Why?● Tinkering is fun!● We are not the only tinkerers/hackers.● Things are better together
BCS.BCS - Kent Branch.
BCS - What!● "The BCS provides both members and the public with an unrivalled opportunity to keep abreast of current developments in numerous areas of interest."● Meets monthly in school of Computing plus other events.
Digibury - Where?
Digibury.Digibury - Desson.
Digibury - What!● A group of local people interested in technology.● Run by the Deeson (a local web dev shop).● Meets once a month on a Wednesday.
Digibury - Where?
Create.Create - Fruit Works.
Create - What!● By a local start-up for startups.● Softer geekery, targets businesses people.● Hosted in a co-working space in Canterbury.
Create - Where?
OSHUG.Open Source Hardware User Group.
OSHUG - What!A group of people with a sharedinterest in Open Source Hardware,we hold regular meetings in andaround London.
OSHUG - Where?
Barcamp - What!BarCamp is an international network of user-generated Free conferences (orunconferences). They are open, participatoryworkshop-events, the content of which isprovided by participants. The first BarCampsfocused on early-stage web applications, andwere related to open sourcetechnologies, socialprotocols, and open data formats.
Barcamp - Where?
Hack Spaces - What?Hackerspaces can be viewed as opencommunity labs incorporating elementsof machine shops, workshops and/orstudios where hackers can cometogether to share resources andknowledge to build and make things.
Hack Spaces - Where?
Maker Faire - What?Maker Faire is the premier event for grassrootsinnovation. As the Worlds Largest DIY Festival,this two-day family friendly Faire has somethingfor everyone - a showcase of invention,creativity and resourcefulness and acelebration of the Maker mindset.