LiLux meeting in Strassen

On Wednesday the 21st of October, LiLux, the Luxembourgish Linux User Group met in Strassen. Almost ’til midnight, a multi-cultural and multi-generational mix of geeks led discussions in up to four languages in parallel. People talked about difficulties with non-GNU versions of tar, Firefox’s “safebrowsing” capabilities and operation of the Sheevaplug embedded system, amongst other ...

Progressbar hackerspace (Slovakia) at hack.lu

“Luxembourg hackerspace unlike that Bratislava has a huge area (reading room, workshop, separate bar with a fridge full of Club Mate) and also great support from the city itself, thus they can afford to Luxembourg ratios symbolic Member – only € 6 per month. Every day there are 5-10 people present during the presentations and ...

Lët’z Hack! – The hacker programme with syn2cat

Lët’z Hack! – The hacker programme with syn2cat
Join the members of the Luxembourgish hackerspace, syn2cat, on a journey through the exciting world of technology. Accentuated by progressive electronic music we present new developments in electronics and computer science and report on congruent news from the art and music scenes. Together with interesting guests we aim to discuss the problems raised by intellectual ...

Rest in Pixels, Oneup; creator of stuff, inspiration to people

Rest in Pixels, Oneup; creator of stuff, inspiration to people
Florian Hufsky, aged 23, fellow hacker, designer, programmer, metalab member, pirate, and above all inspiration to many people, died on the 16th December 2009. Though none of the syn2cat people had the chance to know him personally, many have expressed how they were emotionally touchedby this tragic event.

syn2cat in the news!

syn2cat in the news!
We’re in the news! The Voix, a French-language Luxembourgish newspaper followed up on our latest press release, came by the space, and published a whole page on us. I must admit that it feels really good when your public relations work finally pays off. One of our goals, de-securitising ‘hackers’ seems to be well underway ...