Entries for June, 2011

Lasers Workshops – Tuesday, 12th July, 2011

My goal here is to help people feel more comfortable ripping gear apart, learning about what makes a laser diode work, how to get a cheap powerful laser under your control, and how to be safe doing this in a responsible way. I’ll start with safety talks, follow with “what is a solid state laser”, […]

Rubik’s Cube night, Tuesday July 5th

How to solve a Rubik’s Cube: Solve the first two layers ??? Profit! The Rubik’s Cube has puzzled and delighted (but especially puzzled) young and old for decades since its rise to fame in the 1980s. Like many things 80s, it’s experiencing a bit of a renaissance at the moment. There are exactly 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 permutations, which is approximately forty-three quintillion This […]

ipv6 talk june 16

IPV6 is the future. IPv6 or IP version 6 is the next generation Internet protocol which will eventually replace the current protocol IPv4. IPv6 has a number of improvements and simplifications when compared to IPv4. The primary difference is that IPv6 uses 128 bit addresses as compared to the 32 bit addresses used with IPv4. […]

Annual General Meeting – Vancouver Hack Space Society

The Vancouver Hack Space Society invites you to our Annual General Meeting. It will be held at the Vancouver Hack Space, 45 West Hastings Street on July 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm. This invitation is open to all members. This is the time of year where we get together and elect our directors and talk about our […]

Open Source Farm Tech – Thursday June 9 at VHS

What: On Thursday June 9th, starting around 8pm we’ll be having a night on Open Source Ecology, aka open source farm tech. If you’ve never heard of OSE before, you may want to start with this TED talk: http://www.ted.com/talks/marcin_jakubowski.html Or check out their website: http://opensourceecology.org/ I’ve invited Damien Gendron, a member of the online OSE community – http://openfarmtech.org/wiki/Damien_Gendron […]

Super Happy Maker House

What: Super Happy Maker House Get you Make on! In anticipation of the Vancouver Maker Faire, VHS is hosting a build session. Bring a project you’re working on, or just come down and find out what all the hackers, crafters, and makers are working on. Bring beer, too, if that’s your thing. Doors will be open by […]