Introduction to the Haskell programming language – Saturday July 18 at 2:00 PM

July 17th, 2015 Comments off

This Saturday July 18 at 2:00 PM, Hive13 will recieve a visit from Shae Erisson of Makers Local 256 in Huntsville Alabama. Shae is touring U.S. makerspaces, comparing differences and learning about their structure.

Shae will provide an introductory talk covering the Haskell programming language.

Haskell is a programming language that is different because it is pure, lazy, and has a powerful and friendly type system. The presentation will focus on those differences and additionally discuss libraries, community, and commercial use.

Afterward, there may be informal discussion of hackerspaces Shae has visited, and of Hive13′s organization (or lack thereof). Please make plans to attend if any of these topics are of interest.

Introduction to Welding Class (July 18th)

July 13th, 2015 Comments off

Have you always wanted to learn how to weld? Kirk Wallace will be hosting an Introduction to Welding class at Hive13 this coming Saturday (July 18th, 2015). Absolutely no experience is necessary to attend this class on MIG welding.

This will be a very introductory class with the first half covering the theory of MIG welding, briefly touching on TIG and stick welding. After a short intermission, the second half of the class will be practical hands on learning, where you will get the opportunity MIG welding steel together with individual instruction from Kirk. If there is some extra time and people are feeling adventurous, you may get to quickly try out TIG welding as well.

The class will take place from 9:45am until 1pm. There will be a brief intermission between the theory and application from 11:00am-11:15am. Attendees are welcome to bring a lunch to eat while others are practicing welding.

Tickets are $40/person and will include all materials and tools to be used in the class. Class size is limited to six people. Purchase the tickets and read the FAQ at

Electronics Open House – Thursday, June 25, 2015: 5:30pm to 8pm

June 25th, 2015 Comments off

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Hello Everyone! Sorry for the late post, but Lorin will be having an electronics open house

on Thursday, June 25 from 5:30pm to 8pm.


This is open to the public and members alike.   You can stop in at any point during the open house or stay for all of the open shop hours.


So stop on down with a project and Lorin will be happy to help you, or drop by to re-familiarize yourself with our electronics area. He will be there to help people with projects, introduce folks to the space, and answer questions!

Anything from:
  •  Assembly and soldering.
  • How to use an oscilloscope (digital or analog) and other test gear.
  • Electronics theory.
  • Analog and Digital.
  • Old school electronics.
  • PCB etching (Unless time crunch doesn’t permit this. Regardless, he said he will probably be doing some workshops on such things in the future)
He will also be bringing his EEG project, and probably the analog Vocoder as examples.


Thanks Lorin for your outstanding efforts here at the hive! Bravo!

Software Defined Radio (SDR) Night!

June 3rd, 2015 Comments off


Software-defined radio (SDR) is a radio communication system where components that have been typically implemented in hardware (e.g. mixers, filters, amplifiers, modulators/demodulators, detectors, etc.) are instead implemented by means of software on a personal computer or embedded system.


Software Defined Radio night will be this Friday at 7pm during the regularly scheduled cinci2600 meeting.  Dave B has a HackRF blue that was generously donated to the space along with several other HackRF blue units.  Come on down and play with this fun technology!

Open Hours

May 25th, 2015 Comments off

Greetings everyone! My name is Dustin, and I’ll be working as a volunteer this summer at Hive13. So until September, we will have open hours to give people the opportunity to tour our space, see what a makerspace looks like, or just to come down to work on a fun and exciting project! Starting this week our hours will be Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3pm to 11pm. You can also find these hours posted on our Google Calendar on the right side of the main page. If you don’t have any plans this memorial day, why not stop by and build something fun? I will be here to give people tours, access to the space, and can help with projects to the best of my ability.

Thanks for your time, and remember to stay awesome!