How-To Use a Hackerspace

January 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Maker/Hacker movement is exploding all around the globe, including right here in Pittsburgh. What is a Hackerspace? Why should I join? What will I get out of it and how? Join us this Friday (1/6/12) and we’ll answer those questions. We’ll cover some of the projects we did last year; we’ll talk about some…

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2011 in Review!

December 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s the time of year to look back over, celebrate, and briefly recap what we’ve done in 2011. THANK YOU to everyone who made this a great year! Special THANK YOUs to the non-members who came in to give talks and demos and who helped us bring new folks in to see the shop and…

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Classes in February '12

December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

We’re proud to announce that we’re offering two classes in February ’12! and Learn to Solder: Arduino! – Sat Feb 11th Led by shop member Matt B. We will guide you through the process of building an Arduino from a kit. This class will teach you to solder or help you practice your skills if…

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Hoist the Colors!

December 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

Thanks to shop member Sarita(*) we now have a flag pole mount where we can “Hoist the Colors” when we’re in the shop for meetings and other events. The flag can be flown at an angle, or horizontally for even better visibility. (*) shown operating the experimental hoisting pole for a horizontal presentation.

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Welcome Make Live Viewers!

December 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

Thanks for checking us out! We run free and open to the public events every Friday night. Scroll down the list here to see what we are planning and what we have been doing. We owe a huge thanks to Hans Scharler (@scharler) of IOBridge who came in to the shop last Friday to film…

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