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2014-02-25 12:30:34

Empowering hackers to push the limits of 3D printing technology LOVELAND, Colo., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With community innovation at the core of their "open" philosophy, Aleph Objects, Inc., makers of the LulzBot(TM) line of desktop 3D printers, is celebrating Hardware Freedom Day by hosting a giveaway of their newest model, the TAZ 3. Valued at $2,195, TAZ 3D printers, along with accompanying starter kits, will be granted to eight hackerspaces at the forefront of innovation....

2013-04-05 23:03:03

Hacker group accepts Baynetwork´s three 3000W UPSs´ donation for new Hacker Dojo facility in Mountain View, CA. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 Thanks to wonderful community support the Hacker Dojo has recently moved into their new Mountain View space. Moving into the new space is a grand accomplishment for the member supported non-profit Hacker Dojo and thanks to Baynetwork, Inc.´s donation of three 3000W uninterrupted power supplies for their IT configuration the Dojo...

2012-09-19 23:03:06

Last-minute savior pushes hacker community center to survive through December Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 The City of Mountain View required $250,000 in renovations, and the situation at Hacker Dojo looked bleak: despite an outpouring of community support the Dojo still had over $50,000 to raise by the September deadline, or it faced being shut down at the end of December. “It was certainly a nail-biter finish,” said Director of Development Katy Levinson, who...

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2011-12-31 08:12:56

Citing the increasing threat of online censorship from governments internationally, computer hackers have announced plans to place their own communication satellites into orbit. According to BBC News Technology Reporter David Meyer, the plan, which was detailed this week during the Chaos Communication Congress (CCC) in Berlin, is in response to proposed legislation such as the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which would allow the U.S. government to block websites believed to violate...

2011-05-26 02:01:00

CHICAGO, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- element14, the first collaborative engineering community and electronics store for design engineers and enthusiasts, received an Editor's Choice award at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011, which took place May 21-22 at the San Mateo County Event Center in California. With its soldering station, appearances by artist Ben Innes and Benjamin J. Heckendorn, aka Ben Heck, and popular hands-on LED building station, the element14 booth was a busy, informative and fun...

2011-05-19 02:01:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (Maker Faire Booth #50) -- element14, the first collaborative engineering community and electronics store for design engineers and enthusiasts, partners with modding guru Benjamin J. Heckendorn, a.k.a. Ben Heck, and electronics industry experts Jeri Ellsworth and Mitch Altman to highlight technology trends and exciting DIY projects for all ages at Maker Faire® Bay Area on May 21-22 at the San Mateo County Event Center....

2011-05-11 13:10:00

NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Circuit boards were soldered, sheets of metal sawed methodically, voltage cranked up to a million and of course, many things were set on fire. Red Bull Creation's call for submissions had been answered. For the alarmingly innovative, the qualifier rules were simple: Assemble a team of four, build an invention which "hacks the past to create the future" while incorporating an Arduino microcontroller, film the process and submit. From there, a panel of...


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