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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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On London’s stage: Lulzsec and Anonymous

TehInternetisSeriousBusiness

Niki Gomez goes to see The Royal Court’s latest show where The Hacker Ethic is in the limelight. The Internet made physical and we’re all in it together. I do urge you to go see Teh Internet is Serious Business ...

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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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The Cloud: We’re Doing It Wrong

James Moulding on the need to look beyond the corporate cloud to radically decentralised, secure and sustainable storage solutions. “It is time for the cloud to truly become a cloud, made up of a vast multitude of resource droplets that ...

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Opening up Parking Data

Advancing Sustainability Ltd Opening up Parking Data June 2014 Contact: Dr Chris Tuppen Advancing Sustainability Ltd [email protected] +44 (0)7710 039337 Advancing Sustainability Ltd specialises in smart cities, sustainability impact assessments in the ICT sector and circular economy metrics. It has ...

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Let’s See Wikipedia as An Opportunity in Education!

Wikipedia shouldn’t be seen as a problem, but rather a way to change the way students engage with their work  says Phoebe Yu. A report on the Wiki Education Program from the Wikimania 2014 conference in London on that hotly debated ...

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A creative digital adventure at Anderson Ranch with Golan Levin

This July I was lucky enough to win a scholarship to go to Aspen on a week long digital creative course at the very special Anderson Ranch with non other than Digital Artist and Professor extraordinaire Golan Levin! Although the ...

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Bitcoin 2.0: Opening the pathway to Decentralised Trust and the Democratisation of Power

Ami H. on the real power of Bitcoin, as it evolves to more than ‘just’ currency, to help establish trust online for anything. Some of the members of the apps – Ethereum and Counterparty  will be speaking at Cybersalon on June ...

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Chiphack FPGA course, Always Think About the Clock

Simon Sarginson visits Chiphack to find out what exactly all the fuss is about FPGAs… The weekend of 24 and 25th of May I attended Chiphack in Cambridge to learn about FPGA programming. It sounded like a cool event and ...

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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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