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Introduction - Code can be (but isn't always) poetry

We’ve talked previously about some of the different tools out there for learning to code, but a lot of these exist to teach programming as part of a Computer Science curriculum.

But learning to code can also open up whole new worlds of crea...

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Introduction - Usability comes before technology

“The best user experiences are enchanting. They help the user enter an alternate reality, whether it’s the world of making music, writing, sharing photos, coding, or managing a project.” – Kathy Sierra

Proximity technology is a term that loose...

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As part of HotHouse programme, we recently ran a collaborative workshop at Deptford Library on reimagining library spaces using digital technologies.

The aim of the workshop was to introduce different technologies and demonstrate how they can help provide new ways for people and communities to...

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Here at Artefacto we're always inspired and delighted to talk about libraries to anyone, any day of the week. So it's with additional delight, that one day of this week, one of our co-founders will be heading over to the British Library to take part in a panel discussion as part of the BL's 'Betw...

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A summary of some of the lessons learned the hard way while delivering workshops and training over the last 10 years.

Make it welcoming for people of different skill levels

Make all advertising and communication friendly and encouraging.

Attending workshops and training, particularly technolo...

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Yesterday was a big day, first with a library makers event at Clapham Library where staff from a bunch of different libraries came to hear about makerspaces and participate in some speed making.

It was attended by staff from Essex, Surrey, Bexley, Hackney, Kent, Oxfordshire and more. And of course...

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