Culture Hack Scotland

Organised by Edinburgh Festivals Innovation Lab, the first Culture Hack Scotland event took place on 6/7 May. It brought together 50 developers & designers and 50 arts professionals for 24 hours of hacking and making. A number of the datasets were released specifically for the event, including footfall data collected across 19 locations in central[…]

RepRap extruder nozzle

  Stephen brought his lathe in to the lab so we could work on fabricating the “hot end” of a RepRap 3D printer, the part which melts and extrudes the plastic. The hot end parts are the awkward bits of the design, because they can’t be 3D printed by another machine, or bought off the[…]

RepRap pen test

Here’s the machine from March’s RepRap build party, still lacking its extruder but joining our collection of robotic devices writing ‘hacklab’ at the lab. The machine belongs to Edinburgh University, but we’re helping to get it up and running so it can print a set of parts for the Hacklab’s own RepRap Mendel.