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(Preliminary schedule)
(The Hacks!)
 
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'''Where:''' Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation - http://www.icg.port.ac.uk/ (Room ...)<br />
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'''Where:''' Park Building, University of Portsmouth (http://www.port.ac.uk/maps-and-directions/)<br />
 
'''When:''' Wednesday 25th June, 9am - 5pm<br />
 
'''When:''' Wednesday 25th June, 9am - 5pm<br />
 
'''What:''' Hacking on datasets, astronomy, publishing?<br />
 
'''What:''' Hacking on datasets, astronomy, publishing?<br />
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| 09:00 || Pre-hack socialising (coffee/juice TBD)
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| 09:00 || Arrivals/coffee/snacks 
 
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| 09:30 || Participants present a brief pitch of their hack ideas
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| 09:15 || Welcome talk 
 
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| 09:45 || Identify collaborators/projects and start hacking
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| 09:30 || 60 second pitches - participants present their idea in 60 seconds (or less)
 
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| 13:00 || Lunch + status updates from hack projects
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| 10:00 || Hacking begins!
 
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| 13:30 || Hacking continues
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| 13:00 || Lunch and 60 second updates from hack teams
 
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| 16:30 || Presentation of results
 
| 16:30 || Presentation of results
 
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|       || Post-hack socialising
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| 17:00  || Post-hack socialising (pub?)
 
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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 create an account on this Wiki 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]]

Latest revision as of 16:28, 25 June 2014

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