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19th March: Digital Citizen Workshop

19th March – Westminster Forum, Fifth Floor, 32-38 Wells St, W1T 3UW, University of Westminster Register here. On the 23rd of March, Cybersalon hosts a special parliamentary debate on the future of Digital Citizenship. Prior to this, we will be ...

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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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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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SUMMARY: The Future of Gaming

Looking back on GAME ON: Reclaim the Game – 25th November 2014 “The right man in the wrong place can make all the difference in the world” (Half-Life II). This quote could have been written about William Latham, the charismatic ...

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SUMMARY: EDUPUNK 2.0 – The Future Of Digital Education

28th October 2014, 7pm at DigitasLBI, 146 Brick Lane, London E1 6RU Eva Pascoe sums up and responds to the debate from Cybersalon’s latest event, EDUPUNK 2.0.   Cybersalon EDUPUNK 2.0, 28th October, hosted by Digitas LBi, London. With guest ...

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CybersalonMCR – The Age of Human Enhancement

Free tickets available at Eventbrite! Wednesday, 29th October 2014, 6.30pm at The Shed, Digital Innovation, John Dalton West, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester M1 5GD Nearly 3,000 US and UK soldiers returned from the Afghan and Iraqi wars with amputated ...

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