Entries for July, 2011

Thank you Mark Lougheed and Project STRUIX for the donation

STRUIX is a physical computing architecture designed to facilitate intercommunicating multiprocessor, multiprogram, parallel computing applications based on the Amtel megaAVR microcontroller and the circular topology of the LilyPad Arduino. Mark’s leverages the Lilypad Arduino from fashion accessory into a number crunching, I/O increasing multi-processor platform.  It was developed, in part, for his to create a (relatively) […]

Workshop: How to assemble a 64 watt panel of solar cells, enclosure and all.

The class will take place August 7th (Sunday) and the class will be from 10am to 4pm. The Vancouver Hack Space is located at 45 W Hastings, very close to the downtown core, and is in an amazing space for tinkerers and science geeks. We’ll start with an intro to basic electrical theory for the […]

Super Happy Hacker House XVII

What: Hear ye hear ye.  All countrymen and ladies are welcome to attend the VHS biquarterly event known as the Super Happy Hacker House.  This event is the XVIIth SHHH, and will celebrate summer hacking in the glorious City of Vancouver. Bring your ideas, smiles and good friends down to VHS to celebrate with the […]

Furby drawing night

What: Drawing night with Furbys. Learn how to draw, teach others how to draw, have fun and make some pretty/scary/interesting/wonderful/fun drawings of furby or whatever else you want to. Where: 45 West Hastings – Back Alley Entrance When: July 18th, 2011.  7:00 pm Who: You and anyone that wants to play learn to draw a furby. Bottom […]

Boardgames night #2

We are planning on playing some board-games games at the Hackspace on Saturday night 7:30pm (July 16th, 2011) We have lots of boardgames but feel free to bring any that you want to play. We will have some snacks but feel free to bring your own. Bring your friends. We will be kicking everyone out at midnight […]

Intro to Arduino Night – July 19th, 2011

Arduino Introduction Night Learn about one of the most popular pieces of Open Source Hardware! The Arduino is good for beginners and hobbyists to get started with Electronics quickly and to work on various projects. Bringing your own Arduino is recommended if you are looking for a more hands-on experience. Where: 45 West Hastings – Back […]