A long 6,000-word summary of a conference that’s just finished in Holland. The Mobile City Conference: Architecture, Politics, Paranoia and Art.

In a similar vein, but nearer home, Manchester’s Futuresonic 2008 : Social Networking Unplugged

“the first comprehensive and creative look at social networking by an art festival”

…is holding a Social Technologies Summit on 1st-2nd May 08…

“Online, mobile and unplugged social networking will be explored by leading figures developing the next generation of social software … plus keynotes, critical debates, demos, experiences and open sessions on mobile social software, freeing space in the augmented city, how game design can revolutionise social software …”