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Note: participants are free to jump in and out of the hack day and to switch projects. There are no obligations!
 
Note: participants are free to jump in and out of the hack day and to switch projects. There are no obligations!
  
== OK I'm in. Now what? ==
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== The Hacks! ==
  
Good! Go and and fill in [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12EySCO6oY-DjGGoheTPAcdW5ylmh0pXFSNFpMVYpwSs/viewform this Google form] to register your interest.
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''Add your hacks here by requesting an account on this Wiki from edward.edmondson@port.ac.uk and add your summary and links here. Images, repos, live demos are all encouraged!''
  
Then request an account on this Wiki from edward.edmondson@port.ac.uk and add your ideas and useful datasets to the [[Hack Day Ideas]] page.
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'''Cup Orrery (or how I learned to stop coding and love making an exoplanet detector with littleBits)''' by Edward Gomez and Robert Simpson
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[[File:IMG_2376.jpg]]
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Made of two parts. First, a littleBits orrey consisting of an LED 'star' and rotating cup planet system. Then a light sensor attached to a digital readout and an optional sound readout too.
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Blog post to follow soon - will put link here.
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'''Slicing and dicing the UK''', by Kyle Willett (and suggested by Geert Barentsen) - Voronoi-tessellated maps of the US and UK by astronomy degree-granting institutions and local astronomy clubs. Made with some text scraping and rendered in d3. Full post and code to follow.
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[[File:voronoi_us.png|300px]] [[File:voronoi_uk.png|200px]]

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