Tag Archives: DIY

Hackday in Bristol on Saturday

We’ve gleaned from our friends at Connecting Bristol that online takeaway meals ordering outfit Just Eat is sponsoring a hackday this coming Saturday, 26th July at the Engine Shed in Bristol from 8.00 am to 9.00 pm. The programme of … Continue reading

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Learn how to use Arduino with Bristol Hackspace

Our friends over the road at Bristol Hackspace are having a beginners’ Arduino session tonight, according to their Twitter feed. interested in #arduino and you're a beginner? Come along tonight at the hackspace! 7pm till 9pm. led by @will_price_94 #BristolCity … Continue reading

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Bristol IT Megameet registration extended

News has just arrived via email that registration for the Bristol IT Megameet (news passim) on 1st June has now been extended until Friday 24th May. To quote from the email: Although we currently have over 250 people registered, with … Continue reading

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20th April is Hardware Freedom Day

Here’s something that’s bound to appeal to our friends at Bristol Hackspace and Dorkbot Bristol: 20th April has been announced as the date for Hardware Freedom Day 2013. Hardware Freedom Day (HFD) is an annual celebration of Open Hardware. Open … Continue reading

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Bristol Mini Maker Faire – more details

Some time ago, we gave very advance notice of Bristol’s first ever Mini Maker Faire (news passim). More information has now been received from the organisers, as set out below: Saturday 23rd March is the date set for Bristol’s first … Continue reading

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Mansfield funding free wifi project through “crowdfunding”

A project to provide the town centre of Mansfield in Nottinghamshire with free wifi is on track to meet its target fund after setting out to be “crowdfunded”, according to an E-Government Bulletin report. The “Make Mansfield Your HotSpot” project … Continue reading

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Very advance notice

Via a friend connected with our mates at Bristol Hackspace, we have received very early notice indeed of a date for your diaries and calendars in 2013; there will be a Mini Maker Faire at MShed at Princes Wharf, Wapping … Continue reading

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Bristol Dorkbot tonight

Our friends at Bristol Dorkbot will be meeting as usual for a show and tell meeting tonight (Tuesday 20th) from around 7pm in the the Watershed‘s Pervasive Media Studio (map). For those unfamiliar with the layout of the Watershed, the … Continue reading

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Bon voyage Sam and Naomi

On Wednesday evening, the families and friends of Sam Rossiter and Naomi Smyth, plus a few Bristol Wireless ne’er-do-wells, paid a fond farewell to the couple as they sailed off into the future under the Redcliffe bascule bridge to the … Continue reading

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Geo Networks and B4RN bring world class broadband to rural UK

Today Geo Networks Ltd (“Geo”), a leading fibre network provider, announced a ground-breaking project with Broadband for the Rural North (B4RN, pronounced barn), a not-for-profit, community-led organisation. Geo will support B4RN in delivering world class internet services to rural areas, … Continue reading

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