Good things come in threes…

We’ve had two great events at Civic Digits, but we’ll need your help for the third. The first good thing was winning the Best Non-Profit category at the British Data Awards, which means we are now not just Civic Digits but the award-winning Civic Digits.  This being 2021, there’s been none of the normal dressing [...]

We’re recruiting: Creative Technologist (contract)

We are looking for a Creative Technologist to support the development of a ‘data driven actor’ using Viz Blocks ( and to deliver workshops with Civic Digits for schools and informal education environments. This is building on a workshop we developed in 2020 where Viz Blocks were used by young people to create their own [...]

CyberScotland Week 2021

If you've experienced The Big Data Show, you'll know that we're big on cybersecurity. As our lives become more digital, from banking to entertainment, it's important to be aware of online safety. Right, Cy and Bug?! So we're delighted to be taking part in this year's CyberScotland Week, from 22-28 February. On Thursday 25, we'll [...]


The Big Data Show team has been closely monitoring the ever-changing COVID-19 situation. In light of the latest guidance, we are sorry to announce that all planned schools and public performances of The Big Data Show are now cancelled. When the situation becomes safe again, we plan to deliver the workshop element of the project at [...]