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Coding and technology workshops in public places

Wed 22nd Mar, 7:00 for 7:30pm

Executive Business Centre, Bournemouth University, 89 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth. BH8 8EB, Room EB206 (Map)

Synopsis

2.Times Do are a community interest company based in the south west that provides workshops and consultancy services for schools, libraries, museums and other public venues who are interested in growing their technological and digital offering. We are particularly focused on the creative side of technology and predominantly use Raspberry Pis, Arduinos and BBC Micro:bits. We have been running for one year and during this talk we will discuss how we have developed our workshops, the type of workshops we deliver and how we have adapted and grown over the past year. We will also be bringing along some of our favourite projects that we take to displays and events.

About the Speaker - Simon Belshaw, 2.Times Do

Simon is a composer who is interested in generative music systems, he gained a PhD in composition from the University of Hertfordshire 2005 (Generative Systems and Disruptive Processes in Music Composition). He currently uses Raspberry Pis to generate music and recently received funding from the Francis Chagrin Award for work on his Music Machine project. He is Raspberry Pi Certified Educator and is a founder / director of Earworms Exeter, live music performances for all the family aimed at educating and informing children.

Ian is a computer and electronics enthusiast who has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years and has a passion for all things digital. Having run his own IT company he now wants to help the next generation of digital entrepreneurs realise their goals.

Like all our events this event is free.

Our Aims

  • Advancing IT science and practice
  • Bringing out the excitement of IT
  • Introducing IT to all

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  • Private and public sector
  • Career professionals
  • IT/Computing Students
  • Industry and commerce
  • Service industry
  • Manufacturing
  • Health provision
  • Law enforcement
  • Defence
  • Government
  • …Everything and everyone

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