Technology

Bot chat – how writers are helping machines to talk

Following his recent CR article on copywriting and social media, we talk to Nick Asbury about writing, technology and @botconference, his Twitter bot that posts live updates from a non-existent conference – and poses questions about how language works in the process

Photo of SohoCreate CEO Tom Harvey and chair Sir John Hegarty

SohoCreate – where many creative minds meet

This June will see the third SohoCreate festival, bringing together the diverse community of the most creative square mile in the world, Soho. We talk to SohoCreate CEO Tom Harvey and its chair Sir John Hegarty about the aims of the festival and what makes Soho special, and reveal details of this year’s programme

What VR means for modern brands

Stinkdigital’s James Britton lays out the case for the benefits of brands engaging with VR, so long as they approach it with humility

CR May 16: The Social Media Issue

Our May issue is all about social media, with advice on how to run successful Kickstarter campaigns, work with YouTube influencers and make great content for Tumblr, Facebook and Instagram. It’s also our Annual, with over 100 pages of outstanding design, advertising and creative projects selected by a panel of industry experts