We're thrilled that our super-catalyst, Mitch Altman, will bring Hackers on a Plane to Japan in November and hold an unusual event and auction fundraiser for TokyoHackerSpace. The auction details will be announced shortly.
You'll meet tinkerers, programmers, crafters, sewingfolk, urban gardeners, database engineers, builders, breakers, writers, teachers, scientists, and many more...But you'll take home more than a great experience. You'll take your very own environmental management device:
Make Your Own TV-B-Gone: the environmental management device!
a workshop by Mitch Altman http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitch_Altman
We at TokyoHackerSpace are thrilled that the maker of TV-B-Gone, Mitch Altman, will be coming to Tokyo along with some amazing hackers from around the world!
Date: Saturday Nov. 13
Time: 13:30 - 21:30
Place: TokyoHackerSpace (Shiroganedai)
13:30 The TV-B-Gone Workshop 4500 members 5500 guests
18:30-22:30 Dinner Party and hacker Auction 2000 yen
Drinks are cash bar or BYOB
And there may even be an afterparty!
MORE DETAILS ON WORKSHOP
What's your relationship with your TV? Better yet, what's your relationship with the loud, obnoxious, screeching, irrelevant, pandering, dopey, sexist, racist, idiotic TV that assaults your eyes, ears and minds in public places?
Ahem. I bet you can see where I stand :-), and why I'll be making this magical antidote to bad TV in public: TV-B-Gone! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TV-B-Gone
That's right. You can build a simple mechanism that will allow you to improve the environment and raise the level of intelligence and discourse as you go about your day. It's lots of fun and not at all hard to make. Mitch is a fantastic, patient, funny facilitator who works