We spend enough time alone staring at our computers; we are proposing to work together. So often issues that arise when working can be solved with a quick two minute discussion that would take hours to solve alone. We have Dorkbot to see people's work, we have Share where anyone can play, we have workshops and universities to learn from. This is a meeting where we all can come to work.
The idea is to get a bunch of people together working on projects using the same tools or in the same field. Come alone or as a group, form impromptu working groups or work individually. When you have an idea or a problem, you will be in the company of helpful brains to turn to. What it key here is that this is a place for people to come and get actual work done. This hacklab focuses on Arduino.
Writing a library? Working on a shield design? Putting the final tweaks on your pet robot dog? Bring your projects and put the collective unconscious to work. That doesn't mean that you have to be an expert to come, but you should already have a working knowledge of Arduino and electronics. If you have zero or little knowledge, it won't be a good environment to start in. This is a monthly meeting at different locations throughout the city covering various topics. This hacklab is open to all.
Hosts: Jeff Hoefs, Laura Garcia-Barrio, and Ted Booth of Smart Design
When: Saturday, April 26th, noon-5pm
Where: Smart Design http://www.smartdesignworldwide.com/ 601 W. 26th St., Suite 1820
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