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2016 Presidents Video Report - Happy New Year all Techspace followers - there are now 614 of you! For those that are wondering what is happening at Techspace and haven't been visiting us - here is my 2016 Presidents report video The Old Post Offic Steve D. Jan 17, 2017 12:30 PM
Help make the Techspace better (one minute poll) - We're doing a quick feedback poll. It will take less than a minute, we don't capture any personal details and it really helps make the Techspace better.­kBNU4D3 Ian S. Jul 21, 2016 6:11 PM
IMPORTANT: Register for Startup Muster - - 4% of Australian Startups are on the Gold Coast. Brisbane has 9%. But we're a quarter of the size of Brisbane. If the Gold Coast was the size of Brisbane, we'd have 15% of national startups Lets prove the Gold Coast i Ian S. Jul 21, 2016 11:23 AM
Startup Weekend Health Gold Coast - this weekend - Hi All This is a good event for Techspacers - get new skills, try out an idea, learn how to bootstrap a startup, build your network (if you are looking for a job - this is particularly good practice I think)..... There's 6 or 7 techspacers already Steve D. Jun 14, 2016 11:57 AM
Meetup details changed: Hackergrant Demo Day, Geek Pride Day, Towel Day & Steve's Birthday - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­ace/events/228812677/ When : Wednesday, May 25,[masked]:00 PM Steve D. May 24, 2016 8:55 PM
Fwd: [LCA2016-Chat] Slides and things for my Kerbal controller talk - Great talk at LCA yesterday.... This is kind of thing I wanted to build for our kerbal club (just the small stage module for starters) Sent from my Android tablet ---------- Forwarded message -- Steve D. Feb 2, 2016 9:12 AM
Feb News: Opening night, HackerGrant, membership and lots more. - Hi All. We're off to a great start this year with our new building at the Old Post Office, Mudgereeba and some funding from State Gov allowing us to spend a little bit of money to kick start things. We're now a group of over 500 Ian S. Feb 2, 2016 8:28 AM
School Holiday Workshops - Hi everyone, Just in case you missed the sold out events last time... We have added a few last minute workshops for next week. If you are interested or know anybody who is, please let them know. For more information and to bo Rod C. Jan 17, 2016 9:49 AM
Meetup details changed: Regular Wednesday Open Hack. Theme: GoLang - Hi All Wednesday meetups have changed a little - we have removed the $10 for non-members and we will be having a weekly theme again. In the new year we hope to be also hosting various related meetups groups (such as Javascript, Ruby, We Steve D. Dec 19, 2015 4:12 PM
Arduino Holiday Workshops - Book now for our school holiday workshops. Featuring Programming, Arduino, Electronics and Robotics. If you're interested in any of the workshops below click the "Buy Tickets" link to see availability and dates Basic Ard Rod C. Nov 16, 2015 2:28 PM
Closure of Robina TechSpace Room & GCTechSpace future - Hi All It's pretty clear to us that the Robina space is not working as a proper Makerspace and apart from Wednesday night we are not seeing nearly enough members actual hacking and making at GCTechSpace. There are several reasons for this, a few o Steve D. Apr 7, 2015 10:17 PM
QUT is running a robotics course -­se/introduction-robotics-qut Triffid H. Feb 13, 2015 11:07 AM
Smart Tech Discovery Education sessions starting THIS THURSDAY - As eagerly waited for by many Gold Coasters... David T. Jan 12, 2015 1:37 PM
Meetup details changed: Smart Tech Ed and Hack Night (members and their invited guests) - Includes a planning/co-ordination meeting with our trainer/members of the Smart Tech Discovery Education Program, for this January School Holidays. (M ore: David T. Dec 3, 2014 12:11 PM
Uber at Open Source Developer Conference - Hi All This could be useful for those going on Monday night - can also be used anytime during the confe Steve D. Oct 30, 2014 4:42 PM
Brisbane Hackerspace Kickstarter to expand facilities - Our buddies at Brisbane Hackerspace have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to develop their inclusive community space into th David T. Oct 21, 2014 9:36 AM
Golf Buggy - Jim Oct 4, 2014 2:15 PM
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 T. Jul 1, 2014 10:52 PM
Meetup details changed: Raspberry PI Masterclass - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­ace/events/185964262/ When : Saturday, June 28,[masked]:00 A Steve D. Jun 22, 2014 6:11 PM
Spot the error: Its actually called Hack'nShow - David T. 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 H. 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 M. 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 T. 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 B. 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.­ch=BURL Vincent B. 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 B. 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 T. 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 H. 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 D. 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 H. 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 S. 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 D. 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 D. 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 D. 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 T. Aug 28, 2013 8:22 AM
RE: [gctechspace] GC TechSpace at the Gold Coast Show - Elena O. 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 T. 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 T. Aug 8, 2013 2:56 PM
GC TechSpace at Gold Coast Science Fair - I've added details in. See­ace/events/131772642/ When : Saturday, August 10,[masked]:00 AM for the public (Schools only on the Frida David T. 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. See­ace/events/130840452/ for details. When : Wednesday, July 31,[masked]:00 PM David T. 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 D. Jul 26, 2013 9:02 AM
Council App - You may have heard about or seen teh new council app.­u/mobile/mobile-apps-17190.htm­l Steve D. 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 T. 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 R. 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 O. 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,[masked]: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 T. 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 T. 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 D. 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 T. Jul 14, 2013 11:48 PM
Fwd: Greg Burnett sent you a message: Startup Weekend Gold Coast - Preview not available David T. 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,[masked]:00 PM Where : Gold David T. 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 P. 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:­ace/events/126737512/   David T. 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 R. Jun 25, 2013 9:03 AM
Re: FW: Queensland looking for data gurus [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED] - Preview not available David T. Jun 24, 2013 5:14 PM
Notice of AGM - Please see the attached pdf. Cheers David Tangye (Secretary) David T. 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 V. Jun 3, 2013 4:38 PM
GovHack 2013 - My quick picks summarised. - Preview not available David T. 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 T. Jun 3, 2013 12:18 PM
Hub -­o/business-it/the-workplace-pe­ople-pay-to-commute-to-2013052­2-2k102.html Steve D. May 23, 2013 5:39 PM
Help get computer science back into Australian schools - Steve D. 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 D. May 1, 2013 7:22 AM
New discussion email list - We have started a new discussion email list at -­m/#!forum/gctechspace .  We invite all who wish to keep David T. Apr 21, 2013 8:20 PM
Fwd: The Entertainment Books are here! - Preview not available Steve D. 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 M. Apr 16, 2013 1:24 AM
Annual Review: TechSpace on the Move - Hi to all members and supporters. We have been Steve D. 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 T. 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 D. Apr 10, 2013 3:21 PM
Fwd: LAST CHANCE: Global Impact Competition | Entries are about to close! - Preview not available Steve D. 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:­ace/events/113226472/ When : Sunday, April 14,[masked]:00 PM Steve D. 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 D. 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 V. Apr 5, 2013 1:31 PM
Fwd: [HSBNE] Calling all makers, inventors and hackers - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "William Gebers" < [address removed] > Date: 5 Apr[masked]:29 Subject: [HSBNE] Calling all makers, inventors and hackers Steve D. Apr 5, 2013 10:37 AM
Re: [gctechspace] First article of 2 (maybe more) on the ODroid-U2 machine... - Preview not available Steve D. Apr 3, 2013 9:55 AM
First article of 2 (maybe more) on the ODroid-U2 machine... - Preview not available Ben M. 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 D. Mar 28, 2013 10:31 PM
!!! -­zzcphpqgjfnsifnhfqas.kvpta David L. 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:­t/ Now to find something that picks up from the 7400 & 555 chapter and continues... On Wed,[masked] at 09:14 -0400, Steve Dalton w Ben M. 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. 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 V. 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 D. 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 D. Mar 27, 2013 10:30 AM
RE: [gctechspace] Raspberry Pis. - Are these the Type B's this time? Nic R. Mar 27, 2013 9:34 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Raspberry Pis. - I forgot to mention, there is the Google group: David L. Mar 27, 2013 8:58 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Raspberry Pis. - I forgot to mention, here is the Google group: David L. 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 D. Mar 27, 2013 8:46 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Raspberry Pis. - Hi all Gold Coast People, btw, there is which I encourage you all to join and get involved with David L. 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 D. 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 D. Mar 25, 2013 12:43 PM
Fwd: Presales email to kick off your fundraising! - Preview not available Steve D. 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 D. 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 D. 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 D. Mar 18, 2013 8:40 PM
Lego incrediblness -­03/12/lego-robot-folds-an Steve D. 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 D. Mar 15, 2013 5:08 PM
MakerCamp Flyer - Hi All Just a simple Flyer I did for makercamp on 24th  - would Steve D. Mar 14, 2013 8:28 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Emailing members on Meetup -­hread/32429242/#[masked]  :) 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 T. Mar 14, 2013 1:11 PM

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