Reflections on #EMFcamp - a Science-Fact Convention

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Terence and Liz in front of Lasers at emfcamp.

At a science-fiction convention, you queue for hours to hear a bit-part actor describe what it was like on the set of a forgotten sci-fi show. At a science-fact convention, you have a beer with a person who is literally changing the world with a laser cutter, some diodes, and a smattering of Python. Welcome… Continue reading →

Preparing For A TEDˣ Talk

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Terence Eden standing in front of the TEDx logo. A projection screen shows the keyboard of an old fashioned BBC Micro computer

Yesterday, I gave my first TEDˣ Talk. It was organised by my employers, Telefonica in order to showcase innovative thinking throughout the business (usual work/personal disclaimers apply). I don't want to go into too much detail about how amazing the day was - or the incredible talks that I heard my colleagues give. I'd like… Continue reading →

Be A Better Speaker

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I've taken a bit of a break from the conference circuit. With my previous job at InMobi I was attending 10 different events per month (on average). Some were merely hosting, others were presenting. It got really tiring after a while. As much as I love the UK tech scene, it can be a bit… Continue reading →

QRpedia Presentation at Derby Museum

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It's always an odd experience to watch yourself speak. Everyone - I think - finds the sound of their own voice really odd. I'm no exception! This is the video from the Derby Museum Backstage Pass where we gave the first public demonstration of QRpedia. The Video Video shot by Nick Moyes. The Slides All… Continue reading →

Why Doesn't Your Site Work On My Mobile?

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This is the presentation I gave for OpenTech 2010 Opentech updated from Terence Eden If you're on mobile, you can view the mobile friendly version of the slides. Here's the audio of the talk. The gist of the talk is - more people have mobile web enabled phones than have iPhones or Androids. Open Data… Continue reading →

The Future Of Android ... And How To Stop It

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I was honoured when David Wood asked me to present at his first "brown bag" lunch lecture at Accenture. Normally I would run through a presentation of this length at several different venues and thoroughly hone it before presenting at a high profile event. As you'll see from the slides and video, it's still a… Continue reading →