BEAM will be teaching the Cycles & Circuits workshop at We Rise Women in Tech Conference on Friday, June 23rd.
In this Basic Electronics + Bicycles workshop, you will receive an introduction to electronics and components like resistors, capacitors, transistors, sensors, and microcontrollers. You will be led in hands-on exercises to build your own circuit and contribute to creating a virtual bike tour with a Makey Makey.
What are the requirements?
Laptop running Mac OSX, Windows, or Linux.
Additional supplies will be provided for use during the workshop.
Please download the (free) Arduino software prior to the workshop from https://www.arduino.cc/en/main/software
What will you learn from this workshop?
The basics of hobby electronics including building circuits and components
Introduction to microcontrollers and sensors
Tickets available at https://werise.tech/register/
Everything you need to create your own laser tag project is now posted on the Fritzing community projects site. Fritzing is an open-source hardware initiative that makes electronics accessible as a creative material for anyone.
The Arduino schematic and code for laser tag is available at: http://fritzing.org/projects/laser-tag
Thank you to all who participated in Bicycle Laser Tag during The Big Opening Party for Atlanta Cycling Festival!
BEAM Laser Tag – Atlanta Cycling Festival 2016 from on Vimeo.
We had a great time presenting for the bike-themed PechaKucha on Sunday, June 12! Here are our slides from the presentation:
Join us tonight at 7pm for the launch of our first project, BICYCLE LASER TAG at Atlanta Cycling Festival‘s The Big Opening Party! There will be fun and prizes in the arena 🙂
Then please support us and our friends on Sunday at 1:30pm for Atlanta Cycling Festival Presents PechaKucha Atlanta Vol. 29.5!
If that’s not enough, on Monday night we’ll be talking at the awesome Bike Hack Night: Technology & Bike & Innovation.
Come join the nerdy fun!