Geekeasy is a relaxed gathering of geeky/techy/creative types, who have an interest in learning and perhaps working together. It’s very friendly, and you’ll find an interesting mix of people to talk to.
Ignite! is working with Rutland County Council, Derby City Council, Nottingham City Council and the Mighty Creatives to develop a project that starts to explore libraries as a space where digital making happens, and a space for the old and new to collide.
We had a bit of a different Geekeasy this month as our lovely host Christine was away. She handed to reins to one of our favourite regulars Hadrian, who navigated July’s geeky discussion like a pro. Continue reading
This month was the first of our ‘summer sessions’ and we were treated to a red, hot evening.
So we took Geekeasy outside for a BBQ and a beer!
In the corner of a crowded bar one cold evening sit a group of people. They’re a mix of ages and some knock back pints of beer while others sip water. The table is a buzz of conversation, laughter and debate. Some bring out notepads and scribble notes and theories. Continue reading
This month, we had a really exciting talk from Dr Paul Elliott about the amazing history of the Derby Philosophical Society and its influential philosophers, scientists and social reformers. Continue reading
Natalie North, architecture student in her last year of Architectural Venue design at Derby talked about the blurred lines between art and architecture at February’s Geekeasy.
The talk was called: Parasitic architecture or sculptural installation. A look into the labels we apply and whether the distinction between sculpture and architecture should be more blurred. Continue reading