Category Archives: geekery

Anyone For ContraptionCamp?

I’ve long been a fan of Wallace & Gromit‘s mad contraptions – the sort of machine that makes life infinitely more complicate than it really should be, just to get a simple job done. Well I hadn’t realised until recently … Continue reading

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More Popular Than Winehouse!

The morning after posting up my High Speed Flash Photography slides from BarCamp Nottingham, I awoke to find this tweet from Slideshare: Now being a relative newbie to Slideshare (I don’t publish very much), I hadn’t had this happen before, … Continue reading

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BarCamp Nottingham

Nottingham’s first BarCamp was held over the weekend in the awesome NottsHack space. Like many smaller regional BarCamps, I enjoyed it for its friendly atmosphere and relaxed feeling. The sessions were quite varied, with quite a few non-technical ones on the … Continue reading

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What Type Of Geek Are You?

Ampersandconf was held in Brighton at the Dome yesterday, and was an excellent one-day conference all about typography – perfect for that Type of geek! It wasn’t just focused on web typography, but brought together those from the printed world … Continue reading

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Back To Basics

This year’s BarCamp Sheffield3 was billed as a back to basics affair. No sponsors, no food and drink, no schwag. Just the venue and the people. How would it work? The answer – pretty well! Originally I wasn’t sure I … Continue reading

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