Sumo Bots: Robot Fanatics Unite

Sumo Bots: Robot Fanatics Unite
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Whether you’ll admit it or not, you’ve walked the city wondering why giant robots aren’t pouring out of alleyways battling to save the galaxy. Sumo Bots at Craft Lake City DIY Festival are giving you the opportunity to witness this on the miniature scale. Contestants who have constructed their own miniature monsters will drop them in a ring with the goal of pushing the enemy out of the circle, for all of the cyber glory this city has to offer. … read more

Civic Day of Hacking 06.01

Civic Day of Hacking 06.01
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In a back office at the Leonardo, Open SLC, a group of individuals who believe all public record should be available in human and machine readable format, gathered ready to solve problems for our city.  … read more

Bright Lights, Salty City

Bright Lights, Salty City
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Some days, biking on busy streets is fucking miserable: being constantly screamed at, cursed at, called a faggot and, on some occasions, being pelted with half-eaten food. To many drivers, bike commuters are an infuriating nuisance, and are certainly not taken seriously. It is hard to have a commanding presence on the road on your 25-pound Univega when two-ton cars are flying past you, forcing you onto the shoulder. Nighttime can be even worse—establishing a presence is a pretty tough task with two puny, blinking LEDs. LED By LITE started with this conundrum in mind, their goal being to establish and emphasize a rider’s presence on the road.  … read more