Category Archives: Ignite Bristol #6

Dave Bull – The Universe

Are you hard or soft? Someone asks you that during a phone conversation you’d usually hang up. Or be willing to put up with a pretty steep phone bill. Find out what Dave Bull‘s answer is in this pacey talk … Continue reading

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Rob Jonson – Joys of the Small Claims Court

The small claims court outperforms banks? That’s a case of oranges and pears isn’t it? Not if you are Rob Jonson. Rob is not a lawyer, he’s a programmer. But that doesn’t stop him being highly successful in the small … Continue reading

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Antony de Heveningham – Bristol Trails Group

For a town without mountains Bristol is unusually blessed with great trails for mountainbikers, but it’s not simply good fortune – it’s bloody hard work on the part of a team of volunteers. Antony de Heveningham is the man who … Continue reading

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Lia Han – Stop Asking for a Lightsaber

Luke ran around the swamp on Dagobah encumbered by nothing more than an oddball green midget with a peculiar turn of phrase. We doubt that he would have been quite so nimble if he’d been dragging a four-ton power source … Continue reading

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Martin Booth – The Joy of Eccles Cakes

Move over Sheila Dillon! Martin Booth, as well as writing a rather wonderful blog about how fantastic Bristol is, also happens to be the UK’s foremost expert on Eccles cakes. In this sweeping epic of an Ignite talk, Martin takes … Continue reading

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Carole Jackson – Child Abuse: a reality check

The media love to report about missing children. But what sells papers or what makes for compelling television isn’t necessarily representative of the facts of child abuse. Carole Jackson tells us what the facts really are and asks us to … Continue reading

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