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SensorTag WorkShop

By tailor_dresden, on 2016-02-26 17:31:00 -0500 EST





IoT is one of the catchy technologies of this year, but it’s not perfect. Synchronizing with third parties and sharing very useful data with any marketing company doesn’t appeal to everyone. Luckily, a parallell industry of DIY IoT devices is running smoothly, and we’d like to help you explore it. This work shop features the latest TI-SensorTag. Workshop fees include one of these impressive boards. The first project we’ll be doing with this board is a weather station. Pair the weather station over BluetoothLE with your iPhone or android device and get local readouts of air pressure, humidity and temperature. Future workshops using the same device are in the works, so get a head start!

WHEN:March 26th, 10AM onwards, until you have a weather station
How to sign up:EventBrite


CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap Screening

By strawdog, on 2016-01-08 07:28:00 -0500 EST





Code: Debugging the Gender Gap is a documentary directed by Robin Reynolds which looks at the reasons behind the dearth of women and minorities in programming. Thanks to the generosity of Staci Hartman, one of the producers, Foulab is able to offer a free screening of this film. We encourage you to donate to support their work, details can be found on the Code documentary website.

Admission is free but an RSVP is necessary because space is pretty tight (20 places). Snacks will be available on site for a small contribution, but you are also welcome to bring your own.


19 @ 19 @ Foulab 19-DEC-2015 19:00H

By strawdog, on 2015-12-17 18:25:00 -0500 EST





Project Party fundraising Night - apporter vos circuits et synthés, make noise and work your project out - and help foulab get it going -


Halloween Brain Bash Party - 30-OCT-2015

By strawdog, on 2015-10-24 19:16:00 -0400 EDT



NeurotechX and Foulab are hosting a party, friends of Foulab and of NeurotechX are of course invited! Costumes encouraged. Scary movies and high-voltage-brain fun to be had. A 5$ donation is encouraged to cover food and beverages. Registration on meetup also encouraged!

What you need to know:

  • 7:00pm onwards
  • Friday
  • At Foulab
  • Bring your brain

An evening with Moldover 24-SEP-2015 18:00h

By strawdog, on 2015-09-20 21:22:00 -0400 EDT



In this interactive demonstration, Moldover will present his latest music and instrument creations, including The Robocaster Guitar, the prototype MC1 Voice-Controller, and the Light-Theremin CD packaging from his debut album.

About the Artist:
“A musician at heart, inventor born of curiosity, and innovator by necessity, I believe the world calls him the ‘Godfather of Controllerism’ for damned good reasons”.
-John Tackett, Crowd Wire

Moldover’s collected work is deep, diverse, and nearly impossible to summarize, but its essence shines clearly when you see the artist on stage delivering emotional and authentic performances with hybrid instruments of his own design. Explore his creations further and you’ll discover a cultural icon who invents new formats for interactive album artwork, cultivates collaboration by building elaborate jamboxes, and has inspired an entire generation of free-culture music-makers by openly sharing his methods and his madness.
Moldover.com

Moldover’s Four Track - Documentary Video


BBS: The Documentary

By strawdog, on 2015-06-24 08:04:00 -0400 EDT



This Saturday June 27th at 18h join us at Foulab in retro life with a view of BBS The Documentary. The series in eight episodes explores the world of the BBS all the way to it’s replacement by the internet. As an example of technological autonomy BBSs were crafted, operated, and moderated by the community for the community. They faced repression from the state and capital and prevailed in the pursuit of fun and profit. The practice of BBBs is in stark contrast with today’s commercial social media monopolies who sell users’ data on the market and provide it on request to the state.


FOULAB MEETING 22-JUNE-2015 19h

By strawdog, on 2015-06-12 18:36:00 -0400 EDT



A Foulab administrative meeting will be held Monday June 22, at 19h.


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