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Nodeschool meets Fabcity on September 2nd

Nodeschool Rotterdam is getting bigger, better and stronger. We’re super happy to team up with Fabcity on September 2 to introduce more people to NodeJS!

We also slightly changed the format, so it’s an all new NodeSchool and therefor we’re going to do something special, namely: hardware hacking. Using JavaScript and NodeJS we’re going to start out doing some hardware challenges. It’ll be heavily inspired by Nodebots. So please join us and let’s hack something cool together!

It’s open to everyone, it doesn’t matter if you don’t have any experience coding and/or with hardware. All you need to do is stop by and have a look. If you want to join the focussed session however, please signup and show up for the one at 12:00 or 15:00 and please bring a laptop.

Check out the website for more information

Announcing Electron Junction @ Pixelbar

We’re happy to announce Electron Junction. An event that is all about people that like to tinker and play around with electronics, which can be as simple as blinking a LED with an Arduino or as complicated as building autonomous robots to explore the universe. While the focus will be on hardware, software will play an important role as well.

Tickets are available via the Pixelbar Ticketshop. If you want to participate in the Arduino workshop by Mitch Altman or the SMD workshop by Klimnt you can reserve your spot and reserve the required kits of components in the shop as well. Please note, there are limited component kits.

Electron Junction is the first day-long event organized by Pixelbar Rotterdam.

Event Information

A social evening will follow on the event. Food will be available for donations and we’ll have some Club Mate and Beer. Maybe even tschunk.

Looking forward to see you in Rotterdam!

We are still looking for additional speakers and people who would like to present their projects. This can be either a talk of about 45 mins or, equally awesome, you are welcome to bring your project for a live demo during the day. Please contact the orga at orga [at] pixelbar.nl

Open doors day

This Saturday (March 25) 10 hackerspaces will open their doors to the public. And obviously Pixelbar we be one of those hackerspaces, as we are opening our doors for everyone that wants to visit.

From 11:00 until 17:00 you can visit us where you can see our projects, talk with our members and can become more familiar with our hackerspace. So if you are looking for some inspiration, learn something or just want to chill, visit us this Saturday!

No need to sign up, just come by at our space. You can find us in the Keilewerf.

Do you want to visit other hackerspaces too? Check out the Dutch hackerspaces site.

Visit the Minsk hackerspace

Recently we had a member of the hackerspace in Minsk, Belarus, visited our space. Yahor gave a presentation about what they have done and are doing right now at their space. Pretty interesting and cool too see. And obviously we’re happy to welcome everyone at our space. Check out his presentation:

Ancilla van de Leest surprise visit

This Wednesday, on Feb 22th at 8pm our hackerspace will welcome a special guest. Namely: Ancilla van de Leest, the leader of the Pirate Party of The Netherlands. The reason why she is stopping by is not necessarily because she is from Rotterdam and visits hackerpaces regularly (it’s a first for our space though). No, instead she will visit us to talk about her party and the upcoming Dutch parliamentary elections, which are happening next month.

Although you might or might not share the same political views, everyone is welcome and our space is open for new discussions. So if you’re interested in Dutch politics, the Pirate Party, net neutrality, privacy topics or Ancilla in general - come visit us this Wednesday.