Our new Microcontroller Meetings are now controlled by CT Hackerspace members, and have been a big success with a large, continued following. Dozens of attendees have started coming on a regular basis. This is a great time to be part of this re-launch!
Joe Stanzo joined CT Hackerspace this year, and has become an active member in our community.
Joe is seen here utilizing the hackerspace for building his other community pursuits as well.
We’re talking about hanging out, watching Battling Robots, eating Pizza, making new Friends & more at a Hackerspace! …And why aren’t you joining in the fun? The long awaited first giant robot fight is happening Tuesday! Why not Catch it with your friends as CT Hackerspace Tuesday, August 17 10PM EST.
Announcing ARDUINO / PI!
WE HAVE HEARD YOUR CONCERNS!
WE ARE RE-LAUNCHING OUR MICRO CONTROLLER GROUP LOCALLY,
With topics and direction now controlled by CT Hackerspace members.
Please Attend our RE-BOOT MEETING OCTOBER 12th where we will discuss the new strategy moving forward.
CTH received a donation of an old Jet 16 Mill/Drill. It was in rough shape. In addition to needing a paint job, there were also some pieces missing, including the Drawbar. Used drawbars on eBay were in the $100 range. Instead of ponying up that cash, we decided to make our own drawbar. We have an entire workshop at our disposal, right?!?!?!?!? Continue reading
3D Printers are the best! The appliance adventure I experienced today proves that statement.
My neighbor has a GE Aurora Clothes Dryer that ‘stopped working’. The reports were that the Start Button was becoming increasingly finicky. My gut reaction was that the physical switch was going bad. Well, in the end I was wrong about that, learned how not to design a dryer and gained even more appreciation for my 3D Printer. Continue reading
Last Year, I was personally invited with other makers from around the country by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to participate in and help facilitate starting the Nation of Makers Organization. The last year has been amazing, and I am continued to be impressed by those in the Maker Community.
I just received my latest email update from Nation of Makers, and, after stepping back, what the Movers and Shakers (or should I coin the phrase “Makers and Shakers”), in the Maker Movement Can Accomplish. Even the White House was amazed on how effective the maker community has been in bringing about this project. Below is an excerpt from the Newsletter and I just needed to celebrate it with everyone else:
CT Hackerspace has been a long time supporter of Eric Sims and his organization “Lets Build Rockets“ (LBR). We are excited in our long term, on going support in his goal to launch an open source liquid fueled rocket to an altitude of 5km.
CT Hackerspace has been a long time supporter of Eric Sims and his organization “Lets Build Rockets“. We are excited in our long term, on going support in his goal to launch an open source liquid fueled rocket to an altitude of 5km.