Blinkentrees weekend 1

This weekend, the hackerspace was a hive of activity. Romain Schmitz and his merry helpers set about to hack up some Christmas cheer, in the way of some blinkentrees, little blinking Christmas trees that use the eminently hackable ATTiny. These trees are certified 100% home-grown in the hackerspace, and guaranteed to last at least till ...

Chocolate workshop

On Saturday Nov. 28th, Georges Kesseler took it upon himself to hold the hackerspace’s first chocolate workshop. Georges graciously offered to teach us how to make silicone molds and then to use them to make chocolate parts. He uses this process to make the Keybites. The genesis of the workshop was to make more chocolate ...

LiLux meeting in Strassen

On Wednesday the 21st of October, LiLux, the Luxembourgish Linux User Group met in Strassen. Almost ’til midnight, a multi-cultural and multi-generational mix of geeks led discussions in up to four languages in parallel. People talked about difficulties with non-GNU versions of tar, Firefox’s “safebrowsing” capabilities and operation of the Sheevaplug embedded system, amongst other ...

Progressbar hackerspace (Slovakia) at hack.lu

“Luxembourg hackerspace unlike that Bratislava has a huge area (reading room, workshop, separate bar with a fridge full of Club Mate) and also great support from the city itself, thus they can afford to Luxembourg ratios symbolic Member – only € 6 per month. Every day there are 5-10 people present during the presentations and ...

Vintage Galore

The vintage computer museum at syn2cat is growing. In addition to a fully functional NeXT station, an old CRT iMac, two SparcStations and an OLD HP workstation, the latest C3L meeting added a massive Sun server on which we swiftly installed FreeBSD. Thanks to emQue for lending the machine to the hackerspace! C3L meets every ...