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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.

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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SUMMARY: EDUPUNK 2.0 – The Future Of Digital Education

28th October 2014, 7pm at DigitasLBI, 146 Brick Lane, London E1 6RU Eva Pascoe sums up and responds to the debate from Cybersalon’s latest event, EDUPUNK 2.0.   Cybersalon EDUPUNK 2.0, 28th October, hosted by Digitas LBi, London. With guest ...

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CybersalonMCR – The Age of Human Enhancement

Free tickets available at Eventbrite! Wednesday, 29th October 2014, 6.30pm at The Shed, Digital Innovation, John Dalton West, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester M1 5GD Nearly 3,000 US and UK soldiers returned from the Afghan and Iraqi wars with amputated ...

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PROJECT CYBERSYN: Chile & the Socialist Internet

6th December 2014 C1.18 (The Pavilion), University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish Street, W1W 6UW London Free! Cybersalon, in conjunction with the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster and Spring invites you to a special set of ...

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Reclaim The Net

2nd October 2014 7 – 9pm Digitas LBi, 146 Brick Lane, London E1 6RU   Watch the live stream here: Your browser does not support iframes. 20 years ago, in 1994 we brought the Internet to public spaces in London. ...

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SUMMARY: Where is Bitcoin 2.0 Heading?

Bitcoin as platform

Jon Matonis Is Bitcoin in fact the greatest revolution in computing since the Internet itself? VIDEO OF THE EVENT It’s a much deeper concept than currency. It’s the idea of distributed trust.  In 20 years, we’ll talk about Bitcoin like we ...

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15 May: Quiz Your London MEPs on Your Digital Rights

Digital Hustings Invite On the 15th May, join Open Rights Group and Cybersalon at Shoreditch Village Hall, as we hear from MEP candidates for the London region and quiz them on their views on digital rights. When: Thursday 15th May, ...

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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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