Successful 30th Chaos Communication Congress video streaming

The traditional live transmission of the biggest hacker congress in Europe has been successfully run during the 4 days of the conference. The 30th anniversary of the congress had for one no motto as was explained in the opening keynote. The hacker world is speechless after all the revelations by E. Snowden. Many talks also ...

Christmas Market 2013

It has already become a tradition that syn2cat is present at the annual Strassen Christmas Market. This year it was on 13th and 14th december. Trying to be innovative and present every year something new, we had the ultimaker at our booth. After the last year’s success, there were also glowpins on sale, which gained ...

Science Festival 2013

Science Festival 2013′s main theme was water, so syn2cat researched how we could hack something as common as H2O. We found that non-newtonian fluids were a great subject, especially corn starch mixed with water (called oobleck). The planning consisted of preparing several essential experiments and some accompanying optional bonus items. We would like to thank the ...

makerbot thingomatic build-up

At hack.lu we got a great present from kd85: a brand new Thing-o-matic Makerbot, complete with heated, automated build platform. As soon as the conference was over, we rushed to our beloved space to start putting it all together. Here are some pictures taken during the construction. Most of them from unpacking, after that, hands ...

syn2cat at hack.lu

Last week we had our booth at the annual hack.lu conference. We showed the ultimaker printing various items. Also shapeoko and some quadrocopters completed the setup. The fog screen was rebuild and displayed the current time in mid air while distributing moisture throughout the big room. A fridge full of Club Mate waited for the ...