We have some great bloggers right here in the North East. I’ve been following many of the more technical blogs for a while, and featured links to many of the better ones right here in links section.
More recently i’ve even started to aggregate the rss feeds within google reader, so i was really interested to read yesterday that Ross Cooney was planning to aggregate some of these blogs and had created a discussion thread on the SuperMonday google group for people to add details of the blogs.
Not only have i discovered some great new blogs and added links to the list, but i’ve also updated my reader feeds and bundled them into a single feed that i’ve added to this page.
So now as well as my views on the North East IT scene, you can also see what the rest of the North Easts bloggers are saying, all in one place. Continue reading →
I think we all know by now, what a great job the Codeworks team do with the Thinking Digital Conference, bringing some of the greatest speakers in the field of technology to Newcasle|Gateshead once a year . The conference continues to grow as one of the leading conference of its kind and getting an out standing reputation both locally and globally. Unfortunately not everyone can manage to get to the conference, either because they simply can’t aford it, or because of other commitments, but Codeworks believe that this content is just too good to miss, so they have made the talks freely available online, not quite the same as attending in person, but unmissable all the same… Continue reading →
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Tagged keynotes, speakers, talks, tdc, thinking digital, video
This month’s Supermondays was a bit special, not only because it was in one of the beautiful old University buildings, or because it marked the 1st birthday, but because Supermondays founders Ross and Alex, announced that Supermondays is to become a CIC (Community Interest Company). What this means is that they will be able to apply for funding to make events bigger and better and to help ensure its survival. Continue reading →
TEDxNorth was the latest in a growing number of high quality events to come to the region., and one man more than any other has been behind this trend, but how would Herb Kim’s latest project measure up to the reputation of the mighty TED. I booked my ticket on the strength of that reputation alone, and i for one was not disappointed.
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I’m not sure if this is something that I should be saying out loud (or if any of my design friends will ever talk to be again if i do), but i really quite like windows 7, so much in fact I went along to a Vbug (at Newcastle Uni) last week to meet the Microsoft team and learn a bit talk about desktop optimization and windows 7.
Jonathon Noble told me about Vbug a while ago, but i this was the first time i’d managed to get along to one, and i have to say i had a great night… Continue reading →
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Tagged microsoft, newcastle, operating system, optomized desktop, technet, uni, vbug, windows 7