Tag Archives: Madlab

Another year for #Manchester – Madlab 2013 and 2014…

MCFly is asking a bunch of different organisations the same 3 questions – What was your biggest achievement in 2013? If you could go back to the beginning of the year and give yourself one warning/piece of advice, what would … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Ecohome lab”, #Manchester launch Fri April 19th

from carbon.coop Ecohome lab – launch workshop, build day & first meet up Carbon Co-op have been working with OpenEnergyMonitors to develop tools to help our members take greater control of their homes. We’ve now set up Ecohome Labs, a project to … Continue reading

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Event report: “Bio-hacking” @madlabuk, a nest of nesta innovators #DIYBIO

Madlab is this amazingly cool space in the Northern Quarter where coders and hackers* and people who just want to muck about with technology (information, bio) get together and hangout and exchange ideas and enthusiasm. A bit like bacteria swapping … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Geek Fun Fair, #Manchester @madlabuk Thurs 28 Feb.

This will be fun. MCFly editors will be there (which, clearly, makes it less fun for everyone else, but what can you do, eh?). Book via this page. Title: Geek Fun Fair Location: MadLab Description: A social for those interested … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Open Source Energy Monitor making at #madlab in #Manchester, Thurs 13 Dec

Carbon Co-op have been working with openenergymonitor.org, to produce innovative, modular, home environment monitors using open source hardware and software. Now we need people to help us build them. Unlike conventional energy monitors, the kit is flexible, modular and totally … Continue reading

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Youtube: #madlab and its upcoming events

One of the things that gives this cynical and gloomy climate activist hope is the fantastic levels of innovation and generosity you encounter at “madlab” in the Northern Quarter.  Yes, there are downsides to the digital world, and it’s on … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: The #Manchester Hackathon – Saturday 17th November 2012

This looks very interesting indeed. It’s happening at the wonderful Madlab, too, which is always a plus… Please pass on to any geeks you know… Coders, Hackers & Developers needed to shape the future of the city. For the first … Continue reading

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Event Report: “Good for Nothing”

MCFly reader Jonathan Atkinson explains how Carbon Co-op got pro bono help from techies last weekend at “Madlab”. (Reposted, with permission, from here.) Carbon Co-op were lucky enough to be one of the good causes selected for the first Good … Continue reading

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Technology and democracy and pot holes: “Young Rewired State”

A group of young (and that includes pre-teen) people came together in Manchester last week to sharpen their “coding” skills.(1) Held at Madlab, it was part of a bigger project called “Young Rewired State”(2).  One of the projects that came … Continue reading

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Event Report: brilliant “netsquared” events for learning about social media

Vaguely wondering if this new-fangled “social media”-thing might help connect eco-concerned people in Manchester to each other, a MCFly co-editor cautiously attends an event in the Northern Quarter. And is… blown away. Do you care about the effectiveness and reach … Continue reading

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