The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Hub is holding its second annual conference for the voluntary sector on Wednesday, 28th March at the Emirates Stadium* in London. Whilst recognising that people’s skills and knowledge vary, the ICT Hub nevertheless expects this one-day conference will: Encourage delegates to think about the bigger picture; Provide useful tips […]
Sunderland has been revealed as the Government’s Digital Challenge competition winner and will receive £3m to deliver its plans for a digitally enabled community to benefit some of the most vulnerable and socially excluded people in the area. As the winner of the Digital Challenge, Sunderland is now recognised as an example in how ICT […]
In the last week Bristol Wireless received the following email from Michelle Edmundson of the ICT Hub. Many thanks for applying for the ICT Hub Awards. This was the first year the awards took place and we received 130 entries. The entries have provided some valuable case studies for others to learn from and it […]
Last week was a busy one for wireless news as both Bristol and Manchester announce plans for infrastructure projects.
The 10 Downing Street website has a petition calling on the PM to provide free wifi access in major UK cities
The Gadget Show on Five has launched a campaign for free wifi nationwide
Ignoring the Internet is no longer an option for voluntary and community organisations, according to a new booklet ‘ICT, Social Capital and Voluntary Action’ published recently by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
The first Connecting Bristol Momentum meeting took place on Tuesday 13th September at the Watershed. This was the first group meeting since hearing back in July that Bristol had made it through to the top 10 finalists in the government’s Â£7 million Digital Challenge.
Three quarters of all colleges and universities consider open source for IT procurements
The citizens of Norwich are now enjoying the pleasures of free wi-fi internet access thanks to a project backed by Norfolk County Council and the East of England Development Agency.
Bristol has today been named the region’s top digital city after being
named amongst the ten national finalists in the government’s Digital
National Express trials in-coach Wi-Fi – information superhighway finally hits the road?
Bristol is to build on its growing reputation on a leading European city for e-communications, digital technology and media industries by bidding to become the UK’s top digital city in 2006. How the city is using the latest technology to improve services and ensure a better quality of life for everyone and why a partnership of business, community and city council leaders believe Bristol can win the government’s Â£7 million “Digital Challenge”.
Bristol Wireless will be featured on the 10 O’clock news on Monday evening, 6th March. We were visted by Rory Cellan-Jones the BBC business and technology correspondent for a day of filming and interviews today (Thursday) for a news item on community and municipal wi-fi projects. Click here for the BBC report (RealPlayer required). Starting […]
Bristol is to build on its growing international reputation for e-communications and digital technologies and media by bidding to become the UK’s top digital city.
Bristol & Bath Lug are planning to participate in the event below with a sort of souped up Install Fest prob. at Bristol Uni. I’ve offered support and participation on behalf of BW, I’ll put in on the genda for the next meeting, and it will probably be a subject for the next BBLUG meeting […]
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Lasa’s Circuit Rider Conference takes place in London on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 September. The conference will be an opportunity to hear Circuit Riders talk about their work, discuss how to set up Circuit Rider projects, and network with others involved in ICT for small voluntary sector organisations. The agenda includes an exhibition of […]
http://news.independent.co.uk/world/science_technology/story.jsp?story=540603 In the beginning was Word When schools buy software, there seems to be only one choice: Microsoft. Why don’t more of them use Linux? It can do most of the work, it’s more secure and it’s free. Michael Pollitt investigates 14 July 2004 In the past week there’s been a lot of talk about […]
* NOTCON ’04 Call for Participation – Please Redistribute Freely * NotCon ’04, Sunday 6th June 2004, Imperial College Union, London http://www.notcon04.com/ Proposals due by: Friday 14th May 2004 Have you coded, created, or discovered an interesting application of technology? Then why not come and talk about it at NOTCON ’04? NOTCON ’04 is an […]