EuroOSCON: Maker Faire Update

Euro If you’re in Europe Oct 17-20 join us at the MAKE Faire At Euro OSCON! Phil Torrone: computer, portable device, and gadget hacking. Beth Goza: digital crafting in the virtual world. Nick and Dom Ludlam: open source promise.tv and digital TV hacking. Fabienne Serriere: electronics and computer hacks. Ewan Spence: podcasting projects. Ulrika Ek: crafting, linen, and silk screening. Fernando Botelho: open source computer for the blind. Bert Thomas: electronic gadget hacking. Melissa Coleman and Nadya Peek: spatial awareness with tactile feedback. Usman Haque and Adam Somlai-Fischer: low-tech sensors and actuators. Roger Ibars: self-made objects. Mark Hoekstra: master the stuff around you. Jo Walsh and Schuyler Erle: cutting-edge OS GIS and open geodata work. Link. Use this code (euos05makr) to get 25% off the conference.

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The ToneLadder

Randlage13 If a household ladder is extended with a melodic function, it will develop into a real musical instrument. The ordinary ladder transforms into a soundladder. Stepping on a bar of the ladder creates a sound or tone which is different from rung to rung. So you can create a piece of music by stepping up and down on the ladder. Together with a partner you can even play a duet. Link.

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