Restart Podcast Ep. 23: 5th Birthday Special

This month, to celebrate the Restart’s 5th birthday, we’re looking back on some of our favourite moments from past podcast episodes and Restart Parties.

Andover Repair Cafe event

Starting Restarting over in Andover

Based at Mind Andover, Ugly Duckling currently focuses on furniture repair and invited us to their first repair event to share our skills and learn from them. As we started fixing together it was easy to sense a growing level of excitement

Restart Radio: repairing across generations

Skills don’t become obsolete the same way gadgets do. Today we discuss what different generations have to teach each other about repair.

The power of citizen-generated data: why even failed repairs count

Every little bit of data we collect has been going into our Fixometer database, where we are steadily compiling valuable information about which products that are failing the most frequently, why they are failing, and whether we are able to repair them.

Restart @school session 10: Future jobs plus a Restart Party

In our last session, we invited a guest speaker to talk about their tech job – and what they felt are some of the “ninja skills” of the future, given the trends of automation and climate change.