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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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Google Glass: the end of the Smartphone?

Eva Pascoe enjoys the comfy blanket of cyberspace wrapping around her,  from eyes upwards. Say ‘Good Bye’ to your smartphone, it’s been (not) nice carrying you around… A few days ago I joined the ranks of the Glass Explorers, the ...

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Is Bitcoin a Disruptive Innovation?

By Niki Gomez Is Bitcoin a disruptive innovation? A talk for MBAs at Portsmouth Business School, UK from nikig I do believe Bitcoin might be as important an innovation as the Internet itself. When I first heard that claim, I ...

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Summary: Total Surveillance – 29 Oct

Speakers – James Ball, data editor of the Guardian and ex-Wikileaks – Caspar Bowden, Europe’s foremost authority on security, the former head of Microsoft Security – Anthony Glees, professor of Politics at the University of Buckingham and directs its Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies (BUCSIS). – Simon McKay, a solicitor ...

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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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27 February 2014: Human 2.0 – Technologies of Enhancement

Since the turn of the 20th Century human enhancements and augmentations have been increasingly aestheticised and fetishised by medium of Science Fiction. But only in the last two decades are we beginning to encounter tangible advances that could be leveraged ...

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Cypherpunks, Bitcoin & the Myth of Satoshi Nakamoto

Introduction As a movement, Cypherpunk is more nuanced, more serious and more focused than Cyberpunk. Like all good punk movements, Cypherpunk is radical by design and fanatical in its end goal of disrupting the status-quo. If we couldn’t see Cypherpunk ...

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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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Report: The UK Networked High St

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From UK High Street to Networked High Street By Eva Pascoe & Niki Gomez 17 July 2013 (Last updated 26 Aug) The UK high street is under assault from multiple threats, but the rise of online shopping is widely viewed ...

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On Ed Snowden, Facebook and the Cost of ‘Free’

This article was originally posted on Tonguesten by Lemez Jonathan on Jun 27, 2013 Just been at a fascinating event in #Cybersalon event in Clerkenwell on the topic of Mobile Culture: Then And Now. Artist Christian Nold, filmmaker Pete Gomes and lecturer Sophia ...

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