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Kiteman, out in public... Answered

Dorkbot Anglia is a regular evening of talks and conversations with "people doing strange things with electricity" in the East Anglian area. We are delighted to announce our seventh meeting as the guests of the CSV Media Clubhouse on Thursday 24th November. Entry is free.

Thursday 24th November 2011, 7:30-10pm
CSV Media Clubhouse, 120 Princes Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1RS

(About five or ten minute's walk from Ipswich railway station)

This time, there's a special guest ...


It was a grand night, lots of folk went home with a determination to try the site, plus a new t-shirt.

Even better, Tim Hunkin was in the audience!

Afterwards, we speakers and the organisers adjourned to a pub called St Jude's for some excellent beer and, frankly, a rather random conversation.  Some interesting ideas about mixing the concepts of 3d printer and laser-cutter, though...



It's tonight!

"Anglia" always reminds me of this, and nothing more.


"OMG" (to borrow a phrase from those far, far younger than myself). I had no idea that Ford Prefect actually meant something.

What, you expected classic British comedy to be free of appalling puns?

Of course not, I'm just disappointed that I missed out on it for so long!

Of course, that was in existance at least 4 years before I was.

Couldn't you hold these things a little closer to London?

I wish I could come, but it's too far.

This just in:

At a brand new East London venue its....

..............dorkbotlondon #76!--------------

19:00-21:00, 23 November 2011

MAT Lab, Room G2 Engineering Building, Queen Mary, University of
London, 327 Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, E1 4NS.


Featuring the willing and able...

Joe Lyske - Comniview
A holographic-like display using Pepper's Ghost technique, combined with high speed, spinning, semitransparent surfaces to create an Augmented Reality display that can be viewed from every angle.

Dan Stowell - Risset rhythms
Making an auditory illusion into dance music: beats that accelerate

Videos from DorkLake!

Special surprise presenters yet to be confirmed.

Opendorkageddon - lots of people (including you? Let us know!):
There will be lots and lots of things to play with and little experiments in dorkbotism. Bring your opendork, half-baked idea, or electronic call to arms.

MAT Lab Room G2 Engineering Building,
Queen Mary, University of London,
327 Mile End Road,
London E1 4NSE1 4NS

[map]: http://walking-papers.org/print.php?id=mqwc756p

Nearest tube: Stepney Green / Mile End Walk up or down Mile End Road
until you're between Bancroft Road and The Queen's Building there's a
glass storefront with orange benches and people milling about looking
studious. That's the entrance. There should be a 'dorkbot' sign there.

Check out DorkbotLondon, but be careful - their page used to be a badly-maintained wiki, and it was riddled with malware.  I don't know what state it's in now, but I'm signed up to their announce list, which is how I got the message above.

There's another branch of Dorkbot in London. I believe they meet in pubs a lot...

We're going to need you to bring the show to the US after this. :D