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After the Black Adder, the half-adder

Jhemp built this across the space of a week. It’s quite impressive, indeed! This is the basic building block of an adder, itself a subcomponent of the full mechanical calculator we hope to build for the 2011 Science Festival.

I spy with my eye something… 3

I spy with my eye something...
…high-energy particle physics. These particular chalkboard musings were the leftovers from a one-man jam session, when Bartek was plowing his way through some journal papers as preparation for his new research job. Apparently, all constants on the board are infinity, but they’re nice infinities– they learned how to play with other– so you can solve ...

Pardon me, would you have any Grey Sugru?

Pardon me, would you have any Grey Sugru?
“apparently princess alexandra of luxemburg has just bought a pack of sugru! even princesses are repairing these days ”, from Sugru’s twitter feed. Later corrected by “@projectsugru @sciencegallery it was Princess Sibilla actually, and yes some sugru will be making its way to Luxembourg”, from Michael John Gorman. It seems that even Luxembourgish royalty appreciates ...

Hackers’ Night Out: Tron Legacy

Hackers' Night Out: Tron Legacy
Friday night, a hacker horde descended upon Cinebelval to watch Tron Legacy in 3D. Disappointingly, but not at all rarely, the opening nights in Luxembourg tend to be weeks, if not months, behind the rest of the world. Having bravely withstood the pressure and not cheated by watching the movie first in a neighboring country, ...

Cyberpunk Friday: TRON

Cyberpunk Friday: TRON
On 14th of January we’re going to screen TRON at our hackerspace in Strassen. This will probably be played on a vintage Laserdisc Player, with the video “quality” of those times. So everyone who has never witnessed Laserdisc, this is the opportunity to see it in action. And to see an awesome movie, considering the year it was ...