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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.

Digital Democracy Manifesto workshop

Digital Democracy Manifesto team for an afternoon workshop on 27 November at Newspeak House exploring digital deliberation and how can we can design online participatory processes that work for and empower everyone. In collaboration with Cybersalon and Digital Liberties Register on our ...

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Give people the vote and they will come – 18th October 2016

Recent EU Referendum in UK had a relatively high turnout and showed people’s appetite for direct democracy. On 18th October, Cybersalon.org  jointly with Digital Liberties organised an event examining new approaches to One Man One Vote or at least One ...

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Give people a vote and they will come – 18th October 2016

 Digital Direct Democracy activists are invited to our next meet up on 18th October at 7PM Newspeak House A discussion of the tools for Direct Digital Democracy, inspired by the accomplishments in Taiwan and Spain as well as tools that could ...

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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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