Archives for September 2008

(DATE CHANGED) Meeting Saturday September 20, 2008 1:00 pm

We will be having a HACKMIAMI meeting on September 20, 2008 at 1:00 pm in ECS 280 at FIU. Same room we’ve been having them at. We will also be having the bi-weekly hack-a-thon and screening of a “The Last Hope” Talk. click here to discuss and see the list of talks that can be […]

We’ve been the victims of a shout out! In a good way.

Thanks to HacDC for mentioning us on their website! HacDC was one of the first hackerspaces in the United States. A great model for how a hackerspace should be run. Take a look at their wiki as it has a lot of info on the internals of their operation. A learning tool to base our […]

Successful hacking at yesterday’s hack-a-thon!

A few of us got together yesterday at FIU to work on our own projects. JP worked on how to get a ultrasonic proximity sensor to display on an LCD screen using an Arduino (code & pics here). Latrokles worked on making cables, and on a one chip servo driver. Don worked on a 3D […]

Learn to Make Stuff by Taking Things Apart: Recap

Last Friday night FIU’s ACM-GISIG (General Interest Special Interest Group) had a “Learn to Make Stuff by Taking Things Apart” session at Florida International University and it was quite a success! We where not anticipating that many people and yet we had enough room to work with a dremel and burn our fingers with soldering […]