In our first monthly Restart Podcast of the year, Dave talks to Leyla Acaroglu: self-described designer, systems thinker and sustainability provocateur.
We’ve had a fascinating year exploring a whole bunch of new topics, and we want to make sure you didn’t miss our best shows: so here it is, our hand-picked top 10. Over five hours of discussion about gadgets’ past, present and future, the surreal and the everyday, the handmade, repaired and unrepairable – and the role they play in our lives.
As summer draws to a close, we think about the role of tech in our experience of the ‘Great Outdoors’. Taking a look at the useful, the useless, and the DIY, we think about how current consumer trends in camping and outdoor gear reflect the complicated nature of our desire to ‘get away from it all’.
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.
Dave Pickering talks to Data Centre Specialist Sophia Flucker about the forgotten places that store and generate our data, and how we can build a greener internet