Entries for March, 2012

EL night @ VHS

What: A short talk about using EL wire and how it works, and then we can play and make glow bikes and glow outfits! West Coast Kits (a kit company birthed by VHS members) just brought in lots of new EL kits in 4 colours (dark blue, aqua blue, hot pink, neon green) as well […]

Tomorrow, March 15th, come out to the Museum of Vancouver and help support Vancouver Mini Maker Faire in all of it’s glory! If you can’t make it out to the evening, but would like to help out the cause, we are currently accepting donations through eventbrite.    

General space meeting – March 17th Saturday 1pm

We need to have a general space meeting This is NOT an AGM, this is a general space meeting where we will talk about the direction on where we should head next. Things we could talk about: Moving to a new space. Should we bother or just strive to keep the space open as much as possible Should we […]

Shop Intro Night – Tuesday, 27 March, 2012

What: I’ve had an idea in my brain for a while that I should schedule an evening where I introduce people on how to use some of the more …intimidating shop equipment safely, effectively, and confidently. This intro night will be with a focus on hands-on skill development, while keeping the talking relatively brief. Lecture […]

EL wire night, Friday, 9th, 2012 @ 8pm

What:  A short talk about using EL wire and how it works, and then we can play and make glow bikes and glow outfits! Luke’s kit company (http://westcoastkits.com/cycEL/) just brought in lots of new EL kits in 4 colours (dark blue, aqua blue, hot pink, neon green) as well as some new *sewable* EL wire with […]

Introduction to WordPress workshop, Tuesday 13th, 2012

WordPress is one of the most popular,simple blogging platforms on the web today. It has made it easy for anyone to create a blog and share their ideas with the world. In this workshop we plan to show everyone how to do the basic functions of wordpress and get started on their own. How to […]

Vancouver Mini Maker Faire 2012 Call for Makers is live and Applications are open!

The team over at Vancouver Mini Maker Faire have announced that the Call for Makers for the 2012 event is now live and they’re accepting applications for Individual Makers, Maker Groups, Startup Makers, and Commercial Makers. The event will be held on June 23rd and 24th at the PNE in their 48,000 square foot Forum […]

Vancouver Hackspace – SHHH20 time lapes- March 3, 2012

A Super Happy Hacker House (SHHH) happens every 6 week at the Vancouver Hackspace (VHS). A night of Hacking, Drinking, and Socializing between Vancouver Geek, Hackers, Makers, Crafters, Doers, Dorks, freaks. Please check out Vancouver Hackspace for more information the the next SHHH event or our weekly open studio sessions (Tuesday, Thursday) Time Lapse: 1 […]

Practical intro to computer security – Thursday, 22nd, March, 2012

What: We are going to have a intro to practical computer security forced on “How to use it and why” instead of “How it works and why it is good”. These talks will be directed a people with good computer experience that want to learn more about how to securely communicates and protect there data. […]