Last week (Wednesday the 18th June) I went to a social meet up of local leeds people who had an interest in all things digital and Internet related.
There were two short presentations
Colin May talked on "Scaling your site - things to consider now and in the future that'll make your life a lot easier when your site takes off"
Next was Tim Waters talking about "Alternate Reality Games".
After the Alternative Reality Gaming talk we went out side and played a mini ARG which was quite fun and entertaining
(I think there is a video of it floating about the Internet as someone was filming us on a Nokia N95 but don't know if it was upload to the internet or not. If i find the video I will post it up on one of my blogs)
The video above I will explain as you are probably just confused after watching it. The idea was to create a human maze, to guide the person in the middle you had to hum and they were meant to follow the humming noise. CLICK HERE for a little help understanding what I am talking about
Afterwards there was beer and cake (it was GeekUp's 1st Birthday) while talking to people afterwards I learnt about Open Mapping and Geo caching all things that sounded interesting but I have never heard of before, no doubt be reading up on them
Also found out there is a PhotoCamp due to be held in Leeds that I am hoping to attend.
I managed to live blog the event via the use of twitter and my iPod touch, (live blogging the event just makes me want a 3G iphone even more. I mean you can't always have a wifi connection with an iPod touch I just got lucky that time but what happens next time if im at an event with out a wifi connection and i want to live blog?)
All in all it was good to get involved with and speak to other people who are interested and work in the same field that I am interested in.
Hopefully I will be attending next month :)
In the mean time there are some pictures of me over on my other blog at this Junes GeekUp
CLICK HERE to see the pictures