Talk: "Towards Ambidexterity" – FTS Ignite 2010

Posted by mattjw on December 1, 2010 in talks - (Comments Off on Talk: "Towards Ambidexterity" – FTS Ignite 2010)

Where: FTS Ignite 2010, Cardiff School of CS&I
When:  1st December 2010

An Ignite talk on a five week experiment to see if I could switch handedness (I'm naturally right-hand dominant). Ignite talks last exactly 5 minutes and consist of 20 slides which auto-advance every 15 seconds. [Slides PDF 21MB]

Talk: "An Introduction to Python... In 30 Minutes" – FTS Jan 2010

Posted by mattjw on January 27, 2010 in talks - (Comments Off on Talk: "An Introduction to Python... In 30 Minutes" – FTS Jan 2010)

Where: FTS Seminar (PhD Student Seminar Series), Cardiff School of CS&I
When: 27 January 2010

A concise high-level introduction to Python. [Slides PDF 3MB]

Talk: – "How Many Friends is Too Many?" – FTS Feb 2009

Posted by mattjw on February 4, 2009 in talks - (Comments Off on Talk: – "How Many Friends is Too Many?" – FTS Feb 2009)

Where: FTS Seminar (PhD Student Seminar Series), Cardiff School of CS&I
When: 4th February 2009

An overview of some research from social networks and anthropology, mostly focusing on Robin Dunbar's work on social relationships. Also discusses research on social relationships in MMORPGs. [Slides PDF 1MB]