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How is technology shaping this year's Edinburgh Showcase?

| by Eleanor Turney

Surveillance culture, Big Data and video scenography. Andrew Westerside of Proto-type Theater and Simon Wainwright of imitating the dog explain to Eleanor Turney how technology influences the stories they tell and the tools they use

The masculinity quest

| by Eleanor Turney

Rhum and Clay's Julian Spooner talks masculinity, celebrating difference, and learning to live with insecurity