A great way to capture the flavor of Boing Boing: Ingenuity's theatrical experience Sunday is this set of sketches
that Todd Berman created live at the event.
The inimitable Adam Savage
, co-host of Mythbusters
, co-founder of Tested
, and BB contributor
, closed our Boing Boing: Ingenuity
theatrical experience yesterday with ten rules for success that we would all do well to follow.
Our first-ever stage event is going great today, bringing us into the material plane for the very first time. All day Sunday, we've got all sorts of fascinating presentations, astounding performances, and living curiosities on show at a former Masonic Lodge in San Francisco.
A unique dataset, strong coffee and a soundtrack provided by a gigantic robotic gamelan. What more could anyone want at a hackathon?
Our first-ever hack party kicked off this morning at TechShop San Francisco, marking the beginning of Boing Boing: Ingenuity, a two-day extravaganza of art, science and creativity.
For a real-time window onto Boing Boing: Ingenuity, this weekend's unprecedented celebration of cleverness, curiosity, and wonder, we urge you to tune in (and turn on) to our social media channels -- @boingboing
on Twitter and @boingboing
on Instagram -- for on-the-scene snaps, videos, quotes, and links galore. The hashtag is #bbingenuity. Get illuminated.
As creator of Spacehack
and lead instigator of the global Science Hack Day
, Ariel Waldman is dedicated to instilling a sense of wonder about science, and empowering everyone to get involved in scientific research. Ariel will speak on Sunday at Boing Boing: Ingenuity and is helping orchestrate the Ingenuity: Data Driven hack day!
Adam Savage is a happy mutant hero, a master maker with ethics, personality, warmth, and wit. We are honored that Adam, co-host of Mythbusters, co-founder of Tested, and BB contributor, will speak at our Boing Boing: Ingenuity theatrical experience on Sunday, August 18, in San Francisco! Won't be there in person? Don't fret! We'll be documenting the whole shebang on video for sharing on the site in the coming weeks! Meanwhile, here's Adam's take on "How Simple Ideas Lead To Scientific Discoveries."
Boing Boing: Ingenuity in partnership with Ford C-Max. Read the rest
Junkyard beatnik blues player Isaac Frankle, who goes by the nickname Shovelman
because of his DIY geetar, will play live at Boing Boing: Ingenuity!
The Memory Palace podcast tells the story of an outré, surprising, or secret bit of history. We're delighted that host Nate DiMeo will be presenting the show live at our Boing Boing: Ingenuity
Would you like to be a guest at our mind-bending event celebrating creativity, and wonder? We have a very limited number of tickets to give away! Just post to our forum about the most ingenious thing you've encountered this week, online or off.
Seth Shostak is senior astronomer at the SETI Institute, a scientific organization seeking evidence of life beyond Earth. Seth, whose job is to listen for ET's call, will be speaking at Boing Boing: Ingenuity
on August 18!
We are honored that epic experimentalists Barn Owl
will bring their dark desert rock to our Boing: Ingenuity live event in San Francisco on August 18. Their latest album, V, is available from the good people at Thrill Jockey Records.
Want to joins us for Boing Boing: Ingenuity on August 18 in San Francisco? It's free but tickets are very limited. Of course, we have a handful of tickets to give away! Here's how to win the first round of our giveaway.
Boing Boing: Ingenuity's second day will be a mind-bending theatrical experience of presentations, performances, oddities, and wonder taking place at a opulent former Masonic Lodge. We are thrilled to announce our line-up for this experience we've come to think of as vaudeville for Happy Mutants.
On Saturday August 17, several dozen of our favorite hackers, designers, and developers will gather at TechShop San Francisco for the Boing Boing: Ingenuity hack day. The theme of the hack day is Ingenuity: Data Driven. In an age of big data, hardware hacking, and open source culture, how can makers bridge the gap between cars and drivers to enhance the driving experience?