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Matt Westcott

That Javascript Spectrum guy. Developer at @torchbox. Gasman in the demoscene. May contain pixels. bio from Twitter

Matt Westcott got his first Spectrum in 1984 aged three and a half, spent his entire childhood wondering what the SIN, COS and TAN keywords did, and was too sentimental to give it up in the 90s when it stopped being cool. Since then he's been a leading figure in the demoscene - a community of programmers and artists creating digital artworks on old and not-so-old computers - and played Spectrum chip music concerts at events across Europe. He's written a Spectrum emulator in Javascript, and once played a single game of Manic Miner for 12 hours (because you can do that sort of thing when you're a student). In his other life he works as a developer for Oxfordshire-based web agency Torchbox. http://matt.west.co.tt/

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England England, London

5th6th May 2012

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