Yearly Archives: 2014

Madison SOUP This Sunday!

Madison SOUP is coming up this Sunday – this event is an opportunity to support projects that will benefit the Madison community. Sign up and stop in at 4PM to enjoy soup, salad, and bread as well as your vote

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Sector67 at the Wisconsin Science Festival

We had a lot of fun over the last 3 days at the Wisconsin Science Festival talking with kids from across the state (and from adjacent states!) about science and technology through a variety of projects that our members have

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Go Visit Lang Family House of Terror – Last MadisonSOUP Winner!

We’re excited to see how the Lang Family was able to use $488 they earned from the last MadisonSOUP for their 6th annual House of Terror coming up at the end of the month: If you’re interested in supporting more local projects, please

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Learn How To Fix Your Bicycle – Class Series

Sector67 member Matt Poster is offering an awesome set of upcoming classes so you can learn how to service every aspect of your bicycle, from basic maintenance to truing a rim and everything in between.  Classes start this week Tuesday

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Sector67’s NSA Away Project

A team of Sector67 members (Bob, Chris, Kate, Liam, Nate, Peter and Scott) recently passed a milestone in submitting their NSA Away project to the semifinals of The Hackaday Prize, which offers a chance to win $200,000 (all proceeds donated

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A Gift for Steve – Wisconsin Trivet

In case you haven’t heard, Steve Case is in town (Former CEO of AOL though more recently a startup evangelist and adviser to the president) and we were tasked with making him a parting gift to thank him for his

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Milwaukee Maker Faire This Weekend – 27-28th

From the website: *** Maker Faire is a fun, family-friendly show-and-tell festival celebrating innovation, invention and creativity. Maker Faire Milwaukee will feature makers showing off technology, art and craft making, electronics, pyrotechnics, engineering, gardening, and other projects created by the makers

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Better Late Than Never – Celebrating Vera Court’s Arcade Console Repurpose!

This never quite made the blog, and has been languishing in the bottom of my e-mail inbox (among a few hundred other e-mails to get to! – sorry). Sector67 partnered with our near north neighbor Vera Court Neighborhood Center to

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PDMA Fall Social – Crowd-Sourced Financing

    To connect with the Madison chapter of the PDMA group, head over to their Facebook page – otherwise to register for this event, click here. PDMA Wisconsin Fall Social Members & Non-Members WELCOME!   Why I Failed at

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Jesse’s Electric Bike (And more!)

Just took a ride on Jesse’s electric bike—it was kick-ass. Built out of a Walmart bike-frame, 18 Ah lead-acid batteries, and a hub motor, the bike can go up to 30 mph with a range of 20 miles. AND, “Because

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Sector67 Interns Build Filament Extruder

Sector67 interns, Mitch and Kyle, already have their main summer project in working condition.  Their new filament extruder is able to take plastic pellets, and convert them into plastic that can be fed into Sector67’s 3D printers.  The main motivation

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Sector67 Summer Youth Programming: ME@Sector

In a new summer educational program being piloted at Sector67, incoming 3rd to 9th grade students can work on improving their math and engineering skills (the ME in ME@Sector stands for “Math and Engineering”) in a social, hands-on environment. This

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