Laverne and former Cosmopolitan and Red magazine editor Sam Baker are launching a new online platform featuring writing, …

Why does our Instagram generation think its snaps are so special?

When two amateur photographers on a cruise took the same picture of an iceberg, one accused the other of plagiarism. This ridiculous row is just the tip of a very ordinary iceberg<p>We all love taking photographs. I take them everywhere, on a camera, on a mobile device, snap, snap, snap. We give …

The digital black hole: will it delete your memories?

A huge amount of the information we consume and transmit in our everyday lives is perilously ephemeral. Every second, thousands of new photographs are uploaded to social media. Most of the images we take today are uploaded straight from a digital camera or a phone, with the picture never actually …