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The long wait is over: after a number of delays, the BBC microbit has had its release today. Most the following was written at the end of January 2016, and has been sat in draft form since then… so from today’s perspective it starts with a link to old news, but it is what it…
As a member of Potteries Hackspace (PHS) I decided to get involved with the newly-developing Wavemaker thing in Stoke-on-Trent… PHS is part of a consortium being led by bITjam to create a new makerspace in the City centre with a focus on providing young people with access to technologies for creating the future.
In September 2013 I recorded a reading of ‘sentence 59’ for the Bizarre Bazaar project by David Mooney. The following description of the project is from the Opaque Melodies website, and below that is the finished piece on SoundCloud:
December 2014 has seen the release of Some Some Unicorn and The Golden Periphery. The album is on bandcamp, and on Spotify.
There’s a thing being called Art City going on in Stoke-on-Trent (a five-year programme that launched in September 2014). The KULES Art Residency is part of that, and their ex-factory exhibition runs November 8th-29th, 2014: more info from the supporting AirSpace Gallery. I provided art-technology and programming support for Leslie Deere’s Laserdome installation found on…
Photographic evidence of my being at the Potteries HackSpace: I’m working on (fixing and) making some alterations to my Vibrati Punk Console using reclaimed switches and stuff… I had planned to use a reclaimed LED, but found that new ones are so much brighter for the same energy usage!