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When: 19:30-22:30, Fri Dec 1 2017
Where: The Boxing Club, Limehouse Town Hall, 646 Commercial Road, E14 7HA
Free entry, no registration required + limited refreshments, bring your own!
Talks start 7.30pm, doors open from 6.45pm...
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With short talks (each <20 min) and demos from...
==== Tim Hunkin ====
"Celebrities, Zombies and Bedbugs" - Tim is an English engineer,
cartoonist, writer, and artist. He created the Channel Four TV series
and Science Museum gallery The Secret Life of Machines, explaining the
workings and history of various household devices.
==== Saskia Freeke ====
Saskia is a lecturer in Physical Computing at Goldsmiths, an artist,
creative coder and visual/interaction designer. She creates interactive
playful installations that explore how we interact with technology.
==== James Larsson ====
The inventor, techno-humorist and Dorkbot London regular returns with
more on the past and future of his £200 Flashing Light Prize
- plus "a moderately silly/destructive hack of old office equipment."
==== Kaylene Kau ====
Animal Diplomacy Bureau's mission is to cultivate better human-animal
relations through changing the way we think. The first project by the
Bureau transforms people into London Birds in a series of mixed
reality games - to understand how urban environments are also home to
a wide variety of wildlife.
==== Open dorks/demos: ====
Fresh from this year's "CruftFest", Lia has been hacking a
reel-to-reel tape machine into a tapeless tape-loop-inspired sampler,
working title "REELTIME".
New Xmas carols composed with the help of a deep neural network.
==== How to get to Limehouse Town Hall: ====
NB: Unfortunately Limehouse Town Hall is not wheelchair accessible
- there are steps from the street and up to the main hall.
== By Tube:
Limehouse DLR from Bank or Tower Gateway
== By Bus:
15 from Trafalgar Sq / 115 from Aldgate /
D6 from Hackney / D3 from Bethnal Green
Beware! Google's location for E14 7HA is a bit off, it's actually
opposite where Salmon Lane joins Commercial Road, or in other words...
Get onto Commercial Road and travel East from Aldgate or Whitechapel.
Stay on Commercial Road, passing Limehouse DLR on your right (and
going under a railway bridge) and you'll see a modern red brick church
also on the right, then a boarded up library. Just over the canal
you'll see the Town Hall, with the Limehouse Hawksmoor church behind
it, on the opposite side of the road from the big metal anchor. At
this point you should get off the bus/bicycle and come ring on the
"Boxing Club" bell (The top of the 4 main buttons).