Category Archives: Hackathon

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 […]

Global Urban Datafest – Smart Bins for Dublin!

Over the 7-8th March 2015, several members of Tog participated in and mentored at the Global Urban Datafest. This was a globally synchronised hackathon with dozens of cities around the world hosting teams to solve urban problems with open-source hardware, software and data solutions. Dublin saw many great teams participating — you can check out […]

Science Champion Medals

We were itching to give our laser cutter a good trial run, when our friends over at Science Hack Day Dublin need some medals created. We started off with their logo and reworked to make it more laser cutter friendly. Check out the results below.  If your interested in laser cutting drop by the space sometime. […]

Science Hack Day Dublin

Science Hack Day Dublin is a 36 hour hardware and software hackathon. A social event with creativity and love of science at its heart.  Each year it brings together coders, designers, scientists, engineers and makers simply to make interesting things. Why? For adventure, for playfulness, for science! This year the event moves to UCD on the 15th & […]

On intergalactic space travel, sound waves, the Guzman prize, and human communication

So I’m just back from a 400-odd year space flight, which felt like a weekend, but actually took 270 years, depending on where you’re standing. Imagine the jetlag! Sunday was mostly taken up with the first recorded arts-based intergalactic mission in human history, also known as Starship Hack Circus. My involvement in the project started […]

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 […]