Author Archives: tdr

Beefhack Success

Last weekend saw Ireland’s first food focused hackathon, Beefhack. The event sponsored by ABP Food Group, was about coming up will solutions for the Irish beef industry. The a prize fund was over €22,500,  it drew people from all over the county to participate. Over 100 people on Friday evening came together to form 13 diverse teams to […]

Spectral Forms

Over the past few months, we have been working with brain waves. What started at Artek Circle hackathon last year has grown to be Spectral Forms. We have taken consumer-grade EEG wearables, and tried to see what is the potential and limits of these devices are. Available online and for only $50, it has opened up […]

Open Social with Satellite Ground Stations

This Saturday is our monthly Open Social. We are trying something new this month with having a talk on during the night too. We will have all the normal madness with project demo’s, beer tasting , pizza making and general chatting all round but with a short talk by Daniel Cussen. Our doors will be open from […]

Big Day Out 2015 – St Patrick’s Festival

We are back this year at the Big Day Out in Merrion Square .  A family friendly day, filled with all sorts of goings on. We will be showing off our brain waves reading machine, Fabric Cadaver TwitterKnitter and 3D printer. TOG Duck is just back from his winter home and is set to make an appearance, roaming […]

Sandymount Repair Cafe – CANCELLED

Repair Cafe  returns to Sandymount on Saturday 7th of March 2:00pm – 5:00pm. The event were expert volunteers help you repair everyday items and talk you through the process. The event is totally free. Bring along your broken items and learn how to fix them alongside expert volunteers…. anything from stereos to suitcases, lamps to laptops, […]

Maker Faire UK 2015

  We will be off again to Newcastle in April for Maker Faire UK. Being the largest Maker Faire in the UK, its a huge gathering of all sorts of makers. We always have a great time talking to the public and seeing our fellow UK Hackerspaces. This will be our 3rd year showing casing at the […]