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.
Yes, it's a pop up office - a one day affair with a group of strangers who also happen to work in the digital/creating sector.
Jelly Liverpool as it's known is a concept that has been shipped in from New York where Jelly's have been taking place since the noughties. The concept is to give those people who work alone on a contract or freelance basis the opportunity to meet up, share expereinces, contacts and generally have a productive day.
Ignite Liverpool have put a call out for Inspiring speakers to take part in the 4th November event at Leaf Cafe. If you have never come across it before then it's an event of 14 speakers who stand up and present for five minutes at a time on a subject of their choice.
As the nights draw in why not light them up with some cool looking LEDs that glitter when you walk in the house...... If you don't know what I am talking about then it is definitely time for you to head down to FACT Liverpool this Autumn for some cool workshops.
It has to be said the easiest way for me to do this is a cut and paste job so here it is....
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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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.