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Sri Lanka’s digital boom under Lockdown 

Niki Gomez, a co-founder of Cybersalon.org moved back to her homebase of Sri Lanka, after 25 years in the UK. Sri Lanka went into lockdown on 20 March 2020. Following a Work from Home week, the government suddenly announced that ...

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What Covid App UK and French Minitel have in common?

On a recent online meeting of London Futurists we examined UK CovidApp and it’s chances of getting us back to work faster. David Wood, Dean Bubley, Suki Fuller, Wendy Grossman and many others contributed to the discussions with their deep ...

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Eva Pascoe

Eva Pascoe, born in Poland, studied Linguistics (Warsaw University, 1983-86), came to UK 1986 to study Psychology and Ergonomics of Human-Computer Interaction, London University (Birkbeck College, BSc 1991). Continued research in the area of Human Trust in Machines and Dynamic ...

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CoronaSalon is ON – Game for Survival

Join us Friday 17th 7pm (UK time) on Twitch for Games for Good 4.0 We asked our regular Cybersalon games reviewers what games they play to survive Corona and to pick top 5 recommended for quarantine times.  Face up to ...

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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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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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