Mitch Altman Workshop at CT Hackerspace

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 6:00pm

 CT Hackerspace proudly presents an Electronics Workshop hosted by Mitch Altman.

Cost: Instruction is Free! 

If you use any kits, reimbursement for kit price is requested

Mitch Altman is a San Francisco based hacker/ inventor and one of the founding members of the hackerspace Noisebridge. He recently bought a 45-day Amtrak USA Rail Pass and is starting "Hackers on a Train 2012" nationwide tour. Starting in San Francisco and rolling into New York City, Mitch is conducting workshops in cities with hackerspaces (or forming hackerspaces) in cities nearby Amtrak stations. CT Hackerspace will be one of his stops, teaching his Electronics Workshop on Thursday, July 19, 2012.

Mitch has taught thousands of people to solder and make cool things with microcontrollers in his workshops at hacker spaces, hacker conferences and schools almost everywhere.

If you have ever had any curiosity about making something with electronics, then please join us. Anyone and everyone can learn to make cool things. It’s fun ..And easy! You can learn to make something cool with electronics in one workshop, and take your project home with you! Mitch's workshops have been enjoyed people of all ages. (Children are also welcome, however the level of interaction by participants under 18 can only be determined by the participant’s guardian.)

Electronic Kits:

Here are some of the kits that will be available: 

TV-B-Gone -- (turn off any TV in public places!)
"Hi My Name Is" badge -- (you may have seen me wearing mine)
Brain Machine -- (Meditate, Hallucinate, and Trip Out!)
Mignonette Game -- (build your own handheld game console!)
Trippy RGB Waves -- (interac tive blinky lights!)
LEDcube -- (animated 3D cube of LEDs!)
MiniPOV -- (more cool blinky lights!)
BoArduino -- (solderless breadborad Arduino!)
Diavolino -- (shield compatible Arduino from Evil Mad Science!)
OpenHeart -- (animate fun patterns in the shape of a heart!)
LoL Shield -- (Lots of LEDs for your Arduino!)
Atari Punk Console -- (make noise!)

Stop by, Meet and Greet, and have a chance to be

"Excellent to Each Other!"

Contact Info
Phone: (203)-450-4247
30 Echo Lake Rd Watertown, CT 06795

How to find us: Enter rear main door on second level (Watertown Storage Entrance), and take one flight up. The Rear Entrance is located up at the top of the ramp.