Chaos Computer Club: Full Steam Ahead

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A Reminder: Germany’s Chaos Computer Club’s Call for Participation for its 24th Chaos Communication Congress 2007 (Dec 27 – 30) ends on Oct. 12. This year, the theme is Volldampf voraus! (or “Full Steam Ahead”), i.e. steampunk! Jens of CCC writes:

This year’s congress introduces a new category for talks called “Making”. This category is all about making and breaking things and the wonderful stuff you can build in your basement or garage. Most welcome are submissions dealing with the latest in electronics, 3D-fabbing, climate-change survival technology, robots and drones, steam machines, alternative transportation tools and guerrilla-style knitting.

24th Chaos Communication Congress: Call for Participation – [via] Link


  • West German hacker spaces – C4, Netzladen, and Das Labor – Link
  • Berlin Hacker Spaces – Link
  • Fire Balloon at CCC – Link
  • iPhone Hacks at CCC – Link
  • Sputnik tags @ the CCC – Link
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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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