Category for General Announcements

Interested in developing for Wearable Devices?


While we’re getting the plans in motion for the 7th Over the Air in 2015, we thought you might be interested in the upcoming GLAZED conference on the 22nd of October. We’ve got a unique 25% off code for the Over the Air community too: OTA25
Hope …

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The OTA13 Round-up


It’s hard to believe that a whole week has gone by already, since the 6th edition of Over the Air at Bletchley Park, on the 27th & 28th of September. A huge cheer to all of you who attended, spoke, sponsored, donated prizes and participated …

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Donate to the National Museum of Computing, and PayPal will match it


PayPal have made a generous offer to match all donations to The National Museum of Computing through their JustGiving Page.
If you e-mail  cbetta@paypal.com after making your donation, you will be entered into a Raffle to win a Leap Motion.
 

 
 

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#TheOpenAgenda – Why the world needs an open future


By: Daniel Appelquist (@torgo), Open Web Advocate, Telefonica Digital

At Telefónica, we recently launched something called #TheOpenAgenda (www.theopenagenda.com) – a cross-industry initiative  to ask what does open mean and why is it so important?
The concept of open first gained traction in the technology industry with the birth of …

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Be sure to check out the Paper Enigma Challenge


Be sure to pick up a tin of Pringles when you’re at Over the Air this year, but not just to have a little snack – Franklin Heath have put together a little Paper Engima Challenge for you!

Franklin Heath are the developers of the Enigma …

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Apigee is an Event Sponsor


Thanks to the support of Apigee – we are able to release another 100 tickets. YAY!

Apigee offers Backend-as-a-Service capabilities that make it easy to build awesome mobile & web apps, from the cloud or your own servers. Learn more at http://developers.apigee.com/

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Code Club at Over the Air!


These days developers around the world are becoming aware of the science deficit in our youth, and in particular the computer science deficit. Grass roots efforts like Code Club are trying to bridge this gap by giving kids a way to learn basic coding skills …

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GitHub donates Makey Makey kits and free Repositories


We are pleased to announce that GitHub is  donating 20 MaKey MaKey kits as Prizes toward the OTA13 Hack Day competition, as well as a free GitHub repository for all teams who enter the Hack Day competition

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, …

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Manning Publications donates Prizes for all


We are pleased to announce that Manning Publications is  donating Prizes toward the OTA13 Hack Day competition, as well as a free eBook and 42% discount for all  attendees.

Manning publishes computer books for professionals–programmers, system administrators, designers, architects, managers and others.
“We think of our authors …

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Ready, Steady, GO!


The 6th annual Over the Air will be held on Friday & Saturday the 27th & 28th of September at Bletchley Park. For two days we’ll be based at Station X, hacking in the shadows of the WWII Enigma & Lorenz code-breakers, and hanging out …

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