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GeekUp Nottingham

18:30 Monday March 03 2014
Mercure Hotel, George Street, Nottingham, NG1 3BP

Another great talk and practical this month, and FREE BEER (or whatever your tipple may be) available courtesy of Cordius.

Robot Games, A Retrospective

Peter Cooper presents a quick tour of the long history of robot-based programming games, not only looking at how they work and how they've evolved, but also how you can have fun with them yourself. Then, a short practical session where you'll get the opportunity to build your own robots and pitch them against those of other attendees will follow.

Peter Cooper ( is a programmer, publisher, and chair of O'Reilly's Fluent conference. He wrote Beginning Ruby, published by Apress, and is perhaps best known for running Ruby Weekly in the Ruby and Rails world.

About Geekup Nottingham

GeekUp Nottingham takes place on the first Monday of every month. It's a grass-roots knowledge sharing and networking social for folks involved or interested in all forms of technology and creative media. We welcome people at all levels and from all backgrounds, if you're interested in technology, we're interested in you. Also, beer.

Every event is free - just turn up!

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