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The joys of 3D printing

This lecture on “3D printing” will outline the various 3D printing techniques in general and the printing with printers such as the Open Source MakerBot in particular. No experience needed.

Linux for everybody!

This demonstration will allow you to take a first or closer look at the operating system Linux. There is a flavour for everybody, and we invite you to try them all! We will show you how to use your basic day-to-day programs to surf the net or watch a movie. We will show you how […]

Secure yourself online

The Internet has become the way in which we naturally communicate in our daily lives. Accessing the Internet in work, on the move and at home is becoming the norm and most people don’t realize the many ways that we are becoming vulnerable with each click of a mouse. We will be going through the […]

Free Firewalling – All it costs is patience

There are many open source choices for a firewall these days and Packet Filter is one of the more common ones. This talk will go through the setup and structure of a Packet Filter firewall and a walk through of a complete Packet Filter firewall rule set. Networking knowledge would be handy, as well as […]

Inside a PC

This talk will outline the basics of what’s inside a PC. We will go through each of the components and demonstrate how they work together. Some of those computer parts (such as the hard drive) will be further taken apart to show you how they look and work on the inside. You will furthermore get […]

An Introduction to Biodiesel

This talk will cover all important aspects of Biodiesel. From its use as an alternative fuel, its effects on the environment, its legal status in Ireland, to its future production. A piece will be on the chemical process involved, as well as a run-down on how to make a small amount yourself. If time permits, […]