1. Making Things Fast - by Leila Johnston

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    Ignite London 4 was proudly hosted at 93 Feet East on 8 February 2011 ignitelondon.net twitter.com/​ignite_london

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    • Episode 24 - Isy Suttie

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      Amongst her millions of other achievements, Isy stars in smash hit sitcom Peep Show. She plays Dobby - object of Mark's desire, IT professional and, let's face it, ultimate geek pin-up. Isy plays music for us, teaches us how she learns her lines, and generally charms our socks off this week. Tune in on Thursday for all this and more!

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      • Shift Run Stop - Avery Edison & Dan Maier

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        Various bits from this session will appear in the next couple of episodes of Shift Run Stop (www.shiftrunstop.co.uk), I imagine. Loads of great stuff, was hard to choose clips - we talked about all kinds of comedy and all kinds of games... and Leila holds a book up to camera for not quite long enough, as is becoming traditional. You'd do well to follow @aedison and @danielmaier on Twitter.

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        • John Graham-Cumming

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          Here we talk to John about his new project, Plan 28, which aims to build Babbage's Analytical Engine from the original plans. John is also well known for successfully petitioning the Government to grant a formal apology for Alan Turing, and is the author of the Geek Atlas. Come back on Thursday for the full audio episode. http://www.jgc.org/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Graham-Cumming

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          • Episode 15: Phil Gyford

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            Phil is the brains behind numerous fun things you've probably come across on the internet, including pepysdiary.com, the @samuelpepys Twitter feed and the brilliant pretendoffice.co.uk. We also like him because, as you'll see, he let us play on his Megadrive. Don't forget to check out our website for more about the podcast: shiftrunstop.co.uk, subscribe to the iTunes feed so you don't miss anything http://itunes.com/podcast/shiftrunstop/ and add us on Twitter - @shiftrunstop

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            • What if We Have Fun?

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              Leila Johnston, author, blogger & comedy writer, Lightning talk at Culture Hack Day 2011

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              • Coming up in episode 34: Danny O'Brien

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                These days, internet celebrity Danny is renowned for his civil liberties campaigning (and for being very funny), but many listeners will recall that he used to edit the excellent weekly geek newsletter NTK with Dave Green, who now does the snacks segment on our show! In this episode, the old team reminisce about writing for geeks in the early days of the internet, and we find out what Danny's been up to since. Tune into shiftrunstop.co.uk or subscribe on itunes for the full audio show (and more): http://itunes.com/podcast/shiftrunstop/ ntk.net http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danny_O%27Brien

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                • Episode 20: Shazia Mirza

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                  We're honoured to be joined by comedian and columnist Shazia this week, who tells us about getting into comedy while working as a science teacher, the perils of writing about her parents and being recognised... not always as yourself. http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/shaziamirza http://www.shazia-mirza.com/

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                  • Making Things Fast - Ignite

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                    This is the talk I did at Ignite London 4 (Feb 8th, 2011) plus a couple of SFX that were lost when I converted it into powerpoint for their computers! In reality, I love the Disney castle and I'm sorry I had to do this to it. But I didn't have a choice.

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                    • Episode 18 Andy Riley

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                      Andy Riley is a comedy writer and comic artist, creator of the legendary Bunny Suicides series of books and Roasted, the geeky coffee shop comic that appeared in the Observer magazine until very recently. Often working with writing partner Kev Cecil, Andy has written for numerous highly-acclaimed comedy shows and performers, including Armando Iannucci and Miranda Hart. He was kind enough to illustrate some cassette inlay cards for us, too (seen in this video) so get in quick with a tape order if you'd like a piece of one-off art. The episode will go up in full on Thursday the 18th of March, over on Shiftrunstop.co.uk

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