Houston's Hackerspace

Sep 23, 2013 by rtavk3
Member, Bill Swann built his own amazing Solar Tracking array and a few of us took a preliminary trip to check it out. And we can report it was mighty awesome. All designed and fabricated by Bill its really pushing from DIY to professional. A trip is being setup for ...
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Sep 23, 2013 by rtavk3
We ran out of group and members tables so we build another 16 of them to offer members more space. Thought I might share with you some of the build photos. We pour really serious concrete tables which will last forever, there is even a class scheduled on how to ...
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Sep 9, 2013 by smcameron
rtavk3 writes: Howdy, September starts and so it's time for another lab update to keep you abreast of the happenings around the lab. CLASSES!! Are posted at http://classes.txrxlabs.org. Let everyone you know about it and spread the word. Also make sure to sign up soon as some of our popular ...
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Sep 9, 2013 by smcameron
This past Sunday, September 8th, 2013, the 9th meeting of the Houston Recreational Computer Programming Group was held at TX/RX Labs. Patrick Wheeler discussed stream processing with pull based acyclic graphs using the Pipes package in Haskell. There was some discussion about how this way of doing things might be ...
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Aug 27, 2013 by rtavk3
TX/RX Labs is proud to announce our Fall 2013 Workshop Series, featuring 40+ workshops in diverse topics such as Welding, Programming, 3d Printing, CNC, CAD, CAM, and much more. We look forward to sharing our excitement for fabrication and innovation with you as we collaborate to extend your abilities and ...
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Aug 17, 2013 by smcameron
Mike Gilsdorf has lent the lab a mini mill, a perfect companion to Jeremy's mini lathe in the light fabrication area. According to Mike: It's a 3 axis Emco PC Mill 55. Made in Austria. Somewhere near Salzberg if I'm not mistaken. Right now the only modifications are to the ...
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Aug 13, 2013 by smcameron
This past Sunday, August 11th, 2013, the 8th meeting of the Recreational Computer Programming Group convened to discuss the latest things going on in the local Recreational Programming scene. Things were a little light this month, with only your moderator, yours truly, giving an informal presentation. Chris Cauley casually mentioned ...
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Aug 12, 2013 by smcameron
Here's an update from rtavk3 about all the cool stuff happening around TX/RX Labs lately: Summer is almost over but even with the heat lots of cool stuff has been happening down at the lab. Here is an update for those of you who missed out due to vacations, etc.! ...
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Jul 18, 2013 by smcameron
This past Sunday, July 14th, 2013, the 7th meeting of the Recreational Computer Programming Group convened to discuss the latest goings on in local Recreational Computer Programming activities. Patrick Wheeler presented a prototype reactive[1] web gui framework built in Haskell with the pipes-concurrency[2] package and complied to javascript with ghcjs[3][4], ...
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Jul 1, 2013 by smcameron
This past Friday, June 28, 2013, Space Nerds In Space, a multi-player cooperative networked starship simulator game by member Steve Cameron (that's me) was unleashed on unsuspecting fellow hackers and we all had lots of fun cooperatively blowing aliens out of the interstellar sky. Initially, we got off to a ...
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The Darkness Calls