Dress as your favourite movie star/director/celebrity! Vote for the Oscars! Vote for the OIRscars, and maybe get an award during our ceremony! Bring your own snacks and byob! And watch the Oscars with us LIVE on our comfy couches!
All are welcome, no charge but a €5 suggested donation to TOG, dress-up encouraged, there will be some snacks & beverages but bring your own.
So excited to see you all on Sunday 24th for the Irish Oscars/oIRscars!
Then come along to Kino Spraoi (Irish for fun) and make some films while you are here.
If you have and interest in film-making or are a writer, director, actor, producer, DOP, sound recordist, animator, editor, makeup artist, SFX artist, composer, prop maker, costumier, 1st AD or would just like to get involved then this is the event for you.
Over the five days (Thursday 14th till Monday 18th) there will be two sessions plus an Icebreaker session and you will have the opportunity to join a team or pitch your film, shoot it, edit it and screen it. The cost of a ticket for the 5 days is €45 or €25 per session if you just want to do one.
Places are limited and you must register to attend. Registrations open.
In the last weekend of March 2019, Tog will host to a dot on the Global Service Design map. Cities all over the world will be jamming on a secret theme released Friday 29th March, and the Delicious Dublin Jam will be prototyping pick-me-ups to prickly problems right along with them.
The event This will be a 24+ hour make/build/prototype re/act & fix-a-thon session: we will brainstorm and pitch ideas, team up and build prototypes, then test them out. At the end there will be demos, prizes and pizza!
The theme The secret theme is released on Friday 29th of March by the global jam organisers. We’re as excited to find out about it as you are!
The details Friday 29th from 6pm Saturday 30th all day. Maybe Sunday too!
What’s a service jam?
A creative group design-build-test session to improve the services we all use.
What is service design?
Like product design, but for public and private services
What will we do?
Meet new people, think creatively, identify problems, think of solutions, try and build or act them out, test and evaluate, demonstrate, have fun
What is a prototype?
a way of translating your opinion/idea into a thing in the real world that you can test if it works or not.
This could be a website, a roleplay, a strip of cardboard with glitter and googly eyes glued on.
What should I bring?
An attitude to buzz with others and step out your comfort zone is the most important thing.
If you have anything you like to use, such as special pens and paper, or things other people would like, maybe cookies or post-its, then do bring them along.
Also if you have special skills you’d like to volunteer, such as facilitating or mentoring, then please let us know!
Do I need to be an expert?
Not at all, everyone has skills, energy and experience to bring.
There will be experienced facilitators around to work through the creative process with you.
What will I get out of it?
Have fun, meet people, learn skills, make something, solve a problem, push yourself, work in a cool space, eat pizza, have fun.
Open Social: We open to the general public once a month, in February it’s Saturday 16th, from 7-ish until the last one leaves. Want to know a little more about what we do? Want to join in? Come along, bring yourself, food, drink, ideas, chat.
Lock Picking: Our regular lock-picking night runs every other Monday, come along and learn how to pick a padlock. Or handcuffs, should you need. No questions asked. This month, lock-picking is on the 4th and 18th February, starting at 7 pm. Tools provided.
Craft Night: Craft
night involves knitting, sewing, crochet, embroidery, CAD and 3D
printing, all under one roof, all at the same time. Or anything else in
the craft line that you’d like to do. Every second Wednesday, this month that’s the 6th and 20th February. 7 pm start.
Electronics and Micro Controller Night: Anything electronic, micro and hackable. All levels from beginners to experts, we have basic kits to get you started. Every Monday when there’s no lock-picking, the 11th and 25th February. Bring your own laptop. Starts at 7 pm.
Coding: Runs on the same Mondays as lock-picking, the 4th and 18th at 7pm. Come down and work on a project or help others with theirs. Laptop of your own pretty much essential, and bring your own side project.
Wikipedia Editing: is a great chance to learn how to edit Wikipedia, every last Wednesday of the month (27th February). Bring your laptop, there may be pizza! 7pm onwards.
The Science Fiction Book Club This month’s epic blockbuster is The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester. It’s short. If you think too short, come and rant about it. If you think mercifully short, come and rant about it. Wednesday 27th February, 7.30 pm.
Calling all SMARTPHONE FILMMAKERS. The Dublin Smartphone Film Festival in association with TOG invite you to join us on the 26th for a Smartphone Filmmaking challenge. The challenge will be for filmmakers either as individuals or as a team to create a 1 min short film that they will create on the day of the challenge. All completed shorts will be displayed on the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival Website. The challenge is open to all filmmakers at any level and is an exciting opportunity to to learn how to create a short using just your phone.
On Monday January 21st Tog will be hosting Laura Nolan who will be speaking on Codes of Ethics in Technology : Necessary But Not Sufficient. You can find this event on Meetup.
was a year of unprecedented controversy in the technology industry,
which has sparked media coverage, government inquiries and tech employee
activism. Partly in response to this crisis, many technology firms have
adopted ethical principles and guidelines about the kinds of technology
they will develop and how it may be used. But do principles and
guidelines make a difference without mechanisms for accountability?
Nolan is a software engineer with a keen interest in professionalism in
technology. Laura was part of the campaign within Google against the
controversial Project Maven, which aimed to develop AI systems to
analyse military drone footage. She is the founder of TechWontBuildIt
Dublin and a member of the International Committee for Robot Arms