Monthly Archives: April 2011

Watch a video about the Printer Smash

Just posted on WHYY:

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Printer Smash Post Mort

We will definitely do this again! Thanks to everyone who made it out to our printer smash, we could tell people had a really good time. Special thanks to Philly Tech Week for getting the word out. We posted photos up on our flickr, here’s a few of the best:

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Printer Smash Today 6- 8 pm

We’ve got the printers, goggles, and hammers all set for today’s printer smash, it’s gonna be a blast!

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Daily News Publicity

We had a feeling that showing girls smashing printers would get us some publicity, which the Daily News definitely picked up and ran with their title “Nerds Gone Wild.” Just wait til tomorrow…

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First Annual Printer Smash Tomorrow

Today’s the kick off for Philly Tech Week – there’s a ton of great events, including our printer smash tomorrow! Stop by anytime between 6 and 8 to take a whack at a printer and help us sort out the parts for recycling. We’ll have some safety glasses but if you want to go nuts, […]

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Ton of great links from e-textile symposium

The e-textile Symposium at Penn last night was really inspiring. The speakers are really doing amazing work in the field of textiles and electronics, and a lot of it is on the web: Blog featuring microcontroller/textile projects: http://computationaltextiles.blogspot.com/ The LilyPond site featuring projects with the lilypad arduino: http://lilypond.media.mit.edu/projects Modkit – a graphical environment to drag […]

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Printer Smash Preview

Keep an eye out for the Daily News issue featuring of Philly Tech Week with a cover shot of our Printer Smash. Here’s a preview… Thanks for coming Sarah!

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Random Hacks of Kindness Coming to Philly June 4th and 5th

Random Hacks of Kindness is a recurring hackathon where geeks, designers, coders, hackers (the kind who find new ways of doing things, not people who steal identities) get together and work on a big problem. Philly has been chosen as one of twenty cities to host the next round of rHoK. This hackathon’s theme will […]

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Maker Field Day Today with NextFab at the Science Festival

Our friends over at NextFab Studio put together an awesome event happening today at the Philadelphia Science Festival. “It’ll be like the field days we grew up with, but instead of playing tug-of-war against those pesky 5th graders, you’ll be competing against your peers in events as varied as speed soldering, BristleBot racing, the Foamwood […]

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One Week til our Office Space Printer Smash!

That’s right, we’re stocking up on the safety goggles and sledgehammers for next week’s Printer Smash. There’s a ton of other great events happening for Philly Tech Week, we just thought it would be a great opportunity to help our sponsor NTR disassemble some printers for recycling. As we said before, participants are welcome to […]

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