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Restarter Profile: Meet Dave

Tell us a little about yourself. I'm a pentegenarian polymath with a penchant for poking around in things. I look down side-streets and say "I ...

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Restarter Profile: Meet Orsetta

Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Orsetta. I studied carpentry, interior design, set building and painting, and prop making. After ...

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Restarter Profile: Meet David

Tell us a little about yourself. I am known as either David or Panda. I moved to London from Paris twenty-one years ago. I have studied ...

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Where are the women Restarters? Let’s get girls tinkering and fixing

[caption id="attachment_4757" align="alignnone" width="637"] Orsetta (r), one of our more engaged women Restarters[/caption] Yesterday was Ada ...

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Restarter Profile: Meet Ten

This is the first of a series of profiles of Restarters. Our volunteer Restarters in London make our work possible, and have powered our project ...

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This October: Join Restart At City University

One of the objectives of the Restart Project is to help new groups all over the world to replicate our Restart Parties independently, to support ...

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Sustainable design: focus on gadget longevity

We spoke at the Indie Tech Summit in July. There was a great deal of discussion about the broken business models for apps and online services, which ...

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Designing for more visible waste prevention

[caption id="attachment_4400" align="alignnone" width="585"] Photo by Flickr user jidanchaomian[/caption] You may recall, a year ago, we ...

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Exploring our e-waste: opening gadgets and learning about disposal

We went to the Open Knowledge Festival in Berlin this month to run what we called an "E-waste Exploration". More than anything, we wanted to test the ...