Hacks meet Hackers

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikenolan/4805671393/ It’s been a busy week with the Institutional Web Management Workshop last Monday to Wednesday in Sheffield and WordCamp UK happening in Manchester this weekend but on Friday I took a day off to pop down to a hack day in Liverpool. The event was hosted by LJMU’s Open Labs at the Art and […]

Social Media Café Liverpool

Last night was Liverpool’s first Social Media Café at Static. SMC’s are nothing new – they’ve been running in cities around the UK, and the world, for a while but it’s good to see one happening closer to home. The format for the evening was three speakers with generous breaks between to grab a beverage […]

Liver and Mash

I’ve already blogged about my own Mashed Library Liverpool talk but I promised to say something about the rest of the event, so here goes! Mandy Phillips and Owen Stephens http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikenolan/4605604625/ The day kicked off with welcome and introductions from Mandy and Owen. I’d heard bits about Mashed Library events before and I know the […]

Create a better search engine than Google

The findings and opinions contained within this post are entirely mine and do not necessarily reflect those of Edge Hill University. The research and write up was done in my own time and is only posted here because it may be of interest to the HE community. At BarCamp Liverpool I gave a talk about […]

Ian Forrester on Backstage

Last night I went down to my second GeekUp meet at 3345 Parr Street in Liverpool. If you don’t know what GeekUp is, here’s a quote from the website: GeekUp is a community of web designers, web developers, and other tech-minded folk from the North West. Our socials take place once a month in Leeds, […]