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DevTank February

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The February DevTank sees a return the Tech + Biz speaker format, and will be on the 9th February at MOO's shiny new offices. 2011 at DevTank brings the promise of great speakers (starting with Mike Butcher from TechCrunch), and thanks to Eden Ventures' ( sponsorship more beer and upmarket pizza.

Mike Butcher, Editor of TechCrunch Europe ( will speaking on, "How to avoid screwing up when talking to the media". Mike has been a journalist and commentator on the internet industry in the UK since it began. As well as being Editor of TechCrunch Europe, Mike has written for UK national newspapers and magazines including The Financial Times, The Guardian, The Times, The Daily Telegraph and The New Statesman. He is also a board advisor to TechHub (, a new and exciting project to create a physical space for tech startups in London.

For the technical section, Hunter Morris will be talking on "Concurrency: To Erlang or Not To Erlang". Hunter is CTO and co-founder of the betting exchange Smarkets (

6.30 - 7.00 Arrive and grab a beer
7.00 - 7.45 Mike Butcher, "How to avoid screwing up when talking to the media"
7.45 - 8.30 Beer, pizza and chat
8.30 - 9.15 Hunter Morris, "Concurrency: To Erlang or Not To Erlang"
9.30 onwards adjourn to a local pub