Entries for the ‘Media Release’ Category

Membership rates are going up in 2015 – Get in before then!

As some of the more astute among you have already noticed, VHS’s membership rates are going up. This was decided (unanimously) after taking a look at our budget. Simply put, in January 2015, our rent will go up by about 10%, and at our current rate and membership numbers, we can’t afford this. Accordingly, our […]

VR night at VHS

Links from the night David Clement – custom VR headset Verold Studio – Ross & Ian – 3D Editing and Oculus Rift support on WebGL Gorgon – Heather & Brad Snow Drift – Jesse Mega Binaural – Richard Zhang

VHS Members pay it forward

As part of the recent pi protoplate/connector group buy we included funds for Adafruit, the authors of the open hardware PCB design we chose. We ordered 25 boards and aimed to include $1 per board kickback for Adafruit. The final numbers are $169.54 paid after paypal fees, the pcbs were $80.55 inc shipping and the […]

Vancouver Maker Faire – Call for makers – Poster

  Dan Royer from VHS featured in a Vancouver Maker Faire poster

Making Quadcopters at Vancouver Hackspace

Published on Jan 19, 2014 Spent an afternoon at the Vancouver Hackspace to make a quadcopter using the instructions from:http://learn.marginallyclever.com/index.php/Betamax_Quadcopter I’ll post the step by step video of how to make this quadcopter. It was a fantastic session put on by the VHS to help Maker enthusiasts get started on a beginner kit for multi […]

Thank you to Lee’s Electronic

We recently received a very generous donation of electronic supplies from local Vancouver business Lee’s Electronic. Visit them online or on Main Street. They donated an amazing Mechanical Giraffe Kit, a soldering iron and a multimeter. We gave all of these items away to some lucky folks at the recent Toymageddon event. These giveaways help […]

VHS Lightning Talks Video

The lightning talks from Vancouver Hack Space SHHH 30 (Super Happy Hacker House) Lightning talks — A Lightning talk is a short presentation on any subject that you want. Unlike other presentations, lightning talks last only a few minutes (2 min or less) and several talks will happen in a single period by different speakers. […]

VHS in the press

Hello Two articles on VHS appeared this weekend. Vancouver Hack Space’s fifth anniversary open house  – Lots of pretty pictures, Georgia straight by MIRANDA NELSON  Inside Vancouver’s Hack Space – Welcome to ‘the Bunker,’ where crafters, hackers and makers build beautiful things, together. By Adam Pez. @emilysmith2000: “Shit’s fucked up.”  VHS Is the answer.

SHHH 30 Lightning Talks

SHHH 30 may be over, but the opportunity remains to enjoy the insanity that is lightning talks. The complete talks will be made available below, so don’t forget to check back!  

Geek Speak: Dan Royer, Vancouver Hack Space member

A longtime member of VHS, Dan Royer, was recently interviewed by Stephen Thomson of the Georgia Straight. DAN ROYER IS among the roughly 120 members of Vancouver Hack Space. The nonprofit group’s aim is to provide a welcoming place for computer programmers, artists, engineers, and other tinkers to meet up and work together on creative projects of […]