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SUMMARY: “The Future Is What It Used To Be” – MANCHESTER, June 25

By Dr Magdalena Bober, Lecturer at the Department of Journalism, Information and Communications, Manchester Metropolitan University (@magdalenabober) Paul Bason, Director of Digital Innovation at Manchester Metropolitan University, opened the evening and welcomed the audience to the inaugural Cybersalon Manchester event which ...

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27 May: Will We Be As Smart As Our Cities?

New Urban Informatics How can we outfox our Smart Cities? On Tuesday 27th May Cybersalon held a debate about the use of technology in urban environments and how we can balance the needs of the City with the feeling of ...

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Summary of Reclaim Our Big Data – 29 April 2014

To Care or Not To Care? Tues 29th April at LBi Digitas, Brick Lane Watch the video of the event. Choose a speaker from the menu on the right. Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t ...

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Summary- Surveillance: What Should be Done?

How do we take back the Internet for ourselves, as Edward Snowden wants us to? Tuesday, 25 March 2014, London. The video of the event: choose your speaker via the playlist on the side bar! Summary written by Alexandra Reynolds (edit ...

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Surveillance: What is to be done?

Get Tickets: £5.00, free for students Next Event: Tues 25th March at 7pm: Digitas LBi, 146 Brick Lane, London E1 6RU In response to Edward Snowden and the recent call in the Houses of Parliament, Cybersalon has invited 4 key Internet ...

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Look back: Human 2.0 Event

Cyborg Shake And New Human Enhancement Etiquette– Summary by Eva Pascoe A look back at our cyborg-filled evening… Big hands, little hands, hands that fit just right. Warm hands, graceful hands, hands that squeeze too tight. This is a kids’ ...

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Look back: The Cyborg’s New Clothes – Wearable Computing, Interactive Fashion and Skin 2.0

A look back at this audience packed evening, with some exciting video material of the event! Professor Johannes Grenzfurthner:     Theia’s Aura, an interactive dance installation:   Speakers: – Prof. Johannes Grenzfurthner (monochrom) – Jesse Darling – Dr. Phoebe Moore ...

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28 January 2014: The Cyborg’s New Clothes – Wearable Computing, Interactive Fashion and Skin 2.0

Cybersalon will start into the New Year with a special feature on wearables and interactive fashion beyond celebratory reviews of the latest gadget bling. +++   S P E C I A L   E V E N T   ...

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Summary of Evgeny Morozov – Xmas Lecture

What Does it Mean to be Critical of Technology Today?   Evgeny Morozov Morozov begins by stating he chose this specific title for his talk as a result of having been repeatedly pigeonholed as a cyber-critic. In fact, Morozov has become ...

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Summary: Total Surveillance – 29 Oct

Speakers – James Ball, data editor of the Guardian and ex-Wikileaks – Caspar Bowden, Europe’s foremost authority on security, the former head of Microsoft Security – Anthony Glees, professor of Politics at the University of Buckingham and directs its Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies (BUCSIS). – Simon McKay, a solicitor ...

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