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OpenTech 2008 “Impossibox” presentation. One of my favourite Open Tech sessions—Tom Loosemore describes the “Impossibox”, a cloud of PVRs collaborating to transcode and share “all decent UK TV for a year” via BitTorrent. # 7th July 2008, 2:11 pm

CKAN—Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network. Aims to be the “Debian of data”, with apt-get style tools for installing datasets. Presented at Open Tech 2008 by Rufus Pollock. # 5th July 2008, 3:24 pm

Open Tech 2008—5th July in London. Awesome—I still have happy memories of the last Open Tech (back in 2005), very excited about this one. Once again, it’s only a fiver to get in. # 18th March 2008, 1:03 am