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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 D. 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 D. 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 L. 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 D. Mar 3, 2013 11:32 AM
ITForum Future Cities Event - Next ITForum event will be quite interesting, it's on Future cities on 13th March at Southport Sharks. It will be a panel discussion. http://www.meetup.com/i Steve D. Mar 1, 2013 10:20 AM
Re: [gctechspace] For the Java or JVM Language Developers... - Excellent! On 28 February[masked]:01, Steve Dalton < [address removed] > wrote: Warwick H. Feb 28, 2013 10:48 PM
For the Java or JVM Language Developers... - For any Java people that might be on our list - I have restarted the QLD JVM Gold Coast meetups. Running every 2nd Monday Lunchtime of the month at Robina Community Centre. Steve D. Feb 28, 2013 10:01 PM
Blimps - For those talking about blimps last night: http://www.freetronics.com/blo­gs/news/7398792-diy-remote-con­trol Steve D. Feb 28, 2013 1:57 PM
Re: [gctechspace] 3D pen - This could have a lot of practical applications: eg for quickly creating disposable wireframe (pla-frame) structures that can act as formwork for glass fibre objects and repair work. Often this be better than trying to design a wireframe st David T. Feb 26, 2013 7:58 PM
Re: [gctechspace] 3D pen - This is a Kickstarter which is now almost sold out. Looking at how the Pebble watch has been delayed, I am afraid that this will too. Too many fund Mark V. Feb 26, 2013 6:19 PM
3D pen - Not sure that is much more than a cool toy, but it is still a cool toy. http://bcove.me/4o3e4owi All the best Steve Steve D. Feb 26, 2013 5:05 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Advice on buying laptop please - Hi Matthew > I was gonna buy this no brand portable laptop: > http://www.aliexpress.com/item/New-arrived-13-3-laptop-Intel-I3-Dual-Core-1-8GHz-8400mAH-Windows-8-8GB-RAM/742873870.html > What do you think ? > > I was originally after the dell xps 1 Arjen L. Feb 26, 2013 9:34 AM
Advice on buying laptop please - Hey guys, I was gonna buy this no brand portable laptop:  http://www.aliexpress.com/item­/ Matthew S. Feb 26, 2013 9:26 AM
wearable gesture control - www.getmyo.com (video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=oWu9TFJjHaM) Interesting, except for the bits where it's not... As shown at a barcamp and OSDC last year, I can already do slide shows using mind control (mindwave headset), and that's using the Arjen L. Feb 26, 2013 9:09 AM
filament blending - Interesting... three filaments, one nozzle: http://richrap.blogspot.co.uk/­2012/08/3-way-quick-fit-extrud­er-and-colour.html -- Exec.Director @ Open Query (http://openquery.com) MySQL services Sane business strategy explorations at http://upsta Arjen L. Feb 25, 2013 10:18 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Fwd: Launching Hardware Freedom Day on April[masked] - We should be able to do something. eg How about: Have simple breadboards and connector kits available, and have ppl buy them at cost and connect up something simple (ie no soldering), which we then run via our own A David T. Feb 24, 2013 7:35 PM
Fwd: Launching Hardware Freedom Day on April[masked] - Is anyone interested in doing something for Hardware Freedom Day??? ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Pockey Lam < Steve D. Feb 22, 2013 11:17 PM
Saw this and it reminded me of the GCTS gang... - singularityhub.com/2013/02/17/­crowdfunding-star-wars-kicksta­rter-campaign-for-death-star-c­onstruction-aims-to-raise-3 Lucas B. Feb 19, 2013 2:28 PM
Fwd: Final Speaker Programme for Rethink @ Bleach* Festival - Preview not available Steve D. Feb 15, 2013 6:51 AM
Fwd: Invitation to Public Launch of Singularity University Australian Global Impact Competition on Feb 21, 2013 at Royal Pines Resort, 5:$5 pm for 6 pm by David Roberts, Singularity University's VP and Director of Graduate Studies Program - Preview not available Steve D. Feb 14, 2013 7:12 PM
ITForum IT Contractor event next week - For those of you looking for work or generally interested in what is happening in the contractor market we are having an ITForum event next Tuesday that you might be interested in Steve D. Feb 14, 2013 1:00 PM
Fwd: Robyn sent you a message: Casting Call - Beauty & The Geek - Beauty and the Geek casting again .... would be awesome to get a Gold Coaster on there and I think we have no shortage of suitable geeks!!! Steve -------- Steve D. Feb 12, 2013 10:05 AM
Re: [gctechspace] odroid-u2 - If you switch to using KDE4 on it, the power management thinks it is on battery and I've noticed it seems to wedge the system after a period of inactivity. Turned off the power management stuff and the unit is stable after hours today. Now have mail Ben M. Feb 9, 2013 2:24 PM
Re: [gctechspace] odroid-u2 - Good to hear. Steve's and mine arrived in the country a couple of days ago, so I guess that means its in customs. We might have to start a Micro-computers SIG for these and Raspi's etc soon. David T. Feb 8, 2013 8:42 PM
odroid-u2 - Some findings that might be of interest. At first I tried using an old USB2 hub PSU which is 5V/1A and that allows the u2 to boot and be usable but it will segv some programs when it becomes power starved. That seems to go away with a 3A supply, t Ben M. Feb 8, 2013 3:59 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Open Night is now held on Tuesdays - We resolved this ages ago. Anyone can attend a members' event, but there is a cost, $10, waived for their first appearance as a newcomer. This has been stated on the Wednesday night SIG meetup for a while now. Nothing is changed in that David T. Feb 7, 2013 11:05 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Open Night is now held on Tuesdays - Hi Dave I will only be attending Wednesday too,  I can't make Tuesdays.  I think it will be okay for people to come on Wednesdays if that's all we can do we just won't advertise it.  I already invited some school Steve D. Feb 7, 2013 9:34 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Open Night is now held on Tuesdays - Bugger I can only make it once a week. Hopefully newcomers/bystanders are still welcome to drop in on a wed night if they cannot make other nights (ie: so they can see if what we're doing is interesting to them or not). ps: David B Feb 7, 2013 9:02 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Open Night is now held on Tuesdays - Thanks Viv. OK I repasted their link:  http://www.meetup.com/gctechsp­ace/events/dsvfsdyrdbqb/ It works for me (tested logged off). David T. Feb 7, 2013 1:59 PM
Meetup details changed: Arduino SIG Meetup is now the Special Interest Groups Hack Night - The Wednesday Meetup is now a members' night for Arduino and Reprap hacking, and the start time is 7:00 PM. For more details, see  http://www.meetup.com David T. Feb 7, 2013 4:41 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Open Night is now held on Tuesdays - David, Vivian C. Feb 7, 2013 4:40 AM
Open Night is now held on Tuesdays - Please note, and remember to tell interested newcomers etc that the Open Night Meeting is now Tuesdays. For more details, see  http://www.meetup.com/gctechsp­ace/events/dsvfsdyrdbrb/ David T. Feb 7, 2013 4:24 AM
Re: [gctechspace] GC Techspace Polo shirt - order - Hi Steve, I guess you didn't get my previous email...so I thought I'd shoot it t Peta S. Feb 6, 2013 4:14 PM
GC Techspace Polo shirt - order - Hi All, Does anyone want to order a GCTechspace polo, as I am about to do another order. They vary in price depending on quantity and freight, but average out about between $35-42 dollars each. Mark V. Feb 6, 2013 3:46 PM
Fwd: HackCNC for kids - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Steve Dalton < [address removed] > Date: Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at Steve D. Feb 4, 2013 9:23 PM
Flight project? - more this Wednesday night. - Hi all, Chris Mitchell showed us his quadcopter today at the Space and did a short flight. I blogged it here . Al David T. Feb 3, 2013 11:31 PM
Re: [gctechspace] TechSpace door opener status? - It's in my locker,  I can't give one of these for free though,  will have to come from Techspace funds. On 1 Feb[masked]:04, "Mark Voevodin" < markv@t Steve D. Feb 1, 2013 3:31 PM
Re: [gctechspace] TechSpace door opener status? - Can we organize to use it then Steve? Mark Sent from my iPhone On 01/02/201 Mark V. Feb 1, 2013 3:03 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Tim Berner-Lee - Hi everyone Paul B. Feb 1, 2013 2:55 PM
Re: [gctechspace] TechSpace door opener status? - I have 1 mega left in my stash. On 30 Jan[masked]:38, "Mark Voevodin" < [address removed] > wrote: Steve D. Feb 1, 2013 2:20 PM
Fwd: Streamed event for Sir Tim Berners-Lee - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: ins-events Griffith < [address removed] > Steve D. Feb 1, 2013 11:18 AM
Tim Berner-Lee - Hi All and greetings from our nation's capital! If anyone wants to watch the live stream of Tim Berners-Lee at Linux conf (starting in 5) here is the live stream: Steve D. Feb 1, 2013 7:56 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Electric car at Canberra hackerspace - Thats cool :-) On Jan 30,[masked]:06 PM, "Steve Dalton" < [address removed] > wrote: Lucas B. Jan 31, 2013 9:39 AM
open night: Arduino + DMD = laser pointer timer - Hey guys, The Arduino DMD night was good. Here's a few pics from the laser pointer tripwire stopwatch.  http://gctechspace.org/2013/01­ David B Jan 30, 2013 9:57 PM
Electric car at Canberra hackerspace - I'm now off for a ride! Sent from my Android phone Steve D. Jan 30, 2013 9:06 PM
Re: [gctechspace] TechSpace door opener status? - Hi David, Nothing server side yet, trying to merge code onto one Arduino, but looking like it needs to be an EtherMega, fo Mark V. Jan 30, 2013 5:38 PM
TechSpace door opener status? - Hey guys! I'm (finally) heading down to the new techspace again. Anyone been working on the door opener? Anything server side or DMD related that needs fiddling with? I don't want to take over someone else's project bu David B Jan 30, 2013 4:12 PM
Re: [gctechspace] NBN rollout under way on Coast Local Gold Coast News | goldcoast.com.au | Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia - 'Ashmore, Bundall, Benowa and Surfers Paradise all expected to come online within 12 months.' ... 'it would be expanded to other central Gold Coast suburbs in the following two years, including Main Beach and Labrador from late David T. Jan 26, 2013 12:14 PM
NBN rollout under way on Coast Local Gold Coast News | goldcoast.com.au | Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia - http://www.goldcoast.com.au/ar­ticle/2013/01/25/446087_gold-c­oast-news.html Steve D. Jan 26, 2013 8:16 AM
Next Meetup: Arduino Special Interest Group - Programming DMDs 101 - I've updated this Meetup. See  http://www.meetup.com/gctechsp­ace/events/101132602/ Same time : Wednesday, January 30,[masked]:30 PM Where : David T. Jan 25, 2013 11:32 AM
TechSpace AGM - Preview not available David T. Jan 24, 2013 11:53 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Fwd: Magazine article scans - Thanks for reposting Steve! Appreciated. BTW, I've also (in addition to the Lophilo talk) been invited to do a talk about what XCJ does with Arduino at the Arduino miniconf on  Ricky N. Jan 24, 2013 11:06 PM
Fwd: Magazine article scans - Xinchejian in Shanghai got in a magazine again. I can't read Mandarin but the pics are good. The guy with the DIY Google glasses I believe is Nelson who is the same guy that made the Solar chargers that I have been selling at TechSpace. Steve D. Jan 24, 2013 10:36 PM
Live streaming from Animal welfare League - Advance notification: The AWL want to live stream from a cat pen, accessible over the internet. One option is using something like our webcam. However I will get more requirements when I am back down there tomorrow. David T. Jan 23, 2013 5:35 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Gold Coast Bulletin at the Space tonight - I'm sorr Ing. Walter H. Jan 23, 2013 4:49 PM
Gold Coast Bulletin at the Space tonight - Hi All The Gold Coast Bulletin will be at the TechSpace tonight from 7 doing a story on the repraps and general hacker culture (coinciding with our open night and Arduino SIG) - would good to get a good number of people at the space. Not Steve D. Jan 23, 2013 4:36 PM
Re: [gctechspace] ODROID-U2 group buy? - Since I didn't have enough in paypal to cover the lot I just grabbed 2. Since it is just a P&H saving doing a group buy I don't think its a really big issue. So myself and my non techspace friend have boards on their way. I just have a use case for Ben M. Jan 22, 2013 5:10 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Tim Berners-Lee Event on 2nd Feb - The link I sent is only for seats - they have another link for the video overflow I think - but I can't find it. It's all being organised by Griffith so don't know how they are working it. If you wai Steve D. Jan 21, 2013 11:09 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Tim Berners-Lee Event on 2nd Feb - Hi Was online at 9:15 - sold out Cheers Paul On Monday, 21 January 2013, Steve Davis wrote: Paul B. Jan 21, 2013 10:04 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Tim Berners-Lee Event on 2nd Feb - WOW...really?  We got two. Was actually wondering if they sold heaps of tix and first to arrive got to see him live and rest went to overflow, but I guess not. Steve D. Jan 21, 2013 9:56 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Tim Berners-Lee Event on 2nd Feb - Sold out already!! Added to Waitlist Sir Tim Berners-Lee Down Under Tour - Gold Coast Event David T. Jan 21, 2013 9:50 AM
Re: [gctechspace] TechSpace webcam back up - On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 8:36 AM, Steve Dalton < [address removed] > wrote: David T. Jan 21, 2013 8:43 AM
Re: [gctechspace] TechSpace webcam back up - Well done David, that looks great. The old page with the controls should still work as is if it's the same camera and all you've changed is IP. Also the new phone num Steve D. Jan 21, 2013 8:36 AM
Tim Berners-Lee Event on 2nd Feb - If anyone wants to come to the Tim Berners-Lee event - registrations open at http://tblgoldcoast.eventbrite­.com.au at 9am. It's going to sell out really fast, so be quick if you want t Steve D. Jan 21, 2013 8:30 AM
TechSpace webcam back up - I finally got round to reinstalling the IR IP webcam just now. For now, point your browser to  http://220.233.46.41:2226/  Login as 'visitor', password 'visitor'. Thi David T. Jan 20, 2013 6:43 PM
Fwd: [HSBNE] Robotics Engineering Jobs Available - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Jeremy Corbett < [address removed] > Steve D. Jan 17, 2013 7:30 PM
Re: [gctechspace] ODROID-U2 group buy? - Oh and I have another taker as well. So 4 folks splitting the S&H makes the deal $90+$10 for the base kit. Assuming they don't jack the fee for 4x. I might get the 16Gbyte eMMC, and for the sake of it the $15 IO board too. Both myself and friend wil Ben M. Jan 16, 2013 8:53 PM
Fwd: Contact Form Submission from Brad Hines - Interview with Limor Fried by Brad Hines http://www.bradfordhines.com/L­imor-Fried-interview Now can we have some Steve D. Jan 16, 2013 9:13 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Sir Tim - For those that missed the TV segment last night http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=raI9gH1mgOA I also put the GCCC media release up a Steve D. Jan 16, 2013 9:06 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Sir Tim - only 370 seats! surely they have a larger theatre. oh well will get my clicker finger warmed up.  David B Jan 16, 2013 8:58 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Sir Tim - I do have a small allocation of pre-booked tickets that I have submitted some names to council for - but the venue is way too small in my humble opinion (370 seats + an overflow theatre) that many of you will have to run the gauntlet with t Steve D. Jan 16, 2013 8:42 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Sir Tim - Is there any way we can get tickets via techspace? All the best Steve On 15 January[masked]:24, Steve Dalton Steve D. Jan 15, 2013 11:08 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Sir Tim - I uploaded the TV story to  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=raI9gH1mgOA  - I think it's just finishing encoding. There will be plenty of media tomorrow. Steve D. Jan 15, 2013 10:24 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Sir Tim - Haven't seen the actual press release but there is this  http://tbldownunder.org/ All the best Steve Steve D. Jan 15, 2013 10:08 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Sir Tim - Press release went out at 5:30pm apparently but I didn't get it (was supposed to go to me). Have you seen it anywhere? Steve On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 5:43 PM, Steve Steve D. Jan 15, 2013 7:28 PM
Sir Tim - Looks like the Sir Tim visit is being publicly released. All the best Steve Steve D. Jan 15, 2013 5:42 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Flashing a Galaxy S1 - Forgot to mention. Vivian C. Jan 15, 2013 10:11 AM
Flashing a Galaxy S1 - Hey guys, Vivian C. Jan 15, 2013 9:52 AM
Massimo Banzi: How Arduino is open-sourcing imagination - Just in case some of you missed this.  Please share it with others. Steve Check out this amazing TEDTalk: Massimo Banzi: How Arduino is open-sourcing imagination h Steve D. Jan 14, 2013 10:25 PM
Re: [gctechspace] ODROID-U2 group buy? - Yes please On 14 Jan[masked]:18, "Ben Martin" < [address removed] > wrote: Steve D. Jan 14, 2013 6:40 PM
Re: [gctechspace] ODROID-U2 group buy? - Mostly saving shipping. Shipping $30 for unit or $40 with any other item it seems. Thats the same rate if you get one or two. On Sun,[masked] at 22:20 -0500, David Tangye wrote: > I am interested. Is their a bulk buy deal going, or any saving in Ben M. Jan 14, 2013 3:18 PM
Re: [gctechspace] ODROID-U2 group buy? - I am interested. Is their a bulk buy deal going, or any saving in shipping? On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 11:51 AM, Ben Martin < David T. Jan 14, 2013 1:20 PM
ODROID-U2 group buy? - Anyone have interest in grabbing one of these? http://www.hardkernel.com/rene­wal_2011/products/prdt_info.ph­p?g_code=G135341370451 Ben M. Jan 14, 2013 11:50 AM
Tim Berners-Lee - Hi All For those that are asking me about TBL visit. It's not officially announced yet so no-one has been able to make official media announcements, but I have put a "save the date" event up on our meetup so Steve D. Jan 13, 2013 7:28 PM
Membership Payments for January. - Hi All We still don't have our paypal back - so have lost a lot of subscription payments for members while it's been down (you won't have been charged if you pay by paypal - but we have no way of getting it au Steve D. Jan 9, 2013 10:44 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Re: Poll - That is very cool, looking forward to it - and we'll be able to hack heaps of Ingress portals too :) All the best Steve Steve D. Jan 8, 2013 10:08 PM
Re: Poll - Hi All Thankyou so much to those that completed the poll I sent out today - your responses managed to secure us the last bit of funding we needed to get this organised. So - I can now end the mystery and te Steve D. Jan 8, 2013 9:41 PM
Fwd: [LCA2013-Chat] Arduino mini-conference: Call for more presentations - Preview not available Steve D. Jan 8, 2013 9:06 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Poll - It's not Woz.... although he will come at some point. I'll announce something properly later on. On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 3:23 PM, Steve Davis < Steve D. Jan 8, 2013 6:08 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Poll - Woz All the best Steve On 8 January[masked]:46, Steve Dalton < Steve D. Jan 8, 2013 3:23 PM
Poll - Was wondering if you could all please help me out with this poll? http://www.meetup.com/gctechsp­ace/polls/712932/ -- Steve Dalton, Steve D. Jan 8, 2013 1:46 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Fwd: [HSBNE] High Altitude Balloon Launch - help needed! - Hi Steve Ing. Walter H. Jan 7, 2013 12:51 PM
Fwd: [HSBNE] High Altitude Balloon Launch - help needed! - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "Spoz" < [address removed] > Date: 5 Jan[masked]:25 Subject: [HSBNE] High Altitude Balloon Launch - help needed! To: Steve D. Jan 5, 2013 11:34 PM
Lophilo - For those that were asking me last night about Ricky's (from xinchejian, Shanghai) boards - here is the link: http://lophilo.com/ He is bringing a few over to AU when he com Steve D. Jan 3, 2013 4:13 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Paypal Woes - Ugh I said from the start I hate paypal...  Paymate is a better system & I use it to accept CC payments for odds and ends, but none of them really are that wonderful . In two years though they've neve Lucas B. Jan 2, 2013 2:36 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Paypal Woes - This is the first frozen paypal ID check I've had to go through. They should ask for these docs on signup. I suppose that would make signup quite more time consuming though. Should be back up and running shortly. Holidays and renos are delaying my David B Jan 2, 2013 12:51 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Paypal Woes - from: Ing. Walter H. Jan 2, 2013 12:36 PM
RE: [gctechspace] Meetup details changed: Arduino Special Interest Group (Kickoff Meeting) - Hi Steve, I will endeavour to be there tonight for the Arduino SIG kick off meeting. I might bring my nephew as well. Regards, Jacob George Secondary Teacher Emmanuel College -----Original Message----- From: gctechspace-announce@meetup.c user 6. Jan 2, 2013 11:39 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Paypal Woes - Had the same thing for an account for a website I was managing. It took months to sort out.  I  had the feeling they were deliberately  making it difficult hoping I would give up and basic Steve D. Jan 1, 2013 3:35 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Paypal Woes - Luckily I was keeping the balance low and there was only $15 in there.  It's still inconvenient though as we do have some subscriptions that are now on hold. On 1 Jan[masked]:54, "Triffid Hunter" & Steve D. Jan 1, 2013 11:57 AM

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