Digital Birmingham is a Birmingham City Council initiative and part of a city wide strategic partnership of more than 40 public, private and voluntary organisations
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Birmingham's Digital Family use Fiz
The Locke Family took the opportunity of doing a bit of Christmas shopping. To help them find their way around they linked their PSP's and telephone to Fiz, the free broadband information channel bult by BT and Digital Birmingham. Accompanying them on their expedition was a reporter from the Mail.
The CiTH Project
The Aston Pride - Computers in The Home project (CiTH) has created a school generated wireless cloud over Aston. This model is now being duplicated over many other areas of Birmingham linked to the Universal Home Access (UHA). The video is 13 minutes long and outlines some of the CiTH achievements
Name this city: more canals than venice; more parks than paris; more books than prague; more than 13 languages spoken; more than 300 years creating networks; world's first photocopier; birthplace of heavy metal; host to 42% of the UKs conference business; youngest city population in europe. After looking at the video please complete the The survey
This is a powerful piece of video that explores if the internet is changing the way we are governed, or how we govern ourselves. See what you think.
Us Now takes a look at how the internet's capacity to create new participatory structures that could transform governance and deepen democracy. Want to comment on it then go to the Digital Birmingham Blog