For those of you that didn't manage to make the robo race this last
weekend, it began with fire, smoke and circles with Lio taking the first
place, and team wall-e taking second place. Join in the next robot race in
2 months time, build, test, race!
Also those that are interested in the green side of life, Roger has done a
great summary of what their team has been up to
show up and join the team.
Ricky from XinCheJian will be sharing "Linux Kernel Developers gone wild!"
a great talk for those looking to do their own embedded systems and the
journey to /bin/sh
Valentin will be talking about Minecraft, it's applications in the
Hackerspace and what he wants to do in the near future!
Jonas from Jonas Design will be talking about his physical designed pieces
and his space, full of metal-welding-wood-shaving tools and how he comes to
realize his ideas.
Shen Jie will be giving a quick talk on the Light Field Cameras and showing
off his Lytro, dont drop it, that brick is expensive!
DIY声音合成器!－ OSC6 Make Your Own Sound Synthesizer! - OSC6 - 2012/07/14 -
Get your Synth'n rock on! build this sound synthesizer designed and made by
the awesome MengQiMusic, Run by PengZiYun who's last workshop for a while
at XinCheJian as she's off to University to continue her Dream.
Arduino入门工作坊 (针对无电子和编程经验的人) - 2012/08/18 -
Introduction to Arduino, Edward will be rocking XinCheJian with this great
workshop, only in Chinese, there will be an English one coming soon.
=A quick blurb about XinCheJian=
XinCheJian is a community run hackerspace located in the heart of Shanghai,
without your support with time, workshops, donations and memberships we
would not be able to keep the space alive and in the same form as it is
today, think about giving back in any way you can and help alleviate the
financial burdens of those few who are funding the space.
=Staff Jobs at XinCheJian=
As a staff member you'll help run the space and share the responsibilities,
along with making decisions in how the space runs and evolves, you'll also
be expected to join Staff meetings at least once a month. Only apply if
you're serious. Without the generosity of the current volunteers sharing
tasks in their free time, it would be near impossible to keep XinCheJian
As the Treasurer you'll be responsible for.. treasure. you need to
<strike>have your own calculator</strike> we'll provide you a calculator.
the following are what you'll need to handle on a monthly basis.
- Income/Outgoing spread sheets
- Look after the donation box
- Organizes the rent and bills from the bank account
- We'll even send you to business accounting with the government (we'll pay
- Kind reminders to members to pay their membership dues
A Journalist will be expected to write at least 1 article a week on a topic
of whats going on inside XinCheJian, you pick a project and review it, can
be a few hours an evening writing and a few hours in the day interviewing.
- you'll be given an account on xinchejian.com
- You will need a camera
- English or Chinese - or both is encouraged
- confident and outgoing
- get as much information possible from people in the shortest amount of