The PirateBox has come a long way since it's inception in 2011 by David Darts. After reading about it's existence I first got to interact with one at the Elevate Festival in Austria. I remember downloading a book by Cory Doctorow and uploading an Mp3 from a band I used to be in. It felt liberating to have this private shared space. An internet only those in the room had access to. Back … [Read more...] about PirateBox – Collaborate and Share, Anywhere.
Unveiling the Life and Works of Alan Turing
I was invited to Bletchley Park for the unveiling of new exhibits entitled 'The Life and Works of Alan Turing'. Whilst there I grabbed the following two videos on my flip cam. An introduction from Sir John Scarlett, Chairman of the Bletchley Park Trust and following talks from Captain Jerry Roberts, Bletchley Park wartime Codebreaker, Sir John Dermot Turing and James May who finally went on to … [Read more...] about Unveiling the Life and Works of Alan Turing
The Tunnels Of Bletchley Park
Once a month a group of geeks and tech lovers meet up at Bletchley Park to network, chat, and talk about how best to raise awareness for Bletchley Park's campaign for survival. This meeting is called Station X (@StationX) after the 10th Mi6 radio station that was situated at the Park. During the last meeting, Station X regular and Bletchley Park volunteer Adam (@Computid) … [Read more...] about The Tunnels Of Bletchley Park
StationX in its modern incarnation was born on the 16th of February 2009. The intention was to create a social media geek-meet, offering access to Bletchley Park for bloggers, tech lovers and social media types, in return for helping amplify Bletchley Park's online campaign. With this common cause in mind, approximately once a month a date is announced through the twitter account @StationX and … [Read more...] about Station X