Full Circle Podcast Episode 35, Manchester Girl Geeks Barcamp 2013 Special

Full Circle Podcast Episode 35, Manchester Girl Geeks Barcamp 2013 Special


Full Circle Podcast Episode 35, Manchester Girl Geeks Barcamp 2013 Special

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Welcome to the second of our 2 part conference special, in this episode the presenters reflect on the first ever Manchester Girl Geeks Barcamp held at the MadLab on 16th March 2013


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01:43 | WELCOME and INTRO:


Les, Olly & Freaky Clown reflect on the success of the Manchester Girl Geeks first Bracamp

  • The first Barcamp that was specifically organised to support women
  • A shift in attendances, 75% Women and 25% Men
  • All tickets sold and a fairly large waiting list.
  • Over 70 attendees
  • Diverse subject matter for talks ranging from Google Analytics to Q&A of a Hacker through to e-textiles

 08:40 | INTRODUCING Ian Forrester

09:30 | PRESENTATION Ian Forrester – The History of Girl Geek Dinners

25:18 | INTERVIEW – Katie Steckles & Samantha Bail – The Manchester Girl Geeks First Bracamp – Organising it and Reflecting on it’s Success

  • We caught up with Sam and Katie to to talk about how their first Barcamp has gone.
  • We discuss their involvement in the Manchester Girl Geek Dinners and organisation and involvement in events such as BarCamp MediaCity
  • We also discuss the future for the Manchester Girl Geeks Barcamps
  • You can keep up-to-date  with all the talks and events the Manchester Girl Geeks Dinners are organising and involved in by visiting their website or following them on twitter @mcrgirlgeeks 

39:45 | INTRODUCING Ben Nuttall

40:10 | PRESENTATION Ben Nuttall – Free Software Culture

A presentation on what Free Software Culture is and what it means to use and develop Free Software.

1.04:13 | REVIEW – Freaky Clown Talks About His Visit to Manchester CoderDojo

  • Manchester CoderDojo his held on the first Sunday of every month between 2 and 5pm at MadLab
  • A CoderDojo is a user group where under 18s can go to learn how to code using various languages such as Scratch and Python
  • Find your nearest CoderDojo here: http://zen.coderdojo.com/

1.07:16 | OUTRO AND WRAP

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Opening: ‘Achilles’ by Kevin Macleod

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Reflections to Presentation by Ian Forrester,  Out of Presentation by Ian Forrester: ‘Dance Zone’ by Unknown

Into Interview with Katie & Sam, Out of Interview with Katie & Sam: On the Run 1 By Unknown

Into and Out of Presentation by Ben Nuttall, Into and Out of Review: Iron Man By SoundJay


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