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Started by Michael Bishop. Last reply by Rechung Fujihira Mar 3, 2011.
Techworks has a Tech Tuesday on the last Tuesday of the month. There is one on Jan. 28. The primary presentation will be about UAV, mainly quadcopter. Tech Tuesday also presents an opportunity for those still in school to prepare and present presentations, with very few hecklers <g>. Email Techworks for more info.
hmmm gotta get a visit scheduled over there in new year.
Maybe we should have a hawaii hackerspace tour - visiting all four active groups.
Nice! I look forward to checking out Techworks next time I'm on the Big Island.
oops, it is http://www.hawaiitechworks.org
@Ted Stethem - Hawaii Techworks sounds very interesting! The link you provided seems to be down.
Just joined to say a word about Hawaii Techworks. There are some members here in other groups. Techworks is more of a maker/dev space than a hackerspace. It's still starting up but there is a facility now at Rainbow falls. It is like a gym membership which exercises the brain rather than the muscles. It is also set up more like a farmer's market, so its like renting a table at a farmer's market, set up whatever you want. If a member wants a hacking space, it is more of a coder environment than a hardware hackerspace. Also, it has a new website address: http://www.hawaiitechworks.com
They're already up and running, or at least hosting events (the space/lab may still be coming together). There's an EasyBotics workshop next week, for example.http://easthawaii.org/hawaiitechworks/
Has anyone here heard of Hawaii Tech Works? They're based in Hilo, and apparently are just starting up. I'm looking forward to HTW opening.
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