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2009
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POSTED BY: iwan | Thu Jul 31st, 2008 10:36 a.m.

The personal computer promises everything faster, better, cheaper. You can even conduct your social life online. But does this shift risk damaging our local economies and communities? What happens when you turn your back on the computer and use technology to build communities in real life instead?

- look at technology’s ability to bring concrete benefits to tangible communities
- examine the digital divide created by new technologies
- explore new business models with one foot in technology and the other in the real world

Hands-on Workshop and Masterclass:
- Outdoor Programming ! Paul Granjon, electronic artist and fine-art lecturer
- Technology-enabled Social Innovation Masterclass ! Paul Miller and the Social Innovation Camp

Networking:
- Meet the Neighbours ! Gill Saunders and Amy Cuff, The FAN Groups, Cardiff

Seminar:
- Adrian Bowyer, Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath
- Paul Miller, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, School of Everything
- Simon Whitehead, Movement Artist

Book now! FREE but advance booking essential.

Further details and online booking: http://www.bloc.org.uk/cgi-bin/showbig.cgi?id=93

Venue: Venue Cymru, Llandudno, North Wales LL30 1BB

Link:
http://www.bloc.org.uk/cgi-bin/showbig.cgi?id=93