food for your stomach


Fee­ding 15 sle­ep depri­ved hac­kers is not an easy task and during the AZ Resi­dency only 3 peo­ple were bra­ve enough to put their culi­nary talents to the test: Joel, Vitor and Mari­a­na. Everyo­ne agre­ed that their home­ma­de meals were awe­so­me and no bug reports were filed. Sin­ce we beli­e­ve in sha­ring, here are Joel’s deli­ci­ous open sour­ce reci­pes (in fren­ch com­me il faut):

Salad Dres­sing [ VO ]

4 cuillè­re à sou­pe d’huile d’olive
3 cuillè­re à sou­pe de vinai­gre bal­sa­mi­que
2 cuillè­re à café de miel
sel
poi­vre

Goû­ter et ajus­ter : si trop sucré, ajou­ter du vinai­gre / si trop amer, ajou­ter du miel.

Bask Chic­ken [ VO ]

Pré­voir un bon mor­ce­au de pou­let pour cha­cun des invi­tés
Poi­vron
Toma­te
Sau­ce toma­te
Oig­non
sel
poi­vre
Eau

Con­ti­nue rea­ding “food for your sto­ma­ch”

altlab goes on vacation


Sin­ce it’s really hot and most of our mem­bers are hea­ded towards the bea­ch for some well deser­ved vaca­ti­ons, we won’t be hol­ding our Tues­day night public ses­si­ons until the end of August. Have a gre­at sum­mer and see you in Sep­tem­ber!

Caros ami­gos: o esta­be­le­ci­men­to altlab encon­tra-se encer­ra­do até ao final do mês de Agos­to para des­can­so do pes­so­al. A gerên­cia agra­de­ce a vos­sa pre­fe­rên­cia e espe­ra ver-vos de novo em Setem­bro 🙂

AZ Labs Exhibition @ O Espaço do Tempo

LCD + AltLab + xDA
12 - 31 July 2010
Convento da Saudação | Montemor-o-Novo | Portugal

Exhibition: Monday to Friday - 6pm / 11pm | Saturday and Sunday - 4pm /11pm
Opening: 12th of July, 18h00

Artists : Catarina Mota | Filipe Cruz | Francesco Cerutti | Guilherme Martins | João Maia e Silva | Joël Belouet | Jorge Ribeiro | Pedro Ângelo | Margarida Faria | Maurício Martins | Mónica Mendes | Marco Moura | Mariana Ferreira | Mécia Sá | Ricardo Webbens | Sérgio Ferreira | Tiago Serra | Vitor Lago Silva | Victor Martins

This exhibition presents the results of a unique experiment. For 17 days, 30 members of the Audiencia Zero Labs from all over the country and also abroad lived and worked together on collective projects. New teams were formed, infinite ideas proposed, new tools and technologies experimented with, incredible adventures lived and new friends made. The projects at this exhibit are just the tip of the veil, the true impact of this experience is yet to come.

More info @ O Espaço do Tempo

makerbot as microscope: what we learned

Joel Belou­et has been wor­king on an art pie­ce invol­ving micro­or­ga­nisms and nee­ded a sup­port struc­tu­re for his micros­co­pe came­ra. It turns out the Maker­Bot sit­ting on our table was the solu­ti­on.

At first Joel atta­ched the came­ra to the z axis and the sli­de res­ted on the build plat­form, but it soon beca­me cle­ar that it would be much bet­ter to have the sam­ple remain still and the came­ra move ins­te­ad. Inver­ting the posi­ti­ons meant atta­ching the sli­de to the bot­tom of the z axis plat­form in order to pre­vent the came­ra lens from bum­ping against it. This setup also allowed him to use the z crank as a focus mecha­nism. Con­ti­nue rea­ding “maker­bot as micros­co­pe: what we lear­ned”