TheNorth West Coast Academic Science network is looking for coders, geeks and anyone else interested to participate in a unique event, “Hacking Children’s Health” at the Institute in the Park, the brand new centre for research, education and innovation at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital.
Hot on the heels of the start of the Code for Liverpool project, Involve the charity and think tank behind public participation ideas in the UK have alunched an Open Governemnet Manifesto.
Across the world we have seen the rise of Civic Coding projects. What are these you ask - Well, they are a group of individuals with a variety of skills from coding, design, and user experience who come together and identify a problem that could be solved through the use of a digital solution for the betterment of society.
These groups meet up, examine a problems and then apply themselves to solve the problem. Simply, these can be anything from looking at giving people accurate information on Bus Timetabling to helping people report fly tiping in their area.
Would you like to attend a wearables and e-textiles, exploring how combining fabric and computers can make for interesting projects?
Want a belt that vibrates to lead you to free food? Or a suit which glows different colours based on your heart rate? How about a jacket sleeve that lights up when you're pointing North?
Head along to this Hack day and you can learn how to do just that (or at least make a start on it...).
Thinking Digital Manchester has a fund for emerging talent so that they can get their hands on Free Tickets to attend the premier digital event - I think in the UK - It’s called the Emerging Talent Fund.
The Emerging Talent Fund was first run in at TDC in Newcastle earlier in May and it proved to be a big hit.
Don't delay deadline looming.
There are more workshops to come from Thiago and Rademes, the two Brazillian Techno artists who have been based at FACT Liverpool for the last 6 months or so. These are free, fun and informative so do check them out.
Nesta has partnered up with Tech City, the London based organisation to promote the Tech Britain survey. So this year it's even more important that local businesses, start-ups and any digital adverturists to complete it so that we get a good measure of all of the Digital sector across the whole of the UK not just London.
The TAROS Exhibition is rolling into Liverpool on it's titanium wheels to show us the way that Robotics and autonomous systems will be working with us in the years to come.
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The Brilliant 20 Stories High and aren't you lucky to have them on your doorstep, have an Opprtunity for young people want to improve their skills as Young Rappers, MC’s, Poets, Spoken Word Artists.
On Tuesday this week you can get your free Developer Beakfast as part of Creative Kitchen
Developer Breakfast gives you the opportunity to share experiences, vent constructively and naturally build a Liverpool community of developers, creatives, designers and technically-minded entrepreneurs.