Entries for March, 2013

Pi Preparedness Night

What: Raspberry Pi Night, including how to use a character LCD with the rpi! Where: VHS (45 west hastings alley entrance http://vancouver.hackspace.ca/wp/about/) When: Wednesday March 27th @ 7:30pm Why: Pete Lomas of the Raspberry Pi Foundation will be at VHS next Tuesday, so let’s be ready! Who: Anyone and everyone, members or non members, guests, etc.. Bottom […]

3D Printer Night, Wednesday April 3 2013

Bring your machine, bring your filament, bring your curiosity. We’ll be sharing knowledge, improving our machines’ performace, and maybe getting the tantalus & makerbots running. Starts at 19:30. See you there

Raspberry Pi Night with Pete Lomas of the Raspberry Pi Foundation

What: Pete Lomas of the Raspberry Pi Foundation and hardware designer of the Raspberry Pi will be visiting VHS for a special Raspberry Pi Night! Where: VHS (45 west hastings alley entrance http://vancouver.hackspace.ca/wp/about/ ) When: Tuesday April 2nd @ 7:30pm Why: We have a rare opportunity to learn from THE expert on the Raspberry Pi’s hardware! Who: […]

Ski Pi! With Pete Lomas of the Raspberry Pi Foundation @ Whistler

  What: Ski Pi! A Fun day of skiing and boarding with Pete Lomas, of the Raspberry Pi Foundation and hardware designer of the Raspberry Pi. Where: Meet at the Roundhouse on Whistler mountain (top of the gondola) at 10am. When: Friday March 29th from 10am-3pm Why: Pete’s visiting for a couple of weeks, so […]

Super Happy Hacker House – Sponsored by Chipkin Automation Systems and Paul Fisher (Fishboy)

  The Storm brewing keg that will be at tomorrows SHHH (Super Happy Hacker House) will be provided by Chipkin Automation Systems. The home-brew IPA keg provided by Paul Fisher (Fishboy). If you or your company would like to sponsor a night at VHS with kegs please contact us.  

“Beyond Arduino” Workshop, Thursday March 28th

Ever wished you could duplicate that successful Arduino project without shelling out for another Arduino? Well you can, and it’s not too difficult. VHS regular Simon is running a workshop next Thursday that will show you how to take your Arduino code and install it on a standalone ATmega328 microcontroller (the same type that is […]

Hack The Space Night – March 19, 2013

What a night! The rain turned people away and yet it was wall to wall action. Paul brought in this robot. It has bumper sensors to avoid (serious) collisions. Look at the intricacy in these circuits! So pretty. While that was going on, John hooked up the hood light and fan. Here he is demonstrating […]

Intro to puppets pictures

Pictures from the recent Intro to making puppets workshop.

SHHH – Super Happy Hacker House, Saturday, March 23

Hear ye, Hear ye! Super Happy Hacker House XXVII shall take place at VHS on Saturday, March 23, from 7pm to late o’clock! Super Happy Hacker House is a social night where members and non-members are welcome to gather for conversation, beverages, lightning talks, and super happy hacking.  Bring your laptops, Arduinos, crafts, and gadgets […]

Intro to making puppets – 7:30 pm Monday, 18th of March, 2013

What: VHS is running another Intro to making puppets workshop this Monday, March 18th, 2013 (Craft night) VHS will have some materials on hand but you should bring your own materials is possible. Dressew is a good place to get almost everything you will need. 337 West Hastings Street Vancouver, (604) 682-6196 When: 7:30 pm Monday, 18th of […]