Recently, we attended a hackathon in DCU in Dublin, hosted by PCH. 52 hours of blood, sweat and tears to create a prototype from one of the first day pitch ideas. That doesn’t mean you need to be an engineer or anything of the sort. At the hackathon there were all types of people present, from homemakers to engineers. All the ideas were amazing!
We were invited recently to run a workshop at the UK Maker Faire, which took place at the end of April in Newcastle. There were around 120 Makers in the Life Centre, with talks and performances also happening. It was really busy, with more than 10,000 attendees over the weekend.
We went to the Maker Faire in Rome during October. We ran the Mint Tek Circuits workshop for adults and children to make flashing badges from printed circuit boards, using SMD technology, solder paster, a toaster oven and a Reflowster device.
The Dublin Maker was held in Trinity College Dublin on the 25th of July 2015. It was a free event consisting of 10,000 visitors and 45 makers. We ran our “Hardie Kids” workshop here. There was an enormous turnout and many interested in making their own badge, from 10am to 4pm (at which point we […]
Inspirefest 2015 was a two day international event that connects professionals interested in the future of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics with new perspectives on innovation, leadership and success. Plus unique networking at their exciting Fringe Festival this took place from the 18th – 20th June 2015 in Dublin. It was [...]