I wrote this post for Life | Art | Us on 30 May 2011. Click on the link at the bottom to read the full post.
In her session at FutureEverthing 2011, Professor Sue Thomas talked to us about her fascinating paper, When geeks go camping – finding California in cyberspace, which explores the relationship between nature, the outdoors and technological development. So, before you read any further, pack away that image of the speccy young geek, hiding away in his bedroom and chained to his computer. This post is about geeks of all ages getting out and about, and the amazing things that happen when they do.