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Restart Radio: Wildlife conservation and the role of open, repairable technology

Ugo interviews Alasdair Davies, a conservation technologist who works on bringing affordable, customisable and repairable open hardware technology to people working on conservation projects.

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A new online home for the Restart community

Take our survey here Five years ago, a small group of people gathered in a pub in London and brought new life to an alarm clock, a Nokia phone and a printer. They were driven by a sense that our relationship with electronics is broken and that through repair, they could fix not only devices […]

organisers Afrotech Fest, Afrofuturism

Restart Podcast Ep 30: Afrotech Fest and Afrofuturism

We interview Florence Okoye and Debs Durojaiye, two of the organisers of the Afrotech Fest in London. We talk about the experience and representation of black people in tech and we discuss the meanings of Afrofuturism.

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Restart Radio: Elinor Ostrom and the commons

Janet and Neil interview Derek Wall about his new book on Elinor Ostrom: “Rules for Radicals”. We discuss Ostrom’s view of the “commons” and how people can organise themselves to manage community resources.

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Restart Radio Takeover: Why we repair in the community

We’re trying something new. Our volunteers are a crucial part of our work at Restart, and frequently appear as guests on our show. This week, and once a month from this week onwards, we hand them the reins. It’s a takeover.