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Sector67 October Monthly Meeting Recap

Perfect weather and interesting presentations made the October meeting a great success! You Built a What?! The evening kicked off with an introduction to “Joliet” (Jim’s Overbuilt LED Interactive Entertainment Table).  The table’s primary function is as a digitally enhanced

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Fractal Camp

Fractal is a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) enrichment program that uses Participant-led, Inquiry-based Learning techniques for school-aged participants (6-13). Through fun, creative and engaging workshops, Fractal builds self-esteem, teamwork, knowledge base, and confidence in participants’ for their

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Build Madison 2013

Sector67 hosted the 4th annual Build Madison on November 23-24th, 2013.  This event is an excuse to spend 24 hours straight working on a project of any type, and we saw a ton of interesting ideas this year. Things kick

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July Monthly Meeting

The July monthly meeting was on Tuesday, July 2nd. Liam compiled and demonstrated an educational math software/hardware program on Raspberry Pi called Sage (it wasn’t originally built for the hardfp ARM architecture).   Jacob demoed an Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset for

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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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Trip to EIGERlab

This week also saw a trip down to EIGERlab in Rockford, IL. EIGERlab was created 7 years ago with a think-tank vision packed with federal funding bite – leading to today being well equipped with SLA, SLS, FDM, and Poly

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3D Printing at the Discovery Center

I had the opportunity to head over to the Discovery Center this week to check out their 3D printing facilities. They have a SLA, FDM and are looking into an SLS machine. In the lobby of the new building are

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