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Entries Tagged as 'Events'

Virgin Atlantic Innovation Event: V-Jam

November 15th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Events, Travel

The other day I had an interesting conversation with someone at Virgin Atlantic about how they are trying to engage with their communities of travelers and technologist alike. They are really keen to learn from the community about developing tools that can help improve people’s travel experience, in an open and transparent way. It’s really [...]

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Spooks Code 9

August 13th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Disaster, Events, Musings

For those of you cut off from the outside world, Spooks Code 9 is the brainchild of BBC 3 Controller, Julian Bellamy, a so called spin-off series of the BBC 1’s BAFTA award-winning series Spooks. Set in the quasi-post-apocalyptic future in which London and the South East have been destroyed by an unsubstantiated terorrist group (presumably al-Quaida) during the 2012 Olympics, MI5 is forced to hire the most incapable, dim witted and immature spooks since Austin Powers. WARNING SPOILER ALERT IF YOU READ ON

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Mashed ‘08

June 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Events

Mashed was an interesting one for me. I wasn’t really sure what to expect, not having been to a traditional hack day before. I was also about 8 hours late, having been at BarCampBelfast during the day, flying straight to Alexandra Place, well, not as close as Ewan Spence’s (t) SocialFlightSimulator made it, but pretty [...]

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