The latest news on our Gadgets and Sculpture that Moves! class at the Fleisher is that we need 3 more tinkerers to sign up for it to run, and the deadline has been pushed back until tomorrow! Now’s your chance to give your 11-13 year old a place to apply their curiosity about appliances and […]
Our Build Your Own FM Radio Transmitter – June 18 1-4 pm $15 Building a radio transmitter is a great way to learn some basic theory about electronics and radio while getting your hands dirty. This class, brought to you by the Hacktory and the Prometheus Radio Project, involves soldering parts and tuning up your […]
Building a radio transmitter is a great way to learn some basic theory about electronics and radio while getting your hands dirty. This class, brought to you by the Hacktory and the Prometheus Radio Project, involves soldering parts and tuning up your very own FM radio transmitter. At the end you’ll have a simple low-power […]
You asked for it, D.I.Y. Intro to Arduino and Basic Electronics is Back! This is the perfect intro class to experiment with interactive art, or to make electronic projects using the popular open source platform called Arduino. You will learn to build your own development platform, connect a variety of sensors (light, touch, sound, etc.) […]
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Table-top Machine from Jake Wells on Vimeo. Today is the last day of our Gadgets and Kinetic Sculpture class at the Fleisher. We’re so glad the students had such an awesome time. Read more about the class on the teacher’s website or you can sign your maker-to-be up for the spring session of the class.
Yesterday we hosted our first workshop on hacking sex toys and we had a wonderful and diverse turnout. The workshop started with people talking about ideas they had about toys to make. People were encouraged to use the parts available, bike tires to make harnesses, plastic eggs with tiny motors to make vibrators, or take […]
We were stoked to see Geekadelphia covering our Sex Toy Hacking Workshop this Sunday March 20th from 1-4 pm. Space is limited though, so be sure to email us to register at email@example.com. Fee is $20 for the instruction and materials that will be on hand.
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If you like hacking and you like sex toys, then this is the event for you. From DIY floggers to vibrators that vibrate in Morse Code, the possibilities are endless. The Hacktory’s BFF Maggie will kick things off with a short talk about a few of the projects she’s worked on, followed by a time […]
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Did anyone spot any LED flowers today? A group of us got together to create Ji Sun Lee’s Moonlit Flower on Saturday. Everyone had a great time stitching unique soft circuit parts from aniomagic into wearable works of art. Check out our photos to see all the colorful creations on our flickr. We are all […]
Make a LED felt flower for your loved one (or for yourself) for Valentine’s Day — put it on a sweater, around a wrist, on a barrette, or on a bike bag. Based on Ji Sun Lee’s soft circuit design, we will use conductive thread, a LED sequin, watch battery and felt to stitch wearable […]