Creator Fair, National Space Centre

Hey I’m really excited to say that I’ll be bringing some of my stuff over to the Creator Fair at the National Space Centre in Leicester which is happening on September 19 & 20th 2015.

It’s an event to showcase some of the creative and interesting projects that are being made all over the UK, from makers, creatives, crafters etc and there will be workshops on the day and other things for you to experience. Continue reading Creator Fair, National Space Centre

Uploading a sketch: Arduino

There are only a few steps involved in running a sketch on an Arduino board.

What this post covers

  • How to upload code to an Arduino board

What you need

  • Arduino board
  • Arduino software installed on your computer (I won’t be going through that here, but you need to go to https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software to get the correct software for your computer and install it, it’s free)
  • USB cable to connect your board to your computer
  • about 3 minutes

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Booklet for Wearable Technology Show

Hey just a little post, I came across this helpful link to the booklet for Wearable Technology Show that was made to support the show we put on at Excel in April-May 2015.

If you are interested in seeing information about all of the fabulous contributors as well as a little information about the programme and Queen Mary University then please download a copy!

There is also the contact information for the contributors and the uni in case you are interested in further information from anyone involved. Thanks Antonella for posting!

booklet to Wearables

York Hackspace at Manchester Mini Maker Faire

Our York Hackspace group set up at the Manchester Maker Faire over the weekend of Saturday 26th / 27th July. On the official site this event is described as: “the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.”

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