Tags: london

For BERG, My London Launchpad | MORNING, COMPUTER

BERG closed its doors today. Their work stands for itself and the agency will be greatly missed.

Warren Ellis shares his memories of the founding of this seminal group.

James Bridle’s Critical View From Above | Crane.tv Contemporary Culture Video Magazine

James talks about his latest project, The Right To Flight.

Responding to the Responsive Web: Insights on Reshaping User Experience - The Digital Pond (London, England) - Meetup

Sally and I will be speaking at this free evening in London on August 7th.

Inclusive Design: Where Accessibility Meets Usability

I’ll be speaking at this event in London on Thursday. It would be lovely if you could come along. It’s free!

Write The Future by Tom Hunter — Kickstarter

Now this looks like my kind of event:

A new micro-conference on science, technology, communication and fiction, organised by the Arthur C. Clarke Award.

Front-end London - A New London Based Meetup for Front-end Developers, hosted by Made by Many

This looks like being an excellent (free) event in London featuring three talks related to front-end web development.

The inaugural event this month features a talk on responsive design, a talk on data visualisation, and a talk on accessibility.

The 64 Digital Super dooper device testing station

There’s a communal testing lab just outside London and they’ve got a very nifty set-up for their devices.

The Kitschies present… Beukes, Miéville and Ness

An evening with Lauren Beukes, China Miéville and Patrick Ness in London the week after dConstruct. Sounds like fun!

London Device Library

London now has its own device lab (at the Mozilla offices).

If you’re in London and you have an old phone you could contribute, please, please add it to the contribution.

A Ship Aground

This is how London looked on my birthday, as recorded by the stationary meatspace protrusion of James’s Ship Adrift.

From Print to iPad: Designing a Reading Experience

Harry’s 15 minute case-study presentation at UX London was excellent. He says the lesson is that we shouldn’t be afraid to make mistakes, but there’s another lesson here too: testing with users will save your ass.

Climbing a Shard of Glass | Place Hacking

Sneaking in to climb the Shard at night.

ADrink.at

A genuinely useful service for people in different parts of London who want to meet up for a pint.

Responsive Summit • London 23rd Feb 2012

Typical! I leave the country and this excellent gathering gets organised while I’m away. I wish I could be there.

Let them know in advance if you have any responsive-related questions they should tackle.

Little Printer | BERG Cloud

This evolution of Tom Taylor’s microprinter looks like it’s going to be absolutely wonderful (and packed full of personality). Watch this space.

Bringing the London Bus Network home – Blog – BERG

This is an excellent use of the Kindle as an undemanding screen. Really lovely!

Events - The Future of the Past of the Web | Digital Preservation Coalition

I’m going to try to make it along to this event in London next month.

Red Plaques

Even more historic significance than blue plaques.

Culture Hack Day

There's going to be a Culture Hack Day in January, the weekend before History Hack Day. They're like buses; you wait for ages for one to come along and then two show up at once.

Dead Drops Database

London has its first data dead drop. Time to put Brighton on the map methinks.

thisisntfuckingdalston.co.uk

A low-tech version of Flickr's shapefiles: stopping people and asking "excuse me, what area is this?"

The History Hackday blog - Home

This is a brilliant idea: a History Hackday in London. Get in touch with Matt if you can help out.

Time Travel Explorer

Now this is how to do a location-based app: overlays of London through time ...in the palm of your hand.

Web science a new frontier - Find Events - The Royal Society

This looks like being a thoroughly excellent event at The Royal Society, featuring Tim Berners-Lee and Albert-Laszlo Barabasi.

Science Online London 2010 - Home

It's a shame that this clashes with dConstruct — it looks like a great event.

Accessibility London Unconference

A one-day event in London in September on the topic of accessibility, with a focus on motor impairment.

» UX London report: day 1 Johnny Holland – It's all about interaction » Blog Archive

A comprehensive report of the excellent first day of UX London.

Long Snake City | booktwo.org

Snakes'n'ladders played on the streets of London. Fun!

London Reconnections: A Typeface for the Underground

A wonderfully engaging history of Johnston Underground.

openhacklondon | Open Hack 2009: London

The next Yahoo hackday will be on May 9th and 10th in Covent Garden. I've registered my interest. You should too.

Monument: Home

A beautiful video created on London's Monument. "The installation provides a live stream of continually modified time-lapse images 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. A computer controlled digital camera provides a 360-degree panoramic view from the top of the Monument."

London V2 Rocket Sites...Mapped - Londonist: London News, Food, Arts & Events

Gravity's rainbow on a Google map.

bookcamp / PaperCamp

Matt has organised PaperCamp for this weekend and I'll be heading along. Should be good fun.

Twitter-enhanced Dérive « Magical Nihilism

London becomes Everyware.

Welcome - Playful: Game Design London, 31st October 2008

A one-day event in London all about games and play. Looks like it could be fun, and all for £25.

CSS Systems for writing maintainable CSS | Natalie Downe

It looks like Natalie's presentation at BarCamp London 5 was excellent.

Roundabout is London's answer to Silicon Valley | News

The Evening Standard picks up the story of Silicon Roundabout: Last.fm, Dopplr, Schulze and Webb, Moo...

Eventbrite - A provocative evening of science, technology and design

There's a new London geek event going on. The inaugural evening next week features a nice selection of speakers. And it's free!

Star Over London - HOME

A zeppelin over London. No, this isn't some steampunk flight of fancy; it's for real.

The Telectroscope – 22 May-15 June 2008. London and New York.

I love the idea of this bit of real-world steampunk alternative history. From May 22nd to June 15th you will be able to use the telectroscope to look into a tunnel through the earth from London to New York.

GameCamp | Technology | guardian.co.uk

Aleks and Bobbie are putting on GameCamp in London on May 2nd. Should be fun.

Cheesophile : What a friend we have in Cheeses!

Jon's demo site for his talk at The Future of Web Design. It's all about cheese. I wish it were real.

We Tell Stories - 'The 21 Steps', by Charles Cumming

The first of the We Tell Stories series is online. It's a clever piece of storytelling using Google Maps to full effect.

Open Tech 2008 - 5th July in London.

I missed this last year but it looks like a good event. I must remember to leave some room in my calendar for this "informal, low cost one-day conference on technology, society and low-carbon living."

deathboy: anonymous vs scientology

An account of an anti-scientology protest in London that used memes as weapons: rickrolling, "the cake is a lie", you name it... and all while wearing V masks. In short, teh awesum.

SemanticCamp London

You can sign up to February's SemanticCamp by pointing it to a URL with an hCard (or FOAF). Nice.

@media 2008 | The Best Practice Web Design Conference

It's back... the conference spanning conference from HTML Dog will be returning in Summer 2008.

BarCamp wiki / BarCampLondon3

It's baaa-ack!

Little People - a tiny street art project

Little handpainted people left in London to fend for themselves.

Hackfight video

I stumbled across this video that Neil Ford shot of the Hackfight project in full flow. The back-end guys are brainstorming, the front-end people are user-testing... this is the stuff of magic!

Geeks Bust Out Brollies as Rain Falls Indoors at Hack Day London

A nice write-up of Hackday on Wired. Oxford Geek Night gets a mention too (go, Nat!).

Hack Day London Unofficial Wiki - The password is h4ck.

This is a great idea: a pre hack day wiki to coordinate skills and share ideas.

A Hack for Europe! (plasticbag.org)

Registration for Hack Day Europe (June 16th-17th) is open. Sign up now! This is going to be a lot of fun.

Google Developer Day

Google Developer Day will be taking place around the globe on May 31st, including a London event. I'll probably be in Copenhagen though.

Time, History and the Internet - barcamplondon2 on take one onion by Gavin Bell

Gavin Bell has posted the slides from his excellent talk at BarCamp London 2.

Ben Ward » FAO: RDF

Ben's thoughts on RDF and microformats, prompted by last weekend's BarCamp shenanigans.

eRDF vs. microformats

I got roped into this face-off at BarCamp London 2. Here's a video of the ensuing confrontation. This was a lot of fun.

matt | movie

What a great idea for a birthday celebration: a one-off screening of Raiders Of The Lost Ark at the Phoenix Cinema in East Finchley. The signing up process is powered by Event Wax.

Battersea Power Station and Grosvenor Bridge on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Dave Gorman tells of being stopped under the Prevention of Terrorism Act while taking pictures of Battersea Power Station. It's all very civilised. One of the coppers uses Flickr herself.

Battersea Power Station and Grosvenor Bridge

Istd - Kern up the Volume

Erik Spiekermann is speaking in London at the start of November. For just £15, this event looks like great value.

YouTube - Liverpool Street mobile-clubbing.com flashmob, October 11th

This looks crazy! Everyone is dancing to the beat of a different drum... I mean, iPod.

Pub Standards

Where the worlds of web and booze collide, slap-bang in the middle of London. Arranging meet-ups, every now and then, where likeminded web peeps with sore livers can share these very special interests.

Evening Standard Headline Crisis 2005 - a photoset on Flickr

All the hyperbole of Evening Standard headlines gathered together in one place. I have to say, Brighton's local rag, the Evening Argus, would have them beat for incomprehensibility and ridiculousness.

Royal Society | About the Society | Library and Archives | Using the Library | Group tours & talks

I think this could be a fun side-event to organise around @media: a guided tour of the Royal Society. What self-respecting geek wouldn't like that?

BBC NEWS | England | London | Whale spotted in central London

Strange days indeed.

Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Suspicious behaviour on the tube

A truly frightening description of what can happen to any person in Britain today.

BBC NEWS | In Depth | london explosions

BBC coverage of the bomb blasts in London

Flickr: The London Bomb Blasts Pool

A photo pool of pictures relating to the bomb blasts in London today.

Bomb blasts plunge London into chaos from Guardian Unlimited: Newsblog

The Guardian blog is keeping a running update on events in London.

7 July 2005 London bombings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A Wikipedia entry on today's bombings is proving to be a valuable resource.