Digital Communication

Information and communication technologies (ICT) are utterly inundating every aspect of our daily lives. Actually, their potential was already expected and, in fact, even the former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan said that they could improve the lives of everyone on the planet. In...

At Ubik we find important to help universities transferring their knowledge for the sake of all society. In this sense, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) has gained some experience in the application of Augmented Reality (AR), mainly in education but not only. Basically, AR...

The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) of Barcelona is one of the main research centres devoted to health and human diseases in Spain, and one of the best in Europe. In fact, last year –and according to the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2013– nearly...

Last March a new edition of the Open Thoughts blog started, and in this case is asking to all contributors Are Big Data & Analytics shaping a smarter society? Its aim is to reflect about the huge amount of data being generated every day, which...

At the end of 2014, researchers from the Gender & ICT Research Programme within the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) contacted us with the need of making a wider dissemination of their studies and investigations, which analyse the role of women regarding the advancements in...

Our collaboration with the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) within the European project IT-Liver has continued during the first months of this 2014. This time, we have been in charge of the start-of-project leaflet. The project is a Marie Curie action looking for the advancement...

This March, a new edition -the third- of the Open Thoughts blogs has been released. This year, the blog plays ironically with the central question to discuss in depth about peer production. Perhaps you are not familiar with the term "we weren't either", but what if...

The Open University of Catalonia (UOC) asked us to think on a leaflet to disseminate the advantages of its Virtual Campus. Used by nearly 300.000 people –from students and teachers to researchers and other staff–, UOC's Virtual Campus is a platform built upon four main...