At our drinks last week we found out about e-stitches and their great mix of tech and fashion!
‘Tis the season for woolly hats and gloves – 6:30pm on 11th December at The Pervasive Media Studio
For this session we’re going to be looking at soft circuits in hats and gloves. We discussed in last month’s session the use of conductive pompoms to light up woolly hats, and we’ve also found these gloves instructables projects for woolly gloves or cycling gloves
Basic materials to make something will be provided but if you have specific ideas that require materials please bring them along. Any of the following would be useful if you have them and could bring them;
- A funky hat or some stylish gloves, Felt or fleecy fabric off cuts, Coloured wool, Conductive wool, LEDs, Button battery or a couple of AAAs, Battery holder or some thick elastic, Conductive thread, Any kind of switch you would like to incorporate
- Pom-pom maker, Crochet hook/knitting needles, Thin nose pliers, Sharps Needle, Darning needle, Scissors, Pencil
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It’s party season so …
We’ve teamed up with One Health Tech and Techspark on the 6th December Eventbrite details here , its being hosted at The Boardroom which just happens to be near the St Nick’s Night market event.
Theres also the Bristech annual conference on the 6th December at the Watershed
Digital Cities Bristol 2018 is running this week so we thought we’d highlight the main happenings. Theres also a load of Open Doors which you can check out here Open Doors Digital Cities
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On monday we went to the Bristol Equality Charter launch event. Rather than describe it in detail you can read the BBC overview. The initiative has come from Councillor Asher Craig who presented on it with great passion. We loved it and were more than happy to be one of the underlying signatories.
One of the points that Marvin mentioned in his talk really resonated with us. He said that whenever people talk Diversity there seems to be competition with people saying “what about” BAME/Women/Age/Disabled/LGBT?
We believe we are inclusive of all as a group and do not segregate members. To us everyone is equal and we are simply trying to push tech into being more inclusive. We happily work with other organisations to support them but we are simply concentrating on our area of knowledge.
For those wanting more information here’s the charter Bristol Equality Charter and you are free to sign it Declaration Form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to be part of it .. which we can’t see that anybody reading our posts wouldn’t want to be.