Archive for 2012

Final Round-up from our Citizen Journalist


Peter @ Ignite Bletchley Park

This year we invited long-time Over the Air attendee “Phone Fighter” and “Teen Dragon” Peter Price to be our Citizen Journalist and give us the word from the ground. Peter told us about the first sessions he attended at OTA12, and also interviewed Keynote Speaker …

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Slides, Videos, Write-ups and More!


If you’re interested in seeing the slides from sessions you attended, or videos of sessions you didn’t, check out our Lanyrd Coverage Page where we’re accumulating videos, slide decks, links to articles and blog posts and other materials. You’ll find official videos of everything that …

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Interviews with our Sponsors


We asked a few of our sponsors about why they get involved in Hack Days:
“I have attended several hack days and developer conferences in the past years and I find them a great way to share knowledge and experiences, get feedback and to learn new …

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Thank-you to our Prize Sponsors


The Hack Day is a central part of Over the Air, with lots of great creativity and hard work through the night – and we are so thrilled that we are able to award an amazing selection of prizes to the winners of the various …

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Hack Day Awards – part 2


The Results of the OTA12 Hack Day
Audience Favourite
The winner of the Audience Favourite Award was Sam Machin for NS Tweet:“
This is the twitter client MacGyver would use if he were stuck in a Hliton Hotel room with their expensive paid WiFi, or if he found …

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Hack Day Awards – part 1


Best Science Hack
The winner of the Best Science Hack award was Team Hyperiron (Hercules Fisherman, Paul Tanner, Sarah Mount & Nikita Korotaev) for their entry Jatrobot:
“In view of impending shortage of food, to build sustainability, we would like to deploy as many sensors as possible to get …

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Media & Blog Coverage of OTA12


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(this page will continue to be updated as new stuff gets posted and shared…)
Press Coverage
FORBES: Android meets Theremin at Over the Air, by Ewan Spence
“Although I couldn’t attend this month’s Over The Air event at Bletchley Park (previously on Forbes…), it’s always fun to see what madness …

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Today’s Round-up from our Citizen Journalist


Peter Price

This year we have invited long-time Over the Air attendee “Phone Fighter” and “Teen Dragon” Peter Price to be our Citizen Journalist and give us the word from the ground.
Peter started off his journalistic duties by interviewing our Keynote speaker Ariel Waldman:
After Ariel Waldman’s awesome …

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HMGCC is Gold Sponsor of OTA12


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We are thrilled to announce that HMGCC is a Gold Sponsor of OTA12
There are few more important jobs than ensuring that our Government’s communications systems in the UK and around the globe are highly effective, completely reliable and totally secure. That’s exactly what our diverse …

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BlueVia is a Gold Sponsor of OTA12


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We are pleased to announce that BlueVia is a Gold Sponsor of OTA12.
BlueVia is the new global developer programme from Telefonica that helps developers take apps, web services, and ideas to market. Through BlueVia, we are working hard to expose powerful Telefonica capabilities in a simple, …

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