Game evening 1

Game evening
So hackers are computer nerds? Think again. We like to socialize, do creative things and build stuff. So what about games? Computer games do not always give that social aspect as with the classic board and card games. So some fellow syn2catters met last Thursday for a game night. The chosen game was Munchkin. An ...

Quadrocopter factory 1

Quadrocopter factory
This Sunday we got serious about putting it all together: building our own mini quadcopters. Kenn gave some insights into the mathematics behind keeping an unstable system dynamically at rest. Same thing as balancing a broom on a fingertip, just that your head does not need to do a mathematical development over 27 pages to ...

christmas-market strassen 2012

christmas-market strassen 2012
As every year, syn2cat animated a booth at the local christmas market in Strassen. Selling our well known Glühmate which is the Club Mate Winter Edition heated to a nice hot temperature. Tastes really well. And of course, with a bit of rhum the glory beverage is best. Also available a new edition of our ...

collision detection: workshops and talks all around

collision detection: workshops and talks all around
We are going to start the school year by having a Radioshow on RadioAra on the 15th of September 2012. Muling & Thierry will be live on 103.3, 105.2 FM and ara.lu so tune in and get the latest news on what is going on @ syn2cat’s Hackerspace. So what’s new in 2012/2013: Many talks ...

AtariST – The past catches up

AtariST - The past catches up
From the oppression of overscan and its liberation to the wide Parallax Distorter, the attendees of the AtariST workshop were impressed that the Atari was– and still is– amazing! We, the younger generation that has not come into contact with computers like the Atari or Amiga, travelled back in time to the 80′s and were ...