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The countdown is on, 25 days until we fly down to Fiji taking our kindly donated BBC Microbits – HUGE thanks to Barclays UK and the Raspberry Pi & essential kit bought with generous donations to our fundraiser. Keep upto date with the project by following @peoplein_it on twitter and instagram.

This summer we will be working with University of Sussex on our “Shiny Tech Off”, a brief introduction to Shiny Technology and thinking about other potential applications for use. We will update you on how it goes.

Come see us at St Leonards Festival Sunday 10 July 2016. We are working with the Afterlife Team on Worlds Within Worlds. An ongoing development of the Afterlife World using Google Cardboard and Virtual Reality.

We are planning an RX Makers event for the whole of October to coincide with 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, mixing up all the shiny tech we can lay our hands on! Are you:

  • Maker
  • Budding Artist
  • Model Maker
  • Enjoy Electronics
  • Interested in Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality
  • Historian
  • work with Textiles

drop us a line @peoplein_it or use the contact form to let us know how you would like to be involved. We will be working during each of the weekends in October and for the full week of Half Term 22 – 30 October, to build a Digital installation.


Our favorite author has released her novel Afterlife TODAY. Our We Spring Forward event The Digital World of an Independent Author, allowed us to share some of the book. Read  and listen (audio book)

The next RX Makers will be on 23 April kindly hosted by Hastings Works. 2 morning and 2 afternoon  sessions for Animation & Sphero Robotics. If you do not know what or who “Darkside Ollie” is, come along and find out.


RX Makers kindly hosted by Hastings Works was a second taster session of Creative Computing.

We have been busy during March, attending and producing events for the fabulous We Spring Forward Festival. The Festival celebrates Women & Digital and continues to 31 March 2016 in Brighton.

The Digital World of an Independent Author

Author Helen Comerford and Digital Producer Donna Comerford explored the world of Afterlife using Google Cardboard virtual reality goggles.

This is unique opportunity explored the joining of two worlds, literary and digital. Helen talked about being an independent author, Afterlife and the digital tools that have brought it into being. Order your copy on 17 April 2016.