Category Archives: Workshops/Events

Security Saturday

a one day security event, Saturday 16th November. Tickets Available Now. Security Saturday is a one-day event where security experts and hobbyists get together to teach, learn and discuss a myriad of topics related to security. From picking locks to hacking wireless routers and getting started hacking RFID tags. Anyone interested in security as a […]

3D Printer Reprep Code Improvement

On Saturday 5th of October from 2pm-6pm TOG is holding a 3D Printer Arduino code improvement day. 3D printers are all the rage at the moment. However they are not without their faults and some of the budget, hobbiest models could do with an improvement or two. The aim of the afternoon will be to […]

Workshop: Intro to LilyPad

E-textiles, electro-craft, wearable electronics; it’s about taking technology and transforming it around your body, creating symbiosis. Helping technology meld seemlessly into the very fabric of our lives. Whether you’re looking to augment the human condition or you’re more interested in the romantic ethereal glow of twinkly lights, you have to start somewhere. LilyPad is a […]

Playing with Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift is a Virtual Reality headset which enables the wearer to get full stereoscopic vision in a 3D environment along with real time head tracking. The manufacturer describes it as “a next-generation virtual reality headset designed for immersive gaming.” Last night before the biweekly Lock Picking meet-up, I (Sean Nicholls) brought in my […]

Bubble Bird House at the Picnic

We are delighted to be invited to this year’s Electric Picnic, taking place this weekend. The new and improved Bubble Bird House will be spreading bubbles all over the Midfield area. Since the Dublin Mini Maker Faire, we have replaced the fans of the bird house with new more powerful ones. This should help the […]

GaelHack recap

And now we have a (wonderfully detailed) guest post from Jon on what we got up to at GaelHack last June. In January of this year discussion started on the Irish hackerspace mailing list about the feasibility of holding the first hackerspace conference in Ireland. Hacker camps and conferences around the world have become a […]