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Learn coding and remix the web at LCC Tech Jam

Published date
14 May 2013
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lwhitehead
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Get people hooked on your own Facebook app. Photograph by Stanley Leung, LCC Foundation Diploma Art & Design, Graphic Design Pathway.

On Thursday 16 May London College of Communication welcomes the code crusaders from tech social enterprise Freeformers into The Digital Space for our first ever Tech Jam – a digital immersion workshop where you can learn about coding and have your own Facebook app registered by tea time.

If you’re a graduating student this a fantastic opportunity to add another big string to your creative bow as you take your next step in the creative industries.  All you need are two core LCC traits – desire and curiosity – and by the end of the day you’ll be ready to remix the web and make new ideas come to life.

  • you’ll have your own website up and running in 15 minutes
  • an hour later you’ll have created a social video using YouTube and Facebook plugins.
  • halfway through the day you’ll be a registered Facebook app developer
  • by the end of the day you’ll have created your own Facebook app

So if you fancy learning some of the skills that made 19-year-old Nick D’Aloisio a multi-millionaire – he sold his app Summly to Yahoo for a modest $19 Million –  sign up for Tech Jam on the Freeformers website right here  and make your way to @DigitalSpaceLCC on Thursday.

Freeformers is a social enterprise which focuses on breaking down the barriers to technology and giving young people a way to get involved in the digital economy. They believe diversity is vital in creating a talent pool of people who help businesses innovate or become entrepreneurs themselves. They believe young people are important for businesses because they live and breathe the internet and social platforms.

Sign up for Tech Jam with LCC and Freeformers http://events.freeformers.com/UAL01

 

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