Welcome to BarcampLondon9!
by Daniel Knell
Proving that /dev/null is a ACID compliant high performance database
by Dale Lane
IBM Watson was the computer system that competed on the Jeopardy! quiz show earlier this year.
I'll explain how it works.
by Angus Fox
Roadmap Review, Public Sector issues, Presentation and discussion by @nuxnix
by Dan Hagon
Control a helicopter with an Arduino and Kinect.
by Janita Han
I'd like to explore virtual goods and facebook as a platform to make giving to charities fun and easy!
RESTful web services and the new HTTP PATCH Verb. Plus kittens.
Are Security Consultants putting the emphasis on the wrong things when it comes to secure coding and applications development?
by Gideon Brett
Not gambling machines (there are enough of those in England) - I mean the ones with music games
CC is about using P2P ideas to shape the material economy. It's neat already - but it can be made more effective and pervasive.
Bigtable is a scalable datastore that provides constant access time to stored entities.
by Tom Parker
Can't draw, can code? Well then you too can make Art :-) Will contain lots of show-and-tell and demo items...
a 'goldfishbowl' discussion
by Imran Ghory
Ever wondered exactly why Go is harder than Chess, come and find out!
by Alec Muffett
Cybersecurity: what Government thinks it is, what it really is, and why the difference between the two is important
Ruby on Rails has come a long way and a new developer now needs to understand rvm, bundler, gems, asset precompiling, etc.
This cannot be described - only experienced.
by Janita Han
Discussion about what recruiters and Hiring Managers are thinking about when they look at your resume/profile.
Why do people spend so much time and energy trying to hide things from others?
by Dom Hodgson
In the past month I opened a sweet shop... come and see what I've learned
I've never really finished any of these, but I had to learn more than half a dozen new skills to create even a simple game...
Identifying a language from speech samples using SuperCollider and a Neural Net. Also, a slide of cats.
Isn't beer awesome? Let's talk about it...
An ad-hoc session where we discuss beer, what's great about it, the various types and also get to talk about Whisky.
by Sinead Doyle
Let's talk Kinect: how we can turn a device created for the gaming industry into a useful interactive interface tool?
Story of http://lanyrd.com - Becoming accidental entrepreneurs. Startup lessons learned, surviving Y Combinator & raising money
by Kate P
A personal journey into the dark world of sustainable computing - and why it's missing something.
How I managed to reconnect with my home language, and my journey through the world of multi-lingual web. Meanders into the topic of the increasing use of Welsh (and minority languages) on the Web.
This session will be a conversation about OSS and commercial vendors, no slides, no talks, just an open chat.
What do you do when a big corporation releases a competing offer? Can good code compete with hard cold marketing cash? Are all technical environments suffering the same way?
More importantly, when a commercial vendor start producing their own OSS, can you compete then?
29th–30th October 2011