Hacking Science

Ariel Waldman, geek girl x awesome, had the audiences at 'f**king bears in space'. Her high speed, high humour, deep space talk sped the audience through space travel and how open source is helping people participate and have fun with space.


  1. In terms of seeing the invisible, people with synaesthesia have cross sensory experiences that lets them see what's invisible to others. One group at a hackday decided to simulate one, using Ardiuno, webam and gimp mask: Syniseizure
  2. One of the problems with how we deal with information is that we assume dealing with more information means more screens: "optical overdose". A hack group inadvertently got around this with a project on the sound of particle collisions: 
  3. Cyborgs. We're all cyborgs now …