Join us at Hive13 this Tuesday, March 11, at 7:30pm for a ROBOT TAKEOVER! We will be welcoming local software developer and robot hacker Carin Meier as our March 2nd-Tuesday guest speaker.
Carin will be showing off her PhantomX Hexapod, a frightening / awesome 6-legged walker from Trossen Robotics. Hear the first-hand experiences of a new-comer to robotics on building the kit from just plates, boards, and screws. Carin will talk about the software to control it, and if everything goes well, she will also demonstrate running it via a laptop with Clojure.
Here is a teaser link to the first steps (towards world domination) taken by Carin’s hexapod: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUrZeJ39xjs
Members, guests, first-time-walk-ins, and those interested in learning more about this type of robot hacking are welcome to come to the meeting and this presentation, Tuesday, March 11, at 7:30pm. (Find Us)
Sorry for the late announcement. We will be meeting this Friday, February 7th, at 7PM. I have been playing with the Raspberry Pi lately and will be demonstrating Kali Linux and Asterisk running on it.
If you have something that you would like to present or just demonstrate, please feel free to do so.
We will be meeting at the Hive13 hacker space in Camp Washington, 2929 Spring Grove Ave at 7pm. Maps and other details about the location can be found here. See you there!
Join us at Hive13 this Tuesday, January 14, when our regular 2nd Tuesday of the month guest speaker program will resume for the new year, immediately following the brief 7:30 pm general meeting.
Member Mike Horwarth (who is a UC PhD stident) will share a brief (30 minute) presentation on Hacking Genes: Synthetic Biology and DIY-Science.
Modern Biology has taken us from the double helix to genetic engineering and personal genomics. Biotech is now on the cusp of the synthetic biology revolution, promising to create radically new organisms using machine-written DNA. Citizen scientists are starting to explore these techniques, hacking genes in garage labs and bio-makerspaces. At the same time public unease with genetic modification is growing. Who will control this technology, and how will the DIY-Biology movement evolve? Mike will talk about the basics of synthetic biology, current projects in the DIY-Bio community, and ideas for DIY-Bio at Hive13.
Members, guests, first-time-walk-ins, and those interested in learning more about this organic branch of hacking are welcome to come to the meeting and this presentation. (Find Us)
We will have a board and officer meeting on Sunday, January 5th at 1PM at hive13 for those who are interested in attending. The board and officers meet once every three months to discuss the overall state of hive13 and set goals for the future. We will be broadcasting this meeting on Google+ Hangouts if you are unable to attend.
Cinic2600 is Friday, December 6th 2013 (the Friday *AFTER* the Thanksgiving holiday weekend) at its usual time and place: 7pm at the Hive13 hackerspace: 2929 spring grove ave in Camp Washington (known locally as The Anchor Building).
Cameron will be demonstrating an end-to-end assault on a residential network, from compromising the wireless network to getting a shell on the PC, and all of the mischief that can be caused along the way. I will be following up with some steps you can take to prevent some of these problems and how you can hopefully spot some of these shenanigans before something bad happens.
As always, if you have something to present or to demonstrate please bring it by :-)
Maps and other details about Hive13 can be found here. See you there!
Cinic2600 is this Friday, October 4th at its usual time and place: 7pm at the hive13 hackerspace: 2929 spring grove ave in camp washington (known locally as the anchor building).
I’ll be giving a talk on some of the technical aspects of the NSA domestic surveillance program. This is an updated version of the talk that I gave in 2011.
OK Folks, when the publicity starts to come together, you know it is getting real! Above is Jason Langdon’s proof graphics for the first batch of posters that will announce the Cincinnati Mini-Maker Faire to the General Public. The event will be Saturday, October 19 at Washington Park. Setup is that morning. The event opens to the general public from 12:00 noon to 10:00pm and pack-out after that. Volunteers are needed for all shifts, all day. This means you and your buddies! Here is the link to the live volunteer form.
More details to follow, but don’t delay to register to help out and be part of this amazing event!
Ryan 2.0 (a.k.a. Ryan Hesse) will finish his summer co-op term at GE here in Cincinnati and will return to Montana next week. Before he goes, he will follow through and conduct four MIG welding classes at HIVE13 this weekend.
Friday, August 9 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm (limit 6 hands-on students)
Saturday, August 10 from 12:00 noon to 2:00pm (limit 6 hands-on students)
Saturday, August 10 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm (limit 6 hands-on students)
Sunday, August 11 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm (limit 6 hands-on students)
Classes are $15.00 each for Elite and non-members, and $5.00 for Full and Student members collected at the door. The fees cover material costs. Classes are limited to six hands-on participants in each session, first come first served. An EventBrite (click here) has been created to reserve class seats. Fees will be collected at the door.
Deconstruction Electronics Recycling Projects 4 All, the title, and the flyer say it all.
Join us on upcoming 3rd Wednesdays of the month between now and year end (8/21, 9/18, 10/16, 11/20 and 12/18) starting at 7:00 pm each night.
Member Nebbie will lead this outreach to those who are circuit bending inclined to come and take over the HIVE to celebrate their unique art objects, found art and the general weirdness that is DERPA.
Weirdo extraordinaire thejunkyardcatalyst (intentionally all one word) will be the chief circuit contortionist who will guide you through toy cracking and open keyboard surgery. We encourage you to bring you current project, or candidate toy to work on. We will have solder, irons, switches and jacks to sell you at cost to help you bend your toy.
Members, guests, and interested first-time-walk-ins are welcome to come to see and learn a new maker skill. The HIVE is the place to learn, make, and collaborate on fun projects. (Find Us)
HIVE13 made its first Maker Faire appearance exhibiting at the Detroit Maker Faire 2013 on Sunday, July 28. A special thank you goes out to our LVL1 Louisville hackerspace friends, Brad and the gang, who encouraged Jim to display some HIVE works in a corner of their booth on Sunday.
The HIVE banner, Galileo’s Finger, CinD-LOU’s eyeballs, and Jim’s kinematic sculpture ‘Life’ were prominently displayed and drew lots of attention throughout the day. Mostly it was, “OK, what is this strange thing?”
LVL1′s fire-breathing animated and wheel chair mobile pretty pony Buttercup was still the star of the booth and LVL1 had a wide variety of other exhibits including a playschool pi computer, radiation cloud chamber, and a wack-a-shark game for the kids. These guys are awesome and an inspiration to the rest of us.
The rain held off and a good time was had by all. We should do this more often!