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== General space news ==
 
== General space news ==
  
 
*Roshan asked for advice on setting up a space in [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/zdfSQxOnerc/discussion Kolkata]
 
*Roshan asked for advice on setting up a space in [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/zdfSQxOnerc/discussion Kolkata]
*Ciaran nicely [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/TZDwO7WkaDQ/discussion summarised] all the [[Category:Pledge|pledges]]
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*Ciaran nicely [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/TZDwO7WkaDQ/discussion summarised] all the [[:Category:Pledge|pledges]]
 
*We may have a plumber for the [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/RhkYq3y9s7g/discussion kitchen].  Anyone know any electricians?
 
*We may have a plumber for the [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/RhkYq3y9s7g/discussion kitchen].  Anyone know any electricians?
  
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=== Laser Cutter ===
 
=== Laser Cutter ===
* Billy was [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/EgNiVFoRkyg/discussion concerned] that the laser cutter moves when the lid is up - this is perfectly normal, as long as it doesn't cut!
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* [[User:Billy_Smith|Billy]] was [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/EgNiVFoRkyg/discussion concerned] that the laser cutter moves when the lid is up - this is perfectly normal, as long as it doesn't cut!
 
* The cutter does seem to have some issues with [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/lgwgjHPgpoA/discussion wobbles]
 
* The cutter does seem to have some issues with [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/lgwgjHPgpoA/discussion wobbles]
* Sol [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/UILc9FF5Lv4/discussion replaced Coolbot] with an arduino and Ethernet shield
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* [[User:Solexious|Sol]] [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/UILc9FF5Lv4/discussion replaced Coolbot] with an arduino and Ethernet shield
  
 
=== Borrowed ===
 
=== Borrowed ===
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Recently added projects:
 
Recently added projects:
  
* [[User:Naxxfish|Naxxfish]] is planning to set up a [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/z7qekYoXlbI/discussion PBX]
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* Jasper wondered whether [[User:Naxxfish|Naxxfish]]'s PBX [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/z7qekYoXlbI/discussion project] was still alive
 
* [[User:Akki14|Akki]] offered some sessions on developing [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/_T1pBByNlxU/discussion B&W film]
 
* [[User:Akki14|Akki]] offered some sessions on developing [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/_T1pBByNlxU/discussion B&W film]
 
* Yuan has made an order for a batch of low-cost [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/_9H0LtVNUAs/discussion relay boards]
 
* Yuan has made an order for a batch of low-cost [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/_9H0LtVNUAs/discussion relay boards]
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TimS found a [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/51M8OHtpamA/discussion USB stick]
 
TimS found a [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/51M8OHtpamA/discussion USB stick]
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[[Category:News]]

Latest revision as of 09:51, 4 June 2013

< 29th November – 5th December 2011 London Hackspace news
6th December – 19th December 2011
20th December – 2nd January 2012 >

General space news

  • Roshan asked for advice on setting up a space in Kolkata
  • Ciaran nicely summarised all the pledges
  • We may have a plumber for the kitchen. Anyone know any electricians?

Equipment

New

Laser Cutter

  • Billy was concerned that the laser cutter moves when the lid is up - this is perfectly normal, as long as it doesn't cut!
  • The cutter does seem to have some issues with wobbles
  • Sol replaced Coolbot with an arduino and Ethernet shield

Borrowed

Computers

  • Will sorted through the existing desktops and attempted to combine them
  • Steff offered a replacement for Babbage

Upcoming events

  • The Christmas buffet is tomorrow
  • The last pubspace of the year is on Thursday 22nd December at the Southampton Arms
  • Sue Black is visiting to discuss the Goto Foundation on 10th January
  • The next Reverse Engineering day is on 21st January
  • Christmas is on 25th December. The space isn't closing, but you may not be able to get access without a card.

Other events

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

  • Nanode has won the vote for Best Internet of Things award

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:

  • No new items this week.

TimS found a USB stick