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Progress on the Power Wheels Project

*PRESS BLACKOUT LIFTED* As you may or may not know, S67 is currently building an amped up Power Wheels to compete with other like-minded maker spaces across the country. We are aiming to race in both Kansas City and Detroit,

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May in Closing. . .

New electrical service, finally at 200A 240VAC instead of 100A (yes, that would be a 80’s residential connection on a commercial building): Tim’s been rocking the art metal, if you’re interested we’ve usually got creations for sale at the shop!

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2011 Burrill Business Plan Competition

We were honored to have a judging seat for the Online Communities and Social Networks track in the 2011 Burrill Business Plan Competition. There was a record number of entrants to this year’s competition, as a 4 year competitor I

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May in Updates. . .

Well, I sat down to dig through the camera for blog pictures and found that I had 213 pictures to choose from since the last update . . . might be time to ‘hire’ a journalism intern for the summer!

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Next Up: Power Racing Series

Summer is just around the bend, and the motorheads among us know what that means: Its racing season!! Can you smell the warm rubber? Feel the heat of the motor warming your innards? YES, indeed! Dig into the closet for your coveralls,

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GHC COMPLETE!! 1:53a.m. CST

The Weather Window The Maker Movement is about exploring your immediate world, learning on your own how it works and then tinkering with it as you see fit. Sector67 set out to embody as much of this spirit as possible

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2011 UW Entrepreneurial Achievement Awards

It’s nice to see Chancellor Biddy Martin at UW-Madison honoring some exceptional entrepreneurs in the Madison community: Last night at the WI Institutes for Discovery a number of people were honored for their contributions to the community (and world at

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GHC Update: Project Underway

This is another project from a Sector67 member. The device is used to record data collected when testing landfill linings. Our interest in the device is the spreadsheet program written for a microcontroller (can kinda see it on the LCD

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Week in Updates

Couple of meetings and progress for the Great Global Hackerspace Competition: We now have a couple prototypes working and are progressing towards ultra low-tech measurement techniques Sector67 hosted a FIRST Lego League competition course open to anyone, increasing exposure in

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In the News: S67 on Weekly Reader

Big thanks to Lee Briggs, of the Greenwood School District and Weekly Reader’s Tales from a 21st Century Teacher blog for giving S67 and the Global Hackerspace Challenge exposure. Central to the Maker movement is learning, and we are definitely interested

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Global Hackerspace Challenge

We have been at it for a bit, we just haven’t told you about it. There is just too much going on down here—yet another reason to stop in for a visit! But yes, S67 is one of thirty hacker/maker

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Week(s) in Updates:

Yes, we’ve again lost a week towards the end of the month, this seems to happen every month but no worries – just makes for a longer post: Lots going on this week, we finally got a machine mounted near

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