Foi um Sucesso!
Superamos as nossas expectativas, experimentamos e demo-nos bem, foram-nos propostos excelentes desafios que nós aceitámos e aguardamos com antecipação, partilhamos sorrisos, conhecimento, aprendemos muito com quem nos visitou, divertimos-nos imenso no processo e partimos com saudade mas com a certeza que voltaremos na proxima Maker Faire
We’ve exceded our expectations, made experiments that proven good results, got proposed great challenges that we promptly accepted and eagerly await, shared smiles, knowlege, learned a lot with those that visited us, had a lot of fun in the process and left with nostalgia but with the certainty that we will return next Maker Faire.
Um abraço especial aos nossos voluntários Ruy e Lia que se revelaram desenrascados e motivados como um verdadeiro hacker deve ser, faço votos que esta seja a primeira de muitas participações, foi um gosto participar convosco.
Os dois kits Arduinos que foram oferecido ao altLab pela InMotion vão para vocês. Já estamos a preparar um workshop especial aprender a soldar :)
No junk Challenge, todos foram vencedores, mas se houve alguém que se destacou pelos conhecimentos revelados em tão tenra idade foi este Rapaz.
Temos para ti uma T-shirt e uma caneta Puzzle altLab! pede aos teus pais que nos contactem aqui para combinar a entrega do teu prémio :)
Até ao final da semana iremos colocar as fotos que resultaram do Junk Challenge e outras mais.
Seguem abaixo os nossos agradecimentos; (more…)
The Lisbon Maker Faire is hover and we are still catching our breath after three super intense days of sharing our passion for making with our community and the general public
While we go over our notes and prepare a proper post telling of our adventures at the Faire, here are some of the many photographs we took to give you a sample of what it was like.
Day 1, Friday September 19
Day 2, Saturday September 20
Day 3, Sunday September 21
Big thanks to all our members manning the booth and running the Junk Challenge, and to Mónica for the photos.
And don’t forget, Tuesday is open day at the lab, so come and visit us!
This last Tuesday meeting was super hectic with everyone getting their projects ready for the upcoming Lisbon Mini Makerfaire and for the Junk Challenge altLab is organizing there (join us!).
Here are some photos as a sneak peek of the preparations. I’ll let you work out by yourself what everyone is doing as I don’t want to spoil the surprises.
See you at the Faire!
After a well deserved holliday, the altLab crew is back in the lab. We are still getting to know our new home, and it will still take a while for us to get completely comfortable, but some of us are already back to work on their projects. Here’s the play-by-play report of last Tuesday’s session.
Luis worked on his HackyRacers project, trying to get it ready to show at the Lisbon Maker Faire. He also put the finishing touches on a small electronics kit to teach kids about electronics.
Fernando set out to improve the power consumption of our lab’s RFID door lock to only turn on when someone is actually trying to use it. This week he dismantled the door knob and modded it to close a circuit when the lever is pulled, check it:
I went to the lab to etch some PCBs for a wireless sensor kit that detects tree hugs :) Our usual toner transfer technique wasn’t working properly, as the glossy magazine paper wasn’t sticking to the copper plate when passed under the laminator several times, so I took a tip from Fernando and used some mad ironing skills:
The results were great:
Next week will be hectic as we will be preparing for the Maker Faire and setting up our new shelves to sort all our materials and tools and make the new place a proper workshop.
See you next Tuesday!