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Cybersalon has run monthly events on Net culture since 1997 (apart from a brief interlude in 2007) and now we’re back – on this collection of pages you’ll find our amalgamated histories and summaries of events going back to early 2013.

To really look back into the archives, for events ranging from 2002 to 2007 including our Cybersonica music festivals, gaming events etc – take a look here.

Towards the end of 2014 we looked at the hopes and ambitions of the digital pioneers of the early Net, in The Net, Then & Now series.

Now, with technology racing apace, sensors saturating our cities and cybersecurity concerns making global news we look at the blurring of physical and virtual in Spring 2015’s Cybersalon Hyperhabitat Series.

Reclaim AI – Back-To-The-Humans? – what did we learn?

“Artificial intelligence, robots and strange things” was how Wendy Grossman, a technology journalist and the author of ‘Net.wars’, opened up the last Cybersalon discussion. Even though robots and artificial intelligence seem a modern notion, humans have always dreamt of and ...

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Cybersalon Xmas Lecture – Tuesday 8th of December 2015

Cybersalon Xmas lectures tradition goes back to 1998. Once a year we invite an individual or a startup to highlight an important technological issue, present a critical approach to tech or simply talk about new Internet project that we find ...

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ODI Summit at London’s BFI Southbank

The ODI Summit is back at London’s BFI Southbank in 2015. The theme this year at the ODI Summit is Generation Open: innovators and entrepreneurs, customers and citizens, students and parents who embrace network thinking. Hear about innovation and excellence ...

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Radical Data report – What did we learn?

Have you ever found yourself targeted by an over-intrusive marketing company in relation to a private life event you thought was kind of a secret? How, and whether at all, can you control what information finds it way to databases ...

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Reclaim AI – Back-To-The-Humans?

Date and place: 10th November, Tuesday, Brick Lane, 6.30pm at LBI Digitas Speakers: Bill Thompson, Dr Satinder Gill, Sha Xin-Wei and Professor Martin Smith As machine learning is eating up human decision making Cybersalon takes a look at what the leading ...

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Radical Data – You Future has been Digitised

Date and place: 12th October, Monday, Brick Lane, 6.30pm at DigitasLBi Chaired by David Wood from London Futurists, the debate will bring the voices from the cybersecurity gurus verus London data science ninjas locking in a combat on the ownership ...

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Cybersalon at Web We Want!

web we want

Watch the video of consultation on Digital Bill of Rights at Web We Want Festival at the Southbank Centre.

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Ours to Manage and to Own: Beyond the Sharing Economy

Looking Beyond Platform Capitalism to a Shared Economy, Ours to Manage and to Own Location: Westminster Forum. 5th floor, Wells Street, University of Westminster. 32-38 Wells Street, London W1T 3UW. Date & Time: 25th May 2015, 1845 The backlash against ...

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Augmented Bodies. DIY Cyborgs and 3D Printed Evolution

Betaplace Robotic Hand

Join us for a Cybersalon on augmented bodies in L’viv, Ukraine on May 3 at 5pm with artist, researcher and art theorist Dmitry Bulatov (ed. Biomediale 2005, Evolution Haute Couture. Art and Science in the Post-Biological Age Vol. 1 2008 / Vol. 2. 2013, senior curator at the ...

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The Secret Life Of Your Mobile Phone

The Secret Life Of Your Mobile Phone Wed 22nd April 2015        DigitasLBi 146 Brick Lane, London E1 6RU Join Cybersalon on 22 April for a new play on Interception Technologies by Channel 4 Technology journalist Geoff White. While many of ...

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