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by Bergo
Wed Aug 17, 2011 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Free Computer Stuff
Replies: 0
Views: 2121

Free Computer Stuff

Last night Dan, Ryan, tim, and myself picked up a truck load of stuff from Iron Solutions Inc. Lots of surplus IT equipment and a ton of cables. Feel free to go thorugh it, take what you want (for home or at the space) and I'll be back next week to take the rest to sarcan.
by Bergo
Fri Aug 05, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: project log - Thermostat
Replies: 1
Views: 3133

project log - Thermostat

Time to finally start building something for myself in the space! I recently finished up installing a new central air conditioner in my house, and I hate my current programable thermostat (does anyone try to use these things before they ship them out? not exactly user friendly). So, I figured i'd bu...
by Bergo
Mon Jul 25, 2011 8:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 98
Views: 75982

Re: Introduce Yourself

Hi Bill, thanks for signing up, and best of luck starting a local hackerspace! We've had a lot of fun so far at techworks, and are planning to have an open house at the space sometime soon. I'm sure details will be posted online, and it would likly be a great time to stop in, but feel free to do so ...
by Bergo
Thu Jul 14, 2011 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marketing ideas
Replies: 20
Views: 14462

Re: Marketing ideas

I sort of liked this one: JB: What can hackerspaces do to get more women to participate? Astera: ...what’s the point in changing a concept that totally works for those interested in the material to something more broad, when the only goal you want to follow is to make it more politically correct? Ho...
by Bergo
Wed Jul 13, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marketing ideas
Replies: 20
Views: 14462

Re: Marketing ideas

FingerTech wrote:Awesome! Now you realize we will need a TechWorks cake for the grand opening...
Sure, grand opening party, or for the open house?
by Bergo
Wed Jul 13, 2011 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marketing ideas
Replies: 20
Views: 14462

Re: Marketing ideas

CNC paper cutter sounds cool. I want to see it live and in action! I doubt a CNC paper cutter would have crossed my mind, but now taht it has been brought to my attension I can easily come up with a half dozen interesting uses for one. She also does cakes, and the CNC cutter cuts fondant out for ca...
by Bergo
Wed Jul 13, 2011 12:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marketing ideas
Replies: 20
Views: 14462

Re: Marketing ideas

think we could lure jeri ellsworth here?
by Bergo
Wed Jul 13, 2011 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marketing ideas
Replies: 20
Views: 14462

Re: Marketing ideas

As far as the "boys club" thing goes, I think my wife might be interested in doing some stuff, she enjoys sewing/crafts etc. she makes her own paper, and sews shoes to sell online for children, and some other artsy stuff. She also has a CNC paper cutter, so +1 geek factor!
by Bergo
Thu Jul 07, 2011 7:55 pm
Forum: Website Updates
Topic: Website update
Replies: 14
Views: 12671

Re: Website update

FingerTech wrote:Oh I assumed it was free. Nay to paying!
seconded.
by Bergo
Thu Jul 07, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: Website Updates
Topic: Website update
Replies: 14
Views: 12671

Re: Website update

so, squarespace costs $15/month after the two week trial, think we could just rip-off the design (css and html) and host it for free? or are we really in love with the CMS backend that it makes it worth it?