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Digital Citizenship – Give us the tools and we’ll finish the job

Digital Britain: a passive theatre or wired carnival?   By Eva Pascoe, Chair and Co-Founder of Cybersalon Digital Futures Think-tank A recent poll has indicated that 70% of 18-22 year olds are disengaged from the political process and shunning both ...

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Summary – New Urban Informatics 27th May 2014

How can we outfox our Smart Cities? On Tuesday 27th May Cybersalon held a debate about the use of technology in towns and how we can balance the needs of the City with the feeling of belonging, trust and intimacy ...

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unSmart Cities: The New Hyperhabitat

Envisioning the smart city as if people mattered This February, Cybersalon invites you take part in our third event of the Cybersalon Hyperhabitat Series… The Smart City is upon us. Ubiquitous computing is increasingly blurring our perception of the virtual ...

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Research Seminar – The Ethical Economy

Collaborative ethics, promotional cultures and digital media Tuesday 17th February 5pm – Middlesex University. Hendon Campus – Room 107 Guest Speaker: Prof. Adam Arvidsson (University of Milan) The event will explore the different aspects around the new ‘collaborative economy’ that ...

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net.wars: Speechified

…And like clockwork, after a bad thing happens, there is much noise followed by we-must-do-something-this-is-something. This week has seen the government response to two big bad things of the last few weeks: the Sony hack and the Charlie Hebdo murders. ...

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Net.Wars: Pause For Thought

Wendy Grossman’s weekly Net.Wars column, coverage of the latest skirmishes in the border wars between cyberspace and real life. The great playwright, director, and drama critic George S. Kaufman once famously remarked, “Satire is what closes Saturday night. This week, ...

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Lost Dreams of the American Future

Interstellar travel, nuclear fusion for everyone and thinking machines: The 1964 New York World’s Fair promised a new revolution of everyday life, an age of understanding. Far from visions of peace and progress, beneath the façade, a celebration of world ...

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Think good thoughts about a sunny side

Apparently I am a robot. A very incompetent robot. Sometime over the last few weeks, Google launched a new captcha system for its Blogspot subsidiary. The idea, as I understand it from the blog posting announcing it is that most people won’t see ...

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PROJECT CYBERSYN: Chile & the Socialist Internet

6th December 2014 C1.18 (The Pavilion), University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish Street, W1W 6UW London Free! Cybersalon, in conjunction with the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster and Spring invites you to a special set of ...

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A Political Evaluation of Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a complex phenomenon, and it is a landmark development, even a technological singularity, for good or ill. At the P2P Foundation, we also have complicated feelings about it, writes Michel Bauwens. The Positive Aspects of Bitcoin Let us ...

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