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Flash on the Beach 2009
The first part of this week was spent in Brighton attending the 2009 edition of Flash on the Beach. I had heard good things about it and I was not disappointed. I have come away feeling injected with inspiration, something that had been replaced by fatigue after some demanding deadlines recently. This is filed under 'Work'. I am not sure it should be, it was way too much fun.


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When Actionscript 3 first arrived on the scene I was asked to introduce the technology to a lecturer at the University of Kent so that it could be incorporated into their syllabus. At the end of the two days I was asked if I wanted to be a member of the School of Engineering and Digital Arts Multimedia, Technology & Design Industrial Panel, and I signed up immediately.


If you have been following the posts on this blog you will know about a 'proof of concept' prototype I built for The Economist earlier in the year. This post is about the refinement of that work into online interactive content now published on The Economist website.