Recycle Nexus 7 2013 display module?

I once got my Nexus 7 (2013 version) broken and fixed with a screen replacement. ASUS gave me back the display. Good news is, only the touch part is dead, the LCD display is still good. Is there any way that I can reuse this part, as a side screen to desktop computer for instance? P.S: I'm using iMac at the office so it'd be great if the hack is applicable on Mac.

Question by zhangspievolgen   |  last reply


How do I remove a Shimano Nexus hub?

I am worried about taking my nexus hub off. Is there anything important I should know?

Topic by darryllicht 


BUG...Android Nexus 7

Hi since instructables started using CAPTCHA i can no longer post comments on my android ,Nexus 7  device it does not show the CAPTCHA at all i love the moblie version of Instructables so would really love if the brainiacs behind the mobile verion could fix it  :)

Topic by Dustin Bess   |  last reply


Loose MicroUSB jack on Galaxy Nexus

Hi I have a Galaxy Nexus from Verizon and I've noticed that the jack for the MicroUSB has gotten a bit loose with some MicroUSB cords. How can I fix this? Ideas.

Topic by phillycodehound   |  last reply


Can you use the Sixaxis controller with the nexus 7 (not the dualshock)?

Can you use the origional ps3 controller and not the dualshock with the nexus 7 This one: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Agptek+-+SIXAXIS+Gaming+Pad+-+White/5294346.p?id=1218629903322&skuId;=5294346&st;=sixaxis controller&cp;=1&lp;=1 Not this one: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Sony+-+DualShock+3+Wireless+Controller+for+PlayStation+3/8782533.p;jsessionid=7DA8370DA24B60532F7A7FF6EF401878.bbolsp-app06-33?id=1205245968202&skuId;=8782533&st;=dualshock 3&cp;=1&lp;=1

Question by builderkidj   |  last reply


i-Phone 6 or Nexus 6? Answered

Guys, I am thinking to buy a smartphone but really confused. Which one should I buy?

Question by TomP5   |  last reply


Instructables APP for Android (on Nexus 7) - All I get is the intro pictures.?

Just installed the Instructables App on a Nexus 7.  All I see is the four intro pictures "Explore, Share, Make".  How do get past these and navigate to the site?

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Can A Nexus 7 be charged by any phone charger with a micro-b

I have been charging it with a USB, because I can't find my  ASUS wall charger.  There is a Celltech wall charger with a micro B at home . I know it fits; would it work correctly ? 

Topic by Wilmette   |  last reply


Nexus 7 USB keyboard from old Blackberry?

I loved my Blackberry Bold 9000 but it's now dead (power IC broken, maybe?!) and I just bought a Nexus 7 2013 for myself. The point is, is there any way to build a USB keyboard for the tablet from the old Blackberry QWERTY keyboard? I think it would require some work with the circuit board, but truly I have no experience regarding this thing. It'd be great if someone here share the interest in combining these two devices.

Question by zhangspievolgen   |  last reply


On My Nexus 7 tablet, I cannot close tabs in the chrome browser

On My Nexus 7 tablet, I can't  close tabs on the chrome browser The "x"'s in the corner of tabs  are too small for my fingers. I suppose I could buy a stylus and do them one by one , but it seems a waste of money and time .  Is there any way to close dozens of tabs at one ?

Topic by Wilmette   |  last reply


Android Password Saver

The result of boredom. Numbers layer tells you what each dot is labeled. The x-y layers represent the paths. X is the first dot, y is the one you move to after that. Just make the layers visible. I didn't bother making any long diagonals because I didn't feel like it and they're hard to use anyways. I find it useful to load a jpg on my miniSD so if I forget, I can go back and see what it was before I unlocked it. (I know it's overdone, but if I'm going to be using it all the time, I might as well make it pretty)

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What about a Mobile version of Instructables?

Hey guys, What do you think of a Mobile Version of Instructables for your iPod touch, iPhone, iPad or what ever else !  Lots of popular websites have started do make the mobile version of their website so that almost all of the website features would be available for mobile users. Like Youtube, Facebook or eBay. It would be great because important features cannot be used on the iPod; - We can't comment on 'ibles or post questions and write on forums - We can't see the annotations in the pictures - We can only see 2nd or 3rd pictures in an 'ible by loading all the page again and get down to the correct step - A mobile version would be lighter and faster to load on mobile devices - We can't see slideshows - We can't use full size pictures - Some others.. So that is why I think there should be a mobile version of Instructables ! Tell me what you think of this idea !

Topic by Patented   |  last reply


Rooted Nexus 7 maxing out cpu

I've had my Nexus 7 rooted for several days now, mainly for the use of multitouch gestures that I so loved on the ipad, and in that time my battery life has been terrible! I have found that there is only a few more processes running on the device (gmd gesture control and SuperSU) which are of course supposed to be there, but they seem to be maxing out my CPU  Every app I have used to monitor CPU usage (rooted or no) have all said my CPU is at 100% all of the time. After a lot of googling around I have still yet to find anyone saying anything about being rooted maxing out anyones CPU. My question is, Is there any way I can stop root access from eating my cores and my battery?

Question by Laserman595   |  last reply


Which one is better a Nexus One or an iPhone? Answered

 I'm getting one of these two phones soon and I want to know which one is better.  You're going to ask how do I define "better."  Computers are really functional they're made to perform the most amount of tasks you could possibly perform digitally.  Similarly I'm looking for a phone that does as much as it can possibly do.  Please state a reason as to why you think one is better than the other rather than simply picking one.  Thank you!

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Instructables APP for Android (on Nexus 7) - All I get is the intro pictures.?

This topic was originally posted in "answers: technology" https://www.instructables.com/answers/Instructables-APP-for-Android-on-Nexus-7-All-I-get/ I was asked to post it to this forum as well. Synopsis of problem: I had just installed the Instructables App on a Nexus 7.  But, all I saw was the four intro pictures "Explore, Share, Make".  Could not get past these and navigate to the site. I have the 2nd generation nexus 7 running android v4.4.2. Tried tapping the screen, resizing, sliding, and nothing. It would just move between the above mentioned images. Discovered if i logged into the instructables site via chrome, and selected the app to display everything afterwards, it worked.  Basically, it would not let me do anything if I initiated the app first. Once I got past my initial login via chrome I could return to app to login, navigate, etc. and the app appears to work fine.

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Has any one used a down tube friction shifter with a Nexus 7spd internal hub?

I am building an cargo bike, and have a set of down tube shifters and a internal 7 speed Shimano nexus hub. And was wondering if any one had any success or experience with this set up?

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Nexus 7 tablet installed in car. Is there a way for it to read/display oem a/c and bluetooth info? (CAN-BUS)

I hope this is the right section, this is my first post in the forum section. I've just heard that somebody got it to work for the 2010-2012 models, although I have no solid info of this. Our systems for the 2013 model are different. So this is specifically for the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe and the Nexus 7 platform. Basically as the title states. We over at gencoupe.com are currently installing the Nexus 7 tablets in the dash. So far we've connected basic features, power/shut down w/car, and to read OBDII features in digital gauges via bluetooth using apps such as dashcommand. The only problem with installing this set up is that our OEM LCD display that displays a/c information, and bluetooth caller info now has to be removed. All the manual controls still work, they just aren't displayed. The Nexus can be attached to SD cards, USB hubs, etc. but obviously doesn't have a can-bus connection, nor a program to read it. Suggestions to get this info to display on the tablet? One suggested Arduino, but would still need an app programmed. Anybody have some time on their hands? I can provide more info as needed! Thanks

Topic by bodezia 


New life for an IR keyboard?

So i have an old Palm infrared keyboard that works with two AAA batteries and i was thinking, what's the easiest approach to use it with my Nexus 7?, somehow re-wire it to USB? Use an arduino as a bridge in some way? An IR sensor adapter for the nexus and some software i don't know? any suggestions, or someone wants to give it a try? Oh BTW hi! i'm a noob on the forums but i love the site.

Topic by jcarlos10   |  last reply


Help: Nexus 4 LCD Touch Screen to Android Mini PC

Hi there, I am attempting to build a portable computer (not exactly sure what to call it). I'm essentially taking the LCD Screen and Touch Digitizer, found in a Nexus 4, and connecting them to an Android Mini PC. I've been looking for a touch digitizer to female micro-USB port connector so it may be connected to the Mini PC via USB port for touch functionality, but have had no luck. On the other hand I'm planning to connect the LCD Display to an HDMI Cable to connect to the Mini PC, and have had no luck there either. Does anyone know how to connect a replacement phone screen to a Mini PC and still have touch functionality? Here are some images of the touch screen.

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How do I make Android apps in Flash CS5?

This videos show that it's possible, but how? I have Adobe Master Collection CS5 and a decent knowledge of Flash. www.youtube.com/watch www.youtube.com/watch

Question by Izokay   |  last reply


Nexus 7 (2013, Gen2, FLO) - internal micro SD mod

With games getting bigger and bigger with every new release and limited storage capacity some of you might think the same: Why not add a SD card to my Nexus 7? The lates Lollipop update basically killed the normal USB OTG funstions, so if you do want to use a USB stick or external SD card in a reader you will need a powered USB OTG cable. I am not sure if this was intentionally or another bug but it is damn annoying. After openeing my tablet to check m options I realised my main problem is space. Even adding a micro SD with a similar small reader is a major pain as there simply is no empty space left inside. So I was hoping someone here might be interested in such a mod and contribute with good ideas during the build and maybe even copy the mod (if I manage it) to confirm it is in fact doable. My findings so far: A custom rom is a must have due to the OTG limits of the original. It might be enough to just find a suitable kernel but so far I settled for the Team UB Lollipop release. It offers some mods based on Cyanogen and claims full OTG support. Other roms also added support for external WiFi and TV dongles, so there is room to play. As said space is a problem I am working on ;) For an internal mod and due to the lack of physical support on the mainboard the only option is to use the standrad USB port for this mod. This means SD, reader and OTG mod must fit inside somehow. It also means some sort of physical switch is required for the times when you need full power during the recharge - although I have to test if this still works with an external SD while the tablet is switched off. In that case I could accept 500mA charge during normal use and 1A or more when the tablet is switched off. The rom should support fast USB charge but I am not sure if this olaso works in host mode. It is possible to use some extra app and scripts to make good use of such a mod. Not only can you use the SD for music, movies and other demanding files but with scripting you can also move the big data files from games to the external storage. Works similar to the apps you can get for devices with a real SD card, where you often find the "Move to SD" option in the app manager. This mod will not be for the faint hearted as it requires serious soldering skills on these tiny components, so if you only know how to solder copper pipes you might need some training on old electronics first ;) Let me know what you think and if you would be interested in such a mod as otherwise I won't bother taking pics during the progress. And without pics there will be no Instructable follwing ;)

Topic by Downunder35m   |  last reply


MCPE server over vpn

Hello,  Could someone please tell me how to make a vpn server so I can play minecraft pe with my friend? More details: I have nexus 4 win 7 computer 

Question by Genius 470   |  last reply


Motorized tablet

Hi I want to put my nexus 7 into my car but i need to access to my factory radio behind my tablet. So i think about making motorized panel like this : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfOm4K8EeHM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DL6PxvwuIyM But i don't understand how make that ? What kind of motors  ? Actuator ? Thank !

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Could somebody help me set up a domain for my server?

Could somebody please help me setup a domain for my server? Details: it runs on port 19132 i have android and windows at my fingertips i need it to be public so anybody can use the server it is a Minecraft pocket edition server running pocket mine on my nexus 4 looking for a free solution. Thank you                  -Technerder

Question by Genius 470   |  last reply


DIY Android App works on phone but not on tablets?

Hello everybody,  I have an android app which makes a kind of photo slide and will conect with a lamp to change some colors on it.  When I put the app on my sony experia SP, it works fine but when I try in a galaxy tab 4 10.1 or in a nexus 7 mk II, it doesn't work. Do you have any idea of why this can happen? Cheers  (any options to put the apk?

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Raspberry Pi PC temp checker

Hello forum, I'm planning on buying a raspberry Pi this week. I know a couple programming languages, but only the basics. I've had this idea for quite a while: Connect multiple thermal sensors to the Pi, and then connect the Pi to my old Android cellphone (Nexus 2), and mount the phone to my PC case, so I get read outs for the PC components (CPU, VGA, PSU, HDD, and so on). Can someone help me, and explain how I can do this? I see it as a fun hobby to get into programming, and also reuse a cell phone, so I don't throw it away.

Topic by GeorgeK31   |  last reply


Repurposing a Sonicare wireless charger into a Galaxy S3 charger- anyone tried that?

Hi All, I have a spare Sonicare Flexcare travel charger, which is used to wirelessly charge my toothbrush. I've tried to charge a Nexus phone with it, but it didn't charge - I think this can be for two reasons - some kind of incompatibility, or the distance was too high due to the little round bulge on the charger. Does anyone have an idea if this might work? I didn't want to remove the bulge before some inputs from the forum :-) To charge a Galaxy S3 I'd need an insert to stick to the battery, but that's cheap enough. Thanks, Daniel

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How can I create a two-way internet video connection with remote control of an arduino controlled single servo motor?

Hi! I'm trying to develop a project idea that will enable me to connect to my home while I'm away to feed my saltwater fish. I want to be able to establish a two way live video connection and also be able to control a remote device using an arduino controlled servo motor that will deliver the food with a push of a button or click of a mouse. I'd like to be able to use my smart phone or PC to view and control the device. I have a Nexus 7 tablet at home that I plan to use to connect to the arduino to deliver the food and to see the fish tank. Any detailed input on how I can pursue this would be really appreciated. I am a newbie and need some expert advice. :-) Thanks for your help!

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Android Mobile App Login trouble

Hello! I have troubles to login in Android app. I correctly logged in in my account through the web browser on my PC. But I can't do that on the mobile app on my cell phone. I checked it several times and I'm sure, I correctly entered email and password in the login form. It's always returns "We can't find that account, or your password didn't match". After several unsuccessful attempts I tried to recover my password through the mobile app. I entered email in the dialog, then app returned me the result: "We don't have that email on file, or an error occurred". The i tried to register new account with my email that I've entered on the previous attempts. The application returned: "Email address is already in use" 1. Android 4.3 on LG Nexus 4 2. Mobile App version 1.1.2 3. N/A 4. N/A 5. Install mobile app and try to login

Topic by amelnikov   |  last reply


Turning one USB port to two ports

(If this is in the wrong forum, please excuse me and let me know where I could put this.) Hello all, I'm in the process of getting my electronics together for doing bikepacking and could use a hint or two on how to resolve this.  Looks like I'm going to have a number of USB powered items that I will be rolling with.  I'm wanting to roll with a small solar panel too to help keep things powered up.  What I have is; - Nexus 7 pad - Phone (not sure yet what that will be) - Cygolite (360 lumens) - Cygolite Hotshot - Various batteries, Goalzero Switch, and two of these sticks - There maybe other items I either would need in the future or I've yet to list.  So one or two other units for the future. What I'm hoping I'll be able to do is roll with charging these pieces either with my solar panel, or when I stop at either a campgrounds or stop at a eating establishment.  When I do stop at a eating establishment, I'm hoping I could get things charged up as quick as possible.  So I don't want to waste time on a low powered USB port when my item would have taken a high powered USB port.  I assume that would a port that is 5W at 2amps, yes? So what I was thinking was, I know the AC adapter for the Nexus 7 has a nice high powered USB port.  So that would be one port.  I'm thinking of buying another cause they are pretty lite and compact.  So I would have two nice ports from AC.  (Now comes the more clueless part of me!)  So if I'm using some kind of splitter and splitting these two ports, it would seem that the amps get split in half........right?  Is there a way to avoid this and get something small and compact that would offer me 4 high-powered ports? Also it looks like the best way to go when I'm on the road is charge up the batteries listed above with the solar panel.  Then harvest what ever I can by the end of the night. Thanks for reading this and I'm open to any and all comments.  If there's someone blogging about this that knows alot more than I do, please do share!

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The I Could Make That Contest begins Monday, 7/29

You know you're a maker when you disdainfully pooh-pooh an off-the-shelf product and say, "Pffft, I could totally make one of those." A $2000 table made of 2x6s? That's a quick miter saw project. A funky knit Batman cowl for $50? Call me knit-picky, but that shouldn't be tough to duplicate. A $300 print dress from Anthro? Grab the Singer and get humming. An RFID door lock? Fire up the soldering iron and sketch out some code. Whether you saw it in a catalog, online, or in a shop, we want to reward your commitment to keeping things low-cost and self-reliant. You can make that, and now we're giving you another reason to try. Show us your best reverse-engineered, knocked-off, product-inspired copycat project to win the kinds of things you would be hard-pressed to make on your own: a Galaxy Nexus tablet or an Olympus digital camera. Check out the official contest page for more info! Keep in mind that no food will be allowed - we have a Copycat Recipes Contest coming up soon! Contest is open 7/29 - 10/21.

Topic by jessyratfink 


Strange problems with the mouse and keyboard? Answered

Must be bad karma for the new year but both my mouse and my keyboard are playing games with me on the PC. Of course they are wireless, mouse is a Logitech, keyboard some very old Aldi brand. After many years of good service they started to fail at the same time. And yes, I tried fresh batteries several times with no luck ;) Here are the current symptoms: 1. Keyboard Randomly keys I press fail to show up although the blinking on the receiver indicates an action was received. When typing a bit faster, and for me that is the two-finger-best-hope method a lot gets lost. My speed is slow enough to make a bad typist laugh in tears LOL In some rare cases I also get totally wrong results, usually somethe graphical character that otherwise need and ascii input to appear. 2. Mouse At times when the keyboard plays up the little rodent does the same. Here it means the pointer disappears or moves in jumps. Also mouse clicks on let's say a tab in the bowser often grab the tab or are not registered at all. It is now starting to annoy me, mainly bcause I failed to rectify this problem in any good way. Only system change in or before the problems started was the usual Windows 7 monthly update, but that came about a week before it all started. To make things worse the mouse uses Logitechs old wireles tech while the keyboard is in a totally different frequency and as said dirt cheap. I also fail to replicate the problem consistently or find a common cause. Funny thing: If used on my old Nexus tablet both perform just fine even from over 5m away. Would love to hear some thoughts on things to try or check... But so you know: Tried the drivers, different ports relocating the receivers and even a rollback of Windows to a state from Nov last year. Everything else connected to the USB ports performs fine. Am at the stage where I even accept weird things to try, so fire up please!

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Upgrade of Foxreal Blu-ray Ripper, MKB v20 included, GPU Transcoder

Upgrade of Foxreal Blu-ray Ripper, MKB v20 included, GPU Transcoder What's New: Foxreal Blu-ray Ripper Version 1.0.1.1 1. Added the support for AACS MKB v20 discs. 2. Fixed the bug for those BD+ discs collapsed when conversion Key Features Foxreal Blu-ray Ripper supports Full Disk Copy function, which can help you remove copy protections from your commercial Blu-ray discs or DVD discs, and back up the Blu-ray or DVD movie files to your hard drive or other removable mediums with the Blu-ray or DVD’s original structures easily and fastly. It can convert Blu-ray/DVD disc to a wide range of output files, like MPG, MKV, MOV, FLV, 3GP, MPEG, AVI, MP3, AC3, and other HD or SD video/audio formats for playing on iPad, iPhone 4, Droid X, Samsung Galaxy S, Nexus S, Archos, BlackBerry, Zune, Creative Zen, WDTV, and more at 5x faster speed without quality loss based on the latest NVIDIA CUDA technology. The Blu-ray conversion displays Blu-ray and DVD files in two mode, Title Mode and File mode. In the Title Mode, you could view the specific titles and chapters of the Blu-ray and DVD disc files, and choose those Blu-ray or DVD content you would like to convert according to the titles. Moreover, it can keep the ripped or converted Blu-ray/DVD files without video/audio sync problems for its perfect video and audio sync technology. Ripping Blu-ray and DVD disc with the selected subtitle or audio line is available. Even you are able to convert Blu-ray or DVD movies with the forced subtitles if you like. Batch BD/DVD conversion is also supported. For those users who prefer to edit Blu-ray and DVD movies, you could do some editing jobs by using its editor function. For instance, you can specify the video length of your Blu-ray and DVD file or cut off those unwanted areas and black edges of the Blu-ray/DVD movies to convert. Even you are able to add company logo, text/image/video watermarks and effects on your Blu-ray and DVD files. Another key feature of Foxreal Blu-ray Ripper is to support adjusting video/audio parameters of the output format to get the better video quality you perfer. For example, you could set to rip Blu-ray/DVD disc movie with 5.1 surround sound. To set the wanted aspect ratio is available as well. Version History Foxreal Blu-Ray Ripper V1.0.1.0 (December 7, 2010) 1. Foxreal announces the release of Foxreal Blu-ray Ripper. 2. Able to remove copy protection, region code, AACS and MKB V19 from Blu-ray and DVD discs to make Full Blu-ray or DVD disc (1:1) copy and backup to hard drive. 3. Adopt perfect video and audio sync technology to help you rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD files without video/audio sync problems. 4. Support NVIDIA CUDA acceleration technology which makes the ripping speed 5X faster. 5. Rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD disc to all popular video and audio formats like MPG, MKV, MOV, FLV, 3GP, MPEG, AVI, MP3, AC3, and other HD or SD formats. 6. Rip Blu-ray movie for playback on various devices like iPad, iPhone 4, iPod, Apple TV, WD TV, PS3, Xbox/Xbox 360, Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S, Droid X, Droid Pro, Nokia N8, BlackBerry Torch 9800, Nexus One, Zune, and more. 7. Convert Blu-ray/DVD file for editing on Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro, iMoive, Pinnacle Studio, etc. 8. Allow to perfect and optimize the output with powerful editing function including trimming, cropping, watermark/effect, deinterlacing, audio replace, etc. Official Web: http://www.foxreal.com/ Discount Page: http://www.foxreal.com/christmas-sale-of-foxreal-software-with-special-discounts/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/Foxreal Twitter: http://twitter.com/FoxrealSoftware Free Download: http://hotfile.com/dl/92257675/6e16e0d/blu_ray_ripper_setup.exe.html

Topic by sparrow0508 


Yuri's Night Bay Area: updated science/tech/art lineup announced

Prepare for Liftoff! www.worldspaceparty.org Get ready for something entirely different. On April 13th the Bay Area joins the world in celebration of space exploration in a unique convergence of artists, scientists, astronauts, performers and musicians. Yuri's Night is a commemoration of humankind’s first venture into space, by Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. This gathering bridges national, cultural, generational and social barriers to ignite excitement about what is new on the horizon in space exploration and to remind us of the magnificent feats humanity is capable of. Yuri's Night Bay Area will be held at Moffett Field in the NASA Ames Research Center's massive SOFIA hangar, home to the world's largest aerial observatory. Our host for the evening is pioneering space traveler Anousheh Anasari, the first privately funded female to reach orbit. She is joined by Dr. Chris McKay, world renowned expert in astrobiology and terraformation with the Space Science Division of NASA Ames Research Center, as they welcome you to a dazzling array of interactive art installations and science demos, interwoven with musical and acrobatic performances by some of the world's finest entertainers. Cutting-edge interactive technology and live demos will include: Neuro feedback games and visualizations including Telekinetic Asteroids and Mind RipplesExplorations of the world through NASA World Wind and Gigapan, the high-resolution panorama projectPortals into Second Life and Burning Man Earth, Google's Black Rock City browserA roofless stargazing lounge, with an exceptional telescope provided by NASASquidlabs' Instructables and ground-breaking kite technologyScience demonstrations and innovations from the worlds of robotics, engineering, biology and astronomy, will also be on display: A talk and interactive demos from a senior SETI scientist on efforts to detect earthquakes from spaceExplorations of Techgnosis by Erik DavisInteractive next-generation science data visualization software from NASA Ames' Astrophysics DivisionRobots from Justin Gray, Carnegie Mellon University, and NASA, including the next generation of roversExclusive heavenly imagery from SloohDisplays of microbial fossils, live microbial mats, and magnetic and fluorescent bacteriaASME's human-powered vehiclesEngage with space-inspired and technology-infused art installations, including: StarZipper, the 200 foot high installation powered by LEDs and Helium created by internationally renowned artist Michael Light and collaborator Dave RattrayPeter Foucault's self-propelled motion sensor Drawing RobotsSpot Draves' collaborative evolutionary high-definition visual algorithm generator, Electric SheepDynamically inflating sculptures by AKAirwaysHypKnowTron and ChakraTron, the interactive light sculptures by GaspoExperience rare video works documenting art in space: Matières Chorégraphiques by Kitsou Dubois, celebrated French dancer, choreographer and artistic director of Ki ProductionsProjects from the Zero Gravity Arts Consortium, Lowry Burgess's monumental project The Seed of the Infinite Absolute, Lorelei Lisowsky, and Frank Pietronigro's 'Drift Painting' in microgravityMeet Japan's space artist Ayako Ono and watch Jean Luc Soret's Space Art videos, direct from Paris's International @rt Outsiders Festival.The Documentary Dome, featuring our planet's greatest space documentariesWitness awe-inspiring space-themed performances by an armada of acrobats and dancers, featuring: KC Bella Fuega and Spiral Hoop Dance (orbital hooping and bellydance)Flowtoys (celestial light performance and UFO flowplanes)VigilAntiUP (intergalactic stilting)A Parade from the Future (with cutting edge Bay Area circuit benders and other worldly creatures).Live dance and acrobatics fused with audiovisual performances, will be coordinated with a world-class lineup of live electronic music: PLAID - Warp Records, UK TELEFON TEL AVIV - Hefty Records, Chicago (special early evening set) BLUETECH - Aleph Zero, Native State, Portland OOAH + BORETA - Glitch Mob, LA/SF SUTEKH - Context, Soul Jazz, Leaf MR. PROJECTILE & JONAH SHARP (aka SPACETIME CONTINUUM) - Merck, Reflective, Astralwerks RD - Designed Disorder, Glitch Mob, LA WELDER - Cyberset MOZAIC - Nexus DR. TOAST - False Profit Music environs will be complimented by a team of visual artists -- including KOSHO, CELESTINESTAR, RECURSIVEVIDEOLAB and VIBERATION -- spinning light into space throughout the night. Meanwhile, outside on the tarmac, the SPACE COWBOYS will have their own dynamic lineup of djs aboard their interstellar party transporter, the UNIMOG. Also on the tarmac will be Playaflies and Rabbit in the Moon's outside VJ set PLUS large scale sculpture and multimedia installations from the bay area's finest and beyond. This year’s theme is the greenification of space. The event is bio-diesel powered, a variety of organic food and drink will be available, waste products will be composted and recycled, and one tree will be planted for every ticket sold in an effort to offset the event's carbon emissions. Come join us in celebrating the accomplishments of mankind on a collective cosmic journey to the depths of space and beyond. Brought to you by Nexus, Symbiosis and so many others. *********************** Friday, April 13th, 2007 Event opens at 6:30pm NASA Ames Research Center* Moffett Field, Mountain View, CA, 94035 Tickets are on sale now. Limited $30 presale tickets still available, but not for long! Purchase advance tickets at: http://www.worldspaceparty.com/tickets.phpLimited VIP tickets available. Privileges include: VIP room overlooking the main floor, open bar and food throughout the evening, a chance to meet silicon valley innovators and dynamic thinkers, exclusive Bay Area Yuri's Night memorabilia and much more to be announced. PLUS! Space Cadets are invited to go weightless and experience zero-gravity on Sunday, April 22, 2007! This unique VIP experience will provide you with a ZeroG flight flown from San Jose International Airport PLUS exclusive access to all Yuri's Night Bay Area 2007 events. 3-2-1 Liftoff! VIP Flight Tickets $5,000.00 each. Email zerogartists@mac.com to reserve your seat today. Don't let this zero gravity opportunity to fly float by! As always, please check www.worldspaceparty.com for the latest… Yuri's Night Bay Area Crew, Over and Out. End Transmission.++++++ Any special requirements for individuals with disabilities should be related to the event staff or security, and reasonable arrangements will promptly be made. An ADA/Handicap parking lot will be available and marked with signs. References to NASA Ames shall not be construed as official NASA approval or endorsement of any non-Governmental or commercial entity or activity.

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Summer Camp seeks proposals for ambitious collaborative project

Calling all Engineers, Designers, Sculptors, Builders, Videographers, Architects, Artists and Makers of all descriptions and disciplinesSUMMER CAMP SEEKS PROPOSALS FOR AMBITIOUS COLLABORATIVE PROJECTSBeam Camp requests project ideas for 2009 and future summers.You supply the plan and vision. We'll supply 100+ energetic campers and staff and 700+ acres of forest, mountain and lakes as studio, canvas and workshop. Submit your proposal to be Beam's 2009 Project Master. THE PROJECTEach summer Beam commissions a Project Master to design a unique large-scale collaborative endeavor that campers produce and enjoy. The Project can range from the conceptual to the structural. We are looking for big ideas that will challenge and excite our campers and staff. Our Project Management Team will work with the Master to "translate" the Master's project blueprint into the camp context.THE CAMPBeam Camp is a 4-week summer program (July 18-August 16) for boys and girls aged 7-17 in Strafford, New Hampshire. Beam Campers cultivate hands-on skills while exploring innovative thinking, design and the creative process. They transform ideas into artifacts and personal achievement into community success. Teams of campers work on different aspects of the Project each morning. In the afternoons, they participate in Domains, mini-courses in arts, athletics, science and nature studies.Project CriteriaMake it big.Don't limit yourself to "camp-y" themes.Construction can be a central component, but doesn't have to be.Past Projects:2005 The Nexus Canopy: a raised, 42' x 36' grid of wood and fabrics that the campers transformed from shelter to maze to movie theater to art installation to banquet space. Project Master: Fabian Jabro/Standard Architects2006 The Beam Fleet: seven wooden vehicles, designed, and built by the campers, equal parts kinetic sculptures, simple machines and rolling canvases. Project Masters: Steve Gerberich & Nathaniel Leib2007 The Beam Micro/Macro Domes: five geodesic domes based on the forms and structures of virus proteins, that became shelters, sculptures, playspaces and activity centers. Project Master: Caitlin Berrigan2008 Jungletopia: three tree-houses ring a 16-foot armature to form a play/contemplation space that bridges (metaphorically and physically) Beamers' imagination and craft with the forest environment. Project Masters: Jan Drojarski & Jon BockselFAQsHOW DO I SUBMIT A PROPOSAL?Go to http://www.beamcamp.com/project-proposal/ to fill out the Project Proposal form or send an email to brian@beamcamp.com.WHAT'S THE PROJECT BUDGET?We generally spend $10,000 on Project-specific materials including any necessary new tools/machines.WHAT ARE THE MASTER'S TIME REQUIREMENTS?Upon selection of a Project, Masters have until May 1st to create a blueprint or working plan for the project. We ask that the Master be available for at least two pre-camp planning meetings and join us for at least three days during the camp session.DO I GET PAID?Project Masters receive a $2,500 stipend plus reimbursement of travel costs. Proposals due: March 1, 2009.For more info on Beam: http://www.beamcamp.comFor further inquiries contact: Brian Cohen: brian@beamcamp.com

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Yuri's Night Bay Area 2007 Hosted at NASA* Ames Research Center - SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 9

Please note that our email server was down this past week so we are extending the deadline for Art Installations until Friday, March 9, 2007. If your submission bounced please resubmit it again by emailing submissions@yurisnightames.netWe will contact all those submitting within a week of the submission deadline.Yuri's Night Bay Area 2007 Sofia Hanger 211, NASA Ames Research Center*, Moffett Field, CAhttp://www.yurisnightames.netFriday, April 13th, 20076:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. - VIP Event Hosted by Keynote speaker, Anousheh Ansari . The first privately-funded female space explorer!10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. - 3,2,1, Lift Off!, An all-night collective experience toward the Overview Effect. Art Installations and Science and Technology DemonstrationsMusic Line UpPlaid ( Warp Records, UK) Luke Vibert ( Ninja Tune, Warp Records, UK), Telefon Tel Aviv (Hefty Records, USA)Interactive Experiences and Second Life KiosksSponsors List To Be Announced Shortly Affiliate / Collaborating Organizations (Partial List)4c design studios - NASA* - Nexus - Space Generation Advisory Council - Yuri's Night - Zero Gravity Arts Consortium Yuri's Night World Space Parties celebrate humanity's first venture into space (by Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin). The event connects diverse communities to pay tribute to our shared global heritage in space exploration. Through one long simultaneous celebration Yuri's Night bridges national, cultural, generational and social barriers to ignite excitement about what is new on the horizon in space exploration and to remind us of how much more humanity is capable of. Yuri's Night Bay Area 2007 is just one of many worldwide parties sharing the same mission.How to ApplyPlease submit the following by Friday March 9, 2007:-Artist name, address, phone, email and title of artwork.-Philosophical Statement, as related to the Yuri's Night Bay Area 2007 Theme (See Below)-Documentation of work: image, video, and/or sound files -Space requirements and special needs-Current state of completion-Required crew-Power requirements-Time to set upYuri's Night Bay Area 2007 will be held on Friday, April 13th in the Sofia Hangar 211 and on the adjoining tarmac at NASA Ames Research Center*, with several thousand people attending. The sizeable combined indoor and outdoor space lends itself to large-scale installations. We are looking for art installations, interactive works, science and technology demonstrations, video, sound works, light works, and large scale sculpture. Geodesic domes will be installed on the tarmac to showcase smaller and more intimate works. Other activities at the event will include:- Music from world-renown international talent (coming from the UK and beyond) and video artists.- A sundown keynote speech by Anousheh Ansari, the first female private space tourist (recently returning from a 10 day stay on the International Space Station) and the woman who is largely responsible for making the Ansari X PRIZE project possible- An environmental "greening of space" sub-theme, manifested through the use of environmentally friendly biodiesel and vegetable oil-fueled power, compostable plates and utensils, and tree planting in the name of our guests to balance out carbon emissions.Please give special consideration to the following:Yuri's Night Bay Area 2007 is a celebration of humanity with a focus on space and technology, art and performance while honoring the historical nature of the space and the spirit of the people who once worked in and still inhabit the AMES Sofia Hanger 211, in which our event is hosted. Within the context of NASA AMES Research Center* we feel our contemporary relationship to space and sense the incredible possibilities for the future of human and robotic space exploration.Simultaneously, this place exudes a feeling of another time, a time of science fiction fantasy and early space exploration and its potential for fulfillment, some ideas made real, some not: rocket ships of the past, an International Space Station of the present and airships of the future, flying cars, and time machines, terraforming, robots, and settlements on other planets. We will share an interpretive journey into outer space starting with the arrival of 'space cadets' at NASA * Ames's Yuri's Night Spaceport who, after a communal 3-2-1countdown to LIFTOFF! will jettison into a magical journey through time and space, as we discover new communities, interactive art installations, science and technology demonstrations, performances and space art interwoven with simultaneous influences from the past, present and future educating us to new possibilities socially, ecologically and technologically. We will reach the zenith of our journey as we sense 'The Overview Effect', an unexpected gift given to many astronauts who travel into space when they gain a new profound insight and understanding of our planet Earth, when confronted with the presence of our world as seen from the distance of space. The results of this experience can reinforce personal sensitivity to environmental conservation and the greening of space and 'The Overview Effect' has the capacity to transform all patterns of human existence and evolution toward greater potentials in human diversity and creativity. With all 'space cadets' having experienced changed perceptions of space, time, sound, and weight all we will have the potential to transform the evolution of humanity as they experience a new dawn on planet Earth.In creating Yuri's Night together, we create a new narrative, a new science fiction for the future and given the spirit of Yuri's Night, our night, our dance is a dance of inspiration, joy and celebration!Special notices:Unfortunately, despite our desire to do so, we cannot accomodate traditional media in the form of paintings, drawings, or prints. No fire, explosives, or works that are potentially damaging to property or persons.Send application or questions to:submissions@yurisnightames.netMore information about Yuri's Night Bay Area 2007: http://www.yurisnightames.netGeneral information about Yuri's Night:http://www.yurisnight.net/2007/*References to NASA Ames shall not be construed as official NASA approval or endorsement of any non-Governmental or commercial entity or activity pending final legal approvals.

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