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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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The Ship has Sailed!

The giant double decker bus has left the Sector67 parking lot!  We’re excited and definitely feeling a little emptier in more than a few ways   Thankfully they’ve safely made it to their first destination and are one step on

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Trip to UW Platteville for Meet N Eat with and Entrepreneur

Sector67 was invited out to UW Platteville as part of a contingent of Capital Entrepreneur Members to meet with students and inspire them to follow their creative ideas. We had a lot of fun at the event, and are looking

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Wausau Daily Herald Covers Local Hackerspace

The Wausau Daily Herald mentions Sector67 as an inspiration for the starting Wausau Collaboration Center. “Bourke’s inspiration came from a makerspace in Madison, called Sector67. The brainchild of engineer Chris Meyer, Sector67 offers Madison-area residents and students a place to

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CNC Pumpkin Carving

What happens when you combine a 3,000 lb computer controlled milling machine and a holiday requiring hand-eye coordination?  CNC pumpkin carving!  Taking it to a new level this year, we attempted both full carving and just removing the skin and

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August in Updates! (finally)

Alright, so we’ve hit October, and I still haven’t posted updates from August! Here goes nothing. . . The casting resin finally sees the light of day, this time being tested with water to create foam. The foam was then

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