Malin Starrett – 5th July Everyday Technology & its impact on our lives today

Dr Malin Starrett, Independent Researcher in Science & Technology

At 78 Cherry Tree Road, Sheffield S11 from 7.00 – 10pm Friday 5th July 

Book via or call 07974 906 421

Cost:  £10/£8 Concessions (or what you can afford)

Now, more than ever we are surrounded by artificial images, reproduced soulnd and wireless transmission of various kinds.

There is – and has been for decades =- a real neglect in our secondary education to teach people even basic ideas about the technologies of television, recorded music and radio. Everyday technologies are converging with computers and the internet with an increasing presence in most people’s lives.

Simple experiments to show some of the basic operating principles of television, recorded sound and radio with  time for discussion about the health effects of these technologies.

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We're an independent think tank, founded in 2006 to bring people in our communities together with policymakers and stakeholders. We create space often in a workshop format to pool ideas, develop networks and tackle hot topics. Since 2009, we’ve focused on the sustainability agenda such as: climate change, energy, housing, technology, transport with interest in:education, health, welfare, regulation and enforcement. Our latest project is funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious Grant and our next event on 27th June 2013 includes George Monbiot with other high level environmental policy makers.
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