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Category Archive for "Workshops"

Collaborative Revenue Capture for Exiled and Restricted Media

Jun 26 2015

As part of our ongoing projects in restricted environments, Clare Cook has been working with media providers in exile and restricted media…

Smart cities

Feb 25 2015

It’s difficult to avoid the hype and the rhetoric around the phrase ‘smart cities’. It’s equally hard to avoid the subtext that somehow making cities smarter will make them more sustainable. Yet there are many good local and international examples that demonstrate the power of bringing together communities, businesses political leaders, academics, architects and planners to explore ideas of what a smart city could be.

Civic Drone Centre workshop launches ‘UAVs for good’

Feb 19 2015

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or ‘drones’, are often viewed in a negative light because of their military association but the Media Innovation Studio has hosted a one-day workshop to launch its Civic Drone Centre project by highlighting how drones can be a force for good.

Jam Packed with Raspberry Pi

Nov 04 2014

Raspberry Jams are set to roll out across the North of England thanks to funding from the DfE and the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

UK’s first Medialab Session Playground in Preston

May 22 2014

FIFTY coders, journalists, design thinkers, media production and entrepreneurs pooled talents this weekend for a 48 hour hack. The aim was to…

pushfund.me launches ‘crowdfunding readiness’ course

May 02 2014

UCLan’s crowdfunding site – pushfund.me – held its first project readiness course this week, bringing new project concepts together with business experts…

Build a Media Startup in 48 Hours

Mar 18 2014

The first ever UK Media Lab Playground will take place at the Media Innovation Studio. It will be an amazing opportunity to meet people, develop ideas and learn about getting a media startup off the ground in a practical way. The action kicks off on Friday evening May 16 and runs to Sunday afternoon May 18, building a media product in 48 hours.

Four Week Challenge: Mobile coding, Ninjas and Pirates

Oct 22 2013

Ninjas and pirates tout cakes and biscuits around a packed Media Innovation Studio, drum and bass music reverberates across the entire floor and video images light up every available TV screen.

UnBox: Hands On, Minds On, Hearts On

Feb 10 2013

The suburbs of Delhi played host to this year’s UnBox festival in India. The Interactive Newsprint team were delighted to join thought…

Interactive LEP prototyped in Preston

Sep 18 2012

As the project nears its final phase of development, the Interactive Newsprint team is pulling together the various elements of the project…