News/2013-01-14 (draft)

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< 14th February – 10th December 2012 London Hackspace news
1st January – 13th January 2013

General space news

  • The newsletter was resurrected (again) this week! If you have anything to add, please drop into the #london-hack-space-news IRC channel and report it. Volunteer editors are welcome!
  • There has been talk about setting up an optional -discuss mailing list to keep the noise on the main mailing list down.
  • The uk spacefed node is now linked into the rest of the spacefed network, so both London Hackspace and Nottinghack are online.
  • The Pledges/MakerSlide order has arrived. Please come and pickup your makerslide!
  • People are starting to book for OHM_2013, there will be a large EMF camp that you are welcome to join.
  • All registered members should have got an email about marking member boxes with member reference numbers. Please do this as soon as possible.

The New Space

  • Things are moving ahead with the new space, and a date for a group visit will be announced on the mailing list soon.
  • A list of things we want/need to do to fit out the new space is up.
  • Another list of the remedial work we need to do to our current space is also starting to fill out.


Equipment

  • Some people are misusing equipment in the space. If you have a moment please make sure to read the Faceplant wiki page, which details common mistakes.
  • The rage saw, despite the name, is quite delicate. Please treat it with care.

New

  • Hipster's new Vinyl Cutter is in the space. Please don't use it until you're trained, sign ups are here: Equipment/VinylCutter
  • Sully has installed a new printer, an HP Laserjet 2200D - details on the Equipment/Printers page


Upcoming events

  • TGreer is organising another Amateur Radio Beginners course, register your interest by filling out the form linked in the mailing list post.
  • The Not_Just_Arduino group are meeting tonight.
  • London_3D are meeting next Monday.
  • The hacker Housing-co-op group are meeting on Wednesday.


Other events

  • Tuesday 19th Jan 4pm - Radia Perlman lecture at UCL on 'Folklore of Network Protocols'. Mailing list discussion here and tickets can be booked here.

A few people are maintaining a list of interesting events not at the hackspace, mostly in London. Feel free to add anything people might like to go to.

Projects

Please add a project page for anything here that doesn't have one

Recently added projects:

  • No new projects this week.


SwapShop

Please update your items in the SwapShop so that it can become more useful and also please date when you add something.

New items this week:

  • No new items this week.