TESLA TRUCK, a mobile maker space for the masses

Tesla Truck, a mobile-maker space for the masses, is having a indiegogo campaign to help them equip a hands-on classes and workshops, where students, teachers, and makers can teach, learn, create, and innovate: Whether you’re a school that wants a semester long, hands-on STEM program or an aspiring maker who wants access to workshops and […]

Amateur radio TV beacon inside CCTV case

András Veres-Szentkirályi write about an interesting project The Budapest hackerspace (hsbp.org) did some joint work with a local ham radio club and created an SSTV beacon housed inside a CCTV case that takes an image of its environment and transmits it using slow-scan television over ham bands. There’s currently one experimental device installed, and since […]

Vote in the 2013 Hackerspace Challenge

Radio Shack and Popular Mechanics are sponsoring a Hackerspace Challenge designed to determine which of two competing finalists best exemplifies the theme ” From something old, make something new.” The contest pits the Milwaukee Makerspace Morgifying Marble Manipulation Machine (aka: M6) against Inspiration Labs’ Police Callbox Lander (a Biofeedback-Controlled Game) with the winner taking a […]

Kickstarter fundraising for Hackermoms

Mothership Hackermoms, a hackerspace for moms, is having a kickstarter campaign to help them equip a workshop and create a business incubator for moms. We were tipped about this from Akiba at freaklabs, whom you might recognize from our Akihibara electronics market video from earlier this year. Hi guys. I’m helping to raise funds for […]

Hackerspace Singapore visit

Hackerspace Singapore posted some pictures from our visit, taken during our Global Geek Tour. Be sure to check out our full video report from Singapore on electronics shops, the hackerspace, local food, and more. Thanks to everyone at Hackerspace Singapore for hosting us. Every hackerspace is unique, and it is always exciting to get to know […]

GLOBAL GEEK #34: Singapore markets and hackerspace

Visit the major electronics shops in Singapore, and get a guided tour of the Singapore hackerspace. This weekend we were in Singapore for the Maker Faire, so we took a day to do a geek tour. This kicks off the second season of our Global Geek Tours. We’re super excited about this episode. Kelvin arranged […]

Global Geek Tour Singapore: Updates from Singapore

Today was our first day the Singapore Global Geek Tour. We visited some electronics shops, and had some chow. We’ll make a full report when we get back, but in the meantime we posted some pics from today on our Tweeter feed. First stop was the Koba electronics shop pictured above. Rest of the pics […]

Radio Shack contest: vote in the East-West Hackerspace Challenge

Radio Shack has announced a contest to decide which of two hackerspaces produced the more awesome project. RS says the voting is open through August 15, 2012 and one winner drawn at random from the voters will receive a $1,000 RadioShack Gift Card. Visit the contest voting page to view videos of the entries by […]

Collage video of Omaha Maker Group projects and activities

Here is a collage video of Omaha Maker Group hackerspace projects and activities. The Omaha Maker Group exists to facilitate a place where people can explore Technology, Science and Art.  We operate a community workshop in Omaha, Nebraska and have bi-weekly meetings where people can collaborate, share resources, create, and learn together. We are Omaha’s […]

Hackerspace Global Grid asks for your help

As a response to SOPA, Nick Farr decided that it is time that hackers create their own communication network for the community and by the community. Shackspace jumped on board and started designing a satellite ground station network. They published their works on the project wiki page and listed tasks that you can help with […]

Global Geek Tour: Visit Hacker Space Seoul

Hacker Space Seoul is nondescript on the outside, but inside it’s the nicest Hacker Space we’ve ever seen. Clean, newly renovated, well organized, and lots of tools and parts. Only a week ago they moved into this building on the edge of Seoul’s urban electronic part market called Cheonggyecheon. They may be the only hacker […]

The “MOTHER” of all hackerspace automation systems

Jonathan of LVL1 Hackerspace informs us of their latest project. “MOTHER is LVL1’s attempt to create the ultimate hackerspace A.I. and automation system. The MOTHER project is still in it’s early stages yet MOTHER has already gained the ability to monitor and control a MASSIVE numbers of sensors as well as become a central integration […]

Hacker Hostels: Visit hacker spaces, stay cheap, share your skills

Travel to hacker spaces, stay there cheap, share your skillz. Cool idea: Traveling to other Hackerspaces = GOOD Spending a lot of money on Hotel fees = BAD… The Goal: Negate one of the larger expenses associated with travel, namely HOTEL FEES, in order to further promote idea cross-pollination through visitor, ambassador, and Hacker In […]