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Announcing: The 2014 Hack’nShow at Gold Coast Science and Tech Fair - Details are out: as a blog post on our website . This is possibly our biggest event for this year.  Please pass this on David Tangye Jul 1, 2014 10:52 PM
Meetup details changed: Raspberry PI Masterclass - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/gctechsp­ace/events/185964262/ When : Saturday, June 28, 2014 10:00 A Steve Dalton Jun 22, 2014 6:11 PM
Spot the error: Its actually called Hack'nShow - David Tangye Jun 19, 2014 1:26 PM
Fwd: DirectIndustry e-magazine: 3D printing Issue - This newsletter just came into my mailbox and it promises information four some of you re manufactu Ing. Walter Hartmann May 2, 2014 11:37 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Objective-C and creating apps for iOS and Mac OSX... - Hi Kumar, I'm a little busy to take on a project, but I have plenty of experience in the area (app making, objc, software in general), and am more than happy to lend an ear, offer advice etc. Justin McPherson Apr 8, 2014 12:45 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Objective-C and creating apps for iOS and Mac OSX... - Preview not available Caroline Apr 6, 2014 4:04 PM
2014 NASA International Space App Challenge - starting Tuesday - Hi all fans of NASA and/or software development, Silicon Lakes and GC TechSpace are running a Gold Coast event for the  David Tangye Apr 6, 2014 1:43 PM
Objective-C and creating apps for iOS and Mac OSX... - Hi everyone, This is regarding to the medical tele-presence device I've been working on. With the help of Paul, the hardware is done. Now I'll be working on the software portion of the project. This will be an iPad app that will control the camera and Kumar Apr 2, 2014 9:41 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Recommendation for ADSL1 ISP - I forgot to mention; when you get to the map, at the bottom you need to select your state, then your suburb. Your suburb might not be listed, as this is actually the list of DSLAM. The next thing for you to do is to doubl Vincent Bastos Mar 31, 2014 10:06 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Recommendation for ADSL1 ISP - and check the map below out, it will give you an idea of what speeds are physically possible. http://www.tpg.com.au/maps/?ex­ch=BURL Vincent Bastos Mar 31, 2014 10:04 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Recommendation for ADSL1 ISP - Hi Matthew, I just wanted to confirm that ADSL2+ does not guarantee you 20Mb. I am pretty sure that you are on ADSL2+. Your speed is limited by the distance of your house to the DSLAM. Other providers are probably not goi Vincent Bastos Mar 31, 2014 10:03 AM
Startig soon - Tweed Coast TechSpace - Hi to all members near the Tweed border, especially to those who visited us from there in the past. A new hackspace is about to open right near the Qld NSW border. If you live or work down that way and would like an invitation to visit / join u David Tangye Mar 29, 2014 9:12 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Re: Recommendation for ADSL1 ISP - On The Net is run by a bunch of very technically capable and honest people. I have worked with two of the directors for many years. Depending on your location you may be able to connect directly to their equipment rather than resold Telstra Warwick Hunter Mar 27, 2014 8:37 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Re: Recommendation for ADSL1 ISP - I have been with Exetel for a number of years now and can't fault them really.  Good value for $$. All the best Steve On Steve Davis Mar 26, 2014 10:21 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Recommendation for ADSL1 ISP - I've just signed up with Telstra and they said it was ADSL2 speed, but I'm only getting 6.25mbps. I think it depends upon the area and the physical Caroline Mar 26, 2014 10:20 PM
Re: Recommendation for ADSL1 ISP - My experience with Telstra was the usual thing - outright horrid! WHEREAS !!! Telstra-BUSINESS was very good. Well - all the year of 2011 -after that I don't know as the contract ended and I didn't need it any more. But I had Telst Ing. Walter Hartmann Mar 26, 2014 7:43 PM
Recommendation for ADSL1 ISP - Hi fellow nerds, I'm looking for an ISP again, I'm on ADSL1 8 Mb in my area. My current ISP signed me up promising ADSL2+, which I assumed would be faster than 8 Mbs .. but it turns Matthew Sherborne Mar 26, 2014 3:29 PM
Meetup details changed: Hack Night (members & their invited guests) + Learn Surface Mount - Please note: I've added the hands-on Surface Mount tutorial to the description - we do this most weeks but thought we should officially announce it. Steve I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: Steve Dalton Jan 21, 2014 9:05 PM
Some spaces left for this Wednesday Discovery Workshop - Hi All Just to let you know that we still have some spaces left for our kids Arduino/Robotics workshop. It's on Wednesday, costs $20 per session and is the last one for these summer holidays. Steve Dalton Jan 20, 2014 2:11 PM
Discovery Workshops in School Holidays are back - Hi All Just to let you know that the holiday Discovery Workshops are back on this summer holidays, starting on December 5th. This holidays we are heavily focussing on Arduino and doing less of the Lego stuff. Steve Dalton Nov 24, 2013 10:19 AM
Fwd: Linking you Locally event at Helensvale Library Saturday 14 September - An invitation - It is quite a busy time for us in public at present, with the Gold Coast Show , BarCamp David Tangye Aug 28, 2013 8:22 AM
RE: [gctechspace] GC TechSpace at the Gold Coast Show - Elena Ornig Aug 26, 2013 9:11 AM
GC TechSpace at the Gold Coast Show - A reminder that we have been invited to exhibit at the Gold Coast Show in a week's time. We hope to continue the great results we got from being at the Science Fair, and add to our lists of locals whom we can provide tech education, worksho David Tangye Aug 22, 2013 8:27 PM
Fwd: Invitation to Opening of Percy's Corner Cafe - Ben's new cafe at Co-Spaces is opening at 7am Monday. See u there? It faces the street, so you can drop in there any other time too. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- David Tangye Aug 8, 2013 2:56 PM
GC TechSpace at Gold Coast Science Fair - I've added details in. See http://www.meetup.com/gctechsp­ace/events/131772642/ When : Saturday, August 10, 2013 10:00 AM for the public (Schools only on the Frida David Tangye Aug 1, 2013 1:23 PM
Meetup details changed: Hack Night (for members and their invited guests only) - Science Fair muster - I've updated the focus for this week's Meetup. See http://www.meetup.com/gctechsp­ace/events/130840452/ for details. When : Wednesday, July 31, 2013 6:00 PM David Tangye Jul 28, 2013 8:43 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Council App - Oh Steve Davis...... don't get me started on this.....  I just deleted a whole big paragraph on the history of it, including how much they paid for it. I don't want to open old wounds Steve Dalton Jul 26, 2013 9:02 AM
Council App - You may have heard about or seen teh new council app. http://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.a­u/mobile/mobile-apps-17190.htm­l Steve Davis Jul 26, 2013 8:11 AM
Rehydrate! - TechSpace prize winning effort from last weekend's Startup Weekend - Article in the GC Bulletin, written by GCCC Councillor Glenn Tozer, a big supporter of tech on the Gold Coast. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Steve Dalton David Tangye Jul 23, 2013 10:44 AM
Re: Re: [gctechspace] TechSpace is all 1st, 2nd and 3rd at Startup Weekend - Congratulations folks... Excellent results Privileged content remains so. You now bear the same burdens of privilege for this document and its attachment/s as I do. If you are not the intended recipient of this email, please delete it. Sent from my I Neil Rieck Jul 23, 2013 9:28 AM
Re: [gctechspace] TechSpace is all 1st, 2nd and 3rd at Startup Weekend - CONGRATULATIONS to Ian Sampson, Steve Dalton Elena Ornig Jul 23, 2013 5:42 AM
Meetup details changed: From Wednesday its "Members' Hack Night" adn its at Robina - I've updated this Meetup. When : Wednesday, July 24, 2013 7:00 PM ( please arrive by 7:30pm ) If you are late, pls try my mobile ("0 get tangye") This Meetup repeats every week on Wednesday. David Tangye Jul 22, 2013 1:37 PM
Re: [gctechspace] TechSpace is all 1st, 2nd and 3rd at Startup Weekend - And also big thanks to those who helped sort and pack Nind St of the weekend. We are moving more stuff across to Robina tonight and tomorrow night, and we will have all hack-related meetings and events running out of there from Wednesday. David Tangye Jul 22, 2013 1:32 PM
Re: [gctechspace] GC TechSpace move to Robina - Hooray!!!  Finally closer to me!!!  If you bring some stuff you want stored to the startup weekend I'll stick it in my garage until needed.  A reprap would be good :o) Steve Davis Jul 15, 2013 9:01 AM
GC TechSpace move to Robina - We have ended our lease at Nind St on 24th this month, and we are moving everything out by then, mostly to ... The Robina Community Centre, next to the Robina Library, (google maps: "Robin David Tangye Jul 14, 2013 11:48 PM
Fwd: Greg Burnett sent you a message: Startup Weekend Gold Coast - Preview not available David Tangye Jul 12, 2013 12:13 PM
Meetup details changed: Final Minecraft LAN party at Nind St! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, please see the full listing . When : Saturday, July 13, 2013 12:00 PM Where : Gold David Tangye Jul 11, 2013 1:47 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Re: FW: Queensland looking for data gurus [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED] - Lol David I think the word your looking for is extortion;) The New IT strategy Qld style lol. Jane Sent from my iP Jane Power Jul 3, 2013 6:33 PM
Meetup details changed: Final Planning for Science Fair at our SIG Hack Night - I've updated this Meetup to focus on our involvement with the upcoming Gold Coast Science Fair. Details: http://www.meetup.com/gctechsp­ace/events/126737512/   David Tangye Jul 2, 2013 11:14 AM
Re: Re: FW: Queensland looking for data gurus [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED] - Yep $5000 does seem a bit stingy in this age... They should pony up some decent dollars to attract more people.... On the flip side, if the recognition were commensurate to the achievement, that might be something... Neil Rieck Jun 25, 2013 9:03 AM
Re: FW: Queensland looking for data gurus [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED] - Preview not available David Tangye Jun 24, 2013 5:14 PM
Notice of AGM - Please see the attached pdf. Cheers David Tangye (Secretary) David Tangye Jun 11, 2013 11:44 AM
Re: [gctechspace] GovHack 2013 - My quick picks summarised. - Thanks David. I managed the first one only! Mark On 03/06/2013, a Mark Voevodin Jun 3, 2013 4:38 PM
GovHack 2013 - My quick picks summarised. - Preview not available David Tangye Jun 3, 2013 3:13 PM
GC TechSpace at GovHack 2013 - You might have seen on the news that GovHack 2013 was run nationally over the weekend. The state capitals and also the Gold Coast had teams compete to create the best softwar David Tangye Jun 3, 2013 12:18 PM
Hub - http://www.theage.com.au/it-pr­o/business-it/the-workplace-pe­ople-pay-to-commute-to-2013052­2-2k102.html Steve Davis May 23, 2013 5:39 PM
Help get computer science back into Australian schools - Steve Dalton May 10, 2013 10:32 PM
On ABC Local Radio today - Hi All Just to let you all know Aaron Birkby and I will be on ABC Local radio today at 10am talking about startup weekend. Steve -- Steve Dalton, President & Co-Founder Steve Dalton May 1, 2013 7:22 AM
New discussion email list - We have started a new discussion email list at - https://groups.google.com/foru­m/#!forum/gctechspace .  We invite all who wish to keep David Tangye Apr 21, 2013 8:20 PM
Fwd: The Entertainment Books are here! - Preview not available Steve Dalton Apr 18, 2013 3:56 PM
DMD and PWM - Hi, In the interest of getting better fonts on the DMD (and rob 16x32 panels) I was thinking about doing software pwm with an arduino. This should allow reasonably nice antialiased text on the 16x32 screens at the cost of program complexity and likely Ben Martin Apr 16, 2013 1:24 AM
Annual Review: TechSpace on the Move - Hi to all members and supporters. We have been Steve Dalton Apr 15, 2013 2:01 PM
Tomorrow and next week: public events at GCTS - Two public events coming up the the TechSpace: (click the links for more) Tomorrow - Sunday afternoon:   Focus on Commercialisation with Michael Murtagh (a David Tangye Apr 13, 2013 5:45 PM
Fwd: [HSBNE] RS-Components FREE PI comp 1000 up for grabs - Sent  from my Android phone ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "Jimmy Bowler" < [address removed] > Date: 10 Apr 2 Steve Dalton Apr 10, 2013 3:21 PM
Fwd: LAST CHANCE: Global Impact Competition | Entries are about to close! - Preview not available Steve Dalton Apr 10, 2013 3:18 PM
Meetup details changed: Focus on Commercialisation with Michael Murtagh (and regular Hack Day) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/gctechsp­ace/events/113226472/ When : Sunday, April 14, 2013 12:00 PM Steve Dalton Apr 8, 2013 3:58 PM
Gold Coast Lunchtime: Warwick Hunter - Google Protocol Buffers - Interesting JVM Meetup today if anyone interested.  Proto buffers not just for Java,  works with almost any language.  Hope to see you there Check out this Meetup with Queensland JVM Group ht Steve Dalton Apr 8, 2013 6:32 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Fwd: [HSBNE] Calling all makers, inventors and hackers - Damn, I will be on a tropical island in Vanuatu on that day! No network access, so I can't Google Hangout it either. Mark Voevodin Apr 5, 2013 1:31 PM
Fwd: [HSBNE] Calling all makers, inventors and hackers - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "William Gebers" < [address removed] > Date: 5 Apr 2013 10:29 Subject: [HSBNE] Calling all makers, inventors and hackers Steve Dalton Apr 5, 2013 10:37 AM
Re: [gctechspace] First article of 2 (maybe more) on the ODroid-U2 machine... - Preview not available Steve Dalton Apr 3, 2013 9:55 AM
First article of 2 (maybe more) on the ODroid-U2 machine... - Preview not available Ben Martin Apr 3, 2013 8:35 AM
Re: [gctechspace] !!! - Don't click it folks.  Yet another Yahoo hack. I don't know why people stick with Yahoo... All the best Steve Steve Davis Mar 28, 2013 10:31 PM
!!! - http://www.pocorunner.com/oe/i­zzcphpqgjfnsifnhfqas.kvpta David Lyon Mar 28, 2013 10:29 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Fwd: 555 and 50 circuits free ebook - Though not free, I really enjoyed the read of the ORA maker book: http://shop.oreilly.com/produc­t/9780596153755.do Now to find something that picks up from the 7400 & 555 chapter and continues... On Wed, 2013-03-27 at 09:14 -0400, Steve Dalton w Ben Martin Mar 28, 2013 5:19 PM
Wifi controlled LED lights (white and RGB) - Hi all, Just thought I'd share with the list, my latest find. www.limitlessled.com Wifi controlled RGB or White LED light bulbs. These are different to the Kickstarter Lifx bulbs, as they use a wifi bridge, which then communicates to the bulbs Mark Voevodin Mar 28, 2013 3:16 PM
Fwd: 555 and 50 circuits free ebook - 555 timers came up again this evening at the sig,  so I'm just resending this mail for those interested. I might end up using for them for doing the dials,  switches and buttons board I am making for the youngsters at g Steve Dalton Mar 27, 2013 11:14 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Raspberry Pis. - Yep - they are type B 512Mb - I have never stocked type As. I did have some of the rev1 256Mb ones a long time back (still have 2 in the glass display cabinet at Techspace - just for show at the moment) Steve Dalton Mar 27, 2013 10:30 AM
RE: [gctechspace] Raspberry Pis. - Are these the Type B's this time? Nic Roche Mar 27, 2013 9:34 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Raspberry Pis. - I forgot to mention, there is the Google group: David Lyon Mar 27, 2013 8:58 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Raspberry Pis. - I forgot to mention, here is the Google group: David Lyon Mar 27, 2013 8:55 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Raspberry Pis. - Awesome - thanks David! On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 8:42 AM, David Lyon < [address removed] > Steve Dalton Mar 27, 2013 8:46 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Raspberry Pis. - Hi all Gold Coast People, btw, there is http://www.ozberrypi.org/ which I encourage you all to join and get involved with David Lyon Mar 27, 2013 8:42 AM
Re: Raspberry Pis. - Hi All Just to let you know that the Raspberry PIs are all here - I have 15 in stock. They are $60 with a fully tested 4Gb Sandisk memory card containing Raspian. If you need something else on there such as OpenElec - let Steve Dalton Mar 26, 2013 8:14 PM
Raspberry Pis. - I'm just ordering a load more Raspberry PIs. Please let me know if you want one. I sell them for $60 including a full working and tested SD card with operating system on. If you are a Techspace member you get the usua Steve Dalton Mar 25, 2013 12:43 PM
Fwd: Presales email to kick off your fundraising! - Preview not available Steve Dalton Mar 21, 2013 10:53 AM
Fwd: [HSBNE] Fw: International Space Apps Challenge - Brisbane - This looks very cool - had no idea about this Cube thing. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Joshua Hogendorn < Steve Dalton Mar 19, 2013 1:58 PM
Fwd: [HSBNE] I'm about to start stocking American extrusion grade filament - seeking Input on filament size and colors - Have a look on hsbne list if you want full discussion around filament. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "thejollygrimreaper"­ < thejollygr Steve Dalton Mar 19, 2013 11:40 AM
Projector - Does anyone have a projector that we can borrow on the weekend for the Maker Camp??? Still looking for a company or organisation to sponsor Pizza if there is anyone out there. Should be about $300 for Pizza for ever Steve Dalton Mar 18, 2013 8:40 PM
Lego incrediblness - http://blog.makezine.com/2013/­03/12/lego-robot-folds-an Steve Davis Mar 15, 2013 9:33 PM
Reprap & CNC - Just in case anyone is wondering where they are - I have taken Vader the Reprap and the HackCNC down on a little trip to Rabbit & Cocoon tonight for the 7x7..... they have not been stolen! I also have the sl Steve Dalton Mar 15, 2013 5:08 PM
MakerCamp Flyer - Hi All Just a simple Flyer I did for makercamp on 24th  - would Steve Dalton Mar 14, 2013 8:28 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Emailing members on Meetup - http://www.meetup.com/boards/t­hread/32429242/#96568502  :) On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 1:12 PM, David Tangye < David B Mar 14, 2013 1:20 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Emailing members on Meetup - Thanks Dave. I did a quick check of Meetup, and cannot see where to report bugs, and there seems to be no forum either, or am I a bit blind? Can you see anywhere to report this? David Tangye Mar 14, 2013 1:11 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Emailing members on Meetup - This problem is only with new meetup accounts. To stop people signing up and spamming members straight away a Captcha should display. Works fine if you have been a member for some time. I just signed up a new member account and tried to David B Mar 14, 2013 12:15 PM
Emailing members on Meetup - Is anyone using the direct email facility on Meetup to message GCTS members? Has anyone had the Captcha facility pop up? Has anyone had trouble with the Captcha facility there? David Tangye Mar 14, 2013 12:06 PM
Re: Wired Phone - Annie and Jian from Kims supermarket next door have saved the day again and I have borrowed their landline phone. In meantime I would like to locate our backup phone and I will also get some new batteries for the cordless ones (once I'v Steve Dalton Mar 13, 2013 9:58 AM
Wired Phone - Does anyone know where the wired phone is at TechSpace? All our cordless phones are dead - I think perhaps the batteries have just had it - they had been in boxes for a while. I know Ker Steve Dalton Mar 13, 2013 9:49 AM
Fwd: [HSBNE] Fundraiser for a vandalized hackerspace - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: James Churchill < [address removed] > Date: Tue, Mar 12 Steve Dalton Mar 12, 2013 5:13 PM
the newspaper article for download {high res scan} - hey buddy. still want to drop in and catch up. meanwhile i scanned the newspaper High Res for you: The front page BIG is here: http://www.mediafire.com/view/­?44iila42j6epf13 The front page Medium is here: http://www.mediafire.com/view/­?wnsbvlltgvh dj paine Mar 12, 2013 11:54 AM
Silicon Lakes Launch - For those that were thinking of coming to the Silicon Lakes launch tonight (I'll be there). I just realised you do actually have to register: http://siliconlakesla Steve Dalton Mar 11, 2013 2:30 PM
For the minecraft fans - Hi All Just to let you know that we've now moved the minecraft group to it's own meetup group  http://www.meetup.com/gcminecr­aft . Please join up. Steve Dalton Mar 10, 2013 9:51 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Story in Gold Coast Bulletin today - Great article! Cheers Paul On Friday, 8 March 2013, Steve Dalton wrote: Paul Breuker Mar 8, 2013 6:53 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Story in Gold Coast Bulletin today - I got as  better copy I just put on twitter. Attached. On 8 Mar 2013 10:59, "Ricky Ng-Adam" < [address removed] > wro Steve Dalton Mar 8, 2013 2:24 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Story in Gold Coast Bulletin today - Nice! Congrats!  You should get a scanned version, quality of this one is not so good (hard to read). On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 8:02 AM, Steve Dalton Ricky Ng-Adam Mar 8, 2013 10:59 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Story in Gold Coast Bulletin today - haha bashing.  On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 10:02 AM, Steve Dalton < [address removed] > wrote: David B Mar 8, 2013 10:12 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Story in Gold Coast Bulletin today - Got it.  Some mistakes (bashing...  Wtf)  but not too bad. On 8 Mar 2013 08:45, "Steve Dalton" < [address removed] > wrote: Steve Dalton Mar 8, 2013 10:01 AM
Story in Gold Coast Bulletin today - I just heard that the TechSpace story is in the Bulletin today - somewhere in the middle. They used the picture of me and Reprap (apparently it's very cheezy). It's not online.  If someone could take a photo or sc Steve Dalton Mar 8, 2013 8:45 AM
Hacker Culture and the Maker Revolution - Hi All Just to let you know that I am giving a talk next Friday at the Design Institute of Australia (DIA) 7x7 event at Rabbit and Cocoon in Miami. It's entitled "Hacker Culture and Steve Dalton Mar 7, 2013 9:03 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Stereolithography 3D Printer on kickstarter - Hi Steve Wondering about the software they created. Doesn't say source or Linux so I'm worried it might be Win/Mac and possibly not even Open Source.... did you see anything about that? I looked but could not find. Steve Dalton w Arjen Lentz Mar 3, 2013 4:47 PM
Stereolithography 3D Printer on kickstarter - I've been following this one for a while, but just thought to go back and see how well it funded.  http://ww Steve Dalton Mar 3, 2013 11:32 AM

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