Our organizing meeting will be Sun 3 March during Open Hack Night(7-10pm). BUT – please feel free to contact me before that! … bandit
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Dear Maker Families,
It is with great enthusiasm that I announce an addition to our programming. At Hacker Scouts, our mission has always been very clear to [...]
Ever wanted to learn to walk on stilts? The first step is to get some and try to walk on them! Peg stilts are very expensive for no good reason, so Kristen and Copper will be teaching a hands-on course in peg stilt making out of some wood, bolts, and ties at Quelab, 11am on [...]
Beer. Mead. Cider. Each of these beverages have a number of things in common, but first and foremost: Yeast. This little microbe has so many tasty uses, we will gladly consume it’s products.
The other thing these libations have in common is the time-consuming process… and the delicious results. This mostly-lecture class will discuss the [...]
We at the Lab had a Segate DockStar kicking around, taking up space. I had been looking for a tiny NAS to run some home storage things, so a donation to the kitty later and away I go. However, I couldn’t put my 2.5″ PATA adapter onto it stock, so it needed a [...]
I had a very hard time figuring out how to use Pin-Change Interrupts. I found AVR documentation hard to follow, and Arduino libraries overly complicated and obfuscating. Here is an example of how to use pin-change interrupts for Arduino (mega). It may help.
Lastnight during hacknight we played a little bit with the small (5×5) vaccumformer (DentiFormer) i picked up off of craigslist. Its heater coil is burned out, and we didn’t have any of the proper thermoplastic sheets for it, but hunting around the lab we were able to find some various disposable meal containers, and water [...]
A while back, We got a ChipKIT box in the mail. Hmm, I thought: What could I do with such an interesting little device? I was mentally gone the entire month of november, due to working a major local event. So, after coming back to my senses I asked “What’s the catch?”
If you’ve seen any spy films from the 60s, or any heist films from the turn of the century, you’ve seen people pick a lock. If you’ve been to the Maker Faire (any of the Mini-Faires, or the larger coastal events), if you’ve read 2600, or if you’ve been in any group of people interested [...]
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