Week 89 – Pancakes, Production and Polypropylene

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 18th, 6-9pm Liverpool Sewing Club
Wednesday 20th, 6:30-8pm Liverpool Friends of the Earth

Week 88

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

  • <osfameron> who are we and what have we done with the real Room29? #weeknotes
  • <mcknut> heh, camviewer inbox zero is celebrated by the rails app crashing because it doesn’t know how to handle *no results*! #weeknotes
  • <mcknut> mapme_at: Google Latitude API, Mobile Web and Snappy Places, some improvements to the site went live recently! http://is.gd/ZrXouz #weeknotes
  • frabcus: Just tested – 35 meter range for my RF transmit/receive along corridor at @DoESLiverpool #makerday #weeknotes
  • thingomy: Resistors is futile @DoESLiverpool #week notes http://via.me/-9k2hndg

Coming Up in the Next Week

Wednesday 13th, 7-9pm Maker Night
Thursday 14th, 6:30-9pm Lean Liverpool

Week 87

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

  • <JodiS> #weeknotes Hakim’s in Wired – Great photo of Francis Irving from @osfameron in http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2013/01/this-old-house/
  • <amcewen> #weeknotes Great turnout at #makernight, lots of new faces along too
  • <def-proc> #weeknotes replacement door lock on the main door is fitted, so they’re all upgraded and we’re back to secure electronic access as normal.
  • DefProc: Just finished manufacturing the first batch of a new product @DoESLiverpool #weeknotes Details will be on the website soon. Next: #ACupOfTea
  • <mcknut> Google Drive and Rails based CRM completed, now to use it to deal with another 700 feedback items #weeknotes
  • DefProc: Soldered up the real time clock module, so my wordclock project is now off the breadboard. #weeknotes @DoESLiverpool
  • <amcewen> ah, the age old debugging-by-flashing-LEDs technique #weeknotes
  • amcewen: @eyesparky and @thingomy cataloguing oscilloscopes at @DoESLiverpool #weeknotes http://twitpic.com/c0by84

Coming Up in the Next Week

Last night, sorry! Liverpool Sewing Club
Saturday, 10am-5pm Maker Day

Week 86

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 28th January, 7-9pm Maker Night
Tuesday 29th January, 12-2pm PaaS – less sysadmin more code, with Red Hat
Tuesday 29th January, 6:30-9pm Geekup Liverpool: Clojure dojo

Week 85

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

  • <amcewen> mcknut++ # Finishing the doughnuts so we don’t have to #weeknotes
  • <amcewen> Back from a lovely Cathedral Valley lunch at the Brink #weeknotes
  • <amcewen> Interesting kick off meeting for a nice little project with @Mudlark and @bbcrd #weeknotes
  • <mcknut> Reached inbox zero for CamViewer problem reports, having responded to 4500! #weeknotes
  • <mcknut> hurrah, fixed CamViewer disconnecting bug number 1, appears to be a small protocol mismatch #weeknotes
  • An IRC exchange…
    • <mcknut> DoESBot: remind me to do geekup email at 10:00
    • <DoESBot> sure
    • <DoESBot> reminder (14:30:23): mcknut not to bother with reminders [from a reminder set the previous day by osfameron – ed]
    • <mcknut> lolz
    • <amcewen> osfameron++ # great comedy timing
  • <notazengarden> Our Nesta bid to deliver Internet of Things workshops to thousands of children is submitted. You can see the video here: https://vimeo.com/57588146 #weeknotes
  • Def-Proc: Don’t know about #Snowmageddon but it’s like working in a snowglobe with these big windows @DoESLiverpool today.
  • <amcewen> It won’t work if I try to use any of it, but my port of @icanicant‘s AtomThreads at least compiles now #weeknotes
  • <amcewen> Rounded the week off with an interesting meeting about encouraging more startups in Liverpool #weeknotes

Coming Up in the Next Week

Last night, sorry! Liverpool Sewing Club
Saturday, 9am breakfast start Saturday Startup Club (sign-up details)

Week 84

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Wednesday 16th January 2013, 6:30-8pm Friends of the Earth

Week 82 & 83

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days (or fourteen in this case!). You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

  • < osfameron> ELECTRICITY IS HARD #weeknotes
  • DoESLiverpool: New year, new you, new startup? We’re open for business so come in and hot desk or workshop and get 2013 off to a flying start! #weeknotes
  • WhereDial: Last WhereDial built in 2012 is the first one shipped in 2013, also the first to the US! #weeknotes
  • mcknut: My new year’s resolution may be to always have an iOS app waiting for review. Comedy GPS now, CamViewer tomorrow #weeknotes
  • < DefProc> *has submitted maker faire application* #weeknotes
  • < amcewen> Storing things in /the/ cloud is so last year.  We’ve now got our own cloud at DoES Liverpool #weeknotes
  • < amcewen> Experimenting with Openstack on an old spare server #weeknotes
  • < mcknut> Another version of CamViewer iOS app off for testing and submitted to Apple #weeknotes
  • < mcknut> Another potential New Year’s resolution? finally read The Art of Electronics #weeknotes
  • < amcewen> Top tip: You can greatly increase the speed of your 3D prints by making them hollow when you generate the gcode #weeknotes
  • mcknut: Wow, these people talking about going back to work tomorrow. @DoESLiverpool was unoccupied for *one* day over the “holidays”! #weeknotes
  • mcknut: Goodbye Basic Sat Nav, hello Comedy GPS! Re-branded one of my apps after a few complaints 😉 #weeknotes

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 10th January 2013, 6-9pm Liverpool Sewing Club
Wednesday 9th January 2013, 7-9pm Maker Night
Saturday 12th January 2013, 10am-5pm Maker Day

Week 81

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Nothing. It’s Christmas! We’re closed (although naturally, key-holding members can still get in when the building is open, as usual). Have a good break, and we’ll see you when we reopen on Wednesday 2nd January 2013.

Week 80

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

  • <osfameron> revising GCSE trigonometry… #weeknotes
  • DefProc: Got to put laser cut christmas trees (http://def-proc.co.uk/b/gmupx ) on this week’s @DoESLiverpool #weeknotes
  • <amcewen> 19 months in, and we finally finish using all the black ABS filament that came with our first 3D printer #weeknotes
  • mcknut: Considering daily wake up tunes for @DoESLiverpool, today’s was “Jackson 5 – I want you back” #weeknotes
  • <amcewen> Getting to know the new neighbours slowly. The little dog’s name is Oscar #weeknotes
  • <mcknut> Time to upgrade numerous blogs to the latest WordPress version (3.5) #weeknotes
  • <osfameron> Learnt how to solder #weeknotes
  • <amcewen> An interesting afternoon meeting with Access 2 Finance chatting about DoES Liverpool, NW Business Angels and more #weeknotes
  • <osfameron> Played with Electric Imp and blogged about it http://book.roomofthings.com/2012/12/14/playing_with_the_electric_imp/ #weeknotes

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 17th December 2012, 6-9pm Liverpool Sewing Club

Week 79

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

Things of Note

Coming Up Next Week

Tuesday 11th December 2012, 7-9pm Breakerfaire
Wednesday 12th December 2012, 7-9pm Maker Night
Thursday 13th December 2012, 7-9pm Lean Liverpool