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This dorkbot-nyc meeting took place at 7pm on Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 at Location One in SoHo.

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It featured baby zebras riding on baby hippos, oh, and also:

James Wolff: Buildatron Systems
Buildatron Systems to present at dorkbot on their latest Series 2 3d printer. The team of three founders will talk about the development of 3d printer Rep Rap technology. Based out of Brooklyn, Buildatron has innovative extruder technology, magnetic aluminum casing, and industry leading FFF fabrication volume at 8inx8inx5in combined with specialized software optimized for high resolution quality parts and components. Buildatron will discuss their hackerspace experiences at Alpha One Labs and how that served as a foundation for a hackerspace 3d printing program and the "MacGuyver Monday's" 3D printing workshops. James, Zach, and Dan will also discuss digital design and the new Buildatron Artist in Residency program.
http://lab.buildatron.com


Cynthia Malaran: The QR Queen #cynthiamalaran
Cynthia Malaran, Creative Health Coach, and graduate of the Institute For Integrative Nutrition, presents her Über-geeky side tonight! Known for helping people "Turn Creative Blocks into Building Blocks," Cynthia has been given the new distinction as The QR Queen Artista. Together with pARTner, Roni Henning (Master Printer who has worked with many Artists, including Andy Warhol, Romare Bearden, Red Grooms, Jack Youngerman and more), Cynthia's been having a ton of fun lately with these sneaky little QR Codes popping up everywhere. She's blowing people's minds with her customized messages created by Technology, and cloaked in Fine Art beauty and decades of screenprinting technique. From the geeky artist herself: "Hmm...Who knew big, black, mysterious pixels could bring us so much joy and laughter?" Cynthia Malaran is a NYC based Artist and Designer who works in all media, from the tactile to the audio/visual, for clients too numerous to note.
http://TheQRQueen.com
http://CherishCreativity.com


Mark Skwarek: #arOCCUPYWALLSTREET
#arOCCUPYWALLSTREET is the world's first global augmented reality [AR] protest. On Friday, September 30, 2011 a call was posted inviting the global community to join the #OCCUPYWALLSTREET [OWS] movement with AR. Artists and activists from around the world including Australia, Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain joined the occupation. The AR occupation was shown by Devotion Gallery in Brooklyn and opened with the 1st AR Flashmob Protest at Wall St. The protest is never ending and will continue to grow as more and more people respond to the ongoing global call.
http://aroccupywallstreet.wordpress.com/


Douglas's pics from the meeting

NEXT MEETING: 01 February 2012



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