This is a list of all the talks & workshops that were at Electromagnetic Field in 2018.

You can find videos of talks on the CCC website or our YouTube channel.


Adam Froggatt
Powerpoint Karaoke
EMF Film Festival
Hidden Figures (PG)
Sam2AA, Gasman
Sam2AA VS Gasman
Multiplayer Indie Computer and Board Games
Professor Elemental
Professor Elemental
Lula XYZ
Digital Immigrant // Unapologetic Other // Creative Gypsy
2xAA [electronic music crafted using Game Boys]
Illusion O
Illusion O (Chiptunes + FX)
Vieon - an audio-visual electronica experience
EMF Film Festival
Coraline (PG) - With supporting short 'The Present'
Gasman's ZX Spectrum Chiptune Odyssey
Lai Power
Lai Power
EMF Film Festival
Special Presentation: Hackers (12)
Indie Games
Multiplayer Indie Computer and Board Games
Indie Games
Multiplayer Indie Computer and Board Games
Scott Pitkethly
Adventures in DIY Electronic Instruments - Cutlasses performance
EMF Film Festival
Tentman: World Premiere
Capybara Funk & Jazz
Polyop: An Audio-Visual Voyage


Andreas Korn
Hunting for (un)known particles
Giles Greenway
Never Mind the Molluscs: (Mis)Adventures in "Aggro-Rhythmic Composition"
Lydia Kostopoulos
A Magical Time To Be Alive
Ed Locard
Don't Feed Them After Midnight: Reverse-Engineering the Furby Connect
Andrejus Kostarevas
Attacking Websites for Educational Purposes Only
Rob Miles
AI Safety
Mike Curtis-Rouse
Falling Faster Straight Down, or How Taking 3D Printing to New Heights
Jonty Wareing
Closing Ceremony
Edye Hoffmann
Do you really want a robot in your old age?
J. Hawkes-Reed
Out daemons, out! Exploring depression through sweary automata.
Scott Pitkethly
Adventures in DIY Electronic Instruments
Matt Denton
Animatronics and robots in the movies with Matt Denton
Jake Davis & Iain Softley
Iain Softley in conversation with Jake Davis
Michael Turner
Orbs Game Explained
Rory Mangles
The TIM Project: Building a relay computer from scrap
Charvy Narain
Why volunteers are unsung heroes of science
Alec Muffett
Why and How you should start using Onion Networking
Antonia Forster
LGBTQIA+ Behaviour in Animals
Matthew Garrett
Everything you never wanted to know about smart lightbulbs
Henry Cooke
Things That Go Bump On The Net
James Harrison
Shooting Lasers at the Countryside: An Introduction to Mobile Mapping
Andy Vine
How to Climb a Mountain.
Michael Dales
From Idiot to Imposter: how to get started in a new field
Terence Eden
The (Connected) House of Horrors
Anna Ploszajski 🎦🚫
Smart Materials
Emily Mayhew
The Battle of Mosul: what does it mean to live in a post-Geneva Convention world
Chemical Adam
Adventures in somatosensory music, body hacking & beyond
Pi Wars - Challenging kids (and adults) to build competitive robots
Mitch Altman
ArduTouch music synthesizer -- music generation for newbies
Eric Drass aka shardcore
The Truth, Post-Truth & Nothing Like The Truth
Lydia Nicholas
Augmented Hilarity
Matthew Scroggs
Maths and Video Games
Matt Carroll
Jessica Rose
Burnout and Your Meat Computer
Tudor Tarlev
Document & quantify informal learning
John Thurmond
A Failure Enthusiast
Lightning Talks
Lightning Talks Friday
Sarah Spencer
The Knitting Network Printer
Kat Joyce
Who watches the watchers in Web PKI?
Matthew Ireland
Computational Creativity
John Dingley
10 years building self-balancing ride on robots
Matthew Hodgson
Power to the people: liberating online communication with
Paul 🎦🚫
How does railway signalling work?
Dr. Tyr Fothergill
BRAAAAAAAINS: Archaeology and Philosophy of Zombies in Games
PJ Evans
Boiling Nemo - Make your own Internet of Things
Kev Sheldrake
Cracking HiTag2 Crypto
Julius ter Pelkwijk
SHA2017 - Behind the scenes of a hacker conference
Kate Bolin
The Story of Elmer McCurdy
John Dalziel
A brief history of Leap Seconds
Andrew Jenner
Adventures in retrocomputing
Sophie Lovejoy
How to dispose of a body: a dead interesting talk
Jonty Wareing
Opening Ceremony
Jane Charlesworth
Full communism and free pickles - life lessons from Ursula K Le Guin
Gavan Fantom
Making music in the free and open-source world
Bootstrapping a hackerspace
Ben Fitzgerald
101 Hacks for Late Soviet Water Towers
Dan Smith & Laura Hyatt
Car Hacking - Back to the future 1970’s style Part II
Marek Ventur
The making of TiLDA Mk4
Alia Sheikh
How To Make a Movie at EMF
Dr Danny Webster
An Introduction to Software-Defined Radio (SDR)
Tim Pritlove
The secret powers of podcasting
Florence Schechter
Why The World Needs A Vagina Museum
Sammy 🎦🚫
Open Bionics: Turning children with limb differences into bionic superheroes
Richard Westenra
Actually, it's about ethics in software engineering
Dominic Morrow
Bricolage: a makers podcast LIVE
Gianluca Memoli
Shaping sound
Norman Casagrande
WaveNet, what's behind Google's voice
James Capper
Gravity Synth
Patrick O'Connor
Numbers vs Resources: The History of Banking
Alistair MacDonald
Deploying a LoRaWAN network
Cass May
Algorithmic Light Art: How To Not Suck
Scary Boots
Richard Feynman: Dick.
Helen Leigh
Making the Mini.Mu, a sewable, codeable instrument for kids
Fearn Bishop
A Tour Through the Visualization Jungle
Ruth Amos
5 things we can all learn from Flaming Pianos
Sean Elvidge
Sunny with a Mild Chance of Catastrophe
Alastair Reid
What makes processors fail - and how to prevent it
Robert Karpinski
Life after Robot Wars
Lightning Talks
Lightning Talks Sunday
David Croft, Will Hargrave
EMF 2018 Infrastructure Review
Building a robot with MATLAB and Simulink
Building a robot with MATLAB and Simulink
jo franchetti
Tweet My Wedding Dress
Dr Marion Brooks Brooks-Bartlett
A Mindful PhD
Tim Stoddard
Developing Games for the Casino/Gaming Industry
Open-Source Modular Tech Jewelry
Sarah Wiseman
Why does 🍕 mean "I love you" : The ways that we use and misuse emoji
Andrew Godwin
Taming Terrain: Sculpting geoscapes from LiDAR
Jenny List
Making And Understanding Real Cider
Rachel Konichiwakitty
Lesson 101: Making Fashion Tech & Human Organs
Kate Devlin
Sex Robots! The Truth Behind the Headlines
Catherine Flick
Codes of Ethics for tech: the hip old thing
Libby Miller
A cheap, remotely posable presence robot using a Raspberry Pi, webRTC and a few servos
Dr. James Beeley
Designing Custom Chips and Sensors and Lab-in-a-Pill Technology
Maximus Ironthumper & Mark Tanner
Project Awesome - Two Men, A Pipe Organ and A Russian Army Lorry.
Nicolas Angelides
Dark-Dark Dark-Matter Matter-Matter
Barney Livingston
Poetoid Lyricam: A Camera That Takes Poems
Kate Tolley
The Art And Science Of The Motivational Corporate Anthem
Chris Wright
The Future of Invention
Simon Bedford
Using Machine Learning for Humanitarian Aims
simon munnery
Adventures in Undertent Heating
Rehana Al-Soltane & Ed Hill
BrightSign: Gesture Recognition and Talking Gloves
Poppy and Jan Mosbacher
How to Use Digital Tools to Make Clothes and Shoes
Tony Abbey
The 1949 EDSAC Computer Rebuild
Michelle Strickland
Spider Silk: Hacking Nature's Strongest Fibre
Kev Sheldrake
Taking Over The World with Scratch
Mate Soos
Hacking using SAT and SMT solvers
Lightning Talks
Lightning Talks Saturday
Hannah Fry 🎦🚫
Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine
Muhammad Sayed
How to make a humanoid using a 3D printer, wheelchair, and ROS!
Ben Proctor
How the Internet has changed emergencies
Why automated number plate recognition systems suck
Mustafa Al-Bassam and Jake Davis
Banned from encrypting
Genevieve Smith-Nunes
The Singularity: dance, digital ethics and datavis
Henry Sands
Urban Beekeeping: How to get started
Geo Meadows
Beehive monitor based on Raspberry Pi
Ian B Dunne
Science Magic...Magic Science
Laura James
From making to maintaining
Chris Taylor
Antiparticles and Geiger counters
David Mills
The use and abuse of CT scanners


Matt Rose
UX your CV
Simon Bedford
The Art of the Taco
Maxine Green
Make a stove out of a recycled drinks can!
graham kitteridge
How long will it take the beat The Tomb of Horrors?
Catherine Flick
Introduction to Dungeons and Dragons (and other RPGs and board games)!
Domen Puncer Kugler
Who is my phone talking to (setting up a man-in-the-middle attack)
Ben Dornan
Bookbinding and Boxmaking Techniques for Hackers
Adam Greig
Build a rocket
jo franchetti
Swing dancing for engineers
Mike Haber
Drama, and what we'd like to do about it
Darren Blaxcell -
Soldering, beginner to intermediate synth kit workshop
Matthew Little
Build a DIY EMF detector
Karolina Alexiou
Drawing for techies
Richard Sewell
Titanium spork workshop
Em O'Sullivan
Building inclusive makerspaces
Kevin Lewis
Hebocon: Crappy Robot Workshop for Beginners
Jonny Austin
Be a Computer! Demystifying assembly language and CPUs
An Impostor's Clay Workshop (and firing!)
Pippa King and Jen Persson
Age Appropriate Design Online — a new UK Code of Practice is coming
Robert Nixdorf
Knots, Ropes and Splices 101
Spencer owen
Build a Z80 Retro Computer Kit
Clare Yarnold
Learn to knit
Linda Polastri, Francesco Forastieri, Enrico Calore, Valentina Rolando
Papercraft Spectrometer
Christopher Wells
Chainmailling for beginners
Colin Rowat
icibici workshop: a £20 brain-computer interface for your phone/tablet/etc.
Victor Loux
Introduction to web accessibility
Federico Fasce
Tell stories in pixels and games
Kinga Kieczkowska
NFC Nail Art
Elger / "Stitch"
Let's monitor the government - UK Edition
Becky Stewart
Build a Wearable with Paper Circuitry and Bela Mini
Matthew Pilling
Design Fiction – Using Science Fiction for invention
Peter Jackson
Paper Circuits Workshop
Stewart Dunn
Fun Balloon Hats that Glow
Steve Samuels
Carve your own Viking Drinking Horn!
Kevin Lewis
Web Design for absolute beginners
Build a 'Stranger Things' Light Board
Rich Metson
How to use a moddable hacking game as a tool for digital activism: a modding workshop
Matthias Braendli
Software-Defined Radio Techniques for DAB Reception and Transmission
Iain Sharp
Beginners guide to modular sound synthesizers using VCV Rack
Iulian Arcus
Hackspaces round table
Katie Steckles
Introduction to Cryptic Crosswords
Haiku: an introduction to Japanese poetry
Intro to Basic Electronics
Frazer Merrick
Circuit Bending
Ada Rose Cannon
Get started with Virtual Reality!
Helen Leigh
Adorable electronics: craft-based making
Genevieve Smith-Nunes
The Singularity: dance, digital ethics and datavis coding workshop
Alison Kiddle
Making Maths with Modular Origami
Steve Samuels
Carve your own Viking Drinking Horn!
University of Southampton - Computational Engineering and Design
Air quality sensor devices: Build, program and test.
Dan Nightingale
Light Painting / Light Writing
Vicki Winter
Yarn Making
Ben Dornan
Introduction to Japanese Bookbinding
Stephanie Pau
Speculative design of health and wellbeing in space (and other extreme environments) for future adventurers
Sam Machin
We Built a Phone Network at EMF - AMA
Cara McIntosh
Dorset Buttons

Youth Workshop

Other Events

Friday 31 August 2018 11:00–13:00
Building the heptagram antiprism
Friday 14:00–16:00
Surface Mount Electronics Assembly for Terrified Beginners
Friday 14:00–15:00
Project Euler open session
Friday 15:00–16:00
Building five intersecting tetrahedra out of wood
Friday 16:00–18:00
Mathematical Crochet (and & continuing to build five tetrahedra)
Friday 16:15–17:15
Sense without sight - TALK
Friday 18:00–19:00
Two Rooms and a Boom
Friday 19:00–22:30
Friday 19:30–20:30
Sense without sight (workshop)
Friday 20:30–22:30
Surface Mount Electronics Assembly for Terrified Beginners
Friday 20:30–21:30
Sense without sight (workshop)
Saturday 10:00–11:00
Sense without sight (workshop)
Saturday 10:15–10:45
Braiding with braids
Saturday 11:00–12:00
Bird Walk - meet at the antiprism
Saturday 11:30–13:30
Designing and building your own accessibility accessories (workshop)
Saturday 12:00–13:00
Maths Origami - making five intersecting tetrahedra
Saturday 14:00–17:30
Arduino for Total Newbies (workshop)
Saturday 14:00–15:00
Anamorphic perspective activity
Saturday 16:00–17:00
Binary Keyrings (£3.50 materials charge)
Saturday 17:40–18:10
Post-talk Q&A with Matthew Scroggs
Saturday 17:50–18:20
Pre-talk Q&A with Hannah Fry
Saturday 18:00–20:00
Poundshop Electronics (workshop)
Saturday 18:00–19:00
Two Rooms and a Boom
Saturday 19:30–20:30
Sense without sight (workshop)
Saturday 20:30–22:30
Surface Mount Electronics Assembly for Terrified Beginners
Saturday 20:30–21:30
Sense without sight (workshop)
Sunday 09:00–10:00
Crap yoga
Sunday 10:00–11:00
Binary Keyrings (£3.50 materials charge)
Sunday 10:30–12:30
Router workshop
Sunday 11:00–12:00
Blind navigation workshop
Sunday 12:00–13:00
Maths Origami - open session
Sunday 12:00–13:00
Blind navigation workshop
Sunday 13:00–15:30
ArduTouch music synthesizer (workshop)
Sunday 14:15–14:45
Braiding with braids
Sunday 16:00–19:00
CANCELED!!!!!! Geiger Counter Radiation Detectors
Sunday 16:00–18:00
Surface Mount Electronics Assembly for Terrified Beginners
Sunday 16:00–17:00
Project Euler open session
Sunday 17:00–18:00
17.00 - 18.00: Binary Keyrings (if there is still demand; £3.50 materials charge)
Sunday 18:30–19:00
Reliably joining square profiles without welding (demo)
Sunday 2 September 2018 19:20–20:20
Sense without sight (workshop)
Sunday 2 September 2018 20:30–21:30
Sunday 2 September 2018 21:10–22:10
Sense without sight (workshop)
Sunday 2 September 2018 21:30–22:30
Two Rooms and a Boom at Stage A