Quelab wants to invite you in to play with lightpainting. (basically long exposure photography in the dark, where you can use led/lights/phones/lasers/glowsticks to litterally draw in four dimensions!
Cost is just our usual hacknight fee + a fee for a memory card(which you get to keep with your digital creations on it) [...]
Circuit-Bending Hackerspace Rock Band, CMKT 4, is doing a workshop Wednesday, May 9th, 7-9:PM building contact microphones in conjunction with Quelab. These microphones are powerful enough to do whatever you want, and accessible enough for all skill levels. Plus, they’re made out of bottle caps, which is just awesome. It’s a DIY electronics project [...]
We know the story. The Nook Color from B&N is pretty fun and awesome. But its not a real Android device ’till you have the full Android experience.
I know how that feels. I got a Nook to replace a tablet that died. so far, the Nook has proven to be one of my favorite [...]
One of our members doing what he can to promote our little Hackerspace, Posted plans/instruction for how to build the working Milkyway Rocket engine.
Looks like its a popular Instructable, this morning they made it a “Featured Instructable”.
Check it out here, http://www.instructables.com/id/Candybar-Milkyway-Rocket-Engine/
Peek is a project to streamline Android to run on lower cost devices, and run more smoothly.
I am an Android user and supporter, but am often embarrassed by the sluggishness of the OS as delivered by my phone carrier. I hope that some of the Peek work will bring user responsiveness [...]
After a few of us discovered how needlessly complicated many of the setup guides were for Debian/Ubuntu systems, we decided to do a quick tutorial on the steps to get started with Arduino as a public service.
Quick install directions for people using a Debian based LINUX distro, like Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install [...]
Who is interested in BEAM bots? Biology Electronic Aesthetic Mechanics? These are small, simple robots, built from a small number of discrete components. Part of the Aesthetic of these robots is to make a robot from a very simple analogue circuit. This is NOT something people are likely to be able to finish in a [...]
October is Spooky month at Quelab! We are working on some of the creepy bump in the night tech, leading up to Quelab’s Haunted Lab on October 29th and 30th!
But before all that we have to build lots of creepy crawly things to supply our Haunted Lab, and we’re inviting you [...]
Terry Holt is a local Albuquerque maker who I met three weeks ago. He’s got an extensive background in engineering, but these days he’s working on (among other things) a portable structure he can tow behind his car and use to camp in relative comfort!
His first version was designed out of foam insulation. He chose [...]
Despite having to fly out of the state for a week, just before our big event, I pulled off a magic trick and found time to post two small instructabiles.
One is just a simple way to make a teeny “Throwie” (LED and battery, usually also a magnet, although i skipped that), and put it [...]
Upcoming EventsJun21Friall-day ABQ Comic Expo @ 401 2nd St NW (Albuquerque Convention Center)ABQ Comic Expo @ 401 2nd St NW (Albuquerque Convention Center)Jun 21 – Jun 23 all-dayCome join Quelab at booth 521 for Albuquerque Comic Expo! Friday, Saturday and Sunday!Jun23SunJun25Tue9:00 am Coworking TuesdayCoworking TuesdayJun 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pmTired of working at home alone? Come join us for Coworking Tuesday! (Formerly Wednesday)Jun30SunJul2Tue9:00 am Coworking TuesdayCoworking TuesdayJul 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pmTired of working at home alone? Come join us for Coworking Tuesday! (Formerly Wednesday)Jul7Sun4:30 pm General MeetingGeneral MeetingJul 7 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pmThis is our combined Board and Business Meeting, it is open to the public, and is held on the first Sunday of every month (with [...]7:00 pm HacknightHacknightJul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pmOur twice-weekly open house. Come learn what we’re all about! This is when both members and non members are encouraged to come in and work/start/help [...]7:00 pm Hacknight – Captain Quelab @ 1112 @nd Street NWHacknight – Captain Quelab @ 1112 @nd Street NWJul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pmThis is when both members and non members are encouraged to come in and work/start/help on projects. Learn new Skills, and trade ideas/parts/code! All are [...]
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