It’s rare for me to enjoy a conference so much, but Milton Keynes Geek Night All-Dayer was tremendous! I enjoyed every single talk and took something away from each. Big round of applause then to David Hughes and Richard Wiggins for organising it, and to all the many folks that helped it run smoothly. I’ve come away with some new enthusiasm, and hope that the motivation sticks.
I was talking about the importance of having a Shed, a metaphor for saving some time for experiments and creative challenges. Not long time consuming side-projects necessarily, but short things - perhaps even as little as a couple of minutes. I’ve uploaded a PDF of my talk here - such as it is without the audio to make it understandable. As far as I know the sessions were all recorded, so that missing part may well appear!
Links mentioned in the talk
- Banana Drawings
- Stefan G Buchers Daily Monster
- Lunch Bag Art
- Daniels Daily Monsters
- Lavatory Self-Portraits in the Flemish Style by Nina Katchadourian
- “ooOOOoooh!” by me
- Doged version of the Firefox Logo (not by me)
- Brendan Dawes the King of Sheds