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04 Jun 2015

Inspirefest 2015 – Family Fringe

logo (1)Inspirefest is a two day technology conference taking place on 18th-19th of June in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. The conference has a strong focus on STEM and diversity. To go along with the conference, there is a host of fringe events taking place in Merrion Square. We are proud to be taking part in the Family Fringe event on the 20th of June.

We will be giving people a little taster session of Dublin Maker ahead of our main event in July. The taster session will feature the Year of Light makers and TOG

TOG, the Dublin Hackerspace will be showing off projects created by its members. They will include the Egg Bot – draw your own images onto eggs, Skull Radio – listen to music without using your ears, Buzzer Game – classic game of keeping a steady hand and Constellation Quilt – stars, electronics both met on a quilt. 

The UN has declared 2015 the International Year of Light to highlight the central role of light has in the modern world from science and technology to nature and culture. The Year of Light makers will demonstrate how light is used in our everyday lives though lots of hands on experiments from making UV bracelets, lenses out of Jelly and LED badges. There will also be some optical illusions to show the different ways in which light works.

18 Mar 2014

Call For Makers 2014

IMG_0097Calling all Makers ! We have opened our call for this year’s Dublin Maker. The call is seeking all sorts of people, from the high tech to total abstract inventions. All the details of the call are available here.

If you have any questions or suggestions of who we should get leave a comment.