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Making Things Come Alive at the Asian Festival of Children’s Content!

Making Things Come Alive at the Asian Festival of Children’s Content!

    The Asian Festival of Children’s Content, or the AFCC, is an annual event held by the Singapore Book Council at the National Library of Singapore. Comprising professional conferences, workshops, talks, and a book fair, the AFCC aims to celebrate and promote the creation of children’s content, with a focus on Asian themes. Parents…

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Andariya x Tusitala: Changing Social Narratives with Augmented Reality

Andariya x Tusitala: Changing Social Narratives with Augmented Reality

Sudan’s incredibly rich cultural and music offerings are unfortunately often hidden from the world underneath all the ongoing political turmoil and violence. Known throughout the region for their poetry and their surprisingly-catchy music and oral storytelling traditions, one group aims to change how we view Sudan. They recognize the “”immense gap in independent, gender and…

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Virtual Reality in your pocket

Virtual Reality in your pocket

We’re currently loving: Pocket 360 by I Am Cardboard What it is: A VR-viewer that folds into a small, slim case that can fit into your pocket. It supports up to 6” phone screens and uses 34mm acrylic biconvex lenses. The body is made with durable ABS plastic and comes in a variety of poppin’…

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Digital safety when you travel

Digital safety when you travel

Summertime for many of us means travel time, and with travel comes the need to embrace the unknown. When you know little about your destination, it is better to be safe than sorry. Preparation for travel should now include protecting your digital assets from hacks, networks that aren’t secure, or theft. No, we’re not suggesting…

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Human with technology

Human with technology

I think about the last time I was at a concert. The atmosphere was electric – the lights, the almost uncomfortable heat, the hum and pulse of a crowd thousands-strong, the adrenaline filling me up – that’s what being alive is to me – the feeling of being fully present in a given moment, being…

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Getting to know digital publishing

Getting to know digital publishing

Every year, the Singapore Book Publishers Association (SBPA) organises an internship programme for students with an interest in learning more about the publishing industry. Since its inaugural run in 2015, the Internship Programme has been giving students the opportunity not only to intern at member organisations but also to attend seminars by industry professionals, allowing them to…

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Get selling – how to market your self-published ebook

Get selling – how to market your self-published ebook

You may think you have crossed the finish line once the writing is completed. Although it is indeed a major milestone worth celebrating, finishing the book is just one piece of the self-publishing pie. An important piece that often gets neglected, is promoting your ebook to get it to sell. How do you make people…

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