Tag Archives: geekery

Maker Faire Madness

I had the pleasure of attending the 2011 Maker Faire event in Newcastle over the weekend. It was a real geek-fest – with all sorts of mad inventions and sciency-crafty-creativity on show. Alistair was demonstrating his Newcastle Metro Simulator, and … Continue reading

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Back To Bomo

Last weekend I took another trip, this time down to the south coast for BarCamp Bournemouth3. I missed last year’s BarCamp because I was working at the BBC on the General Election, but with it being a couple of months earlier … Continue reading

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Grumpy Old Cow

I’ve been listening to @tommorris, @cubicgarden and @nicferrier grumping away on the TechGrumps Podcast for some time now. The other day, I was invited to be on the show as a guest – their first lady grump. I decided to … Continue reading

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BarCamp London8

After the abortive attempt at BarCamp London8 back in the summer, which resulted in a weekend HackCamp organised at the last minute, the real deal BCL8 finally happened during the second weekend of November. The venue was the very nice … Continue reading

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BarCamp Leeds ’10

I’ve enjoyed another northern BarCamp, this time in Leeds for number three. Held at OBH again, it was an interesting event with plenty of fun. Here are my best pictures from the weekend:

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