Mare Island/USGS NatureNerdFest Report

Posted by on February 21, 2014 at 8:17 pm

[Reblogged from Nerds For Nature] Here’s the complete report on last December’s fantastic NatureNerdFest field event with the US Geological Survey. You can see even more photos on the N4N Flickr stream. Thanks to Isa and Susan and William and the other WERC researchers who gave us such a warm welcome, and a special thanks to […]

Actrino X2 In The Design Pipeline

Posted by on October 19, 2013 at 9:08 pm

The fact that this blog hasn’t been updated in a while is in part attributable to the fact that I’ve been busy updating everyone else’s blogs –I’m the cobbler whose children have no shoes. So just what is Ken up to these days? I’ve been busy, let me tell ya. I’ll play catch up with […]

Actrino Says “Hello World”

Posted by on February 8, 2013 at 2:56 am

If it looks like nothing’s been happening here on the KSF blog, it’s because we’ve been insanely busy inventing a brand-new twist on open source hardware.  On Thursday, Feb. 7, I presented Actrino proof-of-concept prototypes to the tech community for the first time at the SF Hardware Startup Meetup. The event was held at IDEO‘s […]

RaspberryPi @ Noisebridge — Sept. 29

Posted by on August 26, 2012 at 8:32 pm

Rob Bishop from the RaspberryPi Foundation is touring popular hackspaces in the US throughout September 2012, giving talks and workshops about the exciting new RaspberryPi $35 credit card-sized, ARM-based GNU/Linux computer board (FAQ). He’ll visit Noisebridge (2169 Mission St, SF) on Saturday, 29-September-2012. Here’s more info on the event… RPi news and views How to Summon […]

Comic Science, Eyeball Edition

Posted by on August 21, 2012 at 4:31 pm

Yes, science is often comical (“where did THAT number come from?”) but we’re referring instead to the science nerd comic strip xkcd. Most installments poke fun at science and technology’s never-ending absurdities, but every once in a while creator Randall Munroe gins up an entertainingly informative panel like the one below. Behold, the miracle of sight!

KSF Labs joins Science Exchange

Posted by on April 17, 2012 at 2:05 pm

KSF Labs is pleased to announce that we are now a service provider with Science Exchange! If you don’t know about this new start-up, we suspect you will soon. This group of researchers and entrepreneurs are trying to solve a big problem that affects most every corner of academia — effective allocation of expensive but necessary research resources.  Science […]

Hello world!

Posted by on November 29, 2011 at 10:12 am

Welcome to KSF Labs. We’re just getting our act together around this here blog, so please excuse our dust and tune back in soon for more techy goodness. Thanks for reading! – Ken