Culture Hack East 2012 ‘Hack Day’ took place on 16-17 June 2012 at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus.
Read more below, or take part in our next Culture Hack East event by applying to be part of the Ideas Lab on 26 & 27 February 2013.
THE CHALLENGE WAS:
Make innovative new culture-related projects in just 36 hours.
A 36 hour hack took place – with teams working to create fresh ideas and prototypes with newly released arts and culture data. Paper prototyping, talks from some clever speakers and local start-up Raspberry Pi brought along some of their (now world famous) tiny computers for you to play with…
Arts, culture and heritage organisations: Culture Hack East is about making the most of your digital assets – video and audio content, data in library or collections catalogues, digitised archives, and information from your organisation’s presence on social networks. It’s not about using customer data or personal information, but about exploring new opportunities for your organisation’s digital content. Read more on the blog here.