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Anthony Wood – /^(pp+1)\1+$|^p?+$/

Anthony Wood first appeared on our stage when we popped it up in the big room at Spike Island with an interesting  reflection on twins. For his second appearance he proved he’s not a single-speed geek and cranked it up … Continue reading

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James Laverack – My Little Pony: Friendship is magic

It started innocently enough – a couple of episodes on a phone in a quiet corner of the computer lab; hours later James Laverack was on the internet watching more. In no time at all he was arranging to watch … Continue reading

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Sam Phippen – Games, Gamers and Gaming

Gaming is no longer the preserve of solitary teenagers lurking in bedrooms. It’s a global, mobile activity more people take part in than perhaps even the participants themselves realise! For his excited second talk at Ignite Bristol, Sam Phippen wanted … Continue reading

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Dan Buzzo – Things to do in the digital afterlife when you’re dead

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egaUMnzu5dM] Since before history, we, humankind, have wanted and needed an afterlife, argues Dan Buzzo. But what are the implications for us when our our bodies are extended by tools that reach well beyond the ends of our fingers? … Continue reading

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Phil Wilson – The eternal sunshine of the spotless facebook

Facebook is accused of many things – breaking up marriages and helping bring down governments are just two recent accusations levelled at it, for example. Phil Wilson is worried about something else – Facebook is, he contends, robbing us of … Continue reading

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Daniel Lewis – Web Alchemy

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kaAdkz67KjE] Does your search for the web solution that triggers the correct “Yes, that’s what I wanted!” response in your client seem as fruitless as the medieval alchemists’ search for the Philosopher’s Stone? Daniel Lewis explores an approach to … Continue reading

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