Houston's Hackerspace

Oct 27, 2011 by rgbiv
Where we're going, we don't need roads. The intrepid adventurers of our Temporal Archaeology Team have returned from a parallel timeline in which they personally witnessed President Tesla’s WWI victory against Otto Mecha Bismarck in laser glove combat. Perusing the raucous markets of the floating slum-ships of Manchester-Above-London, they discovered ...
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Oct 19, 2011 by rgbiv
The Republican from Illinois. One of our members recently decided to spruce up his law office with something handmade, beautiful, and marginally subversive. Using the Lab’s CNC plasma torch, the member cut plate steel silhouettes of five notable – and revolutionary – attorneys: Cicero, Abraham Lincoln, Mohandas Gandhi, Franz Kafka ...
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Sep 9, 2011 by rtavk3
The Fall Class Schedule for TX/RX Labs is finally up! We have a lot of exciting courses being taught by our members and friends which we hope will help others gain the knowledge and skills they need to do bigger and better things or just learn more about those topics ...
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Aug 19, 2011 by KingJacob
Howdy All, This sunday for Pancake Science, there will be science. Phytoremediation is the process of using plants to remediate environmental disasters rather than the more disruptive method of excavation. On sunday, we’ll attempt to make our own paper implanted with seeds from plant species that are known to be ...
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Jul 20, 2011 by rtavk3
A recent milestone was reached, for a Flame based Loudspeaker project being spearheaded by Kelly O’Brien, that TX/RX hopes to share with the world soon. The speaker had its first proof of concept test which proved exceedingly successful. Video Here: Flame Speaker! With this step the project should ramp up ...
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Jul 2, 2011 by rtavk3
We have ventured into the mechanical and electrical arts quite extensively and now it is time to give the same treatment to computer science! So TX/RX Labs has formed a group focused on teaching computer science and exchanging knowledge and ideas within the comp sci space. The group meets regularly ...
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Jun 14, 2011 by rtavk3
This Saturday’s Arduino Class was a huge success, we filled up the lab and taught a lot of new folks how to start hacking with Arduinos. Hopefully this will just be the beginning of their adventures into microcontrollers and soon we will have exciting projects they have completed to post ...
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Jun 6, 2011 by rtavk3
The equipment keeps heading our way, a fancy new cnc plasma table was generously put on extended loan to the space. A spacious 4×4 feet with automatic z axis height adjustment it will open new doors for fabrication and if that doesn’t work we can just plasma cut through them. ...
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May 29, 2011 by rtavk3
After a lot of soldering the first panel of the Led matrix at the lab went in today. Conway’s game of life will initially be displayed on it with the game playing out over a couple of days. Hopefully with all the things we learned adding more boards will be ...
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May 27, 2011 by rtavk3
The Wall of Hack project a RFID libe heartbeat visualizer that also serves to allow new members to learn the labs capabilities while also adding their own mark to the lab, has met its first Milestone Stage. Wanjun Zhang led up the prototyping of the first box which mean the ...
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