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Oxford Geek Night videos. The videos from the last Oxford Geek Night have now been posted. # 25th April 2007, 9:01 pm

So that was Oxford Geek Night 2. Nat’s writeup, including video of the local news coverage (in which I look like a total dork). # 13th April 2007, 1:33 am

Discourse DB. A collaborative effort to collect the opinions of the world’s journalists and commentators about ongoing political events and issues, powered by Semantic MediaWiki so there’s metadata coming out of its ears. # 12th April 2007, 4:38 pm

What the heck is HTML 5? Slides from my five minute HTML 5 talk at Oxford Geek Night 2. # 12th April 2007, 2:41 pm

Extending a WiFi network with two Macs and a FireWire cable

Last night’s Oxford Geek Night went really well, despite more than the usual flurry of problems. It’s definitely true that the more geeks there are in a room the less likely it is that the projector will work! Thankfully we got everything up and running in time for the talks to start, although it was a pretty close call.

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Quakr 7d Tiltometer. How the Quakr team built their own seven dimensional metadata camera using sellotape, protractors and a ball of string. # 12th April 2007, 11:12 am

quakr. Uses Flickr machine tags to add tilt/pan/direction information to photos, then displays them in the correct orientation in a 3D Flash viewer. Presented at last night’s Oxford Geek Night. # 12th April 2007, 11:11 am