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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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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

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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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Apollo67 v1 Recovered

Sector67 competed in the Hackerspaces in Space competition earlier this year. We launched two balloons lofted by hydrogen and posted details at Apollo67. The first balloon launched was a green dart whose objective was to return to earth as fast

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Iron Pour a Success!

The Iron Pour co-hosted with FeLion Studios was a great success!  A hundred plus people made it through our shop and had a great time watching the iron pour despite the bitter cold.  No injuries to report either despite melting

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2012 UW OCR 100 Hour Challenge

We’re again excited and ready to support the UW Office of Corporate Relations in another great 100 Hour Challenge.  UW System students are invited to Sector67 for an opportunity to create treasure from state surplus trash with only 100 hours

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FIRST LEGO Robotics Team Splatacrash Finds a Home at Sector67

Last fall Sector67 agreed to host a FIRST LEGO League robotics team. Team Splatacrash consisted of eight intrepid O’Keeffe Middle School students with a penchant for mechanical design and programming. Sector67 director Chris Meyer provided the team with an inspiring

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Rosetta@Home Reaches 1,000,000 Credits!

Sector67’s Rosetta@Home Effort Update A milestone was reached on Tuesday, November 15, as Sector67 member Dougal processed enough Rosetta@Home work units to achieve one million earned credits in the BOINC distributed computing system. The goal was to reach 1M by

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Music in Space

She climbs into the fuselage and takes her seat in front of the brightly lit control panel. A tune starts to play as she slides the first lever into position.  She presses a button and a rhythm glides in behind

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