BCS prize goes to Ross Hammond

David Liewe presenting the BCS prize to Ross Hammond at the November Awards Ceremony at Cheltenham Race Course.


Raspberry Pi Event @Bristol Boot Camp 15th June 2013


Hurry! The slots are filling in fast! http://pibootcampjune2013-epop.eventbrite.com/

The BCS is collaborating with @Bristol and Bristol University to bring you the Raspberry Pi Bootcamp. This day will involve a range of activities to help the beginner to get going and the expert to share ideas with others.

Note that the event amd workshops are now open to ALL ages.  Michael Johnson from JA will demo his  Citizen Space Exploration and the Personal Space Age project, which uses Arduino – the details are http://www.pmstudio.co.uk/news/2012/10/24/exploration-and-personal-space-age-lunchtime-talk-write-up

Both BCS Members and Non Members are welcome. If you require any more information please contact me on simon.thorp@bcs.org

BCS web app by Jon Munson (L6 MWD)

BCSwebapp1 BCSwebapp2

Promoting ECDL on the go  

BCS has launched a mobile and tablet friendly site to give users the low-down on the ECDL qualification.

Just check out the QR code or browse the website.

BCS Talk – February

This month’s talk:  Intellectual Property Office –  Tuesday 21st “ 7:30pm – LC103

David Hopkins delivers a talk on the Intellectual Property Office is responsible for implementing the national framework governing intellectual property rights and for promoting the UK \’s interests in the development of the international Intellectual Property Rights system. The talk will cover the four main areas of intellectual property (trade marks, patents, designs and copyright) and how to protect those rights. Would you like to better understand of how intellectual property can impact on your business? Do you need to find out how to make the most of your business \’s Intellectual Property? Are you also aware of who owns the intellectual property you currently use? It \’s a great opportunity for all businesses looking for the latest information and advice on IP – direct from the Intellectual Property Office.”

BCS Events take place every month at the University of Gloucestershire covering a variety topics.

Click the image below to download your electronic portable copy and find out more about the topics to be discussed.

Xbox 360 Kinect | Tue 19 Oct 7pm TC103

BCS Lecture – open to all – includes refreshments!

Empty Hand – Controller-free Gaming with Microsoft’s Kinect

Microsoft’ Kinect for the Xbox 360 brings, for the first time,  full-body motion tracking to the consumer space. This talk will  examine how Kinect enables a world of controller-free gaming, and  looks at challenges and solutions for gameplay control as the player  puts down the game-pad and begins to directly interact with the game.