Peter is a veteran web developer who now works as a technologist and front-end lead at rehabstudio on projects for clients including Google and Red Bull, and in partnership with some of the world’s biggest creative agencies. He’s the author of The Book of CSS3 and The Modern Web, and has written for Net Magazine, Smashing Magazine and A List Apart. In his spare time he “relaxes” by reading voraciously, supporting Arsenal, and day trips to castles.
People mostly communicate by talking, but with computers we are often impeded by keyboards.This talk looks at ways we can talk directly to our devices, and have them talk back to us.
Ben is a developer at White October in Oxford, where he's worked on a wide range of projects - and is particularly into data, the web, and visualisation. He enjoys challenging the way that we interact with technology, and is known for interactive demos.
The internet of browsers
Browsers do more than just presenting content – they can also allow us to collect data from the environment. We’ll look at what information we can gather using the web platform, and what kinds of things that we can do by considering the physical situation in which we use our devices.