Category: Events

Sheffield Digital Showcase #5 – watch the talks!

You can now watch all of the talks from the fifth Sheffield Digital Showcase.

The Sheffield Digital Winter Showcase was held on Thursday 12th December 2019 at The Workstation, with talks showcasing five impressive digital projects recently developed here in the city. The purpose of the Showcase events is to get together to celebrate digital products, services, campaigns and experiences that are made in Sheffield and to introduce audiences

Can we build a climate-positive tech industry in Sheffield?

‘Climathon’ in November will explore how we can turn e-waste into practical tools for people who need them.

It is estimated that in Britain each year we throw away a million tonnes of e-waste and that it equates to 70% of overall toxic waste in landfill. It is also estimated that more than a third of parents with children aged between five and 16 do not have access to a laptop or computer.

Notes from Sheffield Meta-Meetup #5

On Thursday 20 August we held the latest in our series of ‘the meetup for people who organise meetups’

It was always going to be a very different affair, running the event virtually, but given that all of us are now experts in bringing the real world online, it was fairly easy to adapt. Previous in-person Meta-Meetups would start with some nibbles and networking, so that was the first change. With it having been

AR’ City showcases playful tech during Festival of the Mind

See how AR’ City is using tech and the ideas of young people to improve Sheffield, at an exhibition on The Moor in September.

Inspired by the concept of a playable city, AR’ City has developed playful tech to change the way we interact with our environment and explore the sense of belonging in a space. The theme of the project is ‘young people’ as the ideas for the playable tech were developed in workshops with young people, asking

Sheffield Digital Festival goes Virtual and Augmented

Field & Sheffield Digital will host an outdoor festival, showcasing and celebrating what the city’s creative and tech communities have to offer.

We want to achieve two things: Build on the platform we created last year that allows people to organise their own events during the Festival week. Encourage people to explore and rediscover the city’s creative and digital industries through a digital medium. Our Festival will tie in with Sheffield’s ongoing “Make Yourself at Home” campaign