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7/8th’s of 1/4 of the lantern working!

Yes, that’s right, 7/32nd’s of our lovely Peel St lantern is alive and working at one time. Why is that progress I hear you ask? For two reasons: firstly we’ve successfully tested our new programming theory, and secondly we’ve found … Continue reading

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Current projects

Over the last month there has been an influx of hackerspace projects, so we now need some more hands to help make the projects work. Here’s whats on the go: Mindstorm lego robot (ask Jon) Interactive textiles workshop project (ask … Continue reading

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Lantern – 8×32 progress videos

Progress has come along nicely, with one complete row (8 pixels x 32 pixels) successfully lit up and controlled via a single Arduino. Continue reading

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Lantern PCB etching

Ryan and Pix have been having a crash course in backyard chemistry while etching the PCBs for the Peel Street Lantern control boards. Other options would have been to mill or have the boards fabbed overseas, but because of the … Continue reading

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Community event – LED spoke lights for TDU!

We’ve been invited to put together a bunch of SpokePOV (LED spoke lights that make animations in bike wheels) with kids for the Tour Down Under and are looking for volunteers. Continue reading

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Guest talks – Drumbeat, P2PU & Time’s Up

Special guest talks #2 – Pippa Buchanan and Tim Boykett. Pippa will be speaking about her work on the Mozilla Drumbeat project and the P2PU (Peer to Peer University), and Tim will talk about Time’s Up. Continue reading

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Force Petal mind game

Our air cannon has taken shape and become the Force Petal – a game with two Force Trainers hacked to display the brain ‘attention’ and ‘meditation’ levels of its players. When a player filled their bubbling brain tubes with brain goo, our little micro-controller triggered a valve and 100psi of compressed air whooshed through the air cannon, spraying flower petals over the loser and the crowd. Continue reading

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100psi air cannon test

Last night we put together the PVC air cannon and gave it an inaugural 40psi test. Tonight we give it a 100psi test! Continue reading

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Hackerspace at Format Festival 2011

Hackerspace Adelaide has been invited to exhibit at the Format Festival 2011. Here’s a list of the projects we’ll exhibit. Continue reading

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The beginnings of an air cannon

Extra hackerspace Adelaide hack session to build an air cannon with zoz, wed 8th dec, 6-9pm. Continue reading

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