Archive of month: September 2009

Internship ‘How to build a network’ workshop

Tomorrow I run a workshop for WiredSussex to teach 35 interns ‘how to build a network’.  I’ll write an update that links to my presentation after the workshop, here I want to link to a few examples I’ll probably use. Update – I now have a full write-up which makes this post obsolete. OpenStreetMap early […]

‘Learning by solving tests’ – a website we could do with?

I’ve often wondered why we don’t see more test-driven websites which test our knowledge of the subject matter.  A great example is the Python Challenge website, Nadav Samet built a great tool to test our Python knowledge – you have to be able to code (only some of the tests really need Python) to solve […]

Recognising number plates to make drivers’ ‘social network’?

Warning – this is a rambling mental outpouring generated during my drive home today… Often when driving I muse on the future possibility of seeing an AR overlay on my windscreen telling me a bit about other drivers – principally whether or any of these drivers are nutters who will drive dangerously.  Sometimes it is […]

BarCamp and “Screencasting in 7 Minutes with Jing” workshop

Jay, Jon and co. ran another excellent BarCamp Brighton this weekend which followed dConstruct09.  There’s a long, good write-up here. I’m not entirely sure of the right tag for flickr – it seems that ‘bcb4’ (which I’d thought was official) conflicts with BarCamp Bangalore and BarCamp Boston…ho hum.  Anyhow, here’s one of mine: My session […]

yay inbox unread == 0 for firs…

yay inbox unread == 0 for first time in 10 days. w00t and personal back-slapping and all that…now to deliver on some deadlines