Past Meetup

Thursday Meet2Make

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Ames MakerSpace

328 Main Street, Suite 15 · Ames, IA

How to find us

Basement of 328 Main St. below the Downtown Deli

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Meet2Make this Thursday.

This is a busy week at the Ames MakerSpace.

Group Project(s):

Aquaponic Garden:

-> Check up on fish

-> Work on temperature logger and harvest prediction


-> Separate water-heater from mashtun and automate it.

-> Oatmeal Stout batch is now brewing

-> What should the next batch be?

Web Development:

-> Working as a group through Python-flask tutorials

-> Discuss HTML5, CSS and/or jQuery basics

-> Advanced: discuss design patterns (Datamapper vs ActiveRecord)

Floppy Drive Synthesizer:

-> Install new floppy drive cables

-> Get 4 floppies working simultaneously

-> Modify software to turn floppies into live midi instrument

Ongoing Individual Projects:

Ryan J. is turning a popcorn popper into a coffee roaster.

Steven L. is building a CMS using php-activerecord, QueryPath and Bootstrap.

Nitin G. is working on interactive timeline maps for Ames using MapStory.

Steven 0. is building a CNC machine.

Alex R. is using software to read ODB2 codes to diagnose problems and fix his car.

Matt M. is building an event-map site in Drupal7.

If you have a project not listed here that you would like others to know about, please message @AmesMakerSpace on Twitter and I'll retweet it and add it to the next newsletter.



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