DPiP 4th November 2015 Recap

Freya CarnellBlog, Event Lowdown

Thanks to everyone who attended the last DPiP talk of the year! Here is a quick re-cap of the evening; A brief history of the UK’s fibre infrastructure and City Fibre by Ben Hustwayte & Andy Starnes: Marco Cereste, the leader of Peterborough’s city council said this project is “the most important development in Peterborough since the railways” and personally … Read More

Introduction to Raspberry Pi and Arduino – Coding Workshop – 24th Oct 2015

TiaDPiP Events, Workshops

Oct 24, 2015 · 10:00 to 13:00 at the Eco Innovation Centre. This is an introductory course covering the Raspberry Pi and Arduino. Ideal for those who are interested in exploring the possibilities of Raspberry Pi and Arduino. The course does not assume any prior knowledge of computers or programming. Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, … Read More

Is Peterborough a digital/tech city?

TiaBlog, In the media

That was the question posed to DPiP by BBC Cambridgeshire Radio following on from news regarding the postponement of the CityLAN event this month. Nicole was the (brave) chosen representation to answer questions on the Dotty McLeod breakfast show this morning. Considering the short notice, we thought Nicole did I great job. And, the answer is yes, Peterborough is a … Read More

CityLAN – Update #3

TiaBlog, DPiP Events, Workshops

As you may have heard, the CityLAN event we were looking to attend in a couple of weeks has been postponed until further notice. Sadly, due to factors around health and safety and changing to a bigger venue at the last-minute, the organisers have felt they had no other option but to postpone the event. The DPiP workshops, talks and … Read More

CityLAN – Update #2

JoffBlog, DPiP Events

CityLAN have published this announcement on their Eventbrite page: A Message from CITYLAN Ltd | eSports | Careers | Technology: Due to moving venue at short notice and other mitigating factors this event will be rescheduled at part of the Peterborough City Skills Service 2016 Careers Event. Due to the event having grown bigger than originally anticipated we were required … Read More

CityLAN – update

JoffBlog, DPiP Events

We’re hearing reports that the CityLAN event due to be held later this month from the 20th to the 22nd has been postponed. At the time of writing we’re still awaiting an official statement from CityLAN organisers to find out what this will mean for all the workshops and talks that we had hoped to bring to the event. We’ll … Read More

Meet our new sponsor: CityFibre


CityFibre have been fans of DPiP since Head of Public Sector, Andy Starnes gave a great presentation back in May 2014, so we were delighted this month when they came on board as our latest sponsor! CityFibre’s vision is to build Gigabit Cities throughout the UK. Through the deployment of a fit-for-purpose, transformational pure fibre infrastructure, CityFibre will bring the … Read More