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FutureEverything Festival: On Sale Now

FutureEverything Festival: On Sale Now

FutureEverything returns this March, with a two day conference, world premières of participatory artworks, and a city-wide programme of innovative live music. Taking the theme of ‘Tools for Unknown Futures’, ...

Communicating the Nature of Uncertainty

Communicating the Nature of Uncertainty

FutureEverything is a core partner in a large European project, the European Provision Of Regional Impacts Assessments on Seasonal and Decadal Timescales (EUPORIAS). The project, which forms part of the ...

Hacking Moscow…

Hacking Moscow…

Also posted on the British Council website here. From 27-29 September 2013, in collaboration with the British Council, FutureEverything delivered the first ever art hack in Moscow as part of ...

FutureEverything in Moscow

FutureEverything in Moscow

FutureEverything, in collaboration with the British Council, are developing some new and exciting projects in Moscow, Russia

Apps For Europe – Up And Running

Apps For Europe – Up And Running

As has been mentioned on the FutureEverything blog previously there has been a fair bit of published research outlining the value to the economy both at a UK and European ...

Open Data – Is there gold in them there hills?

Open Data – Is there gold in them there hills?

Here at FutureEverything, we ruddy love data. Particularly that which is open. I am lucky enough to work alongside some real open data wizards who truly understand the power of ...

Chattr and NSA leaks at ISEA2013, Sydney

Chattr and NSA leaks at ISEA2013, Sydney

On the day Julian Assange addresses ISEA2013 in Sydney on the biggest leak in US history, the Lovely Veneer round table presented the Chattr project which investigates how far we will ...

Lifeblogging: The Extraordinary in the Everyday

Lifeblogging: The Extraordinary in the Everyday

In March 2013, FutureEverything presented the Summit of Ideas & Digital Invention – a four day series of events including a two day conference focusing on digital culture, a contemporary ...

Quays Culture and MediaCityUK

Quays Culture and MediaCityUK

MediaCityUK has risen on the skyline and several BBC departments have landed in Manchester and Salford in recent years. I have done my best to help out, by ensuring the ...

Photography of the FutureEverything Summit

Photography of the FutureEverything Summit

Photos from the FutureEverything Summit are now on Flickr. View a selection of some of the best shots of the Summit here, or browse a wider selection of photography on ...

FutureEverything 2013

FutureEverything 2013

Last week I went to the FutureEverything summit in Manchester. The scope of the summit was vast, and I can’t do justice to the whole event, but there was one theme I ...

Mobilise The Inactive Citizen: Participate! Participate!

Mobilise The Inactive Citizen: Participate! Participate!

‘Active Citizens not smart cities’ Dan Hill’s call to arms at the FutureEverything 2013 summit keynote speach. Themes of ownership, empowerment and access weaving through the conference. After Graduating in ...

Team #futr

Team #futr

So for the last few days I’ve been having a bit of an adventure to Manchester as I’ve been volunteering for the FutureEverything Summit – Team #futr. The programme of ...

Tales From The City

Tales From The City

I think my fascination with cities began with my first trip to London, which came in my late-teens as part of my college course. As a sheltered Yorkshire lass, the ...

The Business Opportunity in Open Data

The Business Opportunity in Open Data

In the cultural sector, there are a new wave of organisations who are exploring and interrogating their data more closely. Through an organisation I run called CultureCode, last year I ...

Notes Against Openness

Notes Against Openness

I’m really look­ing for­ward to being part of FutureEv­ery­thing in Man­ches­ter next week, where I’ll be a pan­el­list at Open Data Man­ches­ter on Tues­day and at Poli­cies and Pol­i­tics of ...

Notes Against Openness

Notes Against Openness

I’m really look­ing for­ward to being part of FutureEv­ery­thing in Man­ches­ter next week, where I’ll be a pan­el­list at Open Data Man­ches­ter on Tues­day and at Poli­cies and Pol­i­tics of ...

Notes Against Openness

Notes Against Openness

I’m really look­ing for­ward to being part of FutureEv­ery­thing in Man­ches­ter next week, where I’ll be a pan­el­list at Open Data Man­ches­ter on Tues­day and at Poli­cies and Pol­i­tics of ...

Notes Against Openness

Notes Against Openness

I’m really look­ing for­ward to being part of FutureEv­ery­thing in Man­ches­ter next week, where I’ll be a pan­el­list at Open Data Man­ches­ter on Tues­day and at Poli­cies and Pol­i­tics of ...

Notes Against Openness

Notes Against Openness

I’m really look­ing for­ward to being part of FutureEv­ery­thing in Man­ches­ter next week, where I’ll be a pan­el­list at Open Data Man­ches­ter on Tues­day and at Poli­cies and Pol­i­tics of ...

Digital Sharecropping – Why Digital Isn’t Safe

Digital Sharecropping – Why Digital Isn’t Safe

The most successful businesses in the world are cash rich. They own their buildings, land, trademarks, distribution networks, manufacturing sites and even the rights to decide who can and can’t sell their ...

Things will appear the same – unless you know how to look

Things will appear the same – unless you know how to look

New technologies are changing our world and artists can help show us how originally written for SyncTank When asked what the future would look like, the Finnish author and mathematician ...

The Bespoke Smart City

The Bespoke Smart City

Anthony Townsend invites a select group of smart city designers, engineers and thinkers to collaboratively shape a solution to a defining challenge facing smart city developers around the world. Anthony, with ...

The Smart City is dead, long live the Smart Citizen

The Smart City is dead, long live the Smart Citizen

So far the debate on the Smart City has focused around the technology being developed and created by large corporations, and ignores the most important dimension of cities, the people ...

Hacking The Future for Twenty Years

Hacking The Future for Twenty Years

We have been hacking the future since 1995. Its a little mind boggling to believe, but FutureEverything will be twenty years old in 2015. Over the years we have presented hundreds ...

Krasnoyarsk Media Art Festival – Snow and Art in Siberia

Krasnoyarsk Media Art Festival – Snow and Art in Siberia

Krasnoyarsk is a city of 1 million people in central Siberia surrounded by thousands of miles of endless pine forests where the Cossacks used to roam. The temperature is minus ...

Inside FE

Inside FE

Having worked with FutureEverything in marketing and communications for over a year now I’ve met an array of incredible people, attended a volume of awe inspiring events, and had my ...

Hackers

Hackers

Way back when… back in the days before I was a respectable conference manager working for a respected digital media festival I spent my days downloading obscure video content from ...

Open Data Cities

Open Data Cities

The Open Data Cities project is FutureEverything’s longest running project that span out of Futuresonic 2009. Its aim was to turn Greater Manchester into a region where data was used ...

The Manchester Hackathon

The Manchester Hackathon

On Saturday 17th November we delivered the first Manchester Hackathon, in partnership with Manchester City Council, Open Data Manchester and MadLab. There were 16 teams in all, hacking the open ...

Manchester Hackathon Winners Announced

Manchester Hackathon Winners Announced

Data visualisation tool wins the first Manchester Hackathon On Saturday 17 November, 16 teams, including five teams of under 21 years old took part in Manchester’s first Hackathon – a ...

EUPORIAS Kick Off

EUPORIAS Kick Off

Four of the FutureEverything team travelled to Barcelona for a week of meetings, talks and workshops at the project launch. Not one but three major EU climate science projects were ...

The Manchester Hackathon – 17th November 2012

The Manchester Hackathon – 17th November 2012

Calling all hackers, coders and creative collaborators – Manchester needs you to shape the future of the digital city. For the first time ever, the City of Manchester invites you ...

emoto – Visualising the Emotional Response to London 2012

emoto is a unique data art project that captured and visualized the excitement around the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The project captured the pulse of the Games and ...

emoto – Visualising the Emotional Response to London 2012

emoto – Visualising the Emotional Response to London 2012

emoto is a unique data art project that sets out to visualise the online emotional response to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. emoto will exquisitely visualise the relations ...

Day two at #Futr

With Dieter Moebius’ live score, supported by Polinski and the TriAngle Showcase still reverberating through our bones, day two of the festival kicked off.  Drew Hemment, Creative Director of FutureEverything, ...

Day two at #Futr

Day two at #Futr

With Dieter Moebius’ live score, supported by Polinski and the TriAngle Showcase still reverberating through our bones, day two of the festival kicked off.  Drew Hemment, Creative Director of FutureEverything, ...

Conference speakers give their view of facebook floatation

As facebook shares go public, technology experts here at the Future Everything conference give their opinion about the flotation – $100billion – is it worth it? See the comments on ...

Conference speakers give their view of facebook floatation

As facebook shares go public, technology experts here at the Future Everything conference give their opinion about the flotation – $100billion – is it worth it? See the comments on ...

The latest from #Futr day one

The latest from #Futr day one

Following on from the exceptional buzz of Lawrence Epps’ #littleclaymen, the first day of conference opened with an explorational Keynote by Rohan Gunatillake; delving in to the role of the ...