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== General space news ==
 
== General space news ==
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* It has been proposed to separate the Hackspace Foundation in to two entities. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/7e78fe0ba9305360]
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* Discussion about the webcams and security/privacy took place. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/bb95d74ec629caf4]
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* The hot water has been turned off in the hangar 23 sink, it can be switched back on temporarily if needed. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/c5a45edcecce5270]
  
 
== Upcoming events ==
 
== Upcoming events ==
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* There is a [[Events/BBQ2011.1|hackspace BBQ]] next Monday 25th at 13:00 in Shoreditch Park.
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* Next Wednesday 27th there will be the weekly catch-up of the [[Project:Biohacking|biohacking group]].
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* Sam is organising a trip to Rutherford Appleton Laboratory on the 9th June. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/0a3741bddb953109]
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* Paul has posted about a potential train enthusiasts meetup to visit the DLR on the 6th May. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/54f3480a84650138]
  
 
== Equipment ==
 
== Equipment ==
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* There has been some discussion about setting up a [[Project:Cholten99/VMsInHackspace|VM server in the hackspace]] (possibly to replace [[babbage]] physically). [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/f80a35c7d0245a00]
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* Sci may be lending a keycutting machine to the space. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/9b3be6c83d110809]
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* Lathe training sessions have started, the first introduction was at the last Tuesday meet. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/fe95878aeb706a14]
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* Also some discussion about the state of welding in the space. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/badca030c8f9b1e7]
  
 
== Projects ==
 
== Projects ==
  
 
Recently added projects:
 
Recently added projects:
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* [[Project:Water Computer|Water Computer]]
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* [[Project:PizzaPrinter/Deighton|PizzaPrinter/Deighton]]
  
 
== SwapShop ==
 
== SwapShop ==
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New items this week:
 
New items this week:
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* Two copies of Portal 1 ([[User:Renski|Renski]])
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* Spare computer cables ([[User:Renski|Renski]])
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* 3 old broken desktop computers ([[User:Renski|Renski]])
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* Original Xbox (missing CD cover) ([[User:Renski|Renski]])
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* Goodmans ACC2011 Uni-directional microphone ([[User:Robert|Robert]])
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* Qwik Tune Automatic guitar and bass tuner ([[User:Robert|Robert]])
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* Belkin F5D7000 Wireless G desktop network card ([[User:Robert|Robert]])
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* Linksys WUSB54GS-UK Wireless-G USB network adapter ([[User:Robert|Robert]])
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* Active XP-5550A A5 pen table ([[User:Robert|Robert]])
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* Philips DVP3005 DVD player ([[User:Robert|Robert]])
  
 
== External news ==
 
== External news ==
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* There is a Science Museum Late on Wednesday 27th on "The Science of Space". [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/e610337f01d7009c]
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* [http://dorkbotlondon.org/wiki/index.php/DorkCamp11 DorkCamp 11] is happening on the 17th-19th June. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/8feb80f2ea0aa36c]

Revision as of 12:40, 20 April 2011

< 7th March – 14th April 2011 London Hackspace news
14th – 20th April 2011

General space news

  • It has been proposed to separate the Hackspace Foundation in to two entities. [1]
  • Discussion about the webcams and security/privacy took place. [2]
  • The hot water has been turned off in the hangar 23 sink, it can be switched back on temporarily if needed. [3]

Upcoming events

  • There is a hackspace BBQ next Monday 25th at 13:00 in Shoreditch Park.
  • Sam is organising a trip to Rutherford Appleton Laboratory on the 9th June. [4]
  • Paul has posted about a potential train enthusiasts meetup to visit the DLR on the 6th May. [5]

Equipment

  • Sci may be lending a keycutting machine to the space. [7]
  • Lathe training sessions have started, the first introduction was at the last Tuesday meet. [8]
  • Also some discussion about the state of welding in the space. [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:

  • Two copies of Portal 1 (Renski)
  • Spare computer cables (Renski)
  • 3 old broken desktop computers (Renski)
  • Original Xbox (missing CD cover) (Renski)
  • Goodmans ACC2011 Uni-directional microphone (Robert)
  • Qwik Tune Automatic guitar and bass tuner (Robert)
  • Belkin F5D7000 Wireless G desktop network card (Robert)
  • Linksys WUSB54GS-UK Wireless-G USB network adapter (Robert)
  • Active XP-5550A A5 pen table (Robert)
  • Philips DVP3005 DVD player (Robert)

External news

  • There is a Science Museum Late on Wednesday 27th on "The Science of Space". [10]