Keynote talk at CING (Creative Industries Networking Group) second birthday in Manchester, 11 October 2010

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Talk introducing a new Open Data project, looking at FutureEverything's work in digital innovation, and introducing a new word into english, only slightly tongue in cheek.

Talk introducing a new Open Data project, looking at FutureEverything's work in digital innovation, and introducing a new word into english, only slightly tongue in cheek.

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  • 1. Prototyping the future Drew Hemment FutureEverything - http://futureeverything.org ImaginationLancaster - http://imagination.lancaster.ac.uk
  • 2. Mobile Connections (2003-5)
  • 3. i. The Manchester Method ii. Festival of art, music & ideas iii. Digital innovation labs iv. Open Data Cities / Smart Cities v. Collaborative platform
  • 4. The Manchester Method Why Manchester? What is unique about this city?
  • 5. Braggadocio Braggadocio is a character in Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene, famous for his boastfulness and swagger.
  • 6. Blaggadocio Blaggadocio is a character on the streets of Manchester who innovates (creates favourable conditions in the world around them) through quick wit, chicanery and play.
  • 7. I blag, you blag, he/she blags Blag is one of the most distinctive words in the english language (in England). A blagger is a trickster, a thief, but the word is often used in a positive way.
  • 8. Blaggers and Hackers A blagger is similar to a hacker. Blaggadocio = a hacker with a mancunian attitude.
  • 9. Hack the City - Blaggadocio The city is made up of code that is reworked and rewritten. Blaggers and hackers do not accept the world as they find it. They edit, debug and back fix to create favourable conditions in the world around them.
  • 10. My Question So Manchester, are you a blagger or just a bragger?
  • 11. i. The Manchester Method ii. Festival of art, music & ideas iii. Digital innovation labs iv. Open Data Cities / Smart Cities v. Collaborative platform
  • 12. A global festival of art, music & ideas 4 days / 300 artists and speakers / 100 events / 40 venues. Established 1995.
  • 13. The FutureEverything Festival Global festival of art, music & ideas
  • 14. The FutureEverything Festival Global festival of art, music & ideas
  • 15. The FutureEverything Festival Global festival of art, music & ideas
  • 16. The FutureEverything Festival Global festival of art, music & ideas
  • 17. The FutureEverything Award Bringing the future into the present.
  • 18. The EyeWriter FutureEverything Award 2010 Winner
  • 19. The FutureEverything Community Global Network. A destination for a world-wide community of artists, technologists and future-thinkers.
  • 20. i. The Manchester Method ii. Festival of art, music & ideas iii. Digital innovation labs iv. Open Data Cities / Smart Cities v. Collaborative platform
  • 21. FutureEverything Labs Bringing the future into the present. Year-round innovation labs, lasting between 9-36 months, each looking at a specific theme, feeding in and out of the festival, which acts as a living lab.
  • 22. Past FutureEverything Labs New Mobilities (2009-11) Low Grade (2005) Open Data Cities (2009-10) Mobile Connections (2003-5) Distant Collaboration (2009-10) FutureDJ (2004) The City Experiment (2010) Turntable Re:mix (2004) Environment 2.0 (2006-9) Migrations (2002-3) Social Networking Unplugged Blacktronica (2002) (2007-8) Sensurround (2001-2) Art For Shopping Centres (2007) BrokenChannel (2001) Futurevisual (2007) Audiovisions (2000) Off The Map (2006) SenseSonic (1999) Instrument (2006) The first Futuresonic (1996)
  • 23. Link to the festival: Festival as Lab Prototyping the future The festival creates a space in which participants can experiment and play with the DNA of the city.
  • 24. Digital culture FutureEverything (formerly Futuresonic) was established in 1995 as a platform for digital art and culture.
  • 25. Mobile Connections (2003-5)
  • 26. Locative Media: The return of the “Here”
  • 27. Locative Arts Or, art by the geospatially uninhibited New ways of seeing, sensing and representing Radar, sonar, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, cellular, GIS, etc Seeking an art of mobile communications: Are there any forms of expression that are intrinsic or unique to mobile and wireless media?
  • 28. •We are all being mapped, •all of the time •The devices we carry leave traces of our movements
  • 29. Loca: Set To Discoverable (2004-6) Loca consists of a small network inside each node is a Bluetooth device, encased in concrete for use in the of nodes... made of readily available components, urban environment. The nodes are deployed in public spaces.
  • 30. Mobile Connections Loca: Set To Discoverable (2004-6) (2003-5) Loca - View film http://bit.ly/locafilm www.loca-lab.org
  • 31. Off The Map (2006)
  • 32. Low Grade (2005)
  • 33. Art For Shopping Centres (2007)
  • 34. Mediashed The Duellists (2007) View film
  • 35. Social Networking Unplugged (2007-8)
  • 36. Environment 2.0 (2006-9)
  • 37. Environment 2.0 Exploring the interface between digital footprint and environmental footprint, drawing on new approaches to the environment from pervasive and locative media and work on issues related to climate change and sustainability http://futuresonic.com/09/env20
  • 38. One billion eyes "A populace so knowing and capable that all problems get noticed and addressed, quickly, by a billion eyes." - David Brin
  • 39. Biotagging Discovering and creating a folksonomy of the city's urban wildlife. People moved through a range of microclimates observing and identifying the plants, animals and fungi they find along the route. A 'Rover' vehicle was used to film and collect data. Participants were able to think up their own ways to classify and record the wildlife they discovered. Christian Nold, Rebecca Ellis, John Tweddle, Drew Hemment
  • 40. Climate Bubbles A playful, participatory project in which bubble blowing games enable people across the city of Manchester to test air flow circulation, and by sharing the results online, enable the Met Office to get a snapshot the Urban Heat Island phenomenon Drew Hemment, Carlo Buontempo, Alfie Dennen
  • 41. The City Experiment (2010) Serendipity City Challenge
  • 42. Distant Collaboration (2009-10) Exploring new ways to be globally connected, and the potential for artworks involving remote collaboration.
  • 43. Globally Networked Event (GloNet) Developing a new type of global event taking us to new corners of the globe and reducing air travel. Shifting from a single city event, to one taking place simultaneously at venues around the globe.
  • 44. New Mobilities (2009-11)
  • 45. New Mobilities (2009-11)
  • 46. New Mobilities (2009-11)
  • 47. New Mobilities (2009-11)
  • 48. New Mobilities (2009-11) OurTravel Impact trial of social networking transport information app - social transport communities.
  • 49. New Mobilities (2009-11) Open Transport Data Data visualisation and data services.
  • 50. New Mobilities (2009-11) Mobile Working The whole city holds meetings in trams, buses and public places for a week.
  • 51. New Mobilities (2009-11) Telepresence New ways to be globally connected.
  • 52. Open Data Cities (2009-10) FutureEverything is helping Manchester make the transition to an Open Data framework.
  • 53. i. The Manchester Method ii. Festival of art, music & ideas iii. Digital innovation labs iv. Open Data Cities / Smart Cities v. Collaborative platform
  • 54. OpenData Cities
  • 55. OpenData and the City OpenData Cities
  • 56. OpenData Cities
  • 57. The need for region-wide OpenData OpenData Cities
  • 58. The need for region-wide OpenData The challenge OpenData Cities
  • 59. OpenData Cities
  • 60. ROUTES TO DATA RELEASE OpenData Cities
  • 61. ROUTES TO DATA RELEASE Freedom of Information OpenData Cities
  • 62. ROUTES TO DATA RELEASE Freedom of Information Consensus OpenData Cities
  • 63. ROUTES TO DATA RELEASE Freedom of Information Consensus Prove demand OpenData Cities
  • 64. OpenData Cities
  • 65. THREE PRONGED APPROACH OpenData Cities
  • 66. THREE PRONGED APPROACH Data users OpenData Cities
  • 67. THREE PRONGED APPROACH Data users Data managers OpenData Cities
  • 68. THREE PRONGED APPROACH Data users Data managers Executive Level OpenData Cities
  • 69. OpenData Cities
  • 70. Community Building OpenData Cities
  • 71. OpenData Cities
  • 72. TARGET VALUABLE DATA OpenData Cities
  • 73. OpenData Cities
  • 74. OpenData Cities
  • 75. COMING SOON? OpenData Cities
  • 76. COMING SOON? The development of a region-wide data store OpenData Cities
  • 77. OpenData Cities
  • 78. FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS OpenData Cities
  • 79. FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS Data Store OpenData Cities
  • 80. FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS Data Store ‘Bus Fair’ Crowdsourced bus fare data OpenData Cities
  • 81. FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS Data Store ‘Bus Fair’ Crowdsourced bus fare data Citizen - Generated Data OpenData Cities
  • 82. OpenData Cities
  • 83. WE NEED YOU: OpenData Cities
  • 84. WE NEED YOU: To interpret the data OpenData Cities
  • 85. WE NEED YOU: To interpret the data To create applications OpenData Cities
  • 86. WE NEED YOU: To interpret the data To create applications To build the market OpenData Cities
  • 87. OpenData Cities
  • 88. Open Data Manchester wiki wiki.opendatamanchester.org.uk OpenData Cities
  • 89. Open Data Manchester wiki wiki.opendatamanchester.org.uk Trafford Data Store http://trafford.gov.uk/opendata/ OpenData Cities
  • 90. Open Data Manchester wiki wiki.opendatamanchester.org.uk Trafford Data Store http://trafford.gov.uk/opendata/ Salford Data Store http://salford.gov.uk/opendata.htm OpenData Cities
  • 91. Open Data Manchester wiki wiki.opendatamanchester.org.uk Trafford Data Store http://trafford.gov.uk/opendata/ Salford Data Store http://salford.gov.uk/opendata.htm data.gov.uk OpenData Cities
  • 92. i. The Manchester Method ii. Festival of art, music & ideas iii. Digital innovation labs iv. Open Data Cities / Smart Cities v. Collaborative platform
  • 93. A collaborative project, join us!