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Tomas Rawlings – Building News-Games

When people heard about Endgame: Syria, a video game created by Tomas Rawlings and his Auroch Digital team, they naturally assumed it would be another crass shooter, tastelessly exploiting the misery of people still enduring the civil war. But that’s … Continue reading

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Mike Toscano – Basics of the US Government

It took a fair amount to pull off, but did you see how we were able to arrange that demonstration of American politics and law in action just in order to promote this talk by Mike Toscano on how the … Continue reading

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Ed Barnett – How to live longer

Kicking off Ignite Bristol #7 we had seasoned Igniter Ed Barnett, who performed the same honour back at Ignite Bristol #5. Accidentally knocked back a glass of anti-freeze? Avoid debilitating renal failure by throwing back a couple of vodka chasers … Continue reading

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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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