The first hardware hacking space was foulab in Montreal, started a couple of years ago. Supported and run by its members, it allows anyone who likes to play with electronics, use heavy machinery, order or find exotic parts, and generally talk with similarly-minded hackers. Recently, foulab got also their own 3D printers.
This weekend, a hundred and more programmers, geeks and hardware hackers gathered at Notman House for the Robotics Hackathon. The goal was simple: work on robots for the weekend, learn how to program them, and also at the same time discover new robots and new devices like 3D printers.
Here are selections of pictures taken from the event.
Are you working with Facebook’s social API? Interested in twitter marketing? Or maybe working foursquare and new social apps? Head over this month to BuildSocial, co-organized by Andrew Sider and Paul Herrera. Read more to know everything about BuildSocial:
This weekend, the new organization HackingHealth.ca (@hackinghealthca) is enabling tech innovation in Montreal and in Canada by inviting doctors and health specialists to pitch ideas to programmers and techies. The goal is to bring much-needed innovation in healthcare, and in a way, launch new health startups.
This weekend, a hackathon was planned by MontrealTechWatch and Wavome to get developers working on new technologies: nodejs, redis and mongodb. New technology startups in Montréal are built with nodejs, and with the popularity of the framework, the time was right to gather everyone in an event.
L’Agence Métropolitaine de Transport annonce aujourd’hui l’ouverture de leurs données, dans le but d’en rendre l’utilisation possible par des tierces parties. C’est une autre bonne nouvelle pour l’ouverture des données publiques, un combat mené par MontrealOuvert depuis 1 an et demie.