Distro Astro and Open Rocket – Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith talks about Distroastro – a linux distribution created to bring together a range of astronomy software.

Jessica also does a quick demo of Open rocket.

Twitter @itgrrl
DistroAstro website – http://www.distroastro.org

Open Rocket – http://openrocket.sourceforge.net


State of the art photography – Shanx Bose

Sorry for the poor audio for the first 2/3 of this talk! It’s worth sticking with.

Shanx talks through the creation of hyper-real photos, using compositing and multi-strobe techniques. Lot’s of amazing images to look at in this presentation, and info on how they were created.

website: http://www.max-photography.com.au
facebook: http://www.facebook.com/maxphotography.au

The images below link to flickr if you want to take a closer look:
Light It Up! (Redux)
Under the Bridge
State of the Art of the Portrait
Lighthouse View
Drop Dead Gorgeous
Carried Away...
Go Australia
Level Up
Bring It


Unexplained anger, depression and anxiety? Consider food chemicals: Jude Burger

Jude Burger sharing her experience dealing with food intolerance and using an elimination diet. And poop!

More info available in Jude’s book “The food and mood book”
on the web http://foodandmoodbook.com
on twitter: https://twitter.com/foodmoodbook

Video: MakeHackVoid a Canberra Makerspace

Cameron, Miles, Brenda and Jamie from MakeHackVoid talk about some of the projects happening in the hackerspace and about their community.

They talk about hacking everyday items to improve them, developing their own devices using ardunio and similar circuits and pursuing projects that interest them.

Mackhackvoid website