Weekly Update 2013-05-29

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going out wednesday!

It's time to stop procrastinating on your projects and get to it and do it! just Make it attitude will go a long way. given that it's soon to be so hot in shanghai, it's good to work in a cool and cooled environment. So lets make something!

Announcements this week:

  1. Shanghai Library - XinCheJian just launched an event in cooperation with the Shanghai Library (exit line 10.. shanghai library) projects are being displayed on the 4th floor and will be rotated throughout the month - check it out daily.
  2. RHoK - Random Hacks of Kindness, find out more about this tonight and check the mailing list xinchejian@googlegroups.com also email us info@xinchejian.com if you would like to help out.
  3. Doodlebot competition offering - buy now, 190rmb for the robot, order today to sachsenpower@gmail.com but you will be on the hook for the cash if you change your mind! read more here about the competition - http://letsmakerobots.com/node/37126
  4. It's time to buy stuff.. everything must go, ask about Mitch Altman kits to get started in electronics
  5. also don't forget to renew your membership, if you're not sure ask a staff member to check for you.

Summary for Wednesday/本周三开放日综述

  1. Andrew - XCJ Intern - Andrew will be presenting a simple LED binary counter. This was very useful just to learn about using multiple shift registers. Definitely a project you don't want to miss!
  2. Berni War - Make+ (english)
  3. James - XCJ (english)

Wednesday Presenters/本周演讲者介绍

  1. Andrew is about to graduate high school, he must fulfill an internship in order to graduate and will be hacking at XinCheJian along with helping out with day to day operations and members, his interest is with Discrete electronics, his topic tonight will be on his Binary Bit counter
  2. Berni, an old hand at XinCheJian will be talking about his opensource air filter aaaiiirrr.org
  3. James is a new face at XinCheJian but a well traveled hacker, having spent time in other hackerspaces he's about to have a long term stay in Shanghai, his interest is in Speech Recognition and plans to have a Discussion on Air Quality

Upcoming Events/近期活动安排

  • TBA*