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 ...

See how our Blinkentrees are made – Part 1

See how our Blinkentrees are made - Part 1
Material for our Blinkentrees has been ordered and arrived. Blinkentrees are electronic Christmas trees which are sold on the X-Mas market in Strassen in December. Because a whole bunch of such trees are to be built, a strict plan is required to get them finished in time. Thus we will start the Blinkentree 2011 Project ...

Blinkentrees weekend 1

Blinkentrees weekend
This weekend, the hackerspace was a hive of activity. Romain Schmitz and his merry helpers set about to hack up some Christmas cheer, in the way of some blinkentrees, little blinking Christmas trees that use the eminently hackable ATTiny. These trees are certified 100% home-grown in the hackerspace, and guaranteed to last at least till ...

Chocolate workshop

Chocolate workshop
On Saturday Nov. 28th, Georges Kesseler took it upon himself to hold the hackerspace’s first chocolate workshop. Georges graciously offered to teach us how to make silicone molds and then to use them to make chocolate parts. He uses this process to make the Keybites. The genesis of the workshop was to make more chocolate ...