The switch by the lab door is now back in working order (for the time being) and tweeting at @EdinHacklabOpen
Software night is on again tonight from 7pm – check out the previous projects list and the Edinburgh software projects spreadsheet, and bring any other ideas/discussions/code. Software News: No-one else seems to have cared, but I’ve been ecstatic since Google finally made the Maps API accessible over HTTPS for free (previously a £10k yearly subscription)..[…]
A rather amusing way of preparing ham by one of our regulars John Alexander http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gpZLOCNfrI
Martin and I worked more on the Mill->CNC project. “We tried to get the Linux-based CNC software EMC2 running with the mill. The initial idea had been to use Jay’s ITX machine for this, but it turns out this won’t run the necessary realtime kernel due to not having a working local APIC. We had a dig through the[…]
Software night is rolling around again – the lab will be open from 7pm onwards tomorrow evening (Wed 23rd March). I’ve been doing some work integrating Janrain’s social sign-on into one of my websites and will be happy to talk about the upsides and downsides of that. Meanwhile, [email protected] has posted a good summary of[…]
Software night will be back as usual this evening – feel free to post any ideas for stuff you might be working on, and come along with laptops, drinks and/or nibbles. The project list from last time is available here. There should be some tinkering with the ‘pattern’ NLP library for Python going on as[…]
Last night we completed a vital new piece of equipment, the safety socket. The safety socket is a design by Kevin O’Connor of London Power that has been published in his book “Tonnes Of Tone”. It uses domestic light bulbs as a power soak to protect equipment-under-test in the event of a potentially catastrophic failure.[…]
Robomotic of Glasgow have had their new hobby logic analyzer put through their paces, with positive results. Great value at £25. Congrats Paulo Read the review at Maarten Damen‘s blog.