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Dorkbot SoCal 50 Sun. Dec. 16 1PM

Thomas Edwards-2
Dorkbot SoCal 50

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***** Sunday, December 16, 2012
***** 1:00pm-3:00pm
***** Machine Project
***** 1200 D North Alvarado Street
***** Los Angeles, CA 90026

Presenters include:

Michael Kontopoulos

Michael Kontopoulos is an artist-inventor interested in constructing mechanical systems and tools for exploring the poetics of everyday, eccentric human behaviors.His work draws from strategies in speculative fiction in order to investigate the circumstances und er which people might build custom devices to suite their nuanced needs or respond to various socie tal failings. Buy constructing electromechanical artifacts and exploring them through video, he tells the story of those people, and the world they inhabit. 

Joy Padiyar

An overview of Holography is given with reference to its origins, techniques and methods.  The use of holography as an artists' medium is shown, along with specific examples of holographic artwork.
Joy has previously worked for American Bank Note Holographics in the laser lab, where she produced several well-known images such as the MasterCard hologram, and security holograms for Intel and USPS. She now works for Triple Take Holographics, featuring both high-tech applications and commercial uses of holograms. 

Aaron Rasmussen

Aarom was visited in his dorm by the military after building his first robot in college. Since then, he has launched the Kickstarted projects BlindSide, an audio-only survival/horror adventure game, and Mr. Ghost an iPhone electromagnetic field (EMF) detector.

Also there will be special reports from the new hackerspaces LA Makerspace and MAG Lab

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