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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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BarCampBelfast 2008

June 23rd, 2008 · 4 Comments · Barcamps, Travel

And so the hectic geek-event-fest of June 2008 started on Friday 20th with a short flight over the Irish Sea to Belfast for the latest instalment of BarCampBelfast.
My hotel, the Tara Lodge, as suggested on the wiki was fantastic. If you are going to Belfast I could not recommend this place highly enough. Perfect location (10 minutes walk from [...]

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Confessions of a Barcamp Junkie

May 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Barcamps

Today I was accused of being a Barcamp Junkie (by Mark Ng (t)) because I suggested that I might fly to Belfast for Barcamp Belfast and then fly back and go straight to the Mashed ‘08 hack night. So you know what I did, I went and booked my flights with Ryanair. Two geek events [...]

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