Category 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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Think Vis – The Aftermath

I attended Think Visibility for the first time last Saturday, as a photographer/AV tech/helper/lackey for Mr Hodge. It was hard work but fun, not least the sight of a cardboard cut-out Hodge verbally abusing people (thanks to some nifty soldering … Continue reading

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What’s Up Next?

In days gone by, I used to keep across what was going on by looking at Upcoming. But since that fell out of favour with a critical mass of geeks, the new kid on the block is now Lanyrd, from … 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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Culture Hack Day

I attended the Culture Hack Day at Wieden+Kennedy in Clerkenwell last weekend. It was a great venue, really good for hacking and socialising alike – and even some space for a quick kip when required! I’ve been to quite a … Continue reading

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