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Hackerspace at Unleashed

Some regular Hackerspace attendees had great success at Unleashed / Govhack this year, being presented with their awards on Sunday. Robyn, Kylie and Damien won the “Renew Adelaide Creative Space” award with their Talking Heads project, scoring the space some assistance from Renew Adelaide.  … Continue reading

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Software Freedom Day at Hackerspace tomorrow!

Tomorrow is Software Freedom Day, and we will be celebrating at Hackerspace Come to our Saturday session (1pm – 4pm) for a special Free-Software themed Hacksession. We will have some presentations, DVDs and USB sticks with free software to try, … Continue reading

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Control the Crazyflie quadcopter with an Android phone

The easiest way to control a Crazyflie nano quadcopter is with a laptop and a PS3 controller (or similar), but tonight we played around trying to control it using the Android client. Took a bit of messing around, so here’s how we … Continue reading

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NASA SpaceApps challenge

On the weekend of the 20th/21st of April Hackerspace Adelaide hosted the local site of the NASA SpaceApps Challenge. The idea of the weekend is to explore the data that NASA collect from their satellites, rovers and probes, and try and … Continue reading

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Hackerspace at the Adelaide Mini Maker Faire

It was an awesome day!!  The organisers are saying anywhere between two thousand and four thousand people attended. Robots And Dinosaurs http://robodino.org/ Project Horus http://projecthorus.org/ Photos courtesy of Damien Presser – more of Damien’s photos can be found here https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151868192892575.1073741825.751762574&type=1&l=d37ba64f42

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Linux.Conf.Au & Visit To Make, Hack, Void

linux .conf.au this year was in Canberra and those from Hackerspace who went along had a great time. The first two days are made up of mini conferences or miniconfs. Robyn Willison was the chief organiser of the Haecksen miniconf. … Continue reading

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Adelaide Mini Maker Faire

We’re exhibiting at the Maker Faire.  Some of the projects which will be on display are: A Twitter printer Jacob’s Ladder Hodoscopes Project Horus High Altitude Ballooning

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First hacksession in our new space

As 2012 came to a close, when most things were winding up for the holidays, Hackerspace Adelaide was madly moving house. Following our presentation about Hackerspace on the MEGA pitch day, Jana Matthews of ANZ Innovyz START offered us some space … Continue reading

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Laser cutting at FabLab

This week the Adelaide FabLab is holding a masterclass on digital fabrication.  As part of this HackAdl member Tamsyn has created an introduction for using the Laser Cutter with Inkscape.  The blog post can be found here:

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Science Alive Gallery

Dale had his camera at science alive and took plenty of photos including the Amateur radio and Electronics booth and of course, Hackerspace. His blog post is here  

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