Year: 2011

Electrochemical “computer” demo

Biopoiesis (currently in progress) is a series of experiments exploring the relationships between structure, matter, and self-organization, with a goal toward the development of autonomous computation and control systems in a computational “primordial soup”. It is based on the work of

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Introduction and tutorial to non-euclidean geometry and riemann manifolds – 13th Dec, 2011 Tuesday

What:  A quick introduction and tutorial to non-euclidean geometry and Riemannian manifold, as implemented with paper and tape, and then a bold adventure into the kind of mind-bending geometry where parallel lines can diverge, angles can sum to more than

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Ladies Hacking Night – Thursday, December 8th

Thursday, December 8th marks the first-ever lady’s build night at VHS. Come by, learn to solder, and make a super cool Fuzz Pedal that you can show off to your friends. The workshop’s for beginners, so if you’re new to soldering

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Build Night: Nanode Ver. 5 – Thursday Dec 1st

Network all of the things! Introducing VHS’s new kit, the Nanode v5. The Nanode a low-cost, Internet enabled Arduino. With a Nanode, you can easily control other remote electronics or send sensor readings via the web. Nanode can easily be connected

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Board-games development night, Dec 6th, 2011

We are going to be developing our own card and board-games. These are going to be quick and dirty prototypes that we can use to test game mechanics and see what works and what doesn’t. We can do it in groups or as

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Open data hack – Dec 3rd, 2011

What is this? It’s a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish analyses using open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption open data policies by the

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Resistor Drawer Labels

Resistor Labels 1 Resistor Labels 2 Thank you John Craver for creating and labeling the resistor drawer labels.

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Makerbot printing settlers of game pieces

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Super Happy Hacker House 10010 – Timelaps

This is a timelaps of Super Happy Hacker House XVIII – The Binary edition

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Super Happy Hacker House XVIII – The Binary edition

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 XVIII SHHH, and will celebrate summer hacking in the glorious City of

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