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    IOT Liverpool 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Getting together to chat about everything and anything Internet of Things-related, from connected devices to citizen sensing, smart cities to privacy. Not just for the geeks, but also the product designers,

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    Liverpool SciBar 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM

    It's science but in a bar. See our Facebook page or follow @merseysci for more information. Venue: SciBar is held at the Ship and Mitre, 113 Dale Street, Liverpool L2 2JH. We meet in the upstairs room;

  • 05 Oct
    Liverpool Linux User Group 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    We meet on the first Wednesday of every month where we have a talk on a particular subject and then we congregate in a pub afterwards. Meetings are announced through email and social media. A complete

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Wednesday, 08 February 2012 09:57

Fantastically fantastic - Hack for Culture - go head make my data

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5926037286_6ddda6aab3_oWe finally see it - a year in the making but now Hack for Culture has a name it can't be sued over. It is set to set the world of arts data alight by bringing the glorious arts & cultural organisations of Liverpool together with Merseyside's Digital and Creative industries to explore and experiment with a wide variety of hidden cultural data sets.  

"A data set (or dataset) is a collection of data, usually presented in tabular form. Each column represents a particular variable. Each row corresponds to a given member of the data set in question. It lists values for each of the variables, such as height and weight of an object. Each value is known as a datum. The data set may comprise data for one or more members, corresponding to the number of rows." Wikipedia - so probably wrong. 

YOUR INVITED SO READ ON

Where you at clock by John McKerrell

Team of designers and developers and staff from arts organisations will design and prototype innovative products and services that utilise a variety of data sets that answer cultural challenges and propose new ways to work together in the future. Teams will pitch their projects on the Sunday to a specialist panel with a range of prizes provided by the arts organisations above.

The event will feature several speakers including Bill Thompson (BBC technology critic). 

If you've never participated in a Hack Day before have a look at films of similar events we've delivered: Fab Camp Liverpool and Hacks meet Hackers and have a look at the Participant Information to see the benefits of attending.

We'll be providing updates on who's participating, new data sets and challenges issued by both communities and so keep checking back over the coming weeks.

This a two-day event running over the weekend of March 3rd and 4th at LJMU's Art and Design Academy.  

Please register here to attend.

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From the sonic art archive

Kaffe Matthews -

August Rain In New York Doorways

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Book now and Enjoy!

Recorded Live at Leaf Cafe on 4th May

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