Mitch Altman is a San Fransisco based hacker, inventor, geek, hackerspace evangelist and CEO of Cornfield Electronics. We are honored that during a stay in the UK he has decided to come to Brighton to give us an Electronics workshop.
During the course of the workshop he will showing us how to build some of his cool inventions, including Brain Machine and TV-B-Gone. Mitch will also be explaining how these projects work and came together.
This is an opportunity not to be missed. Sign up now!
Here's the kits Mitch has, with prices:
TV-B-Gone kit -- £12
TV-B-Gone keychain (not a kit) -- £12
Brain Machine kit -- £15
Mignonette Game kit -- £18
MiniPOV3 kit -- £12
Trippy RGB Waves kit -- £6
Trippy RGB Light kit -- £12
BoArduino kit -- £12
FTDI USB serial cable -- £12
USBtinyISP kit (AVR microcontroller programmer) -- £12
Info on all of the above is at:
Please bring any of the following that you have
soldering irons (ideally one per person)
wire cutters (ideally one per person)
long nose pliers
solder (60/40 tin/lead)
hot glue gun (only if already possessing one)
If you have any of the above tools, please bring it with you. If you have a hot glue gun and are bringing it along, please let me know, otherwise I shall have to go and find one. If you need a soldering iron, please let me know by 12:00 Thursday 2nd July as I shall have to find some for those without. You can contact me on [email protected]
Mitch is also interested in Hackerspaces, building things with microcontrollers and the social implications of technology. If you would like to chat to him about any of these things, he will be happy to do so at this event.
Official Website: http://robotbrighton.ning.com/events/electonics-workshop-with-mitch
Added by Emily Toop on June 22, 2009