Restart @school session 4: Researching and getting organised for repair

We were encouraged to stress organisation, preparation and mindful disassembly with year 10 students at Archer Academy in London. Our game controller disassembly and reassembly session worked really well.

Twitter chat: Are gadgets ever really gender-neutral?

The pinking of gadgets, the most visible attempt at “gendering” of gadgets, seems to obscure the more subtle gender-biases built into others. Participate in our Twitter chat about this

Restart Radio: The age of the remote kill switch

This week a couple of tech stories had us considering the age we live in, and how software can be used to “kill” hardware or enforce obsolescence at scale. We talked about the risks of having many of our gadgets on networks and what “ownership” really means today.

Funding drive to power Restart in 2016

This year, we’ve gone from strength to strength. The only catch is, we fell behind in our online fundraising. Your donations help keep our community events free for all, and help multiply our reach.