A few days ago I found Apollo the duck in a geocache. He said he had heard of the legendary Mr Duck and would love to meet him. Well since Mr Duck is a good friend of Alistair, and we were going to meet them both at Leeds Hack this weekend, I agreed to take Apollo along to meet his idol. He was over the moon when Mr Duck agreed to share his QR Code cupcake with him!
Today we had tons of fun at the Over The Air conference. We went with Caz and met up with our friend Mr Duck who brought Alistair along too. There was a nice man called Terence who let us play with his 3D printing machine. Leo found a cool new seat which fitted him perfectly. Mr Duck got a new hat. And we found some friendly faces to play with – Kitty and Darth. We also had a tour of The National Museum of Computing where we saw lots of ancient dusty hardware which Caz and Alistair used to play with when they were little.
After their night on the town last night, the Cybermen were up early in time to go to BarCamp Blackpool this morning. They were delighted with the BarCamp Lollies which were being given away. And they took some time to look around the exhibits on show before attending some of the sessions. They took a particular shine to this colourful crochet dog made by Aunty Social.
Dai, Leo, Mr Duck and Geeky went to BarCamp Berkshire2, held over the weekend at O2’s headquarters in Slough. They had so much fun at last year’s event that they were very keen to attend again. Caz ran a workshop on how to Customise Domos! And this time the toys were even part of the Fake Crew and got up to all sorts of mischief:
Today we went back to Maker Space to help out. Mr Duck, me and Leo decided to supervise while some of the geeks put together a work bench in the new workshop area.