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Ada Lovelace day

Just a reminder that today is Ada Lovelace day, the world's first programmer, who helped Charles Babbage program his computing machines. This day celebrates women in technology and science, which has exploded due to burgeoning hacker culture and accessibility of learning materials. I want to point out that I got my start in electronics and […]


eTextile class success!

Last week the Inga Marie Carmel came down, with friends, from Austin to teach us about wearable electronics and weaving. Marie, brought in her loom and demonstrated it using conductive thread. We also learned that you don’t need resistors for LEDs since the conductive thread has it’s own resistance based on the length of thread. […]


eTextile class and workshop next Saturday Feb 26

I’ve been kind of mentioning it lately, but wanted to post this for anyone out of the loop: Marie Carmel, featured on Sparkfun and an active hacker in Austin is coming down to talk and demonstrate eTextile, otherwise known as wearable electronics. http://www.ingamariecarmel.com/ I’ll be ordering some kits that we’ll sell during the class, but […]


Hackathon Recap 3

Well it’s late a week, but with the holidays and shopping; I haven’t had a chance to recap since. Last week, on Novemeber 20 and 21 we joined with other hackerspaces to have a Synchronous Hackathon. What does that mean? Well, remote hackerspaces work on projects simultaneously and communicate solutions and ideas over the web. […]


Synchronous Hackathon November 20-21 2

Synchronous Hackathon November 20-21Description: During the 20th and 21th of November we’ll be having an all-day and all-night hackathon! Some info on the Synchronous Hackathon: http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/Synchronous_Hackathon and Hackathons in general: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hackathon We’ll be streaming our activity live. You can catch us live here: http://www.10bitworks.com/live We’ll have food, drink, entertainment during the event and it’s welcome […]


Synchronous Hackathon November 20-21th all-day and night event!

During the 20th and 21th of November we’ll be having an all-day and all-night hackathon! Some info on the Synchronous Hackathon: http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/Synchronous_Hackathon and Hackathons in general: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hackathon We’ll be streaming our activity live, Mike and I have been playing around with WebcamStudio. You can catch us live here: http://www.10bitworks.com/?page_id=116 We’ll have food, drink, entertainment during […]