The Biomaker Initiative is inviting applications for the Biomaker Winter Challenge[masked]. Applicants will develop software nodes for integrating hardware with a new graphical programming interface, XOD. The aim of the challenge is to build up resources in XOD for use when building low-cost sensors and instruments for biology. There is opportunity here for both experienced programmers and complete novices to have a go at developing projects.
With a short-form application, all successful applicants will receive a hardware starter kit (see photo), document their projects on the Hackster platform, exhibit their results in February 2019, and be in the running for fabulous prizes.
>>> Learn more and apply via www.biomaker.org/information <<<
We invite you to join this session to explore visual programming with XOD (www.xod.io) together with like-minded people. This will not be a taught session, it will be a casual get together to work through some of the tutorials available online (www.biomaker.org/training), to try out the biomaker starter kits and consider potential applications to the Biomaker Winter Challenge.
Colette will be convening the session, and promises that the software and tutorials are accessible to beginners (from her own experience!), and that there is plenty for advanced programmers to look at too.
I appreciate this session is at a time that may not be accessible to all biomakers. If you are interested in learning more, there is a lot of useful information on the websites mentioned above. Please also do drop me a line and we can see about running an evening session at a later date.