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Lunchtime Talk
Fri 26 Apr 2019 14:00


5G for Sceptics

Studio Resident, Tim Kindberg joins us for this lunchtime talk, the latest in his For Sceptics series, this time tackling 5G and how and whether it will change our world.

Speaker

Tim Kindberg

Tim Kindberg's research interests lie in applying ubiquitous and mobile computing technologies to new kinds of digital media platforms.

In 5G for Sceptics, the latest in his series of For Sceptics talks, Tim will cover the essentials of this new networking infrastructure so that we can consider its value for creative applications, and its implications for society. How will our world change as 5G is rolled out, and who wants it to change? He will cast a sceptical eye on the mass rollout of densely connected devices that 5G will facilitate, and consider how we can respond creatively to the implications for surveillance, security and our wellbeing as citizens.

Please note Tim previously did this talk as part of the 5G Smart Futures showcase in March 2019.

This Lunchtime Talk is part of Open Studio Friday, which takes place at the Studio every week.

Do you want to find out what is going on at the Pervasive Media Studio? Are you interested in meeting our residents, talking about a specific project or curious about pervasive media? Why not pack a sandwich and join us for one of our Lunchtime Talks and Open Studio Friday. Lunchtime Talks are informal presentations by Studio residents and associates. They normally take place at 1pm on Friday, are free and open to everybody who’s interested in what we do. After the Talk, we also invite you to stay with us for the afternoon to continue the conversation or work on your own projects. We provide chairs, tables, wireless and a great space. You bring what you need to work with (laptop/mobile). Our open afternoons close at 5pm. Let us know if you’d like a tour of the space and we'll be happy to show you around just before the talk. Send an email to: studio@watershed.co.uk to book your place on a tour.


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