Author Archives: chebe

Beginners’ Crochet Class

Back by popular demand! Want to learn how to crochet? There will be another wonderful beginners’ class run by TrĂ­ona on Saturday 28th of July from 2pm to about 4pm. During the class you will learn the basics, how to hold the hook and yarn, how to do chain stitch, how to do double and […]

Maker Faire Project: Constellation Quilts

Did you see us at the first Dublin Mini Maker Faire in Trinity on Saturday? We had a blast! We’ll have a round-up of the day itself, and the bbq we had next day in a future post. But first, let’s talk about the projects we made especially for Maker Faire! A call went out […]

Make Something Synchronous Hackathon

Here at TOG we like to make things. And so, inspired by Adam Savage’s (him of MythBusters fame) talk at the Bay Area 2012 Maker Faire, “Why We Make”, and with our very own Dublin Maker Faire just around the corner, we’ve decided it’s high-time to get back to it! This weekend is the Make […]

Talk: Biomaterials, Biotechnology, and perceived ownership of a human body

This Saturday (June 16th) from 6.30pm we are honoured to be hosting a talk by Dr Muireann Quigley on biomaterials, biotechnology, perceived ownership of the human body and the changing role of the body. Dr Quigley is a lecturer in Bioethics at the University of Manchester, and has published papers on this topic, including “Property […]

Intro to SSL Certificates

The web is great. You can talk to people on the other side of the planet and not even notice a delay. But that one connection goes through numerous unknown machines from you to them and back again. Some formats like email can even leave copies of themselves laying all over the world. That super […]

Intro to Mailing Lists

I’m sure you’ve come across mailing lists before; a service to which you subscribe, and when someone posts to the list you get the email. TOG has a public mailing list, that strictly speaking operates as a discussion list. Anyone subscribed can post to the list, on-topic discussion is encouraged, and you will get more […]