Weekly Update 2012-12-19

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going out wednesday!

Christmas and new years is coming up, no changes to XinCheJian opening times, we're still open - what better to do than to hack into the new year!

EdwardRF (Edward Jiang) took the win in the high stakes robo racing bragging rights tournament this last weekend, check out the victory lap put together by Stanley from videos provided by Lio and Amit http://www.tudou.com/programs/view/U47IcsSvMKY/?resourceId=0_07_10_28

Summary for Wednesday/本周三开放日综述

Marc and industrial designer in Shanghai from alien&monkey has agreed to come down to give a talk on his eco-sustainable products Razorfish might come down this evening to give us some insights into their installations Stephane Hausherr from Altium is coming down to talk about their cool toys and recent exciting projects

Wednesday Presenters/本周演讲者介绍

Marc is an Industrial designer from Barcelona, Spain. He has 9 years experience of designing for various industries, he studied and worked in London for 3 years, where he gained his Master’s Degree, with a Distinction, from Central Saint Martins College. He has been in China for 3 years where together with Daishu Ma, an illustrator from Chengdu (China), created ‘alien and monkey’ - a creative studio that combines the story telling and imagination of illustration together with the implementation and realism of industrial design. They always try to use local, natural materials, apply traditional techniques and collaborate with local craftsmanship.

who else? *your name here* it's also adhoc, so get ready, just keep it to 9 minutes plus Q&A afterwards

Upcoming Events/近期活动安排

Have a heart/聖誕節禮物』親手做一個,送給TA - Mika and Edward are going to run another digital heart workshop - 22nd December, 2-5pm Put together, solder and animate the most recent version of digitalHeart, using the web based, stop frame animation, you can program it with what ever animation you want! this is a small scale of what they just have completed with 64 IKEA lamps!