What to expect at the 2013 San Francisco Science Hack Day

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Ariel Waldman is a graphic designer by training, but that hasn’t stopped her from serving on a human spaceflight committee, landing a job at NASA and helping as many people as possible participate in citizen space exploration. She’s made it her mission to communicate that science is a tool for everyone, no matter their background.

Waldman’s Science Hack Day will return to San Francisco September 28th and 29th, when anyone is invited to spend the weekend working on zany projects. In past years, people have made a mask that simulated synesthesia and extracted strawberry DNA before creating a DNA-free strawberry daiquiri.

I recently got a chance to ask her about this year’s event and her hopes for what it might accomplish. Unfortunately, it’s already sold out, but you can join the wait list here.

What is Science Hack Day?
We gather scientists and designers and developers and all different…

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