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Thursday - MindKits Meetup - Meet the RubbishBot - This Thursday Jim Williams is chatting with us about the progress on his RubbishBot. It's a work in progress but the solution he's solving and the technology he's used is applicable to many of our own projects.   From Jim Tim C. Mar 9, 2015 8:58 PM
What happens when we open source everything? - What happens when we open source everything? Wellington is hosting the OS//OS conference and I know some of you journey near and far and would find this valuable. Find out at OS//OS! April Tim C. Mar 9, 2015 11:29 AM
Maker The Movie - Tickets now available through EventFinder - Right, well that was a lesson learned. Uptake has been higher than expected for the Auckland showing of Maker The Movie (and others) so I set up an EventFinder page so you can buy tickets through here.   Tim C. Nov 6, 2014 10:55 AM
Re: [MindKits] Join us for a private screening of Maker The Movie - Thanks mate. Tim C. Nov 5, 2014 3:51 PM
Re: [MindKits] Join us for a private screening of Maker The Movie - fyi  http://makerthemovie.com/scree­ning/ has the date as the 30th On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 1:15 PM, Tim Carr < Andrew D. Nov 5, 2014 3:50 PM
Re: [MindKits] Join us for a private screening of Maker The Movie - Everyone is invited! Any spare funds will go toward some beer and snacks on the night. Tim C. Nov 5, 2014 2:35 PM
Re: [MindKits] Join us for a private screening of Maker The Movie - I assume Nigel and his council friends are invited? On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 1:15 PM, Tim Carr < [address removed]. Andrew D. Nov 5, 2014 2:27 PM
Join us for a private screening of Maker The Movie - MindKits, Makers.org and Fabrico Chc are putting their heads together on November 23rd to screen Maker The Movie (and likely some others if we have time) - it's a celebration of maker Tim C. Nov 5, 2014 1:15 PM
Call for Presenters - MindKits Meetup - We think you work too hard...and I personally think it's about time you shared what you've learned from that Flux Capacitor project you've been working on. So, share your project to the meetup group. It doesn't matter if it's a beginner project Tim C. Oct 22, 2014 2:04 PM
Meetup on Thursday - Will Bring New 3D Printer - Hi everyone, can't wait to show you everything that's been going on with 3d Printing. I'll bring the new Ultimaker 3D printer along and we can print some stuff while we chat. Don't forget they have the $10 steak on the night which is great valu Tim C. Aug 13, 2014 1:01 PM
December Meetup - Hi all, just  a reminder that the there is no december MindKits meetup.   The next one is scheduled for Jan 9.   Regards, Tim Tim C. Dec 10, 2013 1:55 PM
MindKits Meetup - Thursday 14th - Empire Tavern CBD - Hi guys and girls, as our hunt for a new home continues, we've booked the Press Room at the Empire Tavern in Auckland CBD.   We tried Nectar in Kingsland last time and this time it's been suggested we try a CBD location. Tim C. Nov 6, 2013 11:53 AM
RE: [MindKits] Location Nectar - Hey Tim (everyone) I'm CBD located so Anthony C. Oct 23, 2013 3:23 PM
Re: [MindKits] Location Nectar - My 2c - Kingsland works well for Jasper and I. Easier parking and comfortable room for sit-down talks. CBD is a pain because of the parking being difficult although we haven't checked out buses yet... ...stu >On 22/10/13 21:36, Tim Carr stu s. Oct 23, 2013 11:51 AM
Re: [MindKits] Location Nectar - Tim, I'm mostly a lurker- just visited a few times- but my view: Graham H. Oct 23, 2013 7:12 AM
RE: [MindKits] Location Nectar - Wayne G. Oct 22, 2013 9:51 PM
Re: [MindKits] Location Nectar - Nectar is good :-) I'm not familiar with the Roger B. Oct 22, 2013 9:50 PM
Location Nectar - Hi guys and girls, thanks to our speaker at the last meetup, Jay Best, talking about body hacking and measuring everything possible to increase productivity. It was superb to see what's possible.   I'm really keen to hear feedback on N Tim C. Oct 22, 2013 9:36 PM
Re: [MindKits] Brooklyn Bar - Move MindKits Meetup - Preview not available Tim C. Oct 14, 2013 9:49 PM
Re: [MindKits] Brooklyn Bar - Move MindKits Meetup - Hey Tim, Sounds like it should be a blast! How's the parking in the area? —JK — Sent from Mailbox f Jeremy Oct 14, 2013 9:42 PM
Re: [MindKits] Brooklyn Bar - Move MindKits Meetup - Thanks everyone for your input and suggestions. Really nice to know that despite a setback, the group is still keen to work through options. I think that's once of the reasons I love running this group. Anyway, this Tim C. Oct 14, 2013 8:30 PM
MindKits Meetup - 17th Oct at Nectar - Hi All, so, I've read through the comments on location and it seems like it does put some people out to move to Kingsland but it also makes it easier for a bunch of people too. So, this is what I propose, let's try Nectar on the 17th and we all Tim C. Oct 14, 2013 7:48 PM
Re: [MindKits] Brooklyn Bar - Move MindKits Meetup - Hi Tim Jasper and I are back from our Europe trip and keen to come along. Kingsland is actually better for us but maybe not so good for others. Is it going to be there this time? Let us know the outcome ...stu At 01:33 p.m. 10/10/2013, you stu s. Oct 12, 2013 7:49 PM
Re: [MindKits] Brooklyn Bar - Move MindKits Meetup - Can anyone add some people to their vehicle from the cbd to Kings land? On 10 Oct[masked]:11, "Tim Carr" < [address removed] > wrote: Richard V. Oct 11, 2013 5:50 PM
Re: [MindKits] Brooklyn Bar - Move MindKits Meetup - Hi all, let's delay a week and regroup for the 17th so it gives everyone a chance to weigh in their opinion and then we'll either find somewhere else in the CBD or Kingsland depending on group vote. Open to sugg Tim C. Oct 10, 2013 5:11 PM
RE: [MindKits] Brooklyn Bar - Move MindKits Meetup - Hey All, Shame about the brooklyn bar, I'm Anthony C. Oct 10, 2013 3:51 PM
RE: [MindKits] Brooklyn Bar - Move MindKits Meetup - Wayne G. Oct 10, 2013 3:51 PM
Re: [MindKits] Brooklyn Bar - Move MindKits Meetup - Shame Brooklyn bar let you down again. Time to dump them. Kingsland kinda sux for me - I bus to CBD - trying to get a bus to/from kingsland is not easy. a CBD location would be better for me. but as the group wills... Andrew D. Oct 10, 2013 3:26 PM
Re: [MindKits] Brooklyn Bar - Move MindKits Meetup - Hey Tim, I'm good for the move to Nectar and the delay to the 17th. Cheers, V On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 1:50 PM, Al Vikram U. Oct 10, 2013 2:34 PM
Re: [MindKits] Brooklyn Bar - Move MindKits Meetup - Hi Tim Either option suits me. Kind regards Alan Turner [masked] Sen Alan Oct 10, 2013 1:48 PM
Brooklyn Bar - Move MindKits Meetup - Hi guys, Brooklyn bar have done it again. I went in personally last night to sort out the back room and they've told us that we can't use it so I would propose some options. We've sorted out the use of Nectar above the Kingslander in Ki Tim C. Oct 10, 2013 1:33 PM
Call for speakers - share your project - Hi everyone, with the move to the back room of Brooklyn Bar we now have the opportunity to set up the projector and do some talks so I'd like to ask for speakers. You're probably thinking, woah, I'm not good enough or my project isn't finished Tim C. Aug 1, 2013 1:14 PM
Re: [MindKits] Xojo Group + Robotics - Tempting buddy, but bad timing - sorry - J Jakes Jul 24, 2013 4:35 PM
Xojo Group + Robotics - Hi everyone, I wanted to share that there's a talk for the Xojo group coming up with a focus on Robotics by the very tallented James Mullins who has been involved with the OzBot robots which are used by the Victorian police. Interesting fellow and it s Tim C. Jul 24, 2013 2:50 PM
Brooklyn Bar - We have the back room now! - Hi everyone, the MindKits meetup is tonight and I thought we'd try hosting it in the back room at Brooklyn Bar instead of the big table this time. Just go through the doors and head out the back past the open area, past the restrooms and it'll Tim C. Jul 11, 2013 11:21 AM
MindKits Meetup Tonight At Brooklyn Bar - Hi everyone, just making sure everyone knows the meetup is at Brooklyn bar again tonight. There was a little confusion around having last months at MindHive and if that was a permanent change. So, we will have more there soon but for now we're Tim C. Apr 11, 2013 12:55 PM
MindKits Invent - Hi everyone, I've chatted to a bunch of your about a place for you to share your project with local Kiwi's, chat and be given MindKits credit for sharing your projects and ideas. I've pasted a little info below which I really think you'll love and can Tim C. Mar 25, 2013 10:59 AM
Re: [MindKits] MindKits Meetup - This Thursday - Venue Change!! - Britimart car park is the closest, but Downtown park by the mall might be cheaper after hours.  Also, the lift is burned out, right? Those stairs can be a pain if you're not fully  on two feet.  On Tuesday, Marc Jeremy Mar 12, 2013 9:43 PM
Re: [MindKits] MindKits Meetup - This Thursday - Venue Change!! - He'd be absolutely welcome. It'd be a pleasure to have you both there. By the way, the door is more of a brown colour. Easy to spot though and hard to miss. Tim On Tue, Tim C. Mar 12, 2013 2:45 PM
Re: [MindKits] MindKits Meetup - This Thursday - Venue Change!! - Hi Asia, I'm sure that would be fine. The meetup kicks off at 6. Dion B. Mar 12, 2013 2:07 PM
Re: [MindKits] MindKits Meetup - This Thursday - Venue Change!! - Hello!! I am new in this group. Is it okay if my son and I join just to introduce him in this world? He is a fan of robots and stuff. I want to make sure he is really into it before I start buying him things.. What time will this gathering start? asia Mar 12, 2013 12:28 PM
Re: [MindKits] MindKits Meetup - This Thursday - Venue Change!! - Parking can be amusing but there's normally a reasonable number of spaces in the square/britomart pre Dion B. Mar 12, 2013 10:02 AM
Re: [MindKits] MindKits Meetup - This Thursday - Venue Change!! - Cheers Tim, Any idea of the parking-situation there? Kind regards Jakes Mar 11, 2013 7:29 PM
Re: [MindKits] MindKits Meetup - This Thursday - Venue Change!! - I'm told that it's actually number 10 Customs St East not number 12. Still, spot the red door. It's hard to miss. Tim MindKits  On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 2:59 Tim C. Mar 11, 2013 3:02 PM
MindKits Meetup - This Thursday - Venue Change!! - Hi all, our friends from MindHive have kindly offered to host the MindKits Meetup this month (Thursday 14th). It's a great venue and we'll supply beers. They have a MAME Arcade emulator running on R-Pi in a table, a giant brain cell meeting area and lo Tim C. Mar 11, 2013 2:48 PM
MindKits Meetup + Our New RepRap Kit - It may be Valentines Day but the meetup will continue in style. Beer + fine company + projects. I'm going to share the rought-as-guts prototype of the DiamondMind RepRap that Vik and I have been working furiously on over the last month. Tim C. Feb 14, 2013 3:36 PM
Re: [MindKits] To meetup or not to meetup. - You guys have fun and take pics. I want to see what I missed out on tomorrow. I've got lots of news to share but will save it for next meetup. Tim On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 5:11 PM, Jakes Tim C. Sep 13, 2012 5:16 PM
Re: [MindKits] To meetup or not to meetup. - Your call - easy either way (or just a beer & chin-wag) - J Jakes Sep 13, 2012 5:10 PM
Re: [MindKits] To meetup or not to meetup. - I'm going to pull out of this one but if there's a body of people still keen you guys should still meet up. On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 5:05 PM, Justin Le Grice < Tim C. Sep 13, 2012 5:10 PM
Re: [MindKits] To meetup or not to meetup. - I'm flexible either way Tim. Your call. Regards Justin Via Justin Le G. Sep 13, 2012 4:44 PM
To meetup or not to meetup. - Hi guys, this meetup looks to be a quiet one as I've been so focused on our education project and blimp projects and there's so much that's been going on at the moment. How would you feel about cancelling this one and making next months meetup a big on Tim C. Sep 13, 2012 3:59 PM
MindKits Meetup - Hi MindKits Meetup folk, as timing would have it, I shall be in Melbourne for this meetup but I highly hope that you'll all still pop along to have a beer and catch up. There is so much happening at the moment with the launch of the new Arduino Tim C. Jun 13, 2012 9:43 AM
Table top robotics - Hey everyone, Just to let you all know that there are just a little over 6 weeks to get your bots up and running. I have also had people giving good feedback at that they are having difficulty finding and moving bottle caps. In response to this I Gary Mar 11, 2012 3:13 PM
MindKits Meetup (Thursday) - at Tangleball this time - Tangleball meet MindKits meetup. MindKits meetup, meet Tangleball. :) This month the MindKits meetup is at Tangleball and we'll get an opportunity to see what Auckland's most excellent makerspace has been up to, have a few beers and check out s Tim C. Mar 5, 2012 9:47 AM
MindKits Meetup - 9th - Hi everyone! Call for projects =========== This is an emailing beconing you to share your projects with us at the meetup next week. I'm hoping with this prodding you'll decide to bring along what you've been worki Tim C. Feb 3, 2012 12:30 PM
New List for those wanting some banter - Hi everyone, after today's emails I've had some feedback that people would also like a way to get in touch with other MindKits Meetup members to talk and discuss projects. I'd believe it best to keep this outside of this list as I'd be sa Tim C. Jan 15, 2012 7:14 PM
MindKits - Sorry - Hi everyone, sorry for the unsoliscited email you received via the MindKits meetup list earlier. I'm looking into changing the mailer permissions so your inbox isn't filled by stuff like that again and you'll only receive MindKits meetup Tim C. Jan 15, 2012 12:49 PM
(paid) PCB design job - Hi, Is anyone competent at/interested in PCB circuit design for manufacturing? Paid job of course. Looking for a contractor to help take our hack-y prototype (originally done with Arduino! :-D ) into something a bit more... acceptable : Simon Jan 15, 2012 11:05 AM
MindKits Meetup Thursday + Merry Xmas - Wow, is it that time of year already? Looking forward to catching up with you all for a beer at Brooklyn bar and some banter about building cool stuff. This should be an extra fun meetup as we'll make it a bit of a Xmas catch up + show some projects to Tim C. Dec 7, 2011 2:18 PM
MindKits Meetup + kit pickup - Hey all, looking forward to next weeks MindKits meetup at Brooklyn Bar on Thursday 13th. Call for projects =========== I'm keen to start getting some maker talk sessions going so if anyone has a project they'd like to show then ple Tim C. Oct 6, 2011 12:02 PM
Everyone loves free stuff! - Hey all you tinkerers! I'm always careful not to spam the group but I figure you all love free stuff as much as I do so it'd be remiss of me not to let you know. We're running a competition and giving away a couple of Arduinos for two lucky win Tim C. Sep 21, 2011 2:22 PM
MindKits Meetup - December - Hi everyone, this will be the last meetup of the year so it'll be great to catch up, have a beer and solve more of the worlds problems. I'll be recruiting for helpers who want to build an internet controlled helium blimp so if that sounds like fun Tim C. Dec 8, 2010 12:33 PM
Giapo Time! - Hi everyone, Just a reminder that today is the day to enjoy the worlds best organic icecream in the company of some fine Arduino and geek enthusiasts. It promises to be good fun and totally laid back so pop along and say hello and help us Tim C. Nov 18, 2010 10:02 AM
Arduino Meetup and Giapo Icecream - Hi all, sorry for the double email but I figure you'll love this one. MindKits and Giapo icecream have teamed up and we're doing a random once only meetup on the 18th to just celebrate two of my favourite things - Arduino culture and insanely deliscious i Tim C. Nov 4, 2010 2:50 PM
Location for meetup - Hi all, just a quick follow up re the idea of moving the meetup location. Looks like it could have gone either way so we've opted to keep it where it is for now and if things need to change in the future we'll table the idea of moving downtown again then. Tim C. Nov 4, 2010 11:24 AM
Thanks from MindKits - Hi MindKits Meetupees, the MindKits meetups have been running for a while now and just keep getting more and more popular so I wanted to give something back to all of you to say thanks! So, I'd like to give you 10% off your next order f Tim C. Nov 1, 2010 5:47 PM
Re: Re: [MindKits] Location for MindKits metup - On 26 October[masked]:51, Arthur Amon wrote: > I agree with Ans - pretty much for the same reason - my work is?right in the > neighbourhood > > I missed the last meetup due to having a head-cold, but at the previous one > ther robin Oct 26, 2010 1:21 PM
Re: Re: [MindKits] Location for MindKits metup - I agree with Ans - pretty much for the same reason Arthur A. Oct 26, 2010 10:54 AM
Re: [MindKits] Location for MindKits metup - I'm partial to its present location, but only because it's across the street from where I work :D Cheers, -Ans On 10/24/10 8:44 AM, Tim Carr wrote: > Hey everyone, as the MindKits meetup has grown there might be places > that are better s Anselm B. Oct 25, 2010 1:05 PM
Re: [MindKits] Location for MindKits metup - Tim Carr wrote: > Hey everyone, as the MindKits meetup has grown there might be places > that are better suited to the meetup and peoples needs. > One idea is to move it to the Northern Steamship down town as there is > street parking and paid parki user 7. Oct 24, 2010 2:52 PM
Location for MindKits metup - Hey everyone, as the MindKits meetup has grown there might be places that are better suited to the meetup and peoples needs. One idea is to move it to the Northern Steamship down town as there is street parking and paid parking nearby, lots more roo Tim C. Oct 24, 2010 8:44 AM
Meetup Last Night - Hi everyone, just a quick email to say thanks to those who came to the meetup and we hope to see those that couldn't make it next time. It was a fun meetup and was good to see some new faces there too. Hopefully at the next meetup I will h Tim C. Oct 15, 2010 10:13 AM
MindKits Meetup - Hi all, just a quick reminder that the MindKits Arduino Meetup is this Thursday. I thought I'd ask if anyone has a project they've been working on and would care to share it with the rest of the group? Could be a great time to show others what you've lear Tim C. Oct 13, 2010 2:42 PM
Meetup - Hi all, looking forward to the meetup tonight at Brooklyn bar. I'd really like to encourage you to bring along a project tonight that you've been working on or some bits and pieces you'd like to swap or give to others. Your project doesn't have to be pret Tim C. Aug 12, 2010 11:48 AM
MindKits Meetup - Great turnout and fantastic to see some new faces at the meetup too. Always something interesting to chat about and I am always humbled by the ability that tinkerers have to combine tech and creativity. If anyone wants to talk about getting their project Tim C. May 17, 2010 11:31 AM
Meetup details changed: MindKits Arduino Meetup - April Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/MindKits­/calendar/12846816/ When: Thursday, April 8,[masked]:00 PM Where: Tim C. Mar 15, 2010 1:41 PM
Meetup details changed: MindKits meetup March Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/MindKits­/calendar/12666918/ When: Thursday, March 11,[masked]:00 PM Where: Tim C. Feb 26, 2010 10:33 AM

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