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Brazil – London: Cultural Hotspots

In 2006 we held a Cybersalon event with Gilberto Gil when he was Brazilian Minister of Culture, about his Pontos de Cultura or Cultural Hotspots initiative. They were giving digital equipment and open source software to 2,500 favelas across the ...

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Early Cybersalons – in the 2000s

Music and Copyright Cybersalon, 2000 April 2000: In the wake of Napster being shut down, we put on a one day symposium and event about Music and Copyright where we examined the future of the music industry. We invited Jacques ...

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Media Art Then and Now: 27 March 2013

Summary Listen to the Audio This event was the place to be on a freezing Wednesday 27th March. We all gathered at the ever so the hospitable Arts Catalyst (thank you Rob), armed with beer and pizzas (thank you Easynet) ...

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Digital Design

  We are back!  After 5 years of self-imposed digital exile Cybersalon has returned to London’s digital scene with the first evening of talks, discussions and networking over wine and Polish beer on 30th January 2013. Our first meeting  was ...

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Has Social Media Lived up to its original promise?

We held an event on 27 Feb 2013 to answer this question. Early pioneers of the internet hailed this new medium as the harbinger of person to person media. A new media that will destroy government and corporate hierarchies and ...

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Storify- Tweets from Digital Design Cybersalon

[View the story “Cybersalon 2013.1 – Design” on Storify]

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Jaron Lanier gets critiqued via SMS

Jaron Lanier, the inventor of the Data Glove and Virtual Reality guru came to speak at Cybersalon in 2001, Lanier, also a musician, claims the Sony AIBO robot dog, which had recently come out then, is “a piece of shit” ...

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