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Is non-exclusive democracy possible?

On a hot summer day House of Commons was the place to be for the representatives of disabled voters and international voting experts to debate the requirements for multi-channel voting enhancements, adding online option to the postal and person-present options. ...

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How to shake up Women in Computing ratio – Eva’s top 5 influencers

Rosie The Riveter Tech

To celebrate International Womens’ Day, here is my top 5 badass women who changed the world to be a better, healthier and more equal place, here are Eva Pascoe’s (our own female digital pioneer) top 5:       Maria ...

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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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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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The Surveillance Debate – Shaken But Not Stirred

by Eva Pascoe James Bond girls are not cast for their bravery, as the size of their bikini seems to be more vital, but M (or rather Dame Judi Dench) is seen an example of a tough female character, admired ...

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How technology can be used to combat political apathy

Eva Pascoe in The Guardian on 3 Feb 2014 Estonia has been e-voting since 2005 while the UK lags woefully behind. Technology is transforming democracy across the globe. With turnout continuing to fall and a Hansard Society survey revealing only ...

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Women and Bitcoin

Richard Boase on women’s reactions to bitcoin and why this may be, based on Hal Finney’s 2007 seminal blog entry. He heralds those women who are making large contributions to the movement. The first time I heard about bitcoin was ...

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Summary of Evgeny Morozov – Xmas Lecture

What Does it Mean to be Critical of Technology Today?   Evgeny Morozov Morozov begins by stating he chose this specific title for his talk as a result of having been repeatedly pigeonholed as a cyber-critic. In fact, Morozov has become ...

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I Know What You Did Last Summer – on Pornography, Privacy and Pizza

Eva Pascoe tracks the impact of  state and private surveillance on how we use the Internet, e-business and get data for smart cities. (This is a draft, comments welcomed!) “I know it when I see it” was the comment of a ...

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Making Things in the City

Eva Pascoe gets inspired by BouncePad and sees its potential in reinvigorating the UK’s High Streets. BouncePad : Co-Making the New Cashtill in London For Tobi Schneidler, the founder of BouncePad, the maker of the iPad retail extensions, London is ...

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