Smart urban planning for a smarter city

May 04, 2015 No Comments

Dare we do things differently with urban planning? Dare we throw out our old urban plans? Dare we search for new approaches to overcome our urban challenges? India has. In April this year, the government of India announced an ambitious 100 smart cities programme to improve urban infrastructure, provide new online services to citizens, and […]

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What’s on this month

May 02, 2015 No Comments

HERE’S a taste of some of the events on in Newcastle this month for nerdy types. If you have anything to add, please contact us at the Lunaticks. DesignDrinks  DesignDrinks is a community with a monthly social event that builds a unique, interdisciplinary community of professional designers in Newcastle. For this special DesignDrinks @ INNX […]

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2015 NEWi Awards call for entries now open

Apr 28, 2015 No Comments

The Lunaticks Society invites regional digital innovators to submit entries in 13 award categories and one nomination for an achievement award in the 2015 NEWi Awards for Digital Creativity. The NEWi Awards celebrate the best digital innovation in online marketing, cloud computing, mobile application, and online content production in regional Australia. The NEWi Awards are […]

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Local Produced Content Is The Future Of Entertainment

Mar 11, 2015 No Comments

The old film and TV distribution models is broken with most of today’s film and TV content being created outside of the major TV networks and studios. Independent content producers are now becoming a real force in an entertainment world in which free-to-air TV broadcasters and pay-tv companies are being replaced by a new generation […]

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Newcastle Coffee Morning Meet-up

Feb 06, 2015 No Comments

Founded in February 2009, Newcastle Coffee is held every Friday morning between 7.45am to 9am at Vinyl Cafe, 4 Perkins Street. It’s a gathering of tech nerds, marketers, architects, creatives, accounts, entrepreneurs, museum and library geeks, and lots of other business people who come together for stimulating conversation, strong coffee and good old fashion local nerdy gossip. Think […]

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