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Happy New Year.
What could be better than spending a weekend learning about Arduino, the favorite open source hardware hacking platform for designers, artists and hobbyists.
Aimed at students, artists, and designers and anyone who wants to learn the basics of Arduino, simple electronics and building interactive projects
I have been running workshops around Arduino and its uses since 2007, and have just finished co-authoring The Arduino Cookbook for o'reilly (published March 2011).
This event is kindly hosted by C4CC
What do you need to bring?
A laptop to prgoram the Arduino board with (can be Mac, Windows or Linux).
A beginners Arduino kit is provided, which you can take away with you after the workshop.
NB: You don't need to already know about electronics to come to this workshop.
10:30: Introduction to the workshop and round table introductions
11:00 - 12:00: Introduction to physical computing, interaction design and the history of Arduino
12.00 - 13.00: Getting Arduino software on your computer, and talking to your board
13:00: Lunch break
13:00-1700 Getting started with Arduino through practical examples
17:30- Drinks at a nearby pub
10.30 More Arduino exercises and examples
12.00 A chance to build something of your own, in groups, or self guided study
13:00-16:00 More building or study
17:00 – 17.30 Show and tell
Tickets are £145 for professionals and £120 for students