Electromagnetic Field 2014

EMF 2014 was held between and at Hounslow Hall Estate, Newton Longville, Buckinghamshire, UK.

Below you can find a list of talks and workshops. You can find more memories from EMF 2014 on the Internet Archive.

Main Stages

Name Title
DC 5 Scientific Tools That'll Blow Your Mind Has video
Stuart Livings A brief guide to dog behaviour and human interaction Has video
David Leadbeater A look at Linux containers, what they do and what they don't
Ryan Sayre Amateur Radio: The Original Nerd Hobby! Has video
Simon Singh An Operator's Guide to the Enigma Cipher Machine
James Aylett bach.js, an unhistory of how the great Baroque composer pioneered Javascript, 250 years before Netscape even existed
Tom Oinn BaseBot Has video
Dr Saul J. Wiggin Beyond Materials: Invisibility and Perfect Imaging Has video
Gavan Fantom Build your own quadrotor from scratch Has video
Gavin Starks Can open data help save the world? Has video
MISS ALIA SHEIKH Collaborative Science Fiction Film made at EMF
Scary Boots Cryptris Has video
Melinda Seckington DDD: Disney Driven Development Has video
Crypt and Rebelli0n Demoscene Showcase
Carl Reynolds Disruptive disintermediation: selling open digital health services to the NHS Has video
Hadley Beeman DIY Physio for Geeks
Jonty Wareing EMF 2014 Closing ceremony
Jonty Wareing EMF 2014 Opening ceremony Has video
EMF 2014 retrospective: What did we do right?
David Croft & Will Hargrave EMF network in a field 2014 Has video
Matt Gray & Tom Scott Emojli: How we accidentally built an app and why we never want to build one again.
Mark A Williams Evading Anti-virus Has video
Joe Nash Fuzzy Fuzzy Logic Has video
David Hayward Games Minus Industry Has video
Erica MacArthur Glass music, the nervous system, mesmerism and the threshold of beauty and harmony
Amran Hackerspaces and Diversity Has video
Amran Hacking and healthcare Has video
Nigel K Tolley Hacking biometric security Has video
Ben Heck Hacking the ZX Spectrum Has video
Vinay Gupta Hexayurts, Distributed Infrastructure, and Maximizing Global Minimalism Has video
Adam Greig High Altitude Ballooning Has video
Jon London History of Rocketry
Matthew Somerville How buying multiple train tickets can be much cheaper than one Has video
Alex Bellos How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life Has video
Mike Emery & Tim Brown How Many Bugs Can a Time Server Have?
How the Russians did cold-war portable radio
Dr Jessica Barker How to be an Effective Terrorist: fear and loathing in cyber security
Derek Scuffell How to catch a cat burglar with a Slice of Pi Has video
James Smith How to stand for Parliament Has video
How to use Twilio in ten minutes flat Has video
Tom Wyatt How we spent a year building a spaceship simulator in a caravan Has video
Arjen Kamphuis Introduction to Information Security and Privacy
Michael Turner LaserTag - How Quasar works Has video
Tom Lynch Learning to Make – How I built an electromechanical display and taught myself basic electronics
Lightning Talks - Sign up at the Info Tent!
Lightning Talks - Sign up at the Info Tesk!
Maria Han Veiga Machine learning and its use in creepy internet stalking Has video
Calum Douglas Make metal castings from 3D Printed Moulds Has video
Deb Chachra Materials and Makers Has video
Alex (Merlin) Glowaski Mesh Your Brain Has video
Graham Sutherland Minimal effort web application security (a.k.a. how to make my job harder)
Christopher Binny Miracle cures, superpowers and the zombie apocalypse
Dan W My Container Ship Holiday Slideshow Has video
bsb Not Safe For Work: Industrial Control System Security
Stephanie Pau Open Space Projects Has video
Giles Greenway Our Data, Ourselves Has video
Elger "Stitch" Jonker Perfect session management in privacy-sensitive web applications Has video
Greg Fragkos Point Of Sale Device tricks: You could…live for free!
Jane Charlesworth Programming for impostors and scientists Has video
Jos Weyers & Nigel K Tolley Q&A on Physical Security with the worlds greatest lock hackers Has video
PJ Evans Reading Hitler's Mind: Bletchley Park and The First Computer Has video
Matthew Scroggs Recreational Maths in a Field
Owen McAree Robotics and Computer Vision with MATLAB and Simulink Has video
mc.fly Run your own infrastructure II Has video
Jos Weyers Showing keys in public Has video
SimPrints SimPrints Has video
Tom Hall Surreal Numbers And Mathematical Games Has video
Ben Fields Tastes Great, Less Wordy: Document Natural Language Processing (for Beer)
Alice Bell Telling stories about tech
Libby Miller The Archers Avoider Has video
Dan Jellinek The digital democracy dream Has video
Ashton Clarke The Dilemmas of Sci-Fi Has video
Adam Greig & David Turner The Making Of The·Grid Has video
Zoe Cormier The Science of Hedonism and the Hedonism of Science Has video
José Díez The Security of the Internet of Things
Tom Myers The softprinter Has video
Tom Watson MP The three main parties railroaded the Data Retention Act through in a week. Where does the fightback begin?
Matt Westcott The ZX Spectrum - a secret history Has video
Matt Lloyd Trials and tribulations of a badge project Has video
UCL Family Geek Showoff Has video
UCL Geek Showoff Has video
Dominic Spill USB tinkering for hackers and makers Has video
Sam Pikesley Vandalising your Github commit history for fun and profit Has video
Dan W Walt Disney World: This was supposed to be the future Has video
Rob Wiegertjes We don't need no stinkin' tension wrenches Has video
Tom Hall What do we have in Computers? Has video
Hannah Nicklin Where Games Break Has video
Peter Sewell Why are computers so @#!*, and what can we do about it? Has video
Rachel Rayns Zoë Star; Neurotic IoT Machines from an Alternate Reality


Name Title
Advanced Blacksmithing
Paul Amateur Radio - Practical Sign offs
Antonio Roberts An Introduction to Glitch Art
Jo Lawson Arm Knitting
Iain Sharp Back to Basics Radio
Bunting and Decorations
Collaborative Storytelling
John Sturdy Contributing to OpenStreetMap
Cooking & tasting workshop: Erwtensoep (Green pea soup)
Cooking workshop: King-size pannenkoeken (Dutch pancakes)
Cooking: Braai (BBQ)
Democracy Meetup
DNA Bracelets
Georgina Voss & Deb Chachra Futures of Sexual Healthcare and Digital Fabrication
Google Cardboard VR Goggles Workshop
Colin Tuckley GPG/PGP Keysigning
Marek Ventur Hacking TiLDA MKe
High Altitude Balloon Launch
Home-Grown Bioscience
Michael Turner InfraRed Communications
Introduction to Blacksmithing
Robert Fitzsimons Introduction To Electronic Fashion Workshop
Munir Hasan IoT: Making it through the Perfect Day
Kite-Mapping Part 1
Kite-Mapping Part 2
Clare Greenhalgh Learn to knit
Matt Little Learn to solder
Make a Lightsaber
Make a Lightsaber and Drop-in Crafts
Martin Raynsford Make a marble machine
Martin Raynsford Make a useless machine
Richard Sewell Make your own titanium spork
MaKey MaKey
Robert Miller Making rope from nettles
Matt Little Off-grid solar photovoltaics hands-on workshop
Phil Swinbank Origami for Geeks
Rocket Mice
Mustafa Al-Bassam and Jake Davis Rubik's Cube speedsolving
Ruby Programming for Kids
Arjen Kamphuis Security Zone: Hands on lab
Solder a 'I Can Solder Badge and Torch'
Solder a Flashing LED Badge
Morag Hickman Stop-motion challenge
Edinburgh Hacklab Surface Mount Soldering
Daan Uttien and Emmy Meester The One Ring, make your own silver ring
Ian Norton (idn) & Claire Jackson (clj) Wood turning


Name Title
2xAA 2xAA plays his Game Boy Has video
Dermot Jones Dermot Jones plays Spanish guitar Has video
MusicaDispersa Experimental/Noise DJ-Set/Performance
Fakebit Polytechnic Fakebit Polytechnic Has video
Matt Westcott Gasman's ZX Spectrum Chiptune Extravaganza Has video
Matt Westcott Gasman's ZX Spectrum Chiptune Extravaganza Part II
Yaxu (Alex McLean) Live coded techno
George Buckenham MEGA GIRP
Multicast experiment: Who's on?
Security Quiz!
Hannah Howe Singer-Songwriter Hannah Howe
The 55th Flotilla (DJ set)
The 55th Flotilla The 55th Flotilla (Live)