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, 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
Self-confessed ‘geeks’ in Derby are celebrating the one-year anniversary of their group Geekeasy Derby, where they discuss all things nerdy over a pint or two.
Mixing networking and socialising with a focus on intelligent discussion, the geeks meet in the Furnace Inn on Duke Street, on the second Thursday of the month from 6pm. It’s free to attend, you buy your own drinks, and the pub also provides free samosas to attendees. Continue reading
Alison Bull from Looking Glass Research took us through the ins and outs of market research at June’s Geekeasy – and opened our eyes to the joys of stats.
With an impressive CV having worked for some top media companies including ITV and CNBC, Alison gave us a shock when she said she didn’t like the term ‘market research’! Continue reading
For June’s Geek Speak, Alison Bull from Looking Glass Research will be telling us about how getting into the detail of market research can help businesses. Ali’s worked at a variety of companies including ITV and CNBC, so has plenty of experience to share.
To help her presentation, please answer 10 quick questions about market research here:
The talk at May’s Geekeasy was about animation software. Mair Perkins, Ben Haynes and Richie Phillips explained what and how they use specialist software to create animated logos in their business AnimatID.
Logos can be animated in a variety of ways: some are simple movements of key parts of the logo, while others will be visually complex. The trio work together to come up with ideas and will storyboard the concept to help explain it to the client. Once agreed, they’ll get to work. Continue reading