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Wednesday, 28 November 2012 21:43

Dates for Jelly Liverpool 2013

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The fantastic freelancers event Jelly Liveprool has released it's dates for next year, so you can get them in your diary quick. The idea of Jelly Liverpool is to provide chairs and tables, wireless internet and coffee but more importantly interesting people to talk to, collaborate with, and bounce ideas off of.

You bring a laptop (or whatever you need to get your work done) and a friendly disposition.

So if your creative and digitially empowered then come along to this event as it's just for you.
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 21:19

Confidential Business Finance Surgery available

Finance121 OpenLabs LiverpoolAre you looking for a confidential 1-2-1 Finance Surgery for your business then this is for you. 

Open Labs@LJMU, in conjunction with RJH Associates Ltd offer FREE one-to-one confidential financial management diagnostics sessions throughout this one-day surgery. On 4th December you can receive a FREE 45 Minute Confidential 1-2-1 Sessions

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 12:55

Liverpool's first Saturday Startup club

saturday startupA unique initiative is being launched this weekend aimed at those working in the Liverpool Digital Community - the Saturday Startup Club

Each Saturday Startup Club runs to its own unique pattern, meeting at 9am for breakfast at a local eatery, then by 10 they move on to the workshop, in DoES Liverpool's co-working office, Hanover Street.  Where they start fresh throwing out potential problems to solve with products, or they might be visited by a startup, putting their current products on the table for a fresh look with the larger community.

Monday, 08 October 2012 13:25

Hack, Hack, Hack, Hack, your Window

This one day workshop at FACT aims to demonstrate how to use the FACT front LED window for making interactive games or any other creative work.The workshop will be led by Mar Canet who has developed an OpenFrameworks library which allows you to easily push content to the screen, and also allows you to gather inputs from a variety of devices such as a IR camera, XBOX controllers, audio, SMS, or probably any sensors that your imagination allows.

If you've ever walked away from a pitch for business and felt you could have done better then this event is for you.

All you need to know about Pitching and Presenting is presented by Open Labs and Basecamp 3.

Come and find out about pitching and presenting from industry experts as they share their knowledge and experience so that you can expand your skills base.  

Tuesday 16th October 5-8pm
Basecamp 3 is in the Elevator Building on Parliament Street.  

No need to book just turn up.

 

 

 

Saturday, 29 September 2012 08:27

Learning in your sleep at Liverpool Sci Bar

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The next SciBar is on learning in your sleep.  What does the brain do when we are asleep?  You may think it just switches off, but scientists know that this is far from the case. Dr Penny Lewis from the University of Manchester will talk about the complex patterns of brain activity that make up a night of sleep, and explore the mysterious question of what sleep could possibly be for.

 

 

Remember there's no such thing as a silly question at SciBar!

What you didn't come along! Well you really missed out on a cool weekend of open source technology and open source thinking - if you don't know what that is then you should have come along for sure. But at least you can catch Stephen Fry talking to the huge crowd who were there. 

Liverpool's monthly Social Media Cafe has announced that it is going to be having eight speakers at it's event next week, with a real range of subjects that has something to suit everyone. 

With talks on web security, Local TV, blogging about food and digitally engaging older people what more could you want, it's a real range of diverse talks and from what I hear they are expecting more. Plus it's all for FREE because they love you so much. 

So head down to Static Gallery on Roscoe Street, next Thursday from 6pm.

Thursday, 30 August 2012 21:41

News from Transition Liverpool

As we are alays on the look out for news from cools organisations around Liverpool we thought we would bring you some from Transition Liverpool so find out more about their events and projects. 

Special weekend hack-days are being held for the Mediated Garden Project, a collaboratively curated growing space on the roof of the FACT building.

Jelly Liverpool A quick reminder for freelancers that Jelly Liverpool is on this Thursday 16th August upstairs at Leaf Cafe.

What's Jelly? Co-working : when independent people choose to work together instead of alone.

Whatever you do, whatever you make, come mingle with the happening people of Liverpool. Free Coffee, Free Wifi ... Great company.

No need to register, just turn up & bring your laptop and get cracking on with some work.

 

 

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5  Social Media cafe Manchester or more precising SMC_MRC are looking for Ignite style talks for it's next event in August.

These can be on - "Interesting new technology, online social movements, online trends, innovative digital projects you’re involved in or anything else you want to share – come along and tell us about it. The only thing off-limits is promotional talks for commercial enterprises."

 

So if you are a social media buff or you have invented a fascinatingnew gadget then read on.

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