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1  Community / Local Groups / XinCheJian - A Shanghai Hackerspace on: April 06, 2011, 07:08:29 am
XinCheJian is a Hackerspace in Shanghai!

XinCheJian provides a community environment with open hardware setup for hardware thinkers, digital artists, designers, DIY hobbyists and everyone interested in figuring out how things work and are happy to get their hand dirty to build some fun stuffs with some like-minded people.
XinCheJian will provide workspace for people to work on projects, organize workshop and courses on various subjects ranging from electronics, embedded system, and programming and host speakers and workshop session. Also, XinCheJian will act as fund raising and supporting platform for people interested in prototyping their ideas and launching new projects.

新车间项目向硬件高手,电子艺术家,设计师,DIY爱好者和所有喜欢自己动手捣鼓各种东西的人提供了一个开放式社区,实验空间和基础设备。在这里,大家不仅可以和兴趣相投的人一起拆拆装装各种电子和物理产品,而且还可以共同实施一些好的设计和想法。
新车间将工作空间提供给人们来实施自己项目,举办包括电子,嵌入式系统,编程和机器人等不同主题的研讨会和培训班。此外,“新车间”也将成为一个融资和管理平台,来支持人们实施自己的作品和项目。

Please visit our website: xinchejian.com
2  Community / Workshops and Events / Mitch Altman presents Hacking Cool Things with Microcontrollers! on: April 06, 2011, 07:00:39 am
Date: Apr 17, 2011
Time: 2PM-5PM
Location: XinCheJian - A Shanghai Hackerspace
Address: No.76 AnHua Rd. Suite 301 (near Jiangsu Rd.), Shanghai, China
Fee: 30rmb/person

Mitch Altman, Inventor of the famous TV-B-Gone, a remote control keychain that turns off TVs in public places. He is co-founder of Noisebridge, a San Francisco hackerspace, creator of the Brain Machine project in MAKE Magazine, gives workshops around the world on how to solder and make cool things with microcontrollers, and is CEO of Cornfield Electronics.

We're very lucky to have Mitch visiting XinCheJian and give a talk on Hacking Cool Things with Microcontrollers! Everyone can learn and have fun making cool things with electronics!

After the talk, there will be a workshop for interested people to experience fun making cool stuffs:

The workshop is free, you only pay for the materials used for the project of your choice and you can bring it back home!

TV-B-Gone (turn off TVs in public places!) Material cost: 130rmb
Brain Machine (Meditate, Hallucinate, and Trip Out!) Material cost: 130rmb
LEDcube (cool cube of blinky lights!) Material cost: 130rmb
Mignonette Game (play fun games!) Material cost: 197rmb
Trippy RGB Waves (interactive colored blinky lights!) Material cost: 70rmb
MiniPOV (more cool blinky lights!) Material cost: 130rmb
MintyBoost (charge your USB enabled gadgets!) Material cost: 130rmb

Come join us on April 17th!

Sign up for the event here: http://xinchejian.com/event/?regevent_action=register&event_id=5&name_of_event=MitchAltman-HackingCoolThingswithMicrocontrollers!
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