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Andy Piper
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knows people and tech; enabler, synthesiser, connector, community-builder
knows people and tech; enabler, synthesiser, connector, community-builder

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One of the magical things for me is that we were both there, both clearly loved and enjoyed Nine Worlds, yet the only thing we did in common (that I can tell) was attend the cabaret ... Oh and not do the disco through fatigue :-) every story I read reminds me how diverse and differently everyone experiences the con, yet we leave with a sense of "our space", happiness, and shared friendly times. Thanks for your write up!
Nine Worlds Part two
Nine Worlds Part two
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Just received my C64 conversion kit! works perfectly, thanks!
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MQTT Smart Home Wall Controller Code Published http://flip.it/qDHCE
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Added photos to droidconNL 2014.
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Watched The Internet's Own Boy: the story of Aaron Swartz this evening. A powerful, moving and sad documentary. I knew of his involvement in e.g. Reddit but I'd missed his important contributions to RSS, Creative Commons and other things. We've lost a visionary, a genius, and one of the foundational figures in Internet society, with an impact and influence in so many areas. So sad.

If you care about technology / the Internet, freedom, democracy, information and learning then this film deserves your urgent attention. Do not miss it.

The director Brian Knappenberger Skyped in for a Q&A after the screening and was generous enough to answer one of my questions. A very thoughtful and impressive guy. I'm keen to see his previous work, We Are Legion, now.

Incidentally, if you are into similar things then I also recommend Terms & Conditions May Apply; and Downloaded, the story of Napster.

FWIW, the Aaron Swartz film is available under CC license for download, but it is also coming to (no doubt a limited number of) cinemas in the UK this weekend, so try to get to see it.

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- IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3268458/
- BoingBoing: http://boingboing.net/2014/06/29/internets-own-boy-free-cc-l.html
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Our next Live #TwitterDev  hangout is on August 26 and looks at MoPub - join us!
Join MoPub team members Phu Tran, Alice Pang and Boris Logvinskiy for a chat. They work on mobile ad monetization for mobile apps.

We will go over the following topics:
Getting started with monetizing your mobile apps
What MoPub does
How real-time bidding works on MoPub to drive you more revenue
Q&A on the MoPub platform
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"Living in the Mobile Future" - my colleague +Chris Chabot speaking at Digital K in Sofia earlier this year http://youtu.be/vqmerEO6E0k
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Handy Google Docs extension to convert docs to AsciiDoc.
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