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eightbar - a brief history

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*One version* of the history of eightbar, from the perspective of one of the people involved. Not definitive, and just one viewpoint - a "whistlestop tour"! For context see http://eightbar.co.uk/2009/09/09/an-unconference-and-a-little-bit-of-history/

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eightbar - a brief history

  1. 1. A brief history
  2. 2. Very nearly 4 yrs ago
  3. 3. The blog
  4. 4. The place
  5. 5. Lab events
  6. 6. HackDay!
  7. 7. Smart Planet
  8. 8. Cool apps
  9. 9. Hardware hacking
  10. 10. Sculpture (!)
  11. 11. 3D printing Amazon Pubs Extreme Blue Second Life CICS OpenLaszlo MQTT Google Neuro-linguistic programming Televisions Rockets Spitfires Blue Fusion Visualizations Podcasts
  12. 12. A shop window
  13. 13. • Bleeding edge • Innovative thinkers • Not just virtual worlds • Not just ETS • Anyone can contribute • Anyone can create • Anyone can invent • Web 2.0 = Web Do!
  14. 14. Image credits Ray Reynolds (blog header) Darren Shaw (Planet Hursley) Roo Reynolds (cup dome) Chris Phillips (MQTT ducks)

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