Afternoon “Columbus” heat, Young Rewired State 2013

For the afternoon’s heat, I’ve picked Columbus in the “level 2” venue. Here’s the rundown of the presentations, updated as they come (some details to be corrected later!): —– Crime Ships – “The Best Thing Ever” Joe, Billy, Jamie Brighton http://ideathhead.co.uk/yrs/crimeships.html This is a desktop and mobile game, where you are trying to stop crime, […]

Live blogging “Heavenly” heat at Young Rewired State 2013

I’m in the oxygen-starved theatre of Birmingham’s custard factory for the 10am heat of this year’s Young Rewired State. Up first in the 10am Heavenly heat, one of our very own Shoreditch Works teams, “Changeable”. Malachy, Fela, Ben & Joshua. British Weather is famously changeable, so they have made a holiday planner that deals with […]

Young Rewired State finals

After some serious queueing, Emma is doing her bit on stage, thanking sponsors and staff, as we wait to hear who has made it through to the finals. I’ll try to keep a record of the presentations as they go, wifi permitting… 15:50 Emma announcing the winners! Five in each prize stream… Was trying to […]

Young Rewired State showdown

There’s nothing like a bit of last-minute chaos to calm a presenter’s nerves. And what with the flooding, the inevitable wifi complications and the delay in starting, I am surprised to see that our teams of 15, 16 and 17 year-olds are taking this all in their stride. It’s day six, the main event, of […]