Category Archives: Hackspace Land

Partnership with Farnell (almost)

Hello everyone, The directors have been contacted on at least two occasions about developing a small scale partnership with Forward3D; these people are working with Premier Farnell/element14 to help create more content for the site(s) and generally get feedback on … Continue reading

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AGM 2013 (past tense)

A big thanks to everyone who attended the AGM last night; new, old and non members alike. Big thanks to James for taking minutes, Stanto and Andy for going out for pizza and Paul for making his last non executive … Continue reading

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Vote for Us!

The BeagleBone Black challenge is over and we’ve managed to get the arms moving on the foosball table and track the ball using the BBB, motors, laser cut plastics, bits of wood and electronics! What we need now, so that … Continue reading

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What is Leeds Hackspace?

Presentation by Fligg (Director) and Joe (Member) as part of SuperPosition which are a set of short arty/technical/maker presentations hosted in the PackHorse in Leeds.

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Challenge Progress !

As part of the BeagleBoneBlack Challenge set by Element14/Farnell it was requested/a requirement to post a blog update each week. We were informed of this a bit late so I pushed out a short update, then a longer proper ‘week … Continue reading

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£1,000 for Beaglebone Black Challenge!

Edit: fixed Google Group link, oops. The LeedsHackspace has entered a challenge against Pumping Station 1 thanks to Element14. We have 4 weeks (less than actually due to various delays, etc.) to get a project going and win a vote … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Movement (and first “proper meet”)

It’s been a somewhat crazy weekend, but with the massive help of a number of members (and non-members alike) we’ve finally gotten (nearly) all of our stuff out of storage and into the space. Saturday and Sunday were spent moving … Continue reading

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LHS 2.0 is a reality

We got possession of the keys to the new space yesterday (LHS 2.0 – or is it 2.3? We don’t really care, we’re just happy to be in there!), and a few celebratory drinks were had. Today we’ve spent the … Continue reading

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A Mention In Linux User Magazine

There’s a feature in Issue 105 of Linux User magazine which mentions us! In an article entitled Hackerspace Entrepreneurs and Makers, Richard Smedley looks at how the same impulses that drove the pioneers of the Industrial Revolution to create engines … Continue reading

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Hackspaces, FabLabs and Raspberry Pi

The Radio 4 show Click On features London Hackspace, Manchester Fab Lab and Raspberry Pi to compare ideas and models across cities and needs. Continue reading

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