If you haven't heard of Audacity then where have you been living as this Open Source audio manipulatipon software is the mainstay of many an audiophiles software arsenal. The Audacity Unconference 2014 is an event for all Audacity users including teachers, musicians, and researchers
If you are interested in "Arduino" the open processing board then this workshop is the place to start, whether you are a hobbyist, artists or just looking for a new toy to impress your geeky friends.
Arduino is the open source electronics platform that's very popular with makers, artists, designers and hobbyists. It's designed from the beginning to be as simple as possible to get started with electronics, while being as open and expandable as you need, as your experience increases.
Are you a developer, coder or data activist? Do you relish the challenge of getting to grips with public datasets and creating applications, services and insight for the benefit of all?
Following on from the success of Routes to the Future Innovation Challenge where 80 creative coders came together for 48 hours to build applications from Transport from Greater Manchester’s data; FutureEverything as part of the groundbreaking Greater Manchester Data Synchronisation Programme (GMDSP) brings you another weekend of code - 16:00 29th – 20:00 30th March 2014 at TechHub Manchester
30 Years Of… is a commission, which is designed to be delivered by a digital arts organisation with a specific focus of engaging with ex-miners, their families and the communities where pits once were.
As part of this commission we are looking for a digital arts organisation to utilise modern technology to engage participants’ (former miners and their families) in the process of capturing their own, their communities and the towns heritage.
The FutureEverything Festival is just around the corner in fact there are festival related events taking place now. Plus there will be a huge amount of activity across Manchester for what is the foremost Arts and technology event outside of London. Now in its umteenth year Future Everything really does have something for everyone and if you have never been before you should go, either to experience the artwork across the city, the conference or the workshops. Below are some workshop highlights - we have limited capacity, so advanced signup is highly recommended.
Fact Liverpool has a workshop next week looking at the Future of Gaming which hopes to answer the questions of "Where is the gaming industry headed and what are the possibilities for games to be applied and utilised in ways unimagined?"
Open Playground - the name of the session sets the scene for the future of new media and gaming, starting with the next 3-5 years. Inspired by three sets of provocations delivered by leading figures in the Gaming and New Media sectors, participants will be inspired to take an imaginative journey to a near future, desired futures, future visions, new forms of technologies, as well as the status quo, including the barriers participants face in achieving expectations and implementing envisaged technologies.
Posted on Gumtree this might be the perfect opportunity for a you. They are looking for people with geeky hobbies and interests and whom are looking to work in electronics and cybernetics. You must be able to apply yourself to a diverse range of roles.
The E-Health cluster newsltter brings you information about what is going in in the Digital Health field in Liverpool and the opportubnities that are available, from news and events to funding opportunities for the average everyday developer type.
Yes it is their first anniversary of a weekly newsletter for everyone out there interested in starting their own business especially in the digital or innovation sector.
"Welcome to the 1st anniversary edition of Liverpool StartupDigest! Hot on the heels of Manchester's second anniversary this week, we find ourselves at the grand old age of one."
LJMU and FACT have been working with young researchers at The Studio School to investigate how online game Minecraft is supporting social creativity and design. Pop along and build your own Minecraft style structures using a robot, explore our interactive Minecraft world and see what we’ve done with 3D Printing! This WEEK!!!!!!!
Ignite Liverpool is an evening of lightening fast talks that inspire, amuse and enlighten. It has been taking place quarterly since 2010 and is organised by a group of volunteers who love enabling other people to share ideas and passions.
Their next event is on the 8th May at Leaf Cafe on Bold Street, Liverpool.
Ignite Liverpool has about 10-15 speakers who take to the stage to give a short 5 minute presentation on their chosen subject, yep we really did say presentation - we even insist on it being powerpoint..... but don't let that put you off as the presentation acts mainly as a backdrop to your talk, with the slides changing every 15 seconds as you go through your rehearsed talk.
The Big Chips are the longest running digital awards in the UK. Winning a Big Chip can make all the difference to your business and with the first two entries completely free of charge, can you afford not to enter?