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  • 18th Show.
  • Recording time: November 30th, 2011


  • JimShoe
  • Brimstone
  • Crashcart
  • Mog
  • Tuttle

Show Format

  1. Introduction - who, what, when, where, why
  2. Update on what Makers Local 256 is doing.
  3. Stories
  4. Events
  5. Thats all folks


This is Hackerspace Digest episode number 18 for November 30th, 2011. Hackerspace Digest is a biweekly podcast recorded by member of Makers Local 256 in Huntsville, Al. Check out for more information about us. I am (realname) also know as (online_name) online, (rest of people fill in starting to left of the main host).

Makers Local 256 update


  • HACK ALL THE SPACES is a podcast from the Nottingham Hackerspace.
  • Jarvis opens the door at Hackerspace in Patras, Greece
    • XBEE
    • BBoD (Big Button of Doom)
    • computer controlled
  • The makers in Milwaukee built a B.A.D.A.S.S. system to secure their kegerator.
    • RFID
    • Arduino
    • solenoid
  • Make: Live’s Hackerspace Roadshow II
  • Heatsync labs has a video of their RFID lock
    • extend & logout buttons
    • relay
    • webservice
  • Make has a category for events which has a lot of Hackerspace Happenings for a ton more stories.
    • show last night. more to come?
  • Government leadership in Shanghai wants to build 100 community hackerspaces funded by the Chinese government
  • Shapeways has opened a production site in the US
    • Shapeways is a company that will print/mill/mold your 3d object from file
    • Their first production center is in The Netherlands.

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Thank you for listening. If you questions, comments, or basically anything, we want to hear your thoughts. Please drop in irc, #makerslocal on freenode, or send us an email to You can find out everything about Makers Local 256 on Have a good one.


Hackerspace Digest is a production of Makers Local 256. Hackerspace Digest is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 Unported license (CC-By-SA-3.0 Unported).