Author Archives: robfitz

LED Dot Matrix Display Workshop

Workshop Description: During this workshop you will assemble your own Red/Green 8×8 Dot Matrix Display. Starting with a quick introduction into how the display operates and leading on to an overview of how to convert a circuit into a physical device. You will then use strip board construction techniques to assemble the display. Only basic […]

Geodesic domes and IPv6

We’ve arranged two diverse and interesting talks for our social night during Engineers Week on the evening of Thursday 17th from 7pm. The first talk will be from Charlie who will be talking about geodesic domes and how to build them in Ireland. Title: Triangles all the way down Subtitle: How to build a large, […]

Lower membership rate

Before the party last week TOG held it’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2011. After reviewing the treasurer’s report for 2010 and some discussion, the group has decided to reduce the standard membership rate to €45 per month (down from €50), the starving hacker rate will stay at €30 per month. TOG has established itself […]

Engineers Week 2011

We’re participating in Engineers Week again this year (14th-20th February) with our regular activities and some special events. Monday, 14th of February, 19:00- 22:00 – Electronics and Micro controller Group Night – 555 Timer Intro Tuesday, 15th of February, 19:30- 21:30 – Arduino 101 – Learn to Blink Wednesday, 16th of February, 19:00- 22:00 – […]

TOG is two!

Today is the two year anniversary of the announcement of TOG on the Irish Linux User Group mailing list. So to celebrate our birthday we are going to have a party on the anniversary of the first meeting. The party will be in our space on Saturday January 29th starting 7:30 pm, this is a […]

Cupcake Challenge (Result)

Our cupcake arrived in The Perth Artifactory, here’s the video of the results. The scores were very generous thanks, even though the postal system didn’t result in the cupcake arriving in the best condition. They also have blog post about it here. Update. The cupcake from Alpha One Labs arrived and here is the opening […]