Around the world in 32 minutes with The Geek Atlas
Date: This event took place live on June 24 2009
Presented by: John Graham-Cumming
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
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In this webcast, author John Graham-Cumming presents a tour of 32 places from his book, The Geek Atlas, in 32 minutes. From Jaipur to Hawaii, via Spain, Paris, London, New York and beyond, The Geek Atlas covers places that will fascinate anyone interested in science, technology or mathematics.
About John Graham-Cumming
John Graham-Cumming is a wandering programmer who's lived in the UK, California, New York and France. Along the way he's worked for a succession of technology start-ups, written the award-winning open source POPFile email program and churned out articles for publications such as The Guardian newspaper, Dr Dobbs, and Linux Magazine. His first effort writing a book was the obscure and self-published computer manual GNU Make Unleashed which saturated its target market of 100 readers. Because he has a doctorate in computer security he's deeply suspicious of people who insist on being called Dr., but doesn't mind if you refer to him as a geek. He is the proud owner of a three-letter domain name where he hosts his web site: http://www.jgc.org.