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* [[User:Russ|Russ]] has posted an updated on the hackspace finances: we now have a monthly subscriptions surplus.  Total revenue for the last month was £6,192.63. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/934aaff34bda646c]
 
* [[User:Russ|Russ]] has posted an updated on the hackspace finances: we now have a monthly subscriptions surplus.  Total revenue for the last month was £6,192.63. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/934aaff34bda646c]
  
* Work has started on the new kitchen. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/add830adac6f962c]
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* Work has started on the new kitchen. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/add830adac6f962c] [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/257cb2e3644ddda1]
  
 
* As we are now in a good state financially, purchasing of consumables and small equipment has resumed.  Please add items to the [[components]] page. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/f9cac1e65e23bd5b]
 
* As we are now in a good state financially, purchasing of consumables and small equipment has resumed.  Please add items to the [[components]] page. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/f9cac1e65e23bd5b]
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* This Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th, the [[Classroom HackSpaceChallenge|hackerspace challenge]] team will be holding a [[Classroom HackSpaceChallenge/Hackweekend|hack weekend]] to work on their project.
 
* This Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th, the [[Classroom HackSpaceChallenge|hackerspace challenge]] team will be holding a [[Classroom HackSpaceChallenge/Hackweekend|hack weekend]] to work on their project.
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* There is a Web Application Hacking/Cracking Workshop this Saturday 16th from 13:00. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/40cba93f814c741e]
  
 
* Next Wednesday 20th there will be a [[Workshops/CancerBiology|cancer biology workshop]] and the weekly catch-up of the [[Project:Biohacking|biohacking group]].
 
* Next Wednesday 20th there will be a [[Workshops/CancerBiology|cancer biology workshop]] and the weekly catch-up of the [[Project:Biohacking|biohacking group]].
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Recently added projects:
 
Recently added projects:
 
* [[Project:Hardware SID Player|Hardware SID Player]]
 
* [[Project:Hardware SID Player|Hardware SID Player]]
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* [[Project:Robot arm USB control|Robot arm USB control]]
  
 
== SwapShop ==
 
== SwapShop ==
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* Partial 1000ft Cat 5e reel ([[User:Flux|Flux]])
 
* Partial 1000ft Cat 5e reel ([[User:Flux|Flux]])
 
* Parvalux 240v mains motor with right-angle reduction gearbox ([[User:Flux|Flux]])
 
* Parvalux 240v mains motor with right-angle reduction gearbox ([[User:Flux|Flux]])
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guppy Guppies] ([[User:Renski|Renski]])
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== External news ==
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* Nottingham Hackspace are moving to a new venue, and are holding an open day on May 29th. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/2f9d19ca7c6dab9e]
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* There is a [http://www.radiofairs.co.uk/ West London Radio and Electronics Fair] this Sunday 17th at Kempton. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/b8c0b5208479f150]

Revision as of 19:18, 13 April 2011

London Hackspace news for 7th - 13th April 2011.

General space news

  • Russ has posted an updated on the hackspace finances: we now have a monthly subscriptions surplus. Total revenue for the last month was £6,192.63. [1]
  • Work has started on the new kitchen. [2] [3]
  • As we are now in a good state financially, purchasing of consumables and small equipment has resumed. Please add items to the components page. [4]
  • There is ongoing discussion about having a BBQ somewhere near to the hackspace. A Doodle poll has been created for it. [5]
  • Discussion continues about tidiness and unwanted items in the space. [6] [7]

Upcoming events

  • There is a Web Application Hacking/Cracking Workshop this Saturday 16th from 13:00. [8]
  • The One Click Orgs project are holding a small hack evening next Thursday 21st. They have recently launched version 1.0 of their platform and are currently working on a version for use by the hackspace.

Equipment

  • Billy has recovered an old 3D-printer and is currently working on bringing it online. [9]

Projects

Recently added projects:

SwapShop

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

New items this week:

  • Sabre s2045 Petrol strimmer motor (Flux)
  • Front steering rack from child's ride-on electric car and rear axle (Flux)
  • 2.5Kg "Kontrol" moisture control crystals (Flux)
  • Stout insulated box with tap (Flux)
  • Various ~26" bicycle wheels (Flux)
  • Partial 1000ft Cat 5e reel (Flux)
  • Parvalux 240v mains motor with right-angle reduction gearbox (Flux)
  • Guppies (Renski)

External news

  • Nottingham Hackspace are moving to a new venue, and are holding an open day on May 29th. [11]