Entries for the ‘Media Release’ Category

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 […]

Toymageddon: Toy Hacking Night, – Prizes

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  

Pictures of VHS Open House, SHHH 28 and main street car free days

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 Maker Faire 2013 – This weekend !

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 […]

We’re Moving to VHS 3.0, 270 East 1st

Details After 18 months of searching, VHS has finally found a new home! Our space behind 45 West Hastings served us well, but we’ve outgrown it and it is time to move on.  As of June 2013 our new home, affectionately dubbed The Bunker, is at 270 1st Ave E, Vancouver.  The new space is […]

Photos from Raspberry Pi Night with Pete Lomas of the Raspberry Pi Foundation

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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: […]