Hello sentient hacker beings! On December 13th around 8pm we’re going to have 2 short presentations on mashing up open geo-data with LASERS. We’ll have a guest Tylor Sherman give a short talk about using Tilemill to style open data (based on his talk at Polyglot Conf, and then VHS co-discoverer Luke Closs will talk [...]
Entries for November, 2012
One of VHS’s members, LoialOtter created a 3d model for some tank treads on his massive 3d printer (700mm x 350mm x 350mm) and uploaded the designed to thingiverse. The tank treads have just been featured on the front page of thingiverse. Congrats LoialOtter for being featured on Thingiverse!
Just made this afternoon: 1. A small acrylic X-mas tree (a hackable variation of which is soon to be scaled up and hung upside down from the ceiling at VHS) 2. Acrylic dice created using a parametric box generator that Funvill found. Both of these creations were solvent welded using methylene chloride that Loial sourced [...]
VHS hosted the Vancouver area Maker Meetup for 3d Printer Users on Thursday Nov 15 . At 6pm there was a Google HOA which we had up on the screen. http://blog.makezine.com/2012/11/06/first-international-maker-meetup-on-3d-printing-nov-15/
MAKER MUSIC An event dedicated to showcase Vancouver’s talent of experimental musicians in a night you don’t want to miss. Whether it’s making new instruments or making new sounds out of pre-existing instruments, Maker Music is for all those who want to see what else can be done! Line-up: goldfish (VHS) a flyingoctopus (VHS) Holzkpf The [...]
Hello Hackers, The next SHHH is this Sunday Nov11th, 2012. Thats Sunday! not Saturday, (Note: Monday is a holiday) Remember to BRING YOUR OWN CUP ! More info about this SHHH 24 http://vancouver.hackspace.ca/wp/2012/10/23/super-happy-hacker-house-24-nov-11-2012-730-late/ We have two special things planned. AI Programming Challenge We will be having VHS’s first AI Programming Challenge. The challenge will be [...]
This upcoming Tuesday evening will be raspberry flavoured! After receiving dozens of heroic responses to my plea for help on the mailing list, I decided to make this event official. Like all Tuesday nights, VHS will be open to the public for this event. Even if you don’t have a Raspberry Pi, there might be [...]