All about Mediamatic Hackerscamp at PICNIC 08
Mediamatic is going to kick start this year’s Picnic with a first live event, a Hackers Camp, a team of professional geeks and interaction designers with technical and creative skills who will use RFID and physical computing to realize the most creative and ambitious of ideas. Mediamatic has assembled a nerd’s paradise – a bunch of exciting equipment for participants to play with while questioning social interaction and identity.
You can read a day by day report below.
Happy Hackers on PICNIC 08
The experience of the brand new RFID installations
Hackers Camp Day 7. In the 5 days preceding PICNIC, an annual crossmedia conference in Amsterdam, Mediamatic organized the Social RFID Hackerscamp . A group of excellent coders, designers and physical computeers used recent technologies and interaction design to realize a bunch of engaging…
Hackers Camp Day 1
Mediamatic is going to kick start this year’s Picnic with a first live event, a Hackers Camp, a team of professional geeks and interaction designers with technical and creative skills who will use RFID and physical computing to realize the most creative and ambitious of ideas. Mediamatic has…
Hackers Camp Day 2
Sunny Day 2 started with a meeting exploring potential project ideas. Out of 15 original ideas a bunch seem to be the most promising. The ones that generate the most enthusiasm from team members have more chances for success, as well as the ideas which are simple and clear. “Anything that requires…
Hackers Camp Day 8
Today is the last day of Picnic. Willem Velthoven, director of Mediamatic Lab challenged Monique van Dusseldorp, one of the organizers of Picnic, for a run with the exciting ikRun installation . Unfortunately for Willem, Monique won! Later this day Willem presented the freshly made Mediamatic…
Hackers Camp Day 7
Today is the second day of Picnic and all the projects are fine-tuned and as bug free as possible. The atmosphere is a bit more festive and less official. Loud (terrible cheesy) music is heard in the Gashouder and PICNIC visitors keep on bringing new friends to the Friend-Drink-Station. We all…
Hackers Camp Day 6
The first day of Picnic is stressful, a bit chaotic and maybe a tat frustrating, but we are inside Gashouder building and things are starting to work out. The space is great. Floors are covered with real grass, birds are soothingly chirping, there is even a smoke machine to complete a perfect…