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Coronavirus Tech Handbook

A crowdsourced resource for technologists building things related to the coronavirus outbreak – link In this uncertain times, when social distancing is all the rage and the only method of preventing a disease rampant across the world, ironically all the ...

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“Digital Futures – are we ready?” Launch of DigiBlox.Org pilot for Digital Nomads

Join us at Digital Futures debate bringing together European futurists, educators, Wikipedians and tech gurus. What will the Future bring and how can we prepare young people for it skills-wise? Vocational quals versus Universities? How can we spot digital knowledge ...

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Launch of Digital Bill of Rights 2.0 – Digital Rights for Digital Futures

This event is temporarily on hold due to the current COVID-19 situation. Once a new date and location become available we will post updates! Join us at Digital Rights debate bringing together cross party activists, lawyers, Internet governance pioneers and ...

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Games For Good 3.0

Eva Pascoe Introduction Ben Greenaway on ‘Journey’ and ‘Sky’ Karo Janicka Reviews ‘Stardew Valley’ Simon Sarginson Reviews ‘Eliza’ and ‘Tacoma’  

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Is non-exclusive democracy possible?

On a hot summer day House of Commons was the place to be for the representatives of disabled voters and international voting experts to debate the requirements for multi-channel voting enhancements, adding online option to the postal and person-present options. ...

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The best co-working spaces in London

Fed up of café working? If you’re a freelancer or a start-up, what are the options to bag some desk space in Central London? Niki Gomez, investigates London’s growing co-working /incubator spaces. Our company, a digital marketing agency was looking for ...

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Cybersalon/MCR – How Smart Is My City?

Free tickets available at Eventbrite! Thursday, 15th January 2015, 6.30pm at The Shed, Digital Innovation, John Dalton West, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester M1 5GD How smart is your city? We are a city species. We are drawn to cities to ...

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27 Jan 2015: The Future of the Dark Net in Summary

Seeking anonymity in an Internet panopticon   ‘Dear Sirs, I would like to buy some marijuana …’ In the second event of our new Hyperhabitat series of events, Cybersalon set out to explore the controversial role of Tor encryption and ...

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Cybersalon investigates: Gamergate

Cybersalon’s favourite gamergirl asks the who, what, why on Gamergate…

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Vintage Computer Games- Sex Tetris and Grim Fandango

By Niki Gomez Way back then in 1999 I was working in one of the early cyber cafés, in Brussels an amazing visionary place called The Cybertheatre, part funded by the company Silicon Graphics (what happened to them?) and the ...

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