Hardware Happy Hour (3H) Chicago is Wednesday, October 10th

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The next Hardware Happy Hour (3H) Chicago is Wednesday, October 10th, at Haymarket Pub!

Hardware Happy Hour (3H) Chicago

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018, 6:00 PM

Haymarket
737 W Randolph St Chicago, IL

12 Members Attending

This group is based upon the idea that you are interested in hanging out and discussing hardware. Please bring a piece of hardware to show off or talk about. Are you interested in hardware, but you haven’t built anything yet? Show off software you have built! Or come prepared to talk about the projects you want to build. There are no organized talk…

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This group is based upon the idea that you are interested in hanging out and discussing hardware. Please bring a piece of hardware to show off or talk about. Are you interested in hardware, but you haven’t built anything yet? Show off software you have built! Or come prepared to talk about the projects you want to build.

There are no organized talks, it’s literally a show and tell at a bar or restaurant. In case you missed it two paragraphs ago, bring hardware. Seriously, just bring anything to talk about 🙂

Hardware Happy Hour (3H) Chicago is Wednesday, October 10th

Maker Faire New York meetups this week

Here’s a list of meetups that may be of interest to those that are in New York for World Maker Faire week and weekend:

Thursday, September 20th:

6:30pm – 8:30pm: Kickstarter x Hackaday: HACK TUNES

Join us on Thursday, September 20th for a special pre-Maker Faire Meetup! Hackaday MakeIt NYC is once again teaming up with our friends at Kickstarter, this time bringing you a night of awesome music hacks, snacks and more!

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm: Pre-Maker Faire Meetup at Fat Cat Fab Lab

We’re heading East! Join MatterHackers, Ultimaker, and more community friends to kick off Maker Faire New York at Fat Cat Fab Lab for a discussion on different kinds of “Make” with some of your favorite Content Creators. Pizza, refreshments, and great conversation will be provided! All ages are allowed for this portion of the event.

11:00pm – 2:00am: Midnight Games at Hack Manhattan

Join the Hack Manhattan “night crew” for some early morning boardgames. In the city that never sleeps, night owls and insomniacs congregate to draw cards, toss dice, move pieces, calculate odds and bluff opponents.

Friday, September 21th:

9:00 pm – 1:00 am: Bring-A-Hack at the The Leaf

To celebrate our 10 year anniversary and our love of cool hardware hacks, join us for a #BringAHack event in the Big Apple! Join BeagleBoard.org for a casual evening of drinks, snacks and hacks at the Leaf Bar the night before Maker Faire New York.

Saturday, September 22nd:

6:00pm – 9:00pm: DIY Content Creators meetup

Hosted by Make Jagger

Where: Mikkeller Brewing NYC, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave, Flushing, NY 11368

8:00pm – 12:00am: NY Maker Faire After Party

It’s Saturday night at Maker Faire NY and Manhattan is…too darn far! So we’re hanging out at the only rooftop bar in Flushing with a gorgeous view of the city skyline.

MatterHackers, BuildTak, and Fillamentum invite you to a casual cocktail meetup just 10 minutes from Maker Faire. Bring your friends and “make” new ones (…see what we did there?) as we celebrate Maker Faire!

Look for our Drew Fustini in purple!

Maker Faire New York meetups this week

#BringAHack New York with BeagleBoard.org before Maker Faire

This Friday evening before Maker Faire New York:

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#BringAHack New York with BeagleBoard.org before Maker Faire

To celebrate our 10 year anniversary and our love of cool hardware hacks, join us for a #BringAHack event in the Big Apple! Join BeagleBoard.org for a casual evening of drinks, snacks and hacks at the Leaf Bar the night before Maker Faire New York.

DATE AND TIME

Fri, Sep 21, 2018, 9:00 PM –

Sat, Sep 22, 2018, 1:00 AM EDT

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LOCATION

Leaf Bar & Lounge

133-42 39th Ave, Roof

Queens, NY 11354

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#BringAHack New York with BeagleBoard.org before Maker Faire

Emotional Hazards That Lurk Far From The Uncanny Valley

From  on the Hackaday blog:

Emotional Hazards That Lurk Far From The Uncanny Valley

A web search for “Uncanny Valley” will retrieve a lot of information about that discomfort we feel when an artificial creation is eerily lifelike. The syndrome tells us a lot about both human psychology and design challenges ahead. What about the opposite, when machines are clearly machines? Are we all clear? It turns out the answer is “No” as [Christine Sunu] explained at a Hackaday Los Angeles meetup.

 

When we build a robot, we know what’s inside the enclosure. But people who don’t know tend to extrapolate too much based only on the simple behavior they could see. As [Christine] says, people “anthropomorphize at the drop of the hat” projecting emotions onto machines and feeling emotions in return. This happens even when machines are deliberately designed to be utilitarian. iRobot was surprised how many Roomba owners gave their robot vacuum names and treated them as family members. A similar eruption of human empathy occurred with Boston Dynamics video footage demonstrating their robot staying upright despite being pushed around.

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Hardware Happy Hour (3H) Chicago on June 12th

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The next Hardware Happy Hour (3H) Chicago is Tuesday, June 12th:

June 3H Meetup

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018, 6:30 PM

Saint Lou’s Assembly
664 W. Lake St Chicago, IL

6 Members Attending

We’re doing a June 3H meetup! We’re planning on Saint Lou’s where we had many successful meetups last year. This is subject to change, so please check in before you arrive on Tuesday. We’ll be loop centric, as usual. Be sure to remember to bring the projects you’ve been working on! It’s been a few months since our last meetup, so hopefully you have…

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Hope to see you there!

Saint Lou’s Assembly

664 W Lake St Chicago, IL 60661

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Hardware Happy Hour (3H) Chicago on June 12th

Hardware meetup tonight in SF

Hardware Developers Didactic Galactic (HDDG) is tonight at SupplyFrame in San Francisco featuring talks by Roy Jui Liang Hung, Tanya Fish (Pimoroni) and Jason Kridner (BeagleBoard.org Foundation):DdK_YJcVMAAd3oiThis HDDG should be an awesome crowd as makers from all over are in the SF Bay Area this weekend for Maker Faire.

HDDG 30: Pre-Maker Faire Roundup!

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 6:30 PM

Supplyframe / Hackaday San Francisco Office
500 3rd Street, Suite 230 San Francisco, CA

81 Hardware Developers Attending

Enjoy delicious food (that is unlikely to be pizza) and beverages while listening to fascinating technical talks by these crazy and creative engineers. Tanya Fish – Explaining Electronics to the Unitiated Roy Jui Liang Hung – Mastering Animal Mechanics with the 3D Printer Jason Kridner – Simplifying Hardware Design with System-in-Package Tech #HDDG…

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(look for our Drew Fustini in purple)

Can’t make it?  SupplyFrame will have LIVE STREAM starting at approximately 7:00pm US PDT:

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Enjoy delicious food (that is unlikely to be pizza) and beverages while listening to fascinating technical talks by these crazy and creative engineers.

Tanya Fish – Explaining Electronics to the Unitiated
Roy Jui Liang Hung – Mastering Animal Mechanics with the 3D Printer
Jason Kridner – Simplifying Hardware Design with System-in-Package Tech

#HDDG LIVE STREAM –> http://bit.ly/2sPgORW

Tanya Fish (@tanurai) has been working at Pimoroni for the past couple of years, and is on a mission to explain how all their boards work to a wider audience. Hear her discuss the issues of explaining the “invisible magic” to complete beginners at electronics, and how the school system in the UK ill-prepares students for anything beyond building a simple circuit.

Roy is founder of Perkūnas Studio and an artist who’s passionate on tinkering. He first learned about 3Dprint in 2011, teaching himself how to master the machine. He is the most renowned 3DP expert in Taiwan. Roy will be talking about the process he used to make his incredible 3D sculptures, which he will be showing off at Maker Faire this weekend. He will even bring one of them to HDDG!

Jason Kridner is the co-founder and board member of the BeagleBoard.org foundation, and spends a lot of time defining strategy for growing open platform ecosystems. Jason will be talking about simplifying hardware design with system-in-package technology.

After the talks, there will be demos, community announcements, and socializing. If you’d like to give a 2 minute demo/ community announcement, please see the organizers when you arrive to get set up.

A community announcement includes looking for a project partner, a job, offering a project/ job, the announcement of your startup launch, your Crowdfunding pitch, etc.

We’re looking forward to seeing you Thursday, May 17th, at 6:30p!
~Jasmine, Stephen, Sophi, Matt, and Alek

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Hardware meetup tonight in SF

Bring-A-Hack is Sunday, May 20th, at BJs in San Mateo

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#bringahack Bay Area is this Sunday evening, May 20th!  Please join us for this wonderful tradition that Jeri Ellsworth started:

Sunday evening, May 20th, at BJ’s in San Mateo, 6pm to 12am

2206 Bridgepoint Parkway
San Mateo, CA 94404

650-931-2990

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Photos of Bring-A-Hack after Maker Faire Bay Area 2017

 

Bring-A-Hack is Sunday, May 20th, at BJs in San Mateo