Visit to San Francisco Exploratorium

During our recent visit to San Francisco and Silicon Valley, Cn Glen Tozer and myself had the pleasure of visiting the San Francisco Exploratorium, There’s

Our Favourite Podcasts

Podcasts are brilliant – especially if you have a commute. It turns useless time into a learning opportunity! Many of our members listen to podcasts,

Science Fair 2013 Inquiry Sheet

Here are the questions we elicited from attendees at this year’s Science Fair. If you did not fill this in at the Fair, feel free

TechSpace new HQ!

TechSpace is out of Nind St, Southport and into the Robina Community Centre on Robina Town Centre Dr. Have you been along to have a

GC TechSpace at GovHack 2013

You might have seen on the news that GovHack 2013was run nationally over the weekend. The state capitals and also the Gold Coast had teams

Doers not talkers

It has been over two months since the last post here. There is a good reason for that. It is not because we have died

Chris’s quadcopter

Chris Mitchell, a relatively new member to the TechSpace, brought in his latest quadcopter and showed it to us today at our Sunday Open Meet

Arduino SIG started

This SIG first met 2nd January 2013. A key focus is to create relatively simple, interesting and fun projects with WOW factor to display at

Gold Coast Coworking launched!

Gold Coast Coworking is now up and running at our new co-working office at Gold Coast TechSpace in Southport. We have plenty of space with

Lockers
The Space

Lockers in place for our members

These three banks of individually keyed lockers were purchased via eBay with funds secured from our Storage Appeal on Ipledg. These, along with the pallet

Reprap

Repap fires in anger

After months of testing, running demos, rebuilding parts and printing trinkets, Mork the reprap has finally been put to use to create a useful part

Pallet Racking: We have storage

Following our successful Ipledg campaign, where over $1500 was raised towards alleviating our storage issue, we have now bought and set up a significant amount

ROBOTICS with Lego Mindstorms

Leaps and Bounds proudly presents the TechGC July School Holiday Science Program. See below for more detail and to register. Gold Coast TechSpace presents ROBOTICS with

Door Opener: Code and Documentation

The Code: Arduino #1: Controls the door. Accepts PIN numbers and RFID keys via HTTP. Checks PIN/RFID keys against MySQL server over HTTP. Code: https://github.com/gctechspace/door_opener_arduino_pin Arduino

Reprap

3D Printing Team: Call for members

We need a team of committed people that will turn up to meetings, take an active role in building and (very importantly) documenting the build

3D printing

3D Copying

At last Sunday’s Sunday hangout, I used my Xbox Kinect, OpenNI drivers and Reconstructme software (on Windows7) to scan my son Leo in 3D. I