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== General space news ==
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* [[User:Russ|Russ]] has outlined the voting system planned to be used for the election of directors at the [[Organisation/2011 AGM|next AGM]]. [https://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/69d22137fda4bad2]
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* We reached the network limit on freenode on Tuesday, [[User:JasperW|Jasper]] has contacted freenode support to see if we can get an I-Line. [https://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/69d22137fda4bad2]
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** Additionally, the hackspace IP address was listed on [http://www.sorbs.net/ SORBS]] for hacking/malware since March, there has been a small amount of discussion on how to solve this more permanently.
  
 
== Equipment ==
 
== Equipment ==
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* [[User:Artag|Adrian]] is planning to use the tinning tank of the Etch station to experiment with a couple of projects. [https://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/ddeb9f3d5847c477]
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* There is a milling machine offer from a school that is being demolished. [https://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/32feb7df538f80d1]
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* Alec has offered a selection of chemicals for donation to the space. [https://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/16203b174d07f8ee]
  
 
== Upcoming events ==
 
== Upcoming events ==
  
* Next Wednesday 6th is the weekly catch-up of the [[Project:Biohacking|biohacking group]] from 19:30 to 20:30.
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* Next Wednesday 13th is the weekly catch-up of the [[Project:Biohacking|biohacking group]] from 19:30 to 20:30.
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* The [[Organisation/2011 AGM|2011 Annual General Meeting]] will be held on the 27th July at 20:00, the venue is still to be decided. [https://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/a5e86bc1939d8153]
  
 
== Projects ==
 
== Projects ==
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* Martin and company are starting work on a [[Project:Podcast|hackspace podcast]], starting recording this Monday 11th. [https://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/191f9e60e8768d80]
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* The first [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction|server hardware auction]] project has now reached the final batch of servers.  Six are available to members at £60/each (though if they are not sold by Sunday 10th they will be put on eBay), the remaining ten are currently non-working and free to any member who can find a use for them.  Any that remain by the open day at the end of July will be donated to the skip.  [https://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/30bfb09ec9d1d606]
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* Paul and others are interested in setting up a Mycology project. [https://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/b149692edaa5375e]
  
 
Recently added projects:
 
Recently added projects:

Revision as of 19:24, 6 July 2011

< 23rd – 29th June 2011 London Hackspace news
30th June – 6th July 2011

General space news

  • Russ has outlined the voting system planned to be used for the election of directors at the next AGM. [1]
  • We reached the network limit on freenode on Tuesday, Jasper has contacted freenode support to see if we can get an I-Line. [2]
    • Additionally, the hackspace IP address was listed on SORBS] for hacking/malware since March, there has been a small amount of discussion on how to solve this more permanently.

Equipment

  • Adrian is planning to use the tinning tank of the Etch station to experiment with a couple of projects. [3]
  • There is a milling machine offer from a school that is being demolished. [4]
  • Alec has offered a selection of chemicals for donation to the space. [5]

Upcoming events

  • Next Wednesday 13th is the weekly catch-up of the biohacking group from 19:30 to 20:30.

Projects

  • Martin and company are starting work on a hackspace podcast, starting recording this Monday 11th. [7]
  • The first server hardware auction project has now reached the final batch of servers. Six are available to members at £60/each (though if they are not sold by Sunday 10th they will be put on eBay), the remaining ten are currently non-working and free to any member who can find a use for them. Any that remain by the open day at the end of July will be donated to the skip. [8]
  • Paul and others are interested in setting up a Mycology project. [9]

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: