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The first of three blog posts by Carlos Izsak about the Read:Code:Make programme, a collaboration between Surrey Library Service (Digital Department), artists and makers (including Artefacto), is now available.

Find out how how the project came together and meet the artists and makers participati...

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Five or so links from around the web about new and interesting applications of technology.

Today’s links are about Augmented Reality, where the physical and the digital collide in new and interesting ways.

  1. Amazon Sumerian, a platform for building AR, VR and 3D apps, is now open to all (Tec...

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Digital literacy in the makerspace

As well as being a haven of access (be in knowledge, internet, fiction, research) libraries play a vital role in supporting digital literacy in their communities.

But, as technology evolves, so do the demands of digital literacy. Makerspaces provide a great,...

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Five or so links from around the web about new and interesting applications of technology.

Today's links are about QR codes, those 2-dimension barcodes that you see pasted around the place.

Though they may not be new or emerging, they are a tenacious technology and one of the few cross-platfo...

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Workshop photo

Ever since we announced Artefacto and the Makercart joining forces in June this year, we’ve been busy helping Libraries build the Maker Education community by training and onboarding staff, running and attending events. Here we’ll like to share some of those stories.

Most of our work has be...

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On Sept. 14th 2017 we deliver our first Artefacto/Makercart School workshop at Redbridge Central Library Lab Central.

We’ve been working with Redbridge Library for over a year now, first delivering a Creative Coding workshop during London Tech Week 2016 where we made some interactive Scratch ga...

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