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Adelaide IoT Hackthon 2016 “Making something that matters”

Air-Stream Wireless, Fab Lab Adelaide, Hackerspace Adelaide, SA Makers and Smart City Studio launched Adelaide’s first Internet of Things (IoT) Hackathon on Friday night 22nd April 2016. InDaily City Mag writes: “The Internet of Things comes alive in Adelaide” 22nd … Continue reading

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With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility… or Money

There are three main groups under way today. From “Internet of Paparazzi” to recycling, and municipal water and works we have a great variety of projects. Here are the Smart Studio, a fish bowl of innovation today. Helping the paparazzi … Continue reading

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#Adelaide #IoT #Hackathon “Make something that matters”

The Smart City Studio, Hackerspace Adelaide, Adelaide Makerspace and Air-Stream Wireless  are launching Adelaide’s first Internet of Things (IoT) Hackathon.  With the support of our sponsors: Australian Network for Art and Technology City of Adelaide IBM IoT Watson Microsoft reallybigroadtrip Join Adelaide’s maker, hacker and tinkerer community … Continue reading

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Smart City Studio

Hackerspace Adelaide is pleased to be supporting the Smart City Studio to help it connect with Makers, Hackers, Tinkerers and other community groups to be involved in the Internet of Things (IoT) innovation initiative in around the city of Adelaide. … Continue reading

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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 Project Horus Photos courtesy of Damien Presser – more of Damien’s photos can be found here

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

linux 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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