Join us for an Electronics Workshop byÂ Mitch Altman andÂ Jimmie P Rodgers tomorrow the 11th of January.Â Mitch Altman is a San Francisco-based hacker and inventor, best known for inventingÂ TV-B-Gone remote controls, a keychain that turns off TVs in public places. Also Mitch is a co-founder of theÂ Noisebridge hackerspace. Mitch travels all over the world sharing his knowledge and love of microcontrollers and soldering.
*What*: Electronics Workshop with Mitch Altman and Jimmie P Rodgers
*Where*: Alpha One Labs, 148 Frost Street
*When*: 7pm, 11-January, Tuesday. (It is totally OK to come late.) Stay as little or as long as you like. Most projects take about 1 to 2 hours.
*Who*: It is fun to make things at Alpha One Labs. Come join us. All skill levels. Everyone is welcome.
*Cost*: Instruction is Free! If you use any kits, reimbursment for kit price is requested ($10 to $20, depending on kit). There will be plenty of cool kits available to build, including:
TV-B-Gone (turn off TVs in public places!)
Brain Machine (Meditate, Hallucinate, and Trip Out!)
LEDcube (cool cube of blinky lights!)
Mignonette Game (play fun games!)
Trippy RGB Waves (interactive colored blinky lights!)
MiniPOV (more cool blinky lights!)
MintyBoost (charge your USB enabled gadgets!)
and for the more advanced:
microcontroller programmers (program all your AVR family chips!),
Arduino clones (make just about anything!), and more.
More info on most of most of these projects is available on Mitchâ€™s website: http://www.CornfieldElectronics.com (click on the â€œmaker faireâ€ tab)
Some kits require AA batteries, we’ll have some at the lab, however please bring a couple so we don’t run out.