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

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
Sau­ce toma­te

Con­ti­nue rea­ding “food for your sto­ma­ch”

AZLabs @ O Espaço do Tempo

After many days of work, stress and fun, we seem to have mana­ged to pull through 10 pro­jects to show­ca­se at O Espa­ço do Tem­po! The exhi­bi­ti­on ope­ned yes­ter­day, 12th July at Con­ven­to da Sau­da­ção and will remain in exhi­bit until the end of the month.

We also have a mini-site with bios of the authors and des­crip­ti­ons of the works, tem­po­ra­rily hos­ted here. Not only of the works pre­sent at the exhi­bi­ti­on but also a few others deve­lo­ped during the resi­dency that couldn’t be exhi­bi­ted by one rea­son or another. Check them out!

Big thanks are in order to everyo­ne at O Espa­ço do Tem­po for the oppor­tu­nity we had, and all the in loco sup­port to our needs, you rock. 🙂

AZLabs @ O Espaço Do Tempo (0day –2)

2 days to go until the exhi­bit ope­ning of the Audi­en­cia Zero Labs resi­dency at O Espa­ço Do Tem­po!

A few folks seem to be mis­sing in acti­on. Mau­ri­cio is back with some news from Inte­rac­ti­vos to lend us a hand on pen­ding pro­jects. Móni­ca and Pedro are still wor­king on B-wind!. Mar­ga­ri­da wor­king on his robot Freddy. Vic­tor Sil­va rehe­ar­sing his The Last Words of Domi­ni­co. Vic­tor and Mar­co wor­king on Dis­car­da­ble Beauty. Gui­lher­me finishing his Róbo­ti­ca Cri­a­ti­va works. And me finishing up Meta Gen Hai­ku. Cata­ri­na and Joel should also show up tomo­row with their Micro Déri­ve.

Web­si­te with more info on the pre­sen­ted pro­jects should go onli­ne soon. In the mean­ti­me if you should show up on Mon­day the 12th July in Mon­te­mor-O-Novo for the exhi­bit. We will have 7 pro­jects ins­tal­led under exhi­bi­ti­on until the 31st July, and 2 live­acts pre­sen­ted on the exhi­bi­ti­on day 12th July.

In the mean­ti­me we’ll lea­ve you with some impor­tant t-shirt quo­te mate­ri­al we have recen­tly acqui­red:
“48 horas são 6 dias de tra­ba­lho, em tur­nos de 8 horas”
“Eu só faço pro­jec­ti­on map­ping quan­do estou bêba­do”
“Não tens pin­cel para isso. Vai antes de rolo.”
“Que­res falar ao tele­fo­ne? Fala aí! *slap*”

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

a glove that lights up when you shake hands

light up glove

This mit­ten lights up when its wea­rer sha­kes hands with some­o­ne. It has two expo­sed soft con­tacts around the thumb and across the palm whi­ch, when brid­ged by bare skin, turn on the LED embed­ded on the flower. The mit­ten itself was cre­a­ted by fashi­on desig­ner Isa­bel Tomás, and we then sewed a sim­ple tou­ch swit­ch cir­cuit onto it using con­duc­ti­ve fabric and thre­ad. It also works with high fives and hol­ding hands 🙂

high five and holding hands

Isa­bel and I desig­ned this as a soft cir­cuits exer­ci­se for some upco­ming mate­ri­als workshops. You can find all the ins­truc­ti­ons and ima­ges we pre­pa­red for this pur­po­se @ open­Ma­te­ri­als: