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Fwd: 555 and 50 circuits free ebook - This is quite cool. I did a lot of stuff with 555 timers back at uni...very useful and and super cheap ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "Paul Adams" < Steve D. Oct 6, 2012 7:14 AM
Version 2.1: The whole rocket thing - About 150cm long in all... when I add the 9 inch ebay and nose cone on the end... http://www.ausrocketry.com/for­um/download/file.php?id=2781&m­ode=view The October skies launch is only 8 days away. It is a public launch and should be fun for all rega Ben M. Oct 6, 2012 1:19 AM
re Linux server options to replace microsoft server - Hi Vivian, I know most here are OSS advocates, of which I am too, but what is the motivation of moving away from window / exchange / outlook to the client? From my experience with a lot of integrators, it has never been cheaper for the client to m Darren M. Oct 4, 2012 9:43 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Linux server options to replace microsoft server - To be honest, and I know I am going to get some flack saying this here, but I think that the Exchange protocol is just very efficient with the Outlook client. Or possible Outlook has an inefficient IMAP protocol implementation. Vincent B. Oct 3, 2012 5:04 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Linux server options to replace microsoft server - qnap works beautifully with 35 users on site. Of which 3 are photoshop designers and about 10 usually browser network folders with about 50 x 10 megapixel quality images with large thumbnail views. This is the qnap 239 II pro. The newer ones are even fast Vincent B. Oct 3, 2012 5:01 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Linux server options to replace microsoft server - another +1 on the qnap NAS, the one here is a dream. On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 4:32 PM, Steve Dalton < [address removed] > wrote: David B Oct 3, 2012 4:52 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Linux server options to replace microsoft server - On Wed,[masked] at 02:32 -0400, Steve Dalton wrote: > +1 on the qnap NAS, I forgot about that option. I have one at home and > it's phenomenal - seems to work very well, not sure how it would scale > to a bigger network. I guess my usage of the Q Ben M. Oct 3, 2012 4:51 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Linux server options to replace microsoft server - +1 on the qnap NAS, I forgot about that option. I have one at home and it's phenomenal - seems to work very well, not sure how it would scale to a bigger network. On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 2:25 PM, Vincent Bastos Steve D. Oct 3, 2012 4:32 PM
Re: ITForum Talk Thursday 11th November @ Griffith Uni - Sorry - my mistake on the date. I meant 11th October On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Steve Dalton < [address removed] > wrote: Steve D. Oct 3, 2012 4:26 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Linux server options to replace microsoft server - to the best of my knowledge: Ing. Walter H. Oct 3, 2012 3:48 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Linux server options to replace microsoft server - Hey Vivian, I have some experience with a networks of 10 to 50 users and did get the opportunity to try all the recipes mentioned ( and spend some sleepless nights learning how not to do things ). As others ha Vincent B. Oct 3, 2012 2:25 PM
ITForum Talk Thursday 11th November @ Griffith Uni - Danny Maher from Opmantek is talking at the next ITForum Gold Coast event next Thursday. The Opmantek story is an interesting one and a great example of the Open Source business model work very well and allowing a local company to compete globally on Steve D. Oct 3, 2012 12:40 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Dell LED 27inch 2560x screen on big sale - On Tue,[masked] at 03:16 -0400, Vivian Crompton wrote: > if I was going to buy another monitor, it'd be one that's got 3d > capabilities with cinema type glasses (ie with polarised glasses, not > synchronised shutter glasses) given the stuff I am c Ben M. Oct 2, 2012 11:42 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Dell LED 27inch 2560x screen on big sale - if I was going to buy another monitor, it'd be one that's got 3d capabilities with cinema type glasses (ie with polarised glasse Vivian C. Oct 2, 2012 5:16 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Dell LED 27inch 2560x screen on big sale - Awesome.... I'd be tempted but trying to limit outgoings at the moment! ps. I have your old broken one here to give back to you - we'll talk off list. On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 12:12 AM, Ben Martin Steve D. Oct 2, 2012 2:57 PM
Dell LED 27inch 2560x screen on big sale - I wondered if I should send this on through... fwiw dell are selling their brand new 27inch LED 25x res screens at $560 for the next few days... http://accessories.ap.dell.com­/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=au&c­s=audhs1&l=en&s=dhs&sku=210-40­773&redirect=1 Ben M. Oct 2, 2012 12:12 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Linux server options to replace microsoft server - I dug up the old samba config from the old win domain controller: http://dtbaker.com.au/random-b­its/samba-as-windows-domain-co­ntroller.html David B Oct 1, 2012 8:56 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Linux server options to replace microsoft server - Thanks for the suggestion, Dave and Steve Vivian C. Oct 1, 2012 5:35 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Linux server options to replace microsoft server - I'd just go Google apps to be honest - I know you are then locked in, but I just took the red pill on this one a while back and never looked back. If you need something hosted on your own infra then zimbra is rather good as a drop i Steve D. Oct 1, 2012 4:43 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Linux server options to replace microsoft server - Viv have a look at Haydn B. Oct 1, 2012 3:51 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Linux server options to replace microsoft server - I've been down the self-hosted samba roaming profiles + file sharing + email path before. Quite a nightmare indeed, especially adding new win roaming user profiles.  If all the computers are Windows them I would recommend a Windows David B Oct 1, 2012 3:15 PM
Linux server options to replace microsoft server - Vivian C. Oct 1, 2012 2:54 PM
Fwd: Congratulations to the swarm robots group - Shanghai did well with the Swarm Robots and got a writeup in wired. I still have the servos from China for the Swarm robots if anyone would like to make a few. Steve ---------- Forwarded message --------- Steve D. Oct 1, 2012 1:49 PM
Re: Contact Form Submission from Jacob George - Sorry - ignore that - meant to send to committee On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 1:46 PM, Steve Dalton < [address removed] > wrote: Steve D. Oct 1, 2012 1:46 PM
Fwd: Contact Form Submission from Jacob George - Can someone please email this guy. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Gold Coast TechSpace < webcontact@gctechspace Steve D. Oct 1, 2012 1:46 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Fw: This is the future - for computers? - That's pretty cool, but i'm still holding out for a PC that looks like a pair of sunnies that you just slip on and tap away on a Vivian C. Sep 26, 2012 12:21 AM
Fw: This is the future - for computers? - Preview not available David T. Sep 26, 2012 12:10 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Lego GBC video - My grand plan is to build something like this over time. On 25 Sep[masked]:18, "Mark Voevodin" < [address removed] > wrote: Steve D. Sep 25, 2012 11:13 PM
Lego GBC video - LEGO Great Ball Contraption. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=sUtS52lqL5w&sns=em Is this something you are aspiring to at the workshops Steve? ;) Regards Mark V Sent from my iPhone Mark V. Sep 25, 2012 10:17 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Wednesday Night and Sunday Arvo - I am only able to come to the space every second Sunday at the moment , and this Sunday is the second one. I will be there Mark V. Sep 25, 2012 10:13 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Wednesday Night and Sunday Arvo - Sunday arvo is because most of regulars are away and we thought it would not look good if guests arrived and door and gate were down. Were you planning on going? - happy to reopen it if you are. I accidentally cancelled Wednesday Open n Steve D. Sep 25, 2012 9:52 PM
Wednesday Night and Sunday Arvo - Any reason these 2 meet ups have been cancelled for this week? Mark V Sent from my iPhone Mark V. Sep 25, 2012 9:36 PM
New Lego Group - We don't have a Lego club on the the Gold Coast - so I've gone ahead and just created one: http://www.meetup.com/Gold-Coa­st-Lego/ Please join the gr Steve D. Sep 25, 2012 4:55 PM
Re: [gctechspace] fyi http://publiclaboratory.org/ - Thats cool. On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 8:57 AM, David Tangye < [address removed] > wrote: Lucas B. Sep 23, 2012 4:48 PM
Re: [gctechspace] fyi http://publiclaboratory.org/ - Great link. Thanks Darren. On Sat, Sep 22, 2012 at 10:49 PM, Darren Mackay < [address removed] > wrote: David T. Sep 23, 2012 8:57 AM
fyi http://publiclaboratory.org/ - Thought some of you would be interested in this: http://publiclaboratory.org/ Enjoy! __________ Darren Mackay DMERFC.COM PTY LTD Enterprise Research, Forensics and Consulting mobile: [masked] twitter: @darrenmackay skype: darre Darren M. Sep 22, 2012 10:48 PM
3D model GC - I couldn't find a full 3D-model of the GC-Skyline but at least the Q1 http://sketchup.google.com/3dw­arehouse/search?q=gold+coast+q­1&styp=m&scoring=t&btnG=Search­ Walter Ing. Walter H. Sep 22, 2012 4:50 PM
Arduino Gear for sale - Hi All I still have some remaining stock of Freetronics Arduino gear available at the space for sale. If anyone wants anything - I've put some of my stock up on the new webstore - http://store. Steve D. Sep 21, 2012 9:46 PM
Standing desks for coworking space - Another option for standing desks is something like what Robert has done: https://plus.google.com/116237­543625515504210/posts/czcJWdVp­RQ1 Steve D. Sep 21, 2012 9:03 PM
The Most Insane Lego Machine I’ve Ever Seen - I've seen this one before - but an earlier version - looks to have gone even bigger http://gizmodo.com/5944472/the­-most-insane-lego-machine-ive-­ev Steve D. Sep 19, 2012 7:48 PM
tonight - Sorry can't make it tonight!  Bugger, I have all the hexacopter parts here in a box ready for assembly. Next time! David B Sep 19, 2012 6:00 PM
Re: [gctechspace] A3 Printer for Business Model Canvas - Hi Steve, all > http://www.businessmodelgenera­tion.com/downloads/business_mo­del_canvas_poster.pdf Note that this builds a fairly traditional business model. I know it's in the context of Lean stuff, but the outcome will not by definition be Lean. Arjen L. Sep 19, 2012 10:33 AM
A3 Printer for Business Model Canvas - Hi All Does anyone that is coming to the space tomorrow morning have an A3 printer? I had planned to print these out today on our printer but I didn't have my paper with me. The printer was then taken away l Steve D. Sep 18, 2012 10:33 PM
Re: [gctechspace] TechSpace tidy - Hi Warwick  We are looking at a few places. Most likely Southport. Also looked around Ashmore Bundall and Harbourtown area. We're trying to keep the place a central as possible and also within the 1st NBN rollout area (Robina is sadly no Steve D. Sep 18, 2012 7:35 AM
Re: [gctechspace] TechSpace tidy - Hello David, This is the first concrete news I have heard that the space is moving. To where? Warwick --  Warwick Hunter K1300S m: [masked] skype: warwickhunter Warwick H. Sep 18, 2012 7:18 AM
Re: [gctechspace] raspii & firefox? - We were using it at the Science Fair - seemed to work fine. Steve  On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 10:08 PM, Ben Martin < monkeyiq Steve D. Sep 17, 2012 11:07 PM
Re: [gctechspace] USB ISP at techspace? - It's definitely in the reprap electronics box - that's where I put it last week anyway when we tidied. On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 10:07 PM, David Tangye < Steve D. Sep 17, 2012 11:06 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Stepper Motors - The ones on our wiki - http://gctechspace.org/doku.ph­p?id=reprap I'm pretty sure I ordered the ones on aliexpress Steve D. Sep 17, 2012 11:04 PM
New Category on PirateBay - 3D stuff I saw on Thingyverse b4 as well as supposedly new at PirateBay - Physibles http://thepiratebay.se/browse/­605 w Ing. Walter H. Sep 17, 2012 10:28 PM
Stepper Motors - Which ones are the Stepper Motors on all the GCTC RepRaps please? and no , I don't want to order any I'm after detailed specs http://reprap.org/wiki/Stepper­Motor#Suppliers http://ausxmods.com.au/index.p­hp?main_page=index&cPath=2 thank you Ing. Walter H. Sep 17, 2012 10:24 PM
TechSpace tidy - A couple of us are in the process of doing a slow but steady organise and tidy-up of the Space, partly in preparation for a move in a few weeks. So you might find some stuff has been thrown out, and other stuff moved and not easy to find. Steve D, Walter David T. Sep 17, 2012 10:10 PM
raspii & firefox? - Howdee, I'm wondering how well the raspii does with only 256mb of RAM running firefox? I'm thinking of replacing a machine that mainly does web browsing with a pi but think the RAM might be something that holds the idea back. Waiting on the hac Ben M. Sep 17, 2012 10:08 PM
Re: [gctechspace] USB ISP at techspace? - ... if it hasn't been tidied up and stored elsewhere lately. On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 9:22 PM, Steve Dalton < [address removed] David T. Sep 17, 2012 10:07 PM
Re: [gctechspace] USB ISP at techspace? - Yes - it's in the box with the Sangulamamamanamaooaoaonus It's the AVR only one though - one from adafruit that we used with the first Reprap board. See you Wednesday.  Steve D. Sep 17, 2012 9:22 PM
USB ISP at techspace? - Is there an ISP at the techspace? I've ordered this $5 one but it's taking forever to arrive. David B Sep 17, 2012 9:04 PM
Gold Coast - Techspace - Oxenford Detachment - Since today I'm residing at a new place, 4 Iowa Crt. in Oxenford, 4210 where I rent a room and half a garage. The guy I'm renting from, Phil is his name, is a cook and wants to get into making very special/unique chocolate and is getting means and Ing. Walter H. Sep 17, 2012 5:21 PM
Steve Blank Lean Startups Course - Hi All Our first lecture in the Steve Blank Lean Startups Course is this Wednesday at 8am. Please be on time and be prepared for an awesome course. RSVP here: Steve D. Sep 17, 2012 9:14 AM
Sixth sense (Augmented info interfacing) watch the last part of the video - Hi  I cam across this recently It seemed a bit simple at first but gets very cool later in the video He has also released this project as open source Has a lot of potential Cheers Pau Paul B. Sep 16, 2012 8:20 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Gold Coast - ADSL + Home phone packages and Electricity - I've always loved Exetel... never have any trouble with them. They have simple email support - but it works really well. On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 3:01 PM, Paul Breuker < Steve D. Sep 15, 2012 9:35 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Gold Coast - ADSL + Home phone packages and Electricity - Thanks for the replies   On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 7:17 PM, Ing. Walter Hartmann < [address removed] > Paul B. Sep 15, 2012 9:23 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Gold Coast - ADSL + Home phone packages and Electricity - We have Dodo for several year Ing. Walter H. Sep 15, 2012 7:16 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Gold Coast - ADSL + Home phone packages and Electricity - Hi Paul, Yes Dodo has been terrible in the past apparently. I have a client using TPG for a few years now, and they have been very reliable. I chose them because they were the cheapest at the time, and I think t David T. Sep 15, 2012 7:10 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Gold Coast - ADSL + Home phone packages and Electricity - On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 3:00 PM, Paul Breuker < [address removed] > wrote: Triffid H. Sep 15, 2012 3:52 PM
Gold Coast - ADSL + Home phone packages and Electricity - Hi all   About to move house. Currently on IInet $80/mnth bundled ADSL2 - 200G with phone What better packages are there? Dodo looks good 3Tbyte with phone $60/mnth - whats their service lik Paul B. Sep 15, 2012 3:00 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Fwd: Space Elevator - On[masked]:16, Paul Bre Ing. Walter H. Sep 14, 2012 10:11 AM
Re: [gctechspace] hexacopter - LOL Ing. Walter H. Sep 14, 2012 9:52 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Fwd: Space Elevator - Plus it needs to be quite long  geosynchronous orbit  Paul B. Sep 14, 2012 9:16 AM
Re: [gctechspace] hexacopter - Love it - I think you need to patent that idea Walter. :-P On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 3:27 PM, Ing. Walter Hartmann < ing.walter.hartmann@gmail. Steve D. Sep 14, 2012 7:27 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Remote Controlled Power Points - What don't you have Mark? I think you could start up a whole new Techspace just with your stuff! :-P Anyway - bring on the copters. I for one welcome the arrival of our new Drone overlords :) On Thu Steve D. Sep 14, 2012 7:26 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Fwd: Space Elevator - I guess they have to start somewhere.... needs to be a hell of a lot stronger and lighter to go all the way up though Not sure what their plan is, I didn't have time to read it in massive details - but the bit that people also don&# Steve D. Sep 14, 2012 7:24 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Fwd: Space Elevator - Yep, we Ing. Walter H. Sep 14, 2012 12:53 AM
Fwd: Space Elevator - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Joshua Hogendorn < [address removed] > Date: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 a Steve D. Sep 13, 2012 11:06 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Remote Controlled Power Points - Yes, mine arrived on Monday. Just need to get a 433 mhz transmitter as well, so the original transmitter works still. On another note - I have some quadcopter b Mark V. Sep 13, 2012 5:23 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Remote Controlled Power Points - Ordered a pack of these and they arrived the other day, pretty cool. got the router/wifi/switches on one of them, great for 1 button switch off at night when not using the net.  I've got a 433 receiver that came David B Sep 13, 2012 4:48 PM
Re: [gctechspace] hexacopter - Ing. Walter H. Sep 13, 2012 3:27 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Jetbrains Products - I'll do my next phpstorm licence renewal through you, On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 11:02 PM, Steve Dalton < [address removed] > w David B Sep 13, 2012 9:25 AM
Fwd: rise of the drones. - More drones stuff - this stuff is really going mainstream. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: buzz < [address removed] Steve D. Sep 12, 2012 11:10 PM
Jetbrains Products - Hi All If anyone wants Jetbrains software - there's some specials on at the moment: Webstorm: $23 RubyMine: $31 PHPStorm: $39 PyCharm: $47 IDEA: $79 Steve D. Sep 12, 2012 11:01 PM
Re: [gctechspace] hexacopter - Ing. Walter H. Sep 12, 2012 9:54 PM
Re: [gctechspace] hexacopter - Aircraft and boats have similar construction material requirements: strength, shock/impact strength while being as light and stiff as possible. One good way to to use light timber, eg balsa, or cardboard, and West epoxy for added strength and rigidity. David T. Sep 12, 2012 2:56 PM
[gctechspace] hexacopter - On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 9:19 PM, Lucas Brandt  < [address removed] >  wrote: David B Sep 12, 2012 2:04 PM
Fwd: mind blown: some of the projects in kickstarter. - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: bernie war < [address removed] > Date: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at Steve D. Sep 11, 2012 9:11 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Monitor repair shop? - My father in law repairs them - if they are a reasonable size and worthwhile fixing - most of the time though it's not worth fixing them. On Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 5:35 PM, Ben Martin < Steve D. Sep 8, 2012 5:39 PM
Monitor repair shop? - Seems like a reasonable place to ask... anyone have recommendations for repair shops for LCD screens that have decided to stop working? Ben M. Sep 8, 2012 5:35 PM
ToDay Sat, 8 Sep , after 07:30 - The door Ing. Walter H. Sep 8, 2012 7:32 AM
Meetup details changed: Lego Mindstorms Workshop - My apologies - wrong date on the last invite.   I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/gctechsp­ace/events/81286422/ Steve D. Sep 7, 2012 9:06 PM
Fwd: rasberry pi alternative - came across it on hacker news. Seems to have more RAM and a faster proc, but instead of broadcom, the graphics is AMD NEON, so probably not as fast with 3D (in my uneducated guess). Matthew S. Sep 7, 2012 11:49 AM
Rabbit Radio Stream - If anyone wants to listen to Rabbit Radio in their own media player (without having to have the web page open or use the mobile app) - I found the media stream using chrome developer tools Steve D. Sep 7, 2012 11:08 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Welcome New Members - Yaron, Ian, Gabriel, Charles & Philip - haha I'll find something with my face on it :-) cool idea, and welcome to the new members. On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 3:07 PM, David B < dtbaker@gmail. Lucas B. Sep 6, 2012 11:03 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Re: [gclug] rasberry pi alternative - Now that looks like a cool piece of kit! Vivian C. Sep 6, 2012 5:13 PM
Re: [gclug] rasberry pi alternative - Built in IR! cool On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 1:41 PM, Matthew Sherborne < [address removed] > wrote: David B Sep 6, 2012 3:09 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Welcome New Members - Yaron, Ian, Gabriel, Charles & Philip - Sweet I'll dig up a photo and send it through. On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Phil Nye < [address removed] > wrote: David B Sep 6, 2012 3:07 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Welcome New Members - Yaron, Ian, Gabriel, Charles & Philip - Try again with web linked images: Or from here: http://syncopi.org/images/mock­up.png On Thu, Phil N. Sep 6, 2012 2:51 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Welcome New Members - Yaron, Ian, Gabriel, Charles & Philip - Hi Philip, Sounds great. The example mockup didn't come thru, do you have a link to it at all? Mark V Sent from my iPho Mark V. Sep 6, 2012 2:48 PM
Fwd: [gctechspace] Welcome New Members - Yaron, Ian, Gabriel, Charles & Philip - Hi All, Just following up on Steve's comments below: TL;DR : Send me a suitable portrait of yourself to [address removed] Phil N. Sep 6, 2012 1:33 PM
Re: [gctechspace] HooHooo - On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 6:16 PM, Ing. Walter Hartmann < [address removed] > wrote: David B Sep 6, 2012 10:23 AM
Fwd: ABC TV programme about drones - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "tjhowse" < [address removed] > Date: 5 Sep[masked]:41 Subject: ABC TV programme about drones To: "hackerspace_b Steve D. Sep 6, 2012 6:01 AM
Re: [gctechspace] HooHooo - If it still ghosts out you might need to set the same header in the iframe's HTML tags - since it's loaded as an external resource your home page will not cache but the camera might. Daniel W. Sep 5, 2012 11:39 PM
Re: [gctechspace] HooHooo - Tnx Daniel, Ing. Walter H. Sep 5, 2012 11:15 PM
Re: [gctechspace] HooHooo - Hi Walter I'm at the space tomorrow - but I have to head up to Logan about 12. Steve On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 6:15 PM, Ing. Walter Hartmann < Steve D. Sep 5, 2012 7:51 PM

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