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BarCamp NorthEast4

BarCamp NorthEast4 was held over the weekend at the Star & Shadow Community Cinema in Newcastle, a venue which turned out to be very popular with the BarCampers. As with previous Newcastle BarCamps, I found it a very friendly and … Continue reading

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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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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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Culture Vultures

I made the journey up to Newcastle for the first Culture Grid Hack Day last Friday. It was held in the fine Vitorian Great Hall of the Discovery Museum. There were short presentations about the Culture Grid API and data … Continue reading

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BarCamp NorthEast3

I enjoyed a great trip to Newcastle for BarCamp NorthEast3 – this time held in the excellent Centre For Life venue in the middle of town. Here are the best pictures from my trip: [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157623683482790″]

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