Author Archives: chebe

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 […]

Intro to IRC

One of the primary ways tog members (and non-members) interact when not in the space is over irc. IRC stands for Internet Relay Chat, and is an old text-based way to chat online. TOG has a channel (#tog) on freenode.net, which is free to use. To connect you can download a client (like Pidgin), or […]