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20 April 2013

Free Software Culture Talk at Manchester Bracamp

Last month I attended the Manchester Girl Geeks Barcamp – affectionately known as┬ábracamp. I did a talk on Free Software Culture,┬ácovering the varying definitions of “free” (libre/gratis), the principles of free and open source, why people do it, how development is managed and demonstrated use cases, as well as battle some gripes from a misunderstood […]

2 October 2012

Barcamp Blackpool 2012

This weekend was Barcamp Blackpool – held at the Norbreck Castle Hotel in North Blackpool. It’s the fourth event they’ve run since it kicked off in 2009 – and the second I’ve attended. Last year was great fun but I only stayed for the day – this time I stayed the night before and the […]