This is a meetup of a few hours organized in the context of the Open Source Body week in La Paillase, Makery and Gaite Lyrique, about the interface of Open Hardware and Health.
We would like to invite all CRI researchers, students, or staff and other external guest to meet and discuss with Alexey Zaytsev, hardware designer based in Shenzhen, China; André Maia Chagas, part of the initiative TREND in Africa and creator of Flypi, a 100€ fluorescence microscope; and Guy Aildeberg, PhD student in CRI, developing a low cost DNA detection kit. We will know more about their projects, meet each other over a glass of wine or juice, and discuss about personal cases and general trends in this field.
Do you like Science, Technology, Art, and Hacking? SparkleCon is this weekend at 23b hackerspace in the Los Angeles area:
SparkleCon is a two day event where people from all walks of life come to share and participate in art, science, computers, security, and hacking. It has been hosted at 23b Hackerspace since 2013 and as attendance has grown over the years so has the extremeness of the events contents. Come and enjoy things like 3D body scanning, lock picking, coding, 3D printing, large Tesla coils, and nuclear fusion.
Prepare yourself for the return of Hackaday Belgrade! Our premier European conference — Hackaday Belgrade — is on 26 May and we want to hear what you’ve been working on. The Call for Proposals is now open. We seek talks and workshops exploring the most interesting uses of technology and the culture that goes along with it.…
Looking for a ultra tiny development board? Tomu is an ARM Cortex M0+ device that fits inside your USB port. We’ve seen these in person, and they’re tiny. There’s a few commercial devices in this form factor on the market. For example, the Yubikey Nano emulates a keyboard to provide codes for two-factor authentication. The…
Raspberry Pi FPGA HAT designed by Eric Brombaugh:
The icehat is a small (Raspberry Pi Zero-sized) board with a Lattice ice40 Ultra or Ultra Plus FPGA and three Digilent-compatible 8-bit PMOD receptacles.
Ken Shirriff writes about a computer restoration project: