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Whirlpool Turbidity Sensor

In the course of one of our Makership Projects, we needed a water turbidity sensor.  Of course a new sensor was prohibitively expensive, but eBay pointed us towards inexpensive dishwasher sensors.  We ended up purchasing a Whirlpool Turbidity Sensor, part

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Summer 2013 Makerships

DEADLINE IS JUNE 5th!  PLEASE SEND IN YOUR APPLICATIONS ASAP! Sector67 is happy to offer 2013 summer makerships to area youth (available to anyone 18 or younger)!  A makership is a 3 month opportunity to use Sector67 with a free

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DigiTally Kickstarter Live – Support It Today!

Dear World – Bob would like nothing more than to provide you with an awesome product that he’s been working over 2 years to create.  Buy one. So what is this thing you just bought?  It’s the giant countdown timer

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Congratulations Innovation Days 2013 Participants

Congratulations to the participants of the 2013 UW College of Engineering’s Innovation Days.  This year we were proud to assist five out of fifteen teams: Cedric with the American Press, an automatic French press-style coffee maker. Michael with the Lecture

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February MadisonSOUP

We had great attendance at the February MadisonSOUP: With two great projects pitching for almost $400 towards their cause: Kristin of Art in All the Wrong Places Joe for Madison Sweet Potato Project And great food as always: Ultimately Joe

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Pour Yer Heart Out – Iron Pour 2013

We had a great time this year working with Alisa Toninato of FeLion Studios and are happy to share some great videos and pictures from this year’s pour!  Eric Allin stopped by with his camera and spent the day shooting some

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Community Iron Pour – February 9th

FeLion Studios and Sector67  are proud to announce our 2nd annual community iron pour, taking place on February 9th at Sector67.  Please stop out anytime until the 9th to purchase your very own iron molds and have poured as part of

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Madison Mayor Paul Soglin Releases City Open Data Set at Sector67

Mayor Soglin stopped in at Sector67 to publicize the availability of City of Madison datastreams including crime, bus, fire hydrant, assessor, etc information; all available here on https://data.cityofmadison.com/. Best of all, it was very well attended: Some fun coverage of

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Cooking “With Science” Day

Several people have been interested in cooking “with science” for quite awhile, so a day was finally decided and materials were purchased to make it happen.  One of our members owns the “Modernist Cuisine” cookbook, which provides an amazingly detailed

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3rd Balloon Launch a Success

Sector67 launched its 3rd high altitude balloon this past weekend with great success. Lots of information over at Apollo67 and for here a beautiful picture:

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