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Electric Picnic 2016

Electric Picnic marks the end of the Irish summer. Some say its too late and summer is already over by the time it happens due to the amount of rain that typically lands on the festival. We were invited by the Science Gallery to run two different workshops over the course of the festival.  We […]

Pew! Pew! 5 things you need to know to start laser cutting

Our own Jeffrey Roe talked to Silicon Republic all about laser cutters. Read an extract of the story below.   Ever dreamed of running your very own laser cutter? Here are five tips to get you started cutting shapes into everyday items like wood or paper. Laser cutting – sometimes called etching or engraving – is […]

Workshops at Electric Picnic

  It has been three years since we have taken our creations to Electric Picnic and showed festival goers what a hackerspace is. This year we are being hosted by our friends Science Gallery Dublin in the Mindfield area. Over Saturday & Sunday will we be giving locking picking workshops and getting visitors to test the conductivity of liquids […]

Inside Culture Interview

The Inside Culture team dropped into our space to learn about maker culture in Dublin and further afield. Our members Jeffrey Roe and Louise Nolan chatted to them about the projects Tog created for Dublin Maker and why they got into making.     Listen back from 30 minutes mark -> https://www.rte.ie/radio1/inside-culture/programmes/2016/0822/811184-inside-culture-monday-22-august-2016/?clipid=2265859

Featured on Hackaday : Bone Conduction Skull Radio

  Jenny List from HackADay met up with some of our members at emf camp and did a nice write up on the Skull Radio. BONE CONDUCTION SKULL RADIO There are many ways to take an electrical audio signal and turn it into something you can hear. Moving coil speakers, plasma domes, electrostatic speakers, piezo horns, […]

EMF Camp 2016

A bunch of us headed to an event last weekend called Electromagnetic Field in the UK. EMF is a 3 day camping festival held every two years with over a thousand people attending. The weekend is filled with talks, workshops and lots of crazy art installations.  We teamed up with other hackers from Ireland to form our own […]