Hackaday LA January Meetup

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Join us at the Supplyframe DesignLab (http://supplyframe.com/designlab) for the first Meetup of 2017! We have scheduled two excellent guest speakers, delicious food and drinks, reserved time for demos and lightning talks. Join us and show off what you're making!

Featured Guest Speakers

BERTRAND'S PARADOX: An exploration of recent developments on a classic probability paradox.

Alanna Weisberg

Alanna is a software engineer at Supplyframe. She previously worked at a high-frequency trading firm in Chicago, after graduating from Harvey Mudd College with a B.S. in Physics. When she isn't coding, Alanna enjoys playing bridge and reading about education and politics.


THE SR-1 PROJECT: Designing and building an experimental airplane for setting world speed records.

Eric Stewart

Eric is designing and fabricating the SR-1 raceplane. He writes a monthly column on Experimental Design/Rapid Prototyping forKitplanes magazine and has had articles featured in Air&Space and Red Bull. He has been involved in experimental aviation for five years, having built a Van's RV-4 kitplane in 2012. Prior to returning to the US in 2010, Eric lived and worked in Japan for 12 years and holds a MA in Japanese literature.


Call For Lightning Talks

As with any Hackaday Meetup please feel free to bring the projects you're working on! If you have a topic or project you'd like to speak about for two minutes, or are looking for project collaborators and want to let the community know, get in touch with Dan Hienzsch (https://www.meetup.com/Hackaday-Los-Angeles/members/174355702/). Demos are highly encouraged!

Meet the Team & Mingle

Hang out and chat with the Hackaday and Tindie team over light refreshments and snacks. Please RSVP here so we know how many to expect.



The Design Lab is at 30 E Del Mar Blvd, Pasadena, CA. You probably won't find street parking nearby, but please see this Google map (https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=z336KXOi6I8Q.kWuP10Ksdh4Y) showing the Supplyframe DesignLab location and nearby parking structures:

• Del Mar Station Parking Structure (2 min walk), 198 South Raymond Avenue. [masked]

• Schoolhouse Park & Walk Structure (7 min walk), 33 East Green Street. [masked]

• De Lacey Park & Walk Structure (10 min walk), 45 South De Lacey Avenue. [masked]

Public Transportation

Using the Metro Goldline trains is quick and easy. It takes about 20 mins from Union Station in downtown LA to Del Mar Station, which is less than 2 minutes walk from our front door. Trains run about every 10 mins during the day, and 20 mins at night from 11pm-2am.

There are also buses that serve Old Town Pasadena. The nearest intersection is FAIR OAKS/DEL MAR BLVD, PASADENA, CA 91105. You can find timetables or use the Metro Trip Planner at metro.net (https://www.metro.net/)