Month: February 2012
Global Hackerspace Coopcake Challenge 2012
This weekend FamiLAB took part in the Global Hackerspace Coopcake Challenge 2012 . What started as a brief mention on a mailing list became a close knit group of confection-obsessed makers working late into the night to churn out a handful of self-referential baked goods and send them on their various ways to other spaces. After a few days of experimentation with laserbeams and the various forms sugar can take, and we had a few good methods of cake decoration. George’s wife prepared the cupcakes that we would be decorating, […]
Orlando Mini Maker Faire “Makerships”
Orlando Mini Maker Faire and FamiLAB, Orlando’s Hackerspace (Community Lab) have partnered to create “Makerships” to help 3 deserving recipients create (or finish) amazing projects to be displayed & demonstrated at Orlando Mini Maker Faire 2012, held on May 26th at FamiLAB in Longwood, FL. Makership Award Recipients will receive $CASH$ and three months of FamiLAB “Maker” level membership in order to make their project idea a reality. Two Recipients will receive a $100 Project Stipend and 3 Months of FamiLAB Membership at the “Maker” Level ($150 value!), while one recipient will […]
Hackerspace Passport Stamping
FamiLAB has had a few visitors over the years, with several in the past month or so. When [Spurious] visited from Hacker Consortium in Nashville, TN, he asked if we were stamping hackerspace passports. We’re still working on a logo, but JBC had been playing around with etching plates for printing on our laser cutter and decided to give it a shot. The results could be better, but at least [Spurious] can leave Orlando with one more stamp in his passport!