Tag: edinburgh

  • Hacking culture

    I’ve always thought that the term “the cultural sector” was a bit disingenuous, because it makes the assumption that science, engineering and everything else under its umbrella can’t for some reason be a part of “culture”. Ditto “creatives”: it doesn’t take much thought to disprove the conceit, but theatre, music, fiction writing and so on […]

  • You, me, Edinburgh Techmeetup? It’s a date.

    TechMeetup is a set of monthly technology gatherings in Edinburgh and Glasgow. It feels somehow illicit: the Edinburgh meetup takes place at the top of the Appleton Tower, a famous eyesore in the middle of the Edinburgh University campus. Piles of pizza and free beer are placed on tables, and after 7pm the doors are […]