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When: 19:00-22:00, Wed Oct 23 2013
Where: Stream Arts, Rothbury Hall, London, SE10 0EF
The world's latest London Dorkbot comes to the Greenwich Peninsula courtest of
Stream Arts. Come listen to your favourite Dorks and drink some Meantime beers
with us! All proceeds go to help Stream Arts (a registered arts charity) pay for
its space and fund future events.
"A demo some of my latest work. I'm attempting to imbue non-figurative objects
with minimal human animacy to create something that's uncanny but not obviously
humanlike - and to find odd but intuitive couplings between everyday objects and
music. A little bit about it here: http://www.sarahangliss.com/robots/trace"
"An opendork about my Arduino MIDI 'fully programmable open hardware 8-bit
keyboard… for less than £30' with new features since London Maker Faire etc
The Cross-Squawk project & making mechanical birds & class warfare.
Faces in the Cloud is an automated experiment in machine pareidolia by Henry
Cooke. Henry will be talking about how he ended up making it, the processes it
uses and what edge-cases of computer perception can teach us about their and our
perceptive systems. http://facesinthecloud.tumblr.com/
Something to do with "Acoustic levitation!"
And maybe more OpenDorks!
==== How to get to Stream Arts: ====
Transport (note: our entrance is on Mauritius Rd!):
* ~12 min walk from North Greenwich Underground Jubilee station (Evan's
preferred route) or a 4 min bus ride from the station.
* Buses 188, 422, 108 to Blackwall Lane stop, which is right in front
of the building: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/gettingaround/maps/buses/?s=26004
* It's about a 15 min walk from Cutty Sark DLR and downtown Greenwich
(plus you get to see the Cutty Sark at night, which is always cool)
* Maze Hill Rail station is about 12 minute walk