Top 5 tech-related shows at the Edinburgh Festivals 2012

This article is from 2012

Top 5 tech-related shows at the Edinburgh Festivals 2012

Clare Presland in the comedy opera Through The Looking Screen

Featuring Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs, Misha Glenny, Mark Restuccia and Through the Looking Screen

The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs

A one-man theatre show detailing the working conditions in Chinese factories that manufacture the iPhone, highlighting the lengths we are willing to go to in pursuit of technological advancement.

Steve Wozniak

The co-founder of Apple discusses the future of computing and the internet along with life at Apple, his book iWoz and entrepreneurship as part of the Turing Festival.

Misha Glenny

The journalist recounts the discoveries he made while researching his book DarkMarket: Cyberthieves, Cybercops and You, which focused on unravelling the world of online criminal activity.

Through the Looking Screen

Clare Presland stars as Annabel in this light opera depicting her attempt to romance her colleague Sebastian using a variety of social networking sites.

Mark Restuccia

Having been a master of internet dating for ten years, Mark Restuccia now shares his knowledge and attempts to teach you the secrets of his success.

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs Revisited

  • 3 stars

Gilded Balloon. Daisey's play about America's mysterious technology icon is revisited for 2013. This is a hilarious and sometimes harrowing tale of Steve Jobs and the Chinese workers toiling to make your beloved iPhones. Explore the legality and morality of electronic sweatshops in China, complete with armed guards…

Through the Looking Screen

  • 3 stars

Meet Annabel, a 27-year-old obsessed with her colleague, Sebastian. Annabel is convinced that the only way for her to be united with her colleague, is to approach Sebastian online. Empowered with Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, will Annabel ever get her man? Composed, written and directed by Anne Chmelewsky (The Office…

Misha Glenny: Inside The World Of Cybercrime

He's a leading journalist whose previous books include McMafia – a look at the terrifying world of organised crime. In Dark Market Misha Glenny has turned to cybercrime, the fast-growing international criminal activity perpetrated via the internet. Glenny has interviewed imprisoned cyberbarons, as well as an undercover…

Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-Founder

Hear Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, talk about his life, career and the future of computers and the internet. Part of Turing Festival.

Mark Restuccia: The Diary Of A Serial Internet Dater

  • 1 star

Stand-up routines and anecdotes based around his experiences of internet dating.