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Mitch Altman presents "Hacking Cool Things with Microcontrollers" in Shanghai


XinCheJian Hack Day: Hacking Cool Things with Microcontrollers!

Start Date: Apr 17, 2011
Time: 2PM-5PM
Location: No.76 Anhua Road Suite 301 (near Jiangsu Road), Changning District, 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:

http://www.tvbgone.com/cfe_mfaire.php?PHPSESSID=561f54cf995b8669a2dfa73339f86af2

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

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

Come join us on April 17th!

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

References:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitch_Altman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TV-B-Gone
https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Noisebridge
http://makezine.com/10/brainwave/
http://www.cornfieldelectronics.com/
http://www.tvbgone.com/cfe_mfaire.php?PHPSESSID=561f54cf995b8669a2dfa73339f86af2 

Picture of Mitch Altman presents