Tech Jam – Jan 2018 write up.

January 2018 We set the room up as usual and implemented a new table layout for the Physical computing are, which myself and Matthew worked out in Early December 2017. This worked really wall as the horseshoe shape allowed 3 sides to get access to hardware while leaving a larger area, sectioned off with chairs…

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Arduino easy module shield

Arduino easy module shield   Equipment required: Shield Arduino R3 uno Long nose pliers Scissors to open packet Upon opening the packet,  you get a shield with a foam protective sheet. Fitting the board is easy(ish) partly as you need to align all pins carefully and if need be adjust the to suit the female…

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Minecraft Pi GUI – Update

Minecraft Pi GUI – Update   Back in 2016 I started work on a Python-Tk program that can interact with Minecraft-pi.  At the time there were a few bugs I got one or two features working. I have now ‘finally’ got round to hacking this further and fixed a few features and tidied up the…

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January 2018 Tech Jam

January 2018 Tech Jam   The next tech jam is on Saturday 13th January 2018.  12:30 to 15:00 This month we have the usual physical computing activities set up We also have Shelley from Encounters Arts dropping in to do a workshop on the Chrysalis mobile hackspace being developed so a good chance to find…

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December 2017 Tech Jam Writeup

## December 2017 write up. This month was another successful tech jam, with lots going on. The Physical computing section was set up early with Pi’s, monitors etc, along with some extra monitors for use by visitors. This area has become pretty much self sufficient. This month,  we again had our switch setup, so each…

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Exeter Pi Jam – October 2017

  Spent this morning up at Exeter Library for the Raspberry Pi jam run by 2.times do.  This month was really busy with lots of Pi’s, robots and other projects, learning and hacking going on. There is now an interactive art exhibit outside the Rougemont room  a sort of musical instrument / technology combination.  This…

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