TIME magazine listed sugru in its Top 50 Inventions of 2010 and Jane is kindly sending 091Labs our very own packs of sugru so we can hold an amazing Hackquarium on Sunday the 5th of December, at 2pm, in 091Labs, Galway!! How exciting!
Sugru is for hacking, improving and repairing your stuff:
It’s free, and it’s on till 5pm, so bring your friends, your kids, your parents, your grandparents and even your monkeys (and don’t forget your broken stuff).
Sugru Hackquarium, Galway, 5th December, Hack Things Better
091Labs are thrilled to announce their very own Ignite Galway, happening as a fundraiser for our much loved hackerspace on Friday, the 10th December, at 7pm. Like last time. there will be 13 inventive, courageous speakers, who have generously volunteered to take to the stage to give the audience a 5 minute insight into their wacky and wonderful ideas.
There will be lots of surprises throughout the night as we are determined to entertain, educate, enlighten and inspire you (and we’ll be sure to delight you while we’re at it).
Here are some of last Septembers talks as a reminder of the diversity and quality of the talks on the night.
Building a city, virtually, Gavin Duffy
User experience just doesn’t matter, Mark Conguista
Can great speeches change the world? Naoise Nunn
Tickets will be 5 euro on the door, and you can send an RSVP to email@example.com to book in advance.
From the emails, tweets, and boards.ie post I’ve seen, tomorrow’s photowalk and photography talks both look like they will have an incredible turnout from the photographers of Galway and Ireland! While the weather may be unfortunately against us, with a Met Éireann forecast of showers with a chance of thunder, I’m confident that we will all have a great day. If the heavens do open up we can retreat to the plush comfort of 091 Labs and talk about photography.
My final route for the day is in two parts: Firs to start off down Lough Atalia Road, up into Forthill Graveyard, around the docks and down the Long Walk to the Spanish Arch and then Claddagh. On our return we will venture up through Quay Street and Shop Street, taking in some of Galway’s historic buildiongs and then back into the Labs in time for lunch.
You should all start gathering at the 091 Labs site, located at Exchange House on the Fairgreen Road at around 10am. My own direct contact number is 086 198 1097 and I encourage you to call me if you cannot find the building or need assistance with parking.
I’ve been polling interest among Irish photographers for an 091 Labs-sponsored Galway photowalk after discovering that there is a very strong interest within the Labs for us to hold one. Out of consideration for other big photographic events going on throughout August, I am looking at maybe the middle of September as the day for this.
Since I’ve joined 091 Labs in Galway City, I’ve discovered that there is a strong internal interest in hosting a Galway City photowalk. I’d also like to submit that I could also offer a space, equipment and bandwidth for a on-that-day Photoshop symposium and all-around digital processing get-together. The workspace is at the Fairgreen and immediately adjacent to both of Galway’s bus and train terminals – we’re next door to one and across the road from the other. Cute bullet-point list of what I’m proposing:
The People’s Photography is on in two weeks, and it wouldn’t be fair to schedule another event for the week before or after. I’m tentatively offering up Saturday September 11 as the date for this photowalk.
The photowalk route would just be your typical wander around Galway’s city center.
091 Labs is around the corner from the fabulousRadisson Blu hotel on Lough Atalia road. If there is sufficient I’ll inquire about discounted rates.
In addition to the photowalk we have a great, well-equipped computer workspace with projectors and lots of bandwith. I think a digital processing sharing session on the same day/weekend would be a great thing.