On Tuesday, Edinburgh Hacklab was featured on The Fountainbridge Show on STV Edinburgh. Their reporter did a few live segments from the Hacklab and featured Atomic Arcade, laser cutting, LED hats and 3D printing, as well as some information about events that the Hacklab runs throughout the year. Unfortunately the finished STV logo wasn’t shown[…]
In Summer 2010, 12 hackers/makers got together and rented a studio at Out of the Blue so that they could have somewhere to work, to keep equipment and to share with the rest of the community (apparently, having a milling machine on a coffee table in your lounge is okay for a bit but doesn’t[…]
It was a day that would go down in history. The lessons learned from the attempts and failures of the previous years finally resulted in the victory that we had been so longing for. And no, I’m not talking about Andy Murray’s victory at Wimbledon – the Hacklab won the Edinburgh Canal Festival Raft Race,[…]
Some exciting news.. After around a year of searching and quite a bit of persistence Edinburgh Hacklab is moving to a new much bigger space at Summerhall. The former site of University of Edinburgh Vet School, Summerhall is on the corner of The Meadows. Used extensively as a Festival venue in August, there is a[…]
Robotics blogger, Per Sjoborg, from flexibilityenvelope, is coming to visit us on Sunday the 20th. He is bringing the coolest pieces of consumer modular technology yet, Modrobotic’s Cubelets. I’ll be down from 2pm onwards if you would like to join us, or do any other kind of robotic hacking. Tom
One of the cooler projects undertaken at the Hacklab has just come to fruition. Martin was working under the microscope for some time to create a masterpiece of minaturization: a wireless camera for insertion into a prosthetic eye (look Mom, no PCB!). The project seems to have caught the eye of the media, starting with[…]
Earlier this year, Edinburgh film student Kelly Jamieson visited the lab to make a documentary. Now it’s on YouTube for your viewing pleasure. See Aaron’s payphone being investigated! Experience Martin philosophising on hackerspaces! Watch TomH tinker with the CNC! It’s all here in Hacklab: A documentary!
Dallas Makerspace have some blog coverage of Gareth’s visit to their space: Gareth Edwards of Edinburgh Hacklab and Dorkbot Alba in Scotland is our latest international visiting hacker. He dropped by the Dallas Makerspace on Sunday (7 Nov) to check out our newly painted warehouse area and help us pull the plastic tarps off all our gear. Edinburgh[…]
Michael McLeod has given us another mention on the Guardian Edinburgh blog: The StartupCafe blog reports that Friday’s Edinburgh Hacklab opening was packed with people and ideas, including a homemade quadrocopter, an LED top hat and robot cupcakes. Thanks, Michael!
StartupCafe have reviewed our Grand Opening on Friday: We checked out the Hacklab opening on Friday. The place was so packed at 19:30 that we could hardly get in the door—quite a feat for a co-working venue that’s only been a month in the making. Read more.