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Thu 31 Oct, 2013
Last night I gave a lecture on Playable Cities to mark becoming a Visiting Professor at University of the West of England. The talk itself featured zombies and a bingo ball system for choosing the order (which is pretty hard to replicate here), but I have copied the text below anyway.
Let’s start with some Microsoft and a corporately imagined vision of our future cities:Posted by Clare Reddington
Mon 9 Sep, 2013
This summer, Bristol residents and visitors were able to spark up conversations with the city, using nothing else but the humble text function on any mobile phone.Posted by Clare Reddington
Tue 20 Aug, 2013
All the proposed panels are now available for public vote so do take a look, sign up and support your favourites.
To vote for Playable City versus Smart Cities hit the button belowPosted by Verity McIntosh
Mon 5 Aug, 2013
We've now had around 12,000 player messages come through on Hello Lamp Post. The website randomly cycles approved questions and answers, but we thought it might be interesting for you to see what our favourite responses are - the ones that have made us smile the most while moderating content.
Posted by Verity McIntosh
Mon 15 Jul, 2013
Playable City is not just about Hello Lamp Post, it a strand of projects, commissions and events that will build upon each other, hopefully exporting the term and the ideas behind it across the globe.
So we are particularly excited to also be announcing ‘Recife: The Playable City’, an exciting new international initiative to bring artists, creative producers and technologists together from Brazil’s Pernambuco region and the UK.Posted by Clare Reddington