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 […]
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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 […]
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. […]
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 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!
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 […]
Door Prizes for Toymageddon: Toy Hacking Night, Wednesday, June 26th donated by Lee’s Electronics. Just come to Toymageddon, this coming Wed night and you will be entered in a draw to win. Here’s a very cool beginner toy hack/arduino hack. Hook up a toy to the web and monitor twitter mentions
SHHH 28/Open house We laughed, we heckled, We met a lot new people, and we had 8 new member sign up. People rocked out. Lighting talks as always were interesting 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 Event Info: Super Happy Hacker House #28 and Open House: Saturday, June 15 Main street Car free day A hot […]
Vancouver Mini Maker Faire is this weekend at the PNE and a bunch of VHS members are doing projects and talks. Join us ! VHS’s Projects A full list of projects can be found on the Vancouver Maker Faire Blog Richard Sim, The Messy Workbench The Messy Workbench will demonstrate the design/production cycle of amateur electronics/robotics. There […]
Vancouver Hack Space FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HACKER MOVEMENT BLOSSOMING IN VANCOUVER VANCOUVER – DIY is alive and well in Vancouver. On June 1st, the Vancouver Hack Space (VHS) will relocate from the Downtown Eastside to a new home at “The Bunker”, 270 East 1st Ave. Amidst ongoing evictions and closures of community organizations, the Vancouver […]