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Congratulations Skye! Winner of the Overleaf Award for Most Entertaining Talk :)
By John Hammersley
Skye in mid-flow

Through a series of happy coincidences, Overleaf was able to support the recent 1st Annual Trent Mathematical Science Research Symposium.

Our sponsorship allowed us to offer an award, and 'most entertaining talk' seemed like a worthy prize! We're thus delighted to share the news that the winner of the Overleaf Award for Most Entertaining Talk was Skye Griffith.

Slides and videos from the recent celebration of Don Knuth’s 80th birthday
By John Hammersley

Donald Knuth’s 80th birthday on January 10, 2018 was celebrated by two events in Piteå, Sweden: the scientific symposium "Knuth80: Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Information" in honour of Don’s career-long efforts, followed by the world premiere of Fantasia Apocalyptica, a multimedia work for pipe organ and video written by Don himself.

Grace Hopper Celebration 2017
By Ryan Looney

When I boarded my flight from RIC to MCO, I had no doubt I was on the right plane. There were a few families headed for the Orlando amusement parks, but nearly everyone on the plane was female, a little on the nerdy side (myself included), and clearly headed for a party. The Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) is part conference and part job fair, but as the world’s largest gathering of women technologists, the total experience is much more.

Hopper T shirt and name badge
Attending my first #FuturePub — thoughts from Fiona Murphy
Fiona Murphy
Neil Jefferies from Bodleian Digital Libraries presenting at FuturePub 11

Neil Jefferies from Bodleian Digital Libraries presenting at #FuturePub 11!

Earlier this week, I attended my first FuturePub event. Hosted by John Hammersley of Overleaf, it was a heady combination of pizza, drinks, lightning talks and lively networking. (Annoyingly, I had to run for my back-of-beyond train before I turned into a pumpkin, but I suspect that all of these activities were still ongoing as I sat on my train and started this write-up).

It's time for the next #FuturePub! London, Sept 25th, near Kings Cross
By John Hammersley

Quick link: Register here!

Monday, September 25, 2017 from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Near Kings Cross, London
Free Pizza & Drinks!

Four speakers now confirmed! Here's the awesome line-up we have for you so far...