Just wanted to share details of this year’s Wuthering Bytes technology
festival, which will once again be taking place in Hebden Bridge (W. Yorks)
and this year runs over the course of 10 days. With proceedings getting off
to a start on Friday 2nd September with the “Festival Day”, featuring 10
talks from a fantastic speaker line-up and covering a diverse range of
Hacking Robot Dinosaurs, Dr Lucy Rogers (engineer, author and judge on
the new series of Robot Wars)
Project Nimbus: The Projection of Moving Images onto Clouds from an
Aircraft, Dave Lynch (artist, director and inventor)
Prototyping for Public Good, Rachel Coldicutt (Director of Products &
Service at Doteveryone)
The Magic Lantern at the Turn of the 19th Century, Phillip Roberts (researcher
working with the National Media Museum and University of York*)*
Northern Powerhouse: A Text Adventure Game, Hwa Young Jung (multidisciplinary
artist working in the* arts*, cultural and sciences*)*
What does mass spectrometry have to do with me? Giles Edwards (analytical
chemist, engineer and musician*)*
Digital futures: art & design in a hyper-connected world, Irini
Papadimitriou (*Digital Programmes Manager at the V&*A)
The secret life of your mobile, Geoff White (Channel 4 News)
Glowsticks, Lasers and Making Art with Code, Seb Lee-Delisle (digital
artist and speaker who uses computers to engage with people and inspire
Catching up with Domesday, Andy Finney (radio and TV producer who helped
to found the BBC Domesday Project*)*
Tickets are priced at £10 and this includes lunch.
Festival Day will be followed by Open Source Hardware Camp taking place
over the weekend of 3rd & 4th September, featuring 12 talks on the Saturday
and 4 workshops on the Sunday. This will then be followed on Monday 5th by
the Open for Business Conference, hosted by the BCS Open Source Specialist
Group and Open Source Consortium.
On Tuesday 6th ODI Leeds will then be taking a look at “open smart cities”,
with a full day of exploration, show & tell and collaborative work.
Thursday 8th Wuthering Bytes will be playing host to the first ever LLVM
Cauldron, a one-day conference with a single talks track and a space
for breakout sessions, birds of a feather, and potentially tutorials.
The meeting is free to attend and open to anyone whether a hobbyist, from
academia, or from industry, and regardless of previous experience with
LLVM. The conference keynote will be delivered by Andy Wingo
http://wingolog.org/about/, maintainer of the Guile
http://www.gnu.org/software/guile/ Scheme implementation and committer
to V8 and SpiderMonkey.
Finally, we will have the annual GCC, GDB and friends developer conference,
GNU Tools Cauldron, joining us from Friday 9th until Sunday 11th September.
For further details and to register please visit: http://wutheringbytes.com