Thinking Things Through

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On Wednesday 9th November we brought our second ThingsCamp to London. This time around we worked with Ravensbourne’s MDes students to invite some design perspectives into the proceedings. Although we’ve always …

ThingsCamp 2 Agenda

Here’s our agenda for Wednesday the 9th (barring any unforeseen circumstances). 9am – 10am:​ Arrival and Registration (please come straight in the front door, you can’t miss it!) Come and …

ThingsCamp 2

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As the cost of connecting things to the internet approaches zero the question of whether we can increasingly becomes one of whether we should: where technology makes things possible we …

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Connecting Through Technology

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This Saturday (28th May) we’re running our very first ThingsCamp, a day of open exploration with Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices. This first event pulls together some of the …

Why ThingsCamp?

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One of the things that has struck us in recent years is the level to which digital technology is becoming pervasive. Only two decades ago the Internet was a novelty …

ThingsCamp Wish List

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As we get closer to ThingsCamp 1 we’re trying to make sure that we have the most useful possible box of tricks for the day. So we’re planning a shopping …

Thingscamp: What Is It?

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Tickets for the inaugural Thingscamp are now available, so now’s a good time to share a few more details about what it is. There’s been quite a lot of interest …

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Citizen Science in Minecraft

In honour of Citizen Science Day tomorrow, I’ve spent the last week or so tinkering with some of the functions of the Raspberry Pi Sense Hat, having discovered these scripts from …

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Eat, sleep, mine …

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If you’ve been following my Twitter feed you’ll have seen an uptick in the references to Minecraft lately – I’m a recent convert to the game after taking my family …

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Element Workshops

We’re currently putting together Beyond16, the follow-up to last year’s Beyond the Smart City conference. This year’s event will take place in the summer; if you want to know more …