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.


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


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


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

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