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Survival as thought experiment: on resilience and restarting the world

Let me tell a story about what "survival" means where I grew up. Long before I started working on The Restart Project, when I was just about old ...

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How to grow a circular economy

Last year, our TEDx talk raised the question of how to move towards a people-centred circular economy. This question is more relevant than ever. ...

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Energy, emissions and our gadgets

Apple is in full PR-blitz mode today with an announcement about reducing its emissions. Very timely, as we're currently taking an online course on ...

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Skillsharing workshops, for and by women

Last week, our first women's electronics repair workshop was a great success, thanks to the participation of 12 women of all ages and skill levels. ...

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Let’s give repair a chance!

Post originally published on the blog of Resource Conference, a free event on the circular economy. In conversations on the circular economy, ...

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Guest post: Notes on my first Restart Party

This guest post is by Barcelona-based researcher Blanca Callén, who spent a week with The Restart Project. Read more about her ethnographic research ...

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Opening gadgets and transforming our reality

A journalist asked us the other day what our "best repairs" have been, and what makes us proudest about The Restart Project. Perhaps she expected us ...

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Greetings television viewers

You are probably reading this because you spotted us on the telly. And you probably have a couple of questions: Who are you? The Restart ...

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Our kind of early adopters

Last week, we launched our workplaces services with a special event in our home at Makerversity in Somerset House. In attendance were over 60 friends ...