Author: fishboy

SHHHH 0x1F – Super Happy Holiday Hacker House – 2013-12-13

What: Super Happy Holiday Hacker House 0x1F! The members of the Vancouver Hack Space are pleased to invite all members, non-members, guests, friends and Mayors-of-large-Canadian-cities to join together in some holiday merrymaking. Never been to the hack space before? This

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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,

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SeedBomb Night – Thursday March 21st

  come one, come all to the first^H^H^H^H^H second^H^H^H^H^H^H third evar vhs horticultural night. i will be bringing supplies and instructions on how to make seed bombs. i have the red clay powder, compost and an interesting selection of westcoast

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Vancouver Ingress cross-faction Meetup – Tuesday Feb 12th

Come one, come all to the first second Vancouver Ingress cross-faction Meetup on Tuesday, February 12th at 7:30PM.  This event will be held at the Vancouver Hack Space – 45 West Hastings St.  Instructions on how to get to VHS

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Seedbombing night – Tuesday April 17th

come one, come all to the second evar vhs horticultural night. i will be bringing supplies and instructions on how to make seed bombs. i have the red clay powder, compost and an interesting selection of westcoast non-invasive seeds. i

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EL night @ VHS

What: A short talk about using EL wire and how it works, and then we can play and make glow bikes and glow outfits! West Coast Kits (a kit company birthed by VHS members) just brought in lots of new

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I’mma let you finish, but I just have to say that this plotbot is awesome!

I’m really digging the first test drawing that the new plotbot squeezed out from it’s steppers. The image it created on the paper was generated by a couple of different tweaks to the AFMotor+AccelStepper example code. This plotbot is made

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Stepper Motor Night

Stepper Motors – demystified. Karl, our in-house electronics guru, will give us a tour of Stepper Motors. How they work, how to drive them, and how to incorporate them into rad projects. We will discuss Unipolar vs. Bipolar steppers, steps

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solar panel build – part 2

Tuesday night is booked for the follow-up of Solar Brainiac’s 1st Ever Solar Panel Build. Solar and non-solar enthusiasts are invited to attend tonight. One table is reserved for solar string assembly and panel assembly.

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Jeff Del Papa visit on May 17

Jeff Del Papa of Junkyard Wars is in town and he’s going to be coming by VHS to do his talk about “The Making of Maker TV”.  It should be a good talk, especially if you’ve ever seen the original

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