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1shot #238-lawn tennis

At the Grand Porch Party a couple of weeks ago, I found more than one kind of string. On Euclid Ave, this is Waterloo. DW

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TH&B United art show–Hamilton delivers again

Hit the TH&B United group art show in The Hammer on Saturday. I liked a lot of the work. I liked the scale. I liked the venue. And what I really like is that Hamilton shows up! This show at … Continue reading

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Talking architecture with André Arsenault and Arden

Big thanks to André Arsenault (right) for taking time out of his Saturday morning to talk with my daughter Arden about a career in architecture. We got connected through André’s wife Daisy via a recent blog post I did on … Continue reading

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Palette’s physical controls of the virtual world

Last month I stopped by the REAP’s Felt Lab in St Jacobs to see a talk by the folks from Palette. Palette makes configurable, USB-connected physical controls like sliders, buttons, and knobs that allow you to drive your software in … Continue reading

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Unplug Your Robot with Critical Media Lab

A couple weeks back, Brohemus and I stopped by a Critical Media Lab gig at the Kitchener Studio Project on Gaukel driven by Professor Marcel O’Gorman. On display and on tap for discussion were student projects from two of Marcel’s … Continue reading

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Inspired at UW Engineering Symposium

A couple of weeks ago, during March Break and after hitting the awesome UW Engineering Explorations tour, I took my kids to a UW Capstone Engineering Symposium in the Davis Centre. On display that particular day were 4th year group … Continue reading

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UW School of Architecture… Wow.

Last Saturday morning, my daughter Arden and I trucked on down to Galt to check out the open house at UW’s School of Architecture. For those of you who don’t have kids in high school and/or aren’t exploring what comes … Continue reading

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Structur3D Printing in new digs

It was almost a year ago that I met Charles Mire and Andrew Finkle of Structur3D Printing. I had heard they were by kwartzlab and chatting about their paste extruder attachment for 3D printers, but I only met them in … Continue reading

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Proto-talking at UW GreenHouse

Had a great time talking about prototyping with the St. Paul’s College GreenHouse posse last Wednesday night at The University of Waterloo. GreenHouse Director Tania Del Matto invited me in to talk about approaches to getting/staying unstuck when going from … Continue reading

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KWAG photography tour

On Sunday, Shirley Madill, Executive Director at Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery hosted a small group of us on a tour of the gallery’s photography collection. This opportunity came through Mark Walton and the Foto:RE posse. The TL;DR: KWAG has an amazing … Continue reading

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