by Jack Wearden
Jack Wearden (@jackweirdy) shares his perspective on the computing vs ICT and teaching programming debates
At the 'Flying Handbag', another Barcamp Intro
In 'The Tower'
In 'The Beach'
How social media and the web helped me to not forget Welsh (Welsh on the Web).
Growing up, I took my knowledge of Welsh for granted. However, moving out of Wales, and not working in Welsh caused me to lose my ability to write in my native language, and how I used the web to stop that happening.
Covers blogging, podcasts, multi-lingual websites et al.
In 'The Big One'
DOES NOT COMPUTE
or "Who is General Failure and why is he reading my drive?"
A Brief History of Error Messages
by Alex Martindale
with additional material by Kerry Burnout
Alex Martindale presents a tour of error messages from history, (hopefully) recreating some classic error messages on the original hardware in front of a live audience. This one featured a surprisingly reliable ZX Spectrum, a failed Windows ME installation, and a sadmac emulator.
by Ben G
in 'The Tower'
http://mrgristwood.edublogs.org/... - My Blog with the questions
What job do you do:
How did you get into it:
What does it involve:
Why do you love it:
You can add comments to my blog or follow me on @renaman
by Dom Hodgson
Let's Build a Startup (The Big One)
How we're thinking holds us back (The Tower)
(The Flying Handbag)
at 'The Beach'
(The Big One)
(The Flying Handbag)
Learn how to make a game (The Beach)
Scratch is an extremely friendly tool that children of any age can use to learn how to program a game.
In my talk/demo - I spent the first 10 minutes showing how to create a simple 'Pong' game. Then using a PicoBoard (a hardware interface) I engage the audience by asking them to shout to control their paddle.
A short introduction to the stock market and how to go about trading on it.
by Dan Hagon
by Kian Ryan
Learn about the IDEA method, and spend time learning simple strategy games and then teaching them to others.
by Ash Moran
Learn how we're all connected - a systems thinking game.
by Jon Spriggs
And is it just for code?
An exciting new infinitely scaleable architecture!
by Michael Heap
Pros and Cons
Alan announced details of a UK programming competition for children which will be launched soon.
He described some of the prinicples of the competition and encouraged people to register for more details.
15th October 2011