Geeks for Social Change


Theory and practice towards a fairer world using research and technology.

23rd November at The Old Abbey Taphouse

Join us in a day of celebration of Hulme & Greenheys’ diverse history. We are a group of grassroots historians, residents and academics who have come together to explore the history of our area. We’ve organised this day to help us understand how the four waves of rapid redevelopment over the last 100 years have affected us all, for better and worse.

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Revisiting Arnstein's "Ladder of Citizen Participation"

There’s a lot of discussion about co-production, co-design and other impressive-sounding terms starting with ‘co-‘ at the moment in tech circles. This article discusses a seminar paper from the 1960s, and examines how we can rethink how technology products are made made and who they’re for.

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