BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium 2011

January 18, 2011 / 0 comments

The 2011 BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium will be held at Birmingham University on April 14th this year. As usual the centrepiece of the day will be a poster contest for women students of computing to show off their own work. If you’re a female undergrad in the UK, ENTER!! because It’s fun They only want a…

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why aren’t there many women at the top?

January 4, 2011 / 0 comments

This is a great talk. Worth 15 minutes of anyone’s time.

Starlings

January 3, 2011 / 0 comments

Approaching sunset, the starlings come home to roost in Aberystwyth Pier. Here’s 10 minutes of it – starting from the beginning, where there aren’t really enough birds to see, and finishing when there are too many birds to count. I find them hypnotic. And bizarre. edit: it is worth skipping forward to 5 mins in…

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Not exactly the Stade des Alpes

January 1, 2011 / 1 comment

I could, like everyone else in the “blogosphere”, do a post about my new year’s resolutions. But instead I’m going to talk about Aberystwyth Town FC, who I went to see this afternoon almost by accident (saw some people with scarves on, followed them to the ground, bought a ticket). The match was Aber Town…

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