Hackerspace Charlotte will once again be participating in the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library kick off event for Teen Tech Week at Independence Regional Library from 3-5pm on Monday March 10th. This is an opportunity to give high school kids a taste of technology. In particular we want to show off things they might not encounter in school that might also spark some interest [...]
1880′s Called and they want their 21st Century Back! Your life was invented by Nikola Tesla in the late 1800′s. From electric power to radio communications, The TeslaCoil is the springhead of the modern age (or something). HSC is rebuilding a TeslaCoil for the millions of Charlotte visitors to Discovery Place. Come. Help. Learn.
Hackerspace Charlotte in partnership with Discovery Place, has been leading a once a month MAKE IT TAKE IT workshop at Discovery Place. In February we built time fountains. While you can use telescopes to explore the really far away and microscopes to explore the really small, stroboscopic effect allow us to view the really fast. [...]
Tonight at HSC we were reviewing the options to get the MAME machine up and running and future improvements.
Some of our members who are also part of the Carolina Combat Robots are going to Motorama in a few weeks and will be demonstrating their combat bots this Wednesday. Come on out!
We should have a quorum for a good ARTEMIS game this week so if you want to play come on out! We will be playing some magic the gathering and some settlers of Catan.
Lots of fun was had in the electronics class tonight as Red was giving a DipTrace overview and having people draw the circuit diagrams for the surface mount boards.
Hardik and Victor were working hard to overhaul the lathe / mill and keep it true today.
The hockey bot guys have been cutting parts on the newly calibrated laser cutter for their hockey bot class at Discovery place and the results are impressive for being able to cut many parts at once.
Game Night – We are going to have some MTG, GTA5, and other board/ card games tonight. We are looking for some ARTEMIS people too.
Come on out to the 18+ game night tonight. There will be some magic the gathering, cards against humanity and other fun games. We do have some requests for ARTEMIS as well if we can get a quorum on that.