by Steve Lacey
Presentation skills - tips and tricks to help you create and deliver memorable presentations.
Some of my experiences in taking high speed flash photography, including water splashes, smoke, bubbles etc.
Open Standards have driven the success of the Internet. This session explores the creation of Open Standards, the advantages of their use for both Integrators and Consumers. It also introduces OpenID, OAuth and Portable Contacts as examples of how further Open Standards are now helping unlock data stored in online services.
Events and data are happening all the time around us and in systems we create as software developers. Round-robin databases offer a fixed size data structure to log time-variant data which is aggregated over days, weeks, months and years. Producing simple graphs can help you spot trends over time which might not have previously been obvious. MRTG and RRDTool are introduced as software tools to help start exploring this approach.
Short talk on trying to join makers with projects relating to appropriate technology. Mainly relating to starting an appropriate technology group at Nottingham Hackspace.
Adrian rambled on a bit about lean startup and customer development.
The unreported side of the story from Japan (March 2011) and the long term effects.
by Kian Ryan
A short talk on anti-pattern productivity. Ditch the GTD, ignore the InboxZero and apply some simply common sense rules to actually getting things done in a day.
Using Node and jQuery server-side for programmatic webpage scraping. Haven't tried Phantom yet, which allows the use of WebKit in the same way, hopefully by July I will have!
23rd–24th July 2011