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Sector67 Hits “Freakfest”

Jesse wanted to stand out at this year’s “Freakfest” with something better than his handmade Predator costume of past years, so work commenced 2 days before the event with pink foam flying everywhere. And a mini chestburster alien was first

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Pi Bottle Opener

Not likely to be carried to a party, but may live comfortably as a paper weight when not is use: This Pi bottle opener was machined by Leon out of solid chunk of aluminum: The leading corner has been cut

Posted in Hardware, Projects

Maker Faire New York

We were delighted for the opportunity to attend Maker Faire New York this year courtesy of the Power Racing Series.  We had a great time! Sparkfun’s Juan Pena took a great picture of the Sector67 group:

Posted in Field Trip, News

Running Node.js on a Raspberry Pi

Sector67 member Monty spent way too much time setting up a Raspberry Pi to run Node.js (which happens to include a handy serial library to enable webserver level Arduino communications) to be overlooked: My local hackerspace Sector67 held a 24 hour build

Posted in Arduino, Hardware, Raspberry Pi

Bicycle Stolen 7/17/2012

We had a bicycle stolen from the front of our building and vehicles gone through at 12:55AM Tuesday morning by a drunk guy.  If you recognize this person please let us know.  Note to the person, please get closer to

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City Camp Madison this Weekend!

Madison CityCamp, on Saturday, June 16th, will bring together local government officials, municipal employees, programmers, designers, citizens, and journalists to share perspectives and insights about the cities in which they live. CityCamp recognizes that local governments and community organizations have

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WI Governor’s Business Plan Finalists Include Sector67 Members!

Congratulations to Sector67 member team C-Motive Technologies for making it into the top 12 in the WI Governor’s Business Plan Competition this year.  Micah Erickson, Dan Ludois, and Justin Reed have been working out of the business incubator for several

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Polyurethane LEGO Mold

In case you haven’t heard yet, we have a lot of expired medical-grade polyurethane.  The Powers’ family were interested in learning how to make and pour a mold, so what better than LEGOs! The negative mold was made by placing

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Good Old Fashioned Chicken Skewer

Leon was up for some classic chicken roasting but wanted to unlock roasted chicken without the $40/bird price of a commercial roasting setup (let alone a turkey at $78.20!). Add in some 3/4″ aluminum solid round stock, a quick couple

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Alisa made the Martha Stewart Show!

Our congratulations to Alisa Toninato of FeLion Studios for making the Martha Stewart show this week!  We’re proud not only of how much progress she’s made in the last year, but of having the opportunity to host her studio’s iron

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Sector67 2012 Summer Makerships

Sector67 is happy to offer 2012 summer makerships to area youth (opportunity available to anyone 18 or younger)!  A makership is a 4 month opportunity to use Sector67 with a free membership and $100 for project materials as well as

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img2track Knitting Machine Beta Software Released

Happy to announce a beta version of software that quickly processes images into knitwear! Sector67 members Tanya Cunningham, Joe Kerman, and Davi Post have been working for the last month or two on enhancing a Becky Stern / Adafruit hack

Posted in News, Projects, Software

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