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emma persky

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If you must fly BA…

November 16th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Musings, Travel

… go through Heathrow. Despite the misery of flying with them you will at least get to experience Terminal 5.
As you may know I’m an avid fan of Virgin Atlantic and so whenever I fly I’m either on their or one one of the flying club partner’s planes which has precluded me from experiencing Heathrow’s [...]

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BIL Conference - LON, LAX, SFO, LON in 100 Hours!

February 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Conferences, Insanity, Nights Out, Travel

The latest instalment of my crazy life took place on the west coast of the united states, a place generally quite close to my heart, not only for being geek mecca, but because I genuinely feel at home in San Francisco. But I jump ahead. The plan was a long weekend stateside at BIL Conference, [...]

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Tech Free BarCamping

November 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Barcamps, Musings

I have somewhat of a penchant for barcamping. Not really sure what it is, but ever since my first barcamp, BarCampLondon3, in 2007 I have been totally addicted. I think the opportunity to meet so many fascinating people is part of the draw, it’s not every day that you can meet people from so many [...]

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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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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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