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Archive for July, 2014

Privacy and Geocoding Videos

A big thank you to Doug, Peter and Andy for presenting this month, and as ever a big thnak for to Newcastle University in supporting us. Here are the videos of this moneth event. A copy of Doug’s slides are on Slide Share and Andy’s new service is Ask The Pigeon.

SuperMondays – Privacy and Geocoding

This month we have a varied event, with Doug Belshaw and Peter Shaw speaking about Privacy, and Andy Redfern taking us through geocoding the green vote!

Doug Belshaw educates you to educate others – on raising the next generation in the thorny subject of privacy. How do you get more than a ‘meh’ about creepy government surveillance? How do you get people to actually read those mammoth Terms of Service that everyone agrees to? And what are we actually doing with our kids’ data?

Peter Shaw will be telling tales from the trenches – lessons learned in developer security. Covering essential points such as not letting business leave security until the last minute, ways that tricksters will attempt to get private details from you, and warning signs that your app might be leaking data will all help you to be aware of the issues and combat them quickly.

Andy Redfern will be demonstrating ‘Green Geocoding’ and showing us how he helped Green voters connect with European Election Candidates in the last election. With more than 30 million pieces of data, a government database, you’ll see how clever custom algorithms assembled all that data to deliver it to tens of thousands of voters.

Please note that for the next few months we will be in the Bedson Teaching Centre off Queen Victoria Rd opposite the RVI. Entrance 21 on the map.

Eventbrite - SuperMondays - Privacy and Geocoding

Test Driven Development Videos

A big thank you to Philip and Alex for a great Super Mondays on Test Driven Development. Here are the videos if you missed the talks, or would just like to watch them again.

We also have the audio from the questions stored at https://archive.org/details/SuperMondaysTDD2014.