23 Jul 2014
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Meet the Maker – RoboSlam

RoboSlam – Ted Burke & Damon Berry RoboSlam is an ultra low-cost robot building workshop for beginners – a rapid introduction to building robots using “real” electronic components. Our mission is to create a recipe for an incredibly inexpensive robot (our target is €10) that’s easy to build and easy to teach others to build. … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – RoboSlam

Meet the Maker – South East Maker Space

South East Maker Space The South East Makerspace is a social group of like minded people based in the South East of   Ireland dedicated to providing a communal space for club members and their guests to create   new projects based on technology, art, multimedia, electronics, engineering and science. Formed by a core group of 14 … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – South East Maker Space
23 Jul 2014
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Meet the Maker – Lightbox Lab

Lightbox Lab – North East Maker Space Lightbox Lab (North East Maker Space) is a planned collaborative space for the Louth and Meath area where you can learn everything from electronics to coding and more.  Set up in 2012 we are a small group who dream big and like to get together weekly to build and … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Lightbox Lab

Meet the Maker – RevBio

Revolution Bioengineering was started to make biotechnology beautiful.  We are plant scientists fascinated by biotechnology, but we know that it can be intimidating and difficult to understand. What if you had your very own piece of biotechnology that you could care for and grow? We’re developing flowers that change color throughout the day, from red … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – RevBio
23 Jul 2014
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Meet the Maker – 3Rocky Pi 1

3Rocky Pi 1 – Michael Beakey The idea was to create an internet/WiFi radio with the following objectives: -low latency for changing channels  – ability to change channels with a single button push – a radio interface that responds to interaction (a bit like the needle on vintage radios that reacts as the dial is moved) … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – 3Rocky Pi 1

Meet the Maker – Fun with recycled materials

Fun with recycled materials – Eszter Hatala Her name is Eszter Hatala. She is a Hungarian artist based in Maynooth. All of her work is about using discarded materials such as broken glass, tiles, eggshell, newspaper and so on. She believes crafting is good for the soul and using discarded materials is great for the … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Fun with recycled materials
21 Jul 2014
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Meet the Maker – Open Source Drum Kit

Mike Hibbett – Open Source Drum Kit Although this is his first Dublin Maker, Mike is no stranger to the Trinity College campus – he virtually lives in the Science Gallery Cafe at the weekends, where he finds inspiration for writing his column on microprocessor design in the magazine Everyday Practical Electronics.  “I was moved … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Open Source Drum Kit
16 Jul 2014
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Meet the Maker – Fantastic Feathers

Aoife Harrison Design This is Aoife’s first time at Dublin Maker event and she is very excited to be demonstrating some hat making skills. Aoife loves teaching Millinery classes and teaches a range of classes in her studio nearby on Fitzwilliam Street Upper. “People have a fear of hats” she said, “I want to show … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Fantastic Feathers
10 Jul 2014
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Meet the Maker – PedalSketch

 PedalSketch was borne of the vision that anyone, no matter their age or ability, can be an artist. We decided to use the most commonplace, familiar object we could think of, a bicycle, and allow people to create art just by cycling. The brakes, speed, and steering are all measured by an arduino which is … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – PedalSketch
02 Jul 2014
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Meet the Maker – The Wind Up Toy Chronicles

The Wind Up Toy Chronicles – Duncan Gough I came to the first Dublin Maker  a few years ago, and together with Leila Johnston with ran the StoryMaker table, putting together LED throwies and sock puppets. Our day was pretty hectic, and before we knew it everything was gone – turned into sock puppets. This … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – The Wind Up Toy Chronicles