Genuino Day 2016 Malmö Schedule

Posted by on March 31, 2016

This is our schedule for Saturday! We will love to see you there. Vi ses snart! :)

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MINC Malmö
Anckargripsgatan 3
21119 Malmo

If you visit us by public transportation, use lines 3 or 5 (to Orkanen stop).

 

13:00 Doors Open

13:15 Welcome speech and video streamming with David Cuartielles from Genuino Day Mexico

 

Talks, 13.30 – 15.30

 

13:30 Modular Remote, Ahmet Yildirim

14:00 Learning by doing, Nerea de la Riva Iriepa, Arduino Verkstad AB

14:30 “Why open-source can cure automotive…”, Lewis Horne, Uniti Sweden

15:00 Biohacking and chip implants, Juanjo Tara, Arduino Verkstad AB, Jowan Österlund, Biohax Sweden

 

Activities

from 14:00 Chip implant with Jowan Österlund, Biohax Sweden

13:00-15:00 FabLab on Wheels workshop

15:00 SIDeR exhibition opens

 

Exhibition, 13:00 – 17:30

  • PELARS System by Malmö Högskola + Genuino
  • CTC – Creative Technologies in the Classroom by Genuino
  • Reverb Hoodie by Nasir Hussein, Sonja Rattay, Philip Robertson, Rouzbeh Noori
  • Handcar Racing by Mattias Andersson, Jesper Andersson, Felix Löf, Axel Birgersson
  • Modular Remote by Ahmet Yildirim
  • Algae mini-bioreactor by Sveta / Keenan

Student projects (SIDeR), 15:00 – 17:00

  • WeWave
  • OcuClass
  • The Coolhunter Lamp
  • Chirp Catcher
  • Daylight in Helsinki
  • Squamae
  • Ligia Estera Oprea
  • The Re-booth: an experiment with embodied interactive storytelling
  • Prototypes of DIY Google Glass workshop

Celebration

16:15 Cake and closing speech

17:30 End of the event

 

Make it VR! at Makertjej

Posted by on March 23, 2016

We have been moving around Malmö with our Make it____! unit as part of the FabLab on wheels project. Make it____! visits schools to provide fun activities to children up to 12 years old within their after school schedule. Teresa Falomir and Marie Ehrndal move around the city with a portable mini FabLab inside a cargo bike that includes a laser cutter, electronics and recycled materials for the following programmed activities: robotics, holograms, physical and digital 3D.
 
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Teresa and Marie are posting this week about the Make it____! project in the Makertjej blog. Check it out here. In their own words, Makertjej was first initiated by Makerspace Stockholm, but is now an international initiative.
 

Check out what the kids are doing for the Make it VR activity in our Instagram account.
 

Genuino Day 2016!

Posted by on March 17, 2016

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We are looking forward to light the candles for the Genuino Day 2016 on April the 2nd from 13:00 to 17:30 at MINC Malmö.
Are you interested in submitting a cool project or talk? You can submit for either showcasing a project or having a 20 minute talk. Share your process and experiments with us no matter your skill set or age! The deadline for submissions is March, 25th. The selected participants will be provided with lunch.
 
Other activities include:

  • SIDeR2016 Interactive Exhibition (in collaboration with Malmö Högskola)
  • Kids Corner – FabLab On Wheels/Make it! workshop
  • CTC Education Project
  • ESLOV – hot-plugged smart modules prototype
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    The entrance is free of charge. Get a free ticket through our Eventbrite page (we want to set up our office properly for the attendants).
    The event is children friendly and includes activities for them. :)
     
    Come and sing the birthday song to Genuino in multiple languages! Celebrate with us with awesome projects, talks and great people.
     
    Vi ses snart! (“see you soon” in Swedish)
     

    Nordic IoT Hackathon 2016

    Posted by on March 16, 2016

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    The Nordic Internet of Things Hackathon will happen again! We invite all programmers, interaction designers, professionals and enthusiasts to a 50 hour competition for attendees from any part of the globe no matter their technical skills. The organisation offers sponsorship for travel expenses for teams outside Sweden.
     
    The application is open until March the 20th for projects within two different topics: Internet Buildings and Intelligent Healthcare Establishments. The best projects will get to negotiate with important companies for the implementation of the projects.
     
    Presentations, code, samples, a place to sleep (we will try to find accommodation for you, but you could also stay hacking through the night), food and many caffeine will be provided. The spots are limited to 10 teams, so register your idea asap!
     
    The Hackathon will happen on April 22nd to the 24th at the Mobile Heights Center, in Lund, Sweden, and it is kindly supported by Malmö municipality, Mobile Heights, Murata, Telia, Sony, Mod.cam, Sigma, E-on, Ericsson, ABB, IBM, Medicon Village, Brunnshög Energi, Vasakronan and Arduino Verkstad.
     
    Visit the website for more information:
    www.nordiciothackathon.com
     

    La Salle Breakfast, Robotics, Technology and Education

    Posted by on February 11, 2016

    On February the 2nd, David Cuartielles was invited to laSalle University to their Breakfast series where he talked about education during an event about educational robotics. David talked about his role in the Interaction Design Program at Malmö Högskola, about open source hardware and lastly, about CTC the educational program developed by Genuino in the late years. He also emphasised the need of implementing technology programs to all the possible levels so we can anticipate to the lack of teachers that may happen in the future.
     
    You can watch the video here (in Spanish):
     

     
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    Hello Work 2016

    Posted by on January 7, 2016

    We are very happy to welcome this new year!
     
    For 2015 we:
     
    • cut the development time of our PELARS project almost by half! (Practice-based Experiential Learning Analytics Research And Support)
    • reached student number 10 000 for the Creative Technologies in the Classroom program
    • ran CTC Barcelona, Madrid and Castilla
    • started CTC Catalunya and Andalusia as part of a bigger coverage of CTC in Spain
    • started collaborating with Intel for the CTC 101 program
    • made a starter kit for Desafío STEM for Telefonica in 3 weeks
    • reached 16 GB per day of data just in Educational content
    • finished our first EU research project (SANDS)
    • got awarded twice for regional project grants
    • developed and ran the IoT Hackathon, the Wearables Hackathon, and the Zaragoza Summer Camp
     
    And last but not least, we got the Sant Carles Medal from the Fine Arts Faculty from the Universitat Politècnica de València (Polytechnic University of Valencia)
     
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    We also spend some time sightseeing Malmö during Festivalen last year. We had our very own sunny experience with a one-hour boat sailing through the canals around our office! Captain Quinn drove us and we had a lot of fun practicing our boat sailing skills.
     
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    We are ready for more creating, coding, designing, building, prototyping, testing and whatever challenge comes along. It’s cold and snowy and winter is here so 2016 here we come!
     
     
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    PELARS project has received funding from the European’s Seventh Framework Programme for research technological development and demonstrations under grant agreement 619738.

    If you want to follow up the development of the project in depth, visit the PELARS main page at: http://learningmaking.eu

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    “Nerea, are we going non-stop Nyan Cat this 2016?” -David Cuartielles
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    FabLab on Wheels

    Posted by on December 9, 2015

    We recently got the Vinnova financing for the FabLab on Wheels project, so we have been working on revamping a “moving unit” that will be visiting schools in Malmö to offer them educational and technological activities for students up to 12 years old that attend to the after school programs (also known as “fritids” that means “recreational” in Swedish).
     
    The aim of these activities is to engage children into technology in a playful and entertaining way in a relaxed environment during their free time. Some of the activities include basic electronics, robotics, holograms, physical and digital 3D and laser cutting.
     
    We are preparing ourselves to move around the city on wheels!
    Stay tuned for more information.
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    CTC Andalucía

    Posted by on December 7, 2015

    Last week we trained more teachers for the CTC* project, this time for the Andalusia region.
    We will be running the CTC* program in 75 schools with the help of 120 teachers. We meet in Granada for two days and went through the core aspects of the education programme. The classes with the students will start in January 2016 and we will celebrate the technology fair in May most likely in Málaga. We expect about 3000 students to part take in the course.
     
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    *Creative Technologies in the Classroom (CTC) is a collection of experiments aimed at transforming the way technology is taught in schools around the world. These experiments introduce basic concepts in programming, electronics, and mechanics.
     
    Thanks to Junta de Andalucía and our partner eduCaixa Obra Social “La Caixa”.
     

    Desafío STEM

    Posted by on December 2, 2015

    We have been very busy the last month with many projects running at once, most of them share an educational axis and we are very pleased about it.
     
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    We have just finished creating the content for Telefonica’s project called Desafío STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). This project aims to encourage schools all over Spain to engage their students to use technology so they can participate in a national contest where they will get to present their own projects. We created content for their coordinator/teacher training program which involves thematic weeks such as Smart Industry, IoT, Digital Education and E-Health.
     
    Our work included the creation of the content of the four thematic weeks as exercises that will be carried out with the help of a kit with components, materials and a book of instructions. The students and schools will have the chance to choose the topics they want to work on with the help of the teachers and a group of experienced coordinators.
     
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    The awards include: visits to renowned places in the development of technology, nuclear research, biology, medicine and robotics; robotics and programming kits; and technological equipment for education.
     
    We look forward to see what the students all over Spain are capable of with this educational content. More information about the project and how to participate can be accessed here: http://www.desafiostem.com/

     

    Hardware and Firmware Job Calls!

    Posted by on November 18, 2015
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    JOB CALL HARDWARE

     

    Arduino Verkstad AB, the Swedish branch owned by Arduino SA, the open source hardware company, is looking for a full-time Junior Hardware Developer.

     

    Arduino Verkstad AB is working with different projects, and therefore we are looking for a dynamic person with proficiency in:

     

    • PCB design using Eagle from CadSoft
    • Microcontroller technology, mainly AVR and ARM architectures
    • Building electronic prototypes, soldering SMD components

     

    The right candidate should also be knowledgeable in:

    • Writing firmware for Arduino boards
    • Programming languages like C and Java

     

    Arduino SA is a small multinational with offices in five countries, so you should be ready to collaborate in projects with members of the other Arduino branches. Therefore we are looking forward to applicants with social skills and an interest in culture and communication.

     

    Practical aspects:

    • Application: CV and project portfolio
    • Salary: To be discussed considering your application
    • Working percentage: Full-time
    • Language: Fluent in English, both written and spoken
    • Location: Office is in Malmö, Sweden. Those interested in working remotely need not apply.

     

    You could imagine your weeks to look as follows:

    • Monday: sketch a new PCB design for a product-­to-­be, quickly make a proof of concept on a breadboard and present it to your team in the afternoon
    • Tuesday: spend some time in our educational forum attending questions from some of our teachers and kids around the world
    • Wednesday: revise a bug in the firmware to an existing product and send a pull request into the github repository
    • Thursday: solder a first prototype of a board by hand and make sure the basic features respond to the specifications
    • Friday: prepare an order for a larger batch of boards through one of our contractors

    We welcome applicants from the whole world, willing to build a career in Sweden. Send your application to jobs-verkstad@arduino.cc.

     

     

    JOB CALL FIRMWARE

     

    Arduino Verkstad AB, the Swedish branch owned by Arduino SA, the open source hardware company, is looking for a full-time Junior Firmware Developer.

     

    Arduino Verkstad AB is working with different projects, and therefore we are looking for a dynamic person with proficiency in:

     

    • C, C++ for writing firmware for microcontrollers, mainly AVR and ARM architectures
    • Knowledge in debugging software using JTAG, oscilloscopes, and logic analyzers
    • Writing firmware for Arduino boards

     

    but also knowledge in:

     

    • Writing libraries for the Arduino ecosystem
    • Programming languages like JavaScript and Java.

     

    Arduino SA is a small multinational with offices in five countries, so you should be ready to collaborate in projects with members of the other Arduino branches. Therefore we are looking forward to applicants with social skills and an interest in culture and communication.

     

    Practical aspects:

    • Application: CV and project portfolio
    • Salary: To be discussed considering your application
    • Working percentage: Full-time
    • Language: Fluent in English, both written and spoken
    • Location: Office is in Malmö, Sweden. Those interested in working remotely need not apply.

     

    You could imagine your weeks to look as follows:

    • Monday: analyze a pull request by a partner to a C++ library you wrote
    • Tuesday: engage in email/forum conversations with other developers in the Arduino Ecosystem
    • Wednesday: write a bootloader for a new product
    • Thursday: collaborate with someone at the office in preparing a workshop on a topic you master
    • Friday: interact with clients to plan a certain development to be made for them

     

    We welcome applicants from the whole world, willing to build a career in Sweden. Send your application to jobs-verkstad@arduino.cc.