Bathcamp #8: Quiz Of The Year

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For the final Bathcamp meetup of 2009, we put together a quiz. We (loosely..) took the topics of the evening meetups from 2009 and then threw in a few more tech questions. Have a go - the answers are in the notes for each slide

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  • A: U rges designers not to carry out speculative design
  • A: "fold" - designers who say there isn't a fold on the web *** EDIT PICTURE ***
  • A: Allows you to give commands to Firefox
  • A: Danish - born in Copenhagen
  • A: Current Cost
  • A:  an open-source electronics prototyping platform
  • A: PIC / Basic Stamp
  • A: C / C++
  • A: 1947
  • A:  [2 Danish words: "leg" and "godt" = "play" and "well"]
  • A: 14 months
  • A: d)
  • A: Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol
  • A: Google Wave
  • A: Belgium
  • A: Japan
  • A: 24%
  • A:  Open research is research, conducted in the spirit of free and open source software. If the research is scientific in nature it is frequently referred to as open science; open research can also include social sciences and the humanities.
  • A: Birmingham ( http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/west_midlands/4768647.stm)
  • A: Nokia 7110
  • A:  Resource Description Framework
  • A: Adobe Integrated Runtime
  • A: Copper
  • A: c) 1698
  • A: The Jet Engine
  • A: Facebook
  • A: Rich Internet Application
  • A: a) Technology Trigger b) Trough of disilusionment and c) Plateau of productivity
  • A: b)
  • A: Macromedia
  • A: c) according to OXIS 2009 Report
  • A: c) – 47%
  • A: a) 12%!
  • A: Google, Facebook, Yahoo!, YouTube, MySpace
  • A: a) Blogger, b) Rollyo, c) Netvibes, d) Zimbra
  • A:  1. Michael Jackson 2. Susan Boyle 3. Adam Lambert 4. Kobe (Bryant) 5. Chris Brown 6. Chuck Norris 7. Joe Wilson 8. Tiger Woods 9. Christian Bale 10. A-Rod (Alex Rodriguez)
  • A: 1968, by Douglas Engelbart
  • A: 6 billion
  • A: Knol
  • A: ”What Would Google Do?” – Jeff Jarvis
  • Bathcamp #8: Quiz Of The Year

    1. 2. BathCamp 2008 13th/14th September 2008 --------------- Evening 1: Web Design - 4th Feb 2009 - Paul Boag - Ryan Carson --------------- Evening 2: Arduino and Current Cost - 4th Mar 2009 - Ben Tomlinson - Dale Lane --------------- Event 3: Mobile - 1st April 2009 - Chris Book, - Giles Turnbull - Dan Zambonini --------------- Event 4: Quiz night - 6th May 2009 Compered by Darren Beale --------------- Event 5: Eclectic night - 1st June 2009 - Pete Ferne - Sam Machin - Cameron Neylon --------------- Event 6: Linked data, adobe AIR, UX - 1st July 2009 - Leigh Dodds - James Whittaker - Joe Leech --------------- Event 7: Bathcamponified - 21st July 2009 - Amy Mahon - Ryan Carson - Sam Machin - Dan Zambonini - Julian Cheal - Steve Pope - Brian Kelly - Chris Book - Mike Ellis --------------- Bathcamp - the barcamp - 26th/27th September 2009
    2. 3. the quiz 40 questions, 4 rounds
    3. 4. Round 1 <ul><li>Design and hardware hacking </li></ul>
    4. 5. Round 1 / Q1 <ul><li>What does the site &quot;No!Spec&quot; do? </li></ul>
    5. 6. Round 1 / Q2 <ul><li>What is the missing word? </li></ul>
    6. 7. Round 1 / Q3 <ul><li>Ryan Carson talked about an add-on called &quot;Ubiquity&quot;. What does it do? </li></ul>
    7. 8. Round 1 / Q4 <ul><li>What nationality is Jakob Nielsen? </li></ul>
    8. 9. Round 1 / Q5 <ul><li>What is the name of the energy-monitoring device that Dale talked about at BathCamp 2? </li></ul>
    9. 10. Round 1 / Q6 <ul><li>What is an &quot;Arduino&quot;? </li></ul>
    10. 11. Round 1 / Q7 <ul><li>Name an alternative platform to Arduino </li></ul>
    11. 12. Round 1 / Q8 <ul><li>What language is Arduino programming based on? </li></ul>
    12. 13. Round 1 / Q9 <ul><li>When was Lego invented? (within +/- 5 years) </li></ul>
    13. 14. Round 1 / Q10 <ul><li>Where does the name &quot;Lego&quot; come from? </li></ul>
    14. 15. Round 2 <ul><li>Mobile and....eclectic </li></ul>
    15. 16. Round 2 / Q1 <ul><li>What is the estimated replacement time for mobile devices? </li></ul><ul><li>(+/- 3 months) </li></ul>
    16. 17. Round 2 / Q2 <ul><li>What percentage of iPhones have an application installed that is not on the phone at purchase? </li></ul><ul><li>a) 59% </li></ul><ul><li>b) 63% </li></ul><ul><li>c) 78% </li></ul><ul><li>d) 93% </li></ul>
    17. 18. Round 2 / Q3 <ul><li>What does XMPP stand for? </li></ul>
    18. 19. Round 2 / Q4 <ul><li>Which web-based XMPP application was launched during 2009, to much fanfare...?  </li></ul>
    19. 20. Round 2 / Q5 <ul><li>Which country's constitution did Giles show as being available as an iPhone app? </li></ul>
    20. 21. Round 2 / Q6 <ul><li>Which country does &quot;World's Worst War&quot; come from? </li></ul>
    21. 22. Round 2 / Q7 <ul><li>What percentage of UK people accessed email or internet using their phone in 2009? (within +/- 5%) </li></ul>
    22. 23. Round 2 / Q8 <ul><li>What is “Open Research”? </li></ul>
    23. 24. Round 2 / Q9 <ul><li>Which UK city searches for more porn than any other city in the world? </li></ul>
    24. 25. Round 2 / Q10 <ul><li>Name the Make and Model of this phone (1 Point) </li></ul>
    25. 26. Round 3 <ul><li>Linked Data...AIR.... UX....BathCamponified... ...BathCamp08 </li></ul>
    26. 27. Round 3 / Q1 <ul><li>What does RDF stand for? </li></ul>
    27. 28. Round 3 / Q2 <ul><li>What does the AIR in Adobe AIR stand for? </li></ul>
    28. 29. Round 3 / Q3 <ul><li>What was Julian Cheal’s tie made of? </li></ul><ul><li>(no points for his team..) </li></ul>
    29. 30. <ul><li>When was the piano invented? </li></ul><ul><li>1650 </li></ul><ul><li>1678 </li></ul><ul><li>1698 </li></ul>Round 3 / Q4
    30. 31. Round 3 / Q5 <ul><li>According to Dan Zambonini’s BathCamponified talk, what is the most important technology? </li></ul>
    31. 32. Round 3 / Q6 <ul><li>What is the #1 photo-sharing application in the world? </li></ul>
    32. 33. Round 3 / Q7 <ul><li>What does “RIA” stand for? </li></ul>
    33. 34. Round 3 / Q8 <ul><li>What are a, b and c? (1 point each) </li></ul>a b c
    34. 35. Round 3 / Q9 <ul><li>Which of the following is not a consituent of an RDF triple? </li></ul><ul><li>predicate </li></ul><ul><li>syndicate </li></ul><ul><li>object </li></ul><ul><li>subject </li></ul>
    35. 36. Round 3 / Q10 <ul><li>Which company develops FLEX? </li></ul>
    36. 37. Round 4 <ul><li>General geekery </li></ul>
    37. 38. Round 4 / Q1 <ul><li>What percentage of UK households have internet access in 2009? </li></ul><ul><li>50% </li></ul><ul><li>60% </li></ul><ul><li>70% </li></ul><ul><li>80% </li></ul>
    38. 39. Round 4 / Q2 <ul><li>What percentage of UK households have a games console? </li></ul><ul><li>10-30% </li></ul><ul><li>31-50% </li></ul><ul><li>51-70% </li></ul><ul><li>70% + </li></ul>
    39. 40. Round 4 / Q3 <ul><li>What percentage of people in the UK (admitted to) using adult sites in 2009? </li></ul><ul><li>0-20% </li></ul><ul><li>21-50% </li></ul><ul><li>51-70% </li></ul><ul><li>70% </li></ul>
    40. 41. Round 4 / Q4 <ul><li>Name (in any order) three of the top five most popular websites in the US </li></ul>
    41. 42. Round 4 / Q5 <ul><li>Name these logos (1 point each) </li></ul>a) b) c) d)
    42. 43. Round 4 / Q6 <ul><li>Name three of the top ten most tweeted people in 2009? </li></ul>
    43. 44. Round 4 / Q7 <ul><li>When was the first computer mouse introduced? </li></ul>
    44. 45. Round 4 / Q8 <ul><li>Worldwide, how many songs have been sold on iTunes? * (to within 10 million) </li></ul><ul><li>* January 2009 statistic </li></ul>
    45. 46. Round 4 / Q9 <ul><li>What is the name of Google’s “Wikipedia-killer”? </li></ul>
    46. 47. Round 4 / Q10 <ul><li>What does WWGD stand for and name the person who coined the phrase in 2009 (2 Points) </li></ul>
    47. 48. fin

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