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New Meetup: Synchronous Hackathon FEATURING SPLAT SPACE

From: Alan D.
Sent on: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 1:50 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Splat Space!

What: Synchronous Hackathon

When: Saturday, October 16, 2010 *ALL DAY*

Where: Splat Space - Durham's Hackerspace
331 W. Main St - Basement
Durham, NC 27701

Haven't done much hacking at Splat Space yet? This weekend is a good time to start!

The Synchronous Hackathons are weekend long events that occur on the third weekend of every month. Splat Space will be officially participating in the Synchronous Hackathon this weekend on Saturday, October 15 . Members and their guests are welcome to come any time throughout the day and join the hackathon. We'll be streaming video along with several other hackerspaces participating in the event worldwide.

What The Event is All About (from
"The Synchronous Hackathon is an event where each of the participating hackerspaces will work on their respective projects simultaneously, while in constant communication with each other. Video from each hackerspace will be broadcast to the internet for each other and the public to view. In participating with the Synchronous Hackathon, hackerspaces can utilize the motivational energy and skills of the participating hackerspace members."

Some things we might be working on include:

- Getting the door arduino-powered system functional

- Setting up a web based subscription service for dues using Ruby on Rails

- Halloween-themed projects, costume creation, & candy eating

- Hacker movies in the background for motivation

- You decide!

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