A one-day event where participants conceptualize and create projects that have no value whatsoever.
It looks like this year’s Science Hack Day in San Francisco was particularly excellent.
Tantek told me about building a portable home planetarium—sounded like a blast.
This is a great summation of the origins of Science Hack Day from Ariel.
All the marvellous hacks from Science Hack Day San Francisco being demoed at the end of the event.
Mine is the first one up, five minutes in.
What a fantastic collection of creators!
A lovely hack from Science Hack Day San Francisco: get an idea of the size of CERN’s Large Hadron Collider by seeing it superimposed over your town.
It’s impossible to predict the creations that will spring forth when people gather in the spirit of participation, collaboration, and benign anarchy at the next Science Hack Day, but the results are certain to be inspired, and inspiring.
Photos from the first Science Hack Day in China which just wrapped up.
This is quite exciting: the Endnote project is sponsoring Science Hack Day globally—not just an individual event.
Here’s the font that Brian created at the line-mode browser hack day at CERN.
Well, this is nice: the Line-mode browser hack has been nominated in the Best Collaborative Project in the Net awards.
But 24 Ways has also been nominated, and let’s face it, that really is the best collaborative project.
This is a wonderful, wonderful round-up by KQED of the most recent Science Hack Day in San Francisco …a truly marvellous event.
Be sure to watch the accompanying video—it brought a tear to my eye.
This gives me a warm fuzzy glow. The Mefites are using Radio Free Earth to find out which stars are receiving the number one hits from their birthdays.
Wonderful photos from Science Hack Day San Francisco, courtesy of Matt B.
Registration is now open for Science Hack Day San Francisco at the end of September. Hope to see you there.
These are the lovely and talented people who will be joining me at CERN for two days of historical hackery.
Want a Science Hack Day where you live? Make it so!
There’s going to be mini Science Hack Day at Lighthouse as part of this month’s Science Festival in Brighton. Come along — it’ll be fun.
Dublin is going to play host to its second Science Hack Day at the start of March. It looks like it’s going to be a fantastic event (again!) but they need sponsors. Do you know of any?
Code Club + Raspberry Pi + Hack Day = Awesomeness from Josh
A nice round-up of the most recent Science Hack Day in San Francisco.
Oh My Science! It looks like the most recent Science Hack Day in San Francisco was great.
The next Science Hack Day in San Francisco will be at the start of November. It would undoubtedly be a great event …but it needs sponsorship.
Do you know anyone who could help out?
Some of these hacks created at the Science Hack Day in Eindhoven are seriously nuts. That’s “nuts” as in “brilliant”.
The audio from the panel I did at South by Southwest with Ariel and Matt all about science hacking.
The slides from the South by Southwest panel I was on with Ariel and Matt. It was lots of fun.
What a fantastic location for a Science Hack Day: the Adler planetarium in Chicago! Get there if you can.
Dublin is hosting a Science Hack Day on the weekend of March 3rd-4th. Put your name down now.
A round-up of the hacks from this weekend’s Science Hack Day in San Francisco. Sounds like it was great!
One of the opening lightning talks at Science Hack Day in San Francisco by Sean Herron of NASA.
The charming (and often hilarious) results of Hannah and Matt’s Music Hack Day activity.
Hacking science: the intersection of web geeks and science geeks | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network
Ariel pens a guest post for Scientific American all about Science Hack Day.
Ariel’s inspiring keynote from OSCON in Portland, featuring two very exciting Science Hack Day announcements at the end.
The story of the particle windchime—it turns subatomic particle collisions into sound—created at Science Hack Day San Francisco.
This was one of my favourite hacks at History Hack Day: enter a location anywhere in England to find out if it’s located on a ley line of mystical magical energy, man!
A gorgeous visualisation of Wikipedia data from History Hack Day. Watch the shape of the world emerge over time.
Using data to help put a single death in the family into a wider perspective.
There's going to be a Culture Hack Day in January, the weekend before History Hack Day. They're like buses; you wait for ages for one to come along and then two show up at once.
An absolutely fantastic write-up of Science Hack Day San Francisco ...as seen through the lens of Stephen Johnson's Where Good Ideas Come From.
A write-up of the "Wearable DNA" hack from Science Hack Day SF.
This is a brilliant idea: a History Hackday in London. Get in touch with Matt if you can help out.
People of San Francisco: start your science engines. You're getting your own Science Hack Day!
The next Yahoo hackday will be on May 9th and 10th in Covent Garden. I've registered my interest. You should too.
One of the runners-up in the Last.fm hackday, this is a simple little service that tells you what band you should be listening to.
Matt's bit of fun from the Last.fm hackday. Hannah's had the best generated lyric juxtaposition, "love drunk home fuck good night."
The first ever Last.fm hack day is taking place in London on December 14th. I'll be there.
I stumbled across this video that Neil Ford shot of the Hackfight project in full flow. The back-end guys are brainstorming, the front-end people are user-testing... this is the stuff of magic!
A nice write-up of Hackday on Wired. Oxford Geek Night gets a mention too (go, Nat!).
And the Hackday band is.... The Rumble Strips. Never heard of 'em. But they sound like they could be fun.
Hackday has a backnetwork. Nice work, Glenn. This may prove to be very handy.
This is a great idea: a pre hack day wiki to coordinate skills and share ideas.
Registration for Hack Day Europe (June 16th-17th) is open. Sign up now! This is going to be a lot of fun.
YUI’s Matt Sweeney and Hands-on YUI Workshops at Yahoo! Developer Day/Hack Day September 29-30 in Sunnyvale » Yahoo! User Interface Blog
Yahoo is opening up Hack Day to the masses. If you're anywhere near Sunnyvale on September 29th, this should be fun.