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A nice feature on Seb in the latest issue of Make magazine.
Forty Years of Movie Hacking: Considering the Potential Implications of the Popular Media Representation of Computer Hackers from 1968 to 2008
An in-depth look at the portrayal of hackers on film.
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.
And this is why Code Club is such a great initiative.
Some of these are pure chindogu but others are pure genius.
Nice! A feature on Ariel and her spacehacking ways.
Watch the video to see Jonty’s rather good tour of EMF.
Some of these hacks created at the Science Hack Day in Eindhoven are seriously nuts. That’s “nuts” as in “brilliant”.
Brighton’s Mini Maker Faire (which was fantastic last year) will take place the day after dConstruct and this time, they’ve got a lot more space. Want to get involved? Get involved!
Oh, this is just wonderful: a camera that outputs a text description instead of an image (complete with instructions on how to build one yourself). I love it!
Sneaking in to climb the Shard at night.
A blow-by-blow account of last weekend’s MolyJam in Brighton.
This is such a brilliant and empowering idea: an open-source object-oriented to electronics, like LEGO bricks for circuit-building.
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.
Now this is what I call science hacking: building an open source fusion reactor.
The Kiwi Foo Space Program (a weather balloon with an Android device attached) captured some beautiful images.
You think that Digital Rights Management is bad? What about Physible Rights Management?
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.
They did it. Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad fulfilled that age-old dream: to put a Lego man into space. They have done Canada—and the world—proud.
Matt is offering up his space in central Brighton every Wednesday afternoon for free-for-all Arduino tinkering. I should try to get over there.
The network will interpret SOPA as damage and route around it …with SCIENCE!
A look back at some of the best code for journalism over the past year.
Before there was phone phreaking there was …radio interception hacking?
A century ago, one of the world’s first hackers used Morse code insults to disrupt a public demo of Marconi’s wireless telegraph
Anil shares his thoughts on where there’s room for improvement in 3D printing, or as he calls it, teleporting.
Ariel is interviewed by Seth Shostak. Science! Science! Science!
This looks truly wonderful: like a hardware version of “if this, then that.”
In a single post, Russell Davies manages to rehabilitate the term “post digital.” And he paints a vivid picture of where our “Geocities of things” is heading.
One of the opening lightning talks at Science Hack Day in San Francisco by Sean Herron of NASA.
A rallying cry from Russell, urging us not to rely too much on the intangible.
Ariel’s inspiring keynote from OSCON in Portland, featuring two very exciting Science Hack Day announcements at the end.
Brighton hacker Jason Hotchkiss demos his music-generating lava lamps in this promo video for the Brighton Maker Faire taking place the day after dConstruct.
Hardware hackers, you’ve got until June 30th to submit something for Maker Faire in Brighton this September (the day after dConstruct).
I should get out there and make a few drops in Brighton.
Design fictional biohacking.
Bruce Sterling on Wikileaks, Julian Assange, and the unintended consequences of cypherpunk.
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.
An inspiring presentation by Tom Armitage on the value of open data.
A versatile material to help you fix things.
I'll be sitting in judgement on the entries to this neat competition which harks back to the good ol' days of 5k.org.
Live in Brighton? Like hardware hacking? Build Brighton needs your input.
A cute hardware hack: send a tweet with the word TwitweeClock, the hashtag #TwitweeClock, or the username @TwitweeClock, and this cuckoo clock will, well, cuckoo.
The next Yahoo hackday will be on May 9th and 10th in Covent Garden. I've registered my interest. You should too.
The details of Tom's hardware hack at PaperCamp: an old-school printer receipt printer hooked up via arduino.
The first ever Last.fm hack day is taking place in London on December 14th. I'll be there.
Ztamp:s - RFID stamps that makes your objects come alive - Violet â€¢â€¢ Let All Things Be Connected
Reading through some of the things that peope have made with these RFID tags is making me itchy to hack something tangible.
Tell the UK government what you'd build with public information and they could help fund your idea. Time to put your hacking hat on.
Notes and slides from Tom Taylor's talk at Oxford Geek Night 7. It's a great collection of things that talk (or at least Twitter): Tower Bridge, asteroids, plants...
Christian is using the prize money he won at Mashed to put on an event in London in September devoted to "ethical hacking": creating mashups to make social networks more accessible.
Plants that Twitter when they need to be watered | Geek Gestalt - A blog by Daniel Terdiman - CNET News.com
Check out this cool arduino project: input from the moisture level of a plant sends an SMS to Twitter so you know it needs to be watered.
A step-by-step guide to hacking your iPod Touch even if you've already upgraded to the new firmware.
Looks like the iPhone has been unlocked. Jesus phones want to be free.
Aral just posted his extensions to the Twitter API.
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.