York Hackspace at Manchester Mini Maker Faire

Our York Hackspace group set up at the Manchester Maker Faire over the weekend of Saturday 26th / 27th July. On the official site this event is described as: “the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.”

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Presentation from Leeds Creative Labs

A video from Leeds Creative Labs from our presentation as well as questions.

Leeds Creative Labs…

[UPDATED] This year I’ve been selected as part of the Leeds Creative Labs cohort, which brings together Academics and Creative Technologists for collaboration. We have all met so far for an initial session to get to know each other and to be paired in our group of partner(s) who we will be working with over the month. This first session flew by and there was not enough time to get to know everyone as well as I would have liked to, but I managed to already meet some great people who are inspiring, intelligent and in the spirit of sharing which can sometimes be difficult to find. Continue reading “Leeds Creative Labs…”

The Fashion of Jean Paul Gaultier

I went to visit the Jean Paul Gaultier show at The Barbican in London this month (June 2014) which has over 165 of his couture and ready-to-wear garments and from a huge time frame of 40 years of his work. It was a view of his powerful fashion in one place. Just brilliant!

I was hoping it would be a great experience to see the clothes but it was beyond what I was expecting.
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CHI

[Photo from my demo table. Thank you so much if you were one of the people who came to talk with me, it was such an amazing experience!]

Today is the last day of the CHI conference  (2014) and I have had an amazing experience.

Great to watch a demo of Google Glass, with Thad Starner... I think this was them taking a photo - so I'm taking a photo of being in a photo.
Great to watch a demo of Google Glass, with Thad Starner… I think this was them taking a photo – so I’m taking a photo of being in a photo.

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