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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

Film Crew Fun

Thanks to David Nevala and company for stopping out to shoot some excellent (hopefully!) footage on local entrepreneurs and taking the time to highlight creativity and innovation around Sector67. We had a great time and the shop was eerily quiet

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First Startup Weekend Madison – April 27-29, 2012

Wisconsin’s first Startup Weekend event, ‘Startup Weekend Madison’, is coming to Madison April 27th-29th, 2012. Organized by leaders from UW-Madison, Madison College, Edgewood College, Capital Entrepreneurs, and Sector67, the goal of Startup Weekend Madison is to bring together entrepreneurial minds

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PPPRS Nerf Attack

The Power Racing Series (hopped up Power Wheels racing) has alluded to requiring Nerf weapons this year for a section of the competition.  We’ve been doing some proper R&D, using the Navy’s cruise missile destroying gun as a goal: Some

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