Looking forward – tell us what you’d like to see


It’s hard to believe we’ve been in our new space for a year already! Since we moved in last June, we’ve held or hosted over 250 events and programs and seen more than 2,000 people through our doors. We have expanded our free programs with public technology workshops like our growing e-Nable communityand promoted and […]

Making The Future

Thank you Cognizant for helping us Make The Future with some great kids at Robles Elementary and Cypress Creek Elementary. Can’t wait for the next round of classes! Some photos of our newest makers! @HackTampa @adafruit #MakingtheFuture pic.twitter.com/Of7NylT950 — Joe Blankenship (@CGRIIorg) May 22, 2015

Mid-Pinellas Comic Con


We will have a table at Mid-Pinellas Comic Con Saturday, August 9 from 10am to 5pm. This is at the Seminole Community Library at the St. Petersburg College Seminole campus. Come meet comic fans, gamers, cosplayers, and makers from St. Petersburg, Largo, Clearwater, Seminole and more. We’ll be showing off some of our projects, 3D printing, and […]

LEGO Quadcopter Kickstarter

LEGO Quadcopter Drone

There’s a new Kickstarter for a LEGO quadcopter / drone kit from Ed Scott and Nick Margarone. They first met up at a “Everything Quadrotor” Meetup we organized back in November. Ed showed off his autonomous GPS-controlled hexcopter and talked about a lot of his experiences flying, including recovering his copter from crashes in lakes and […]

2013 In Review / Looking Forward

2013 was a great start for us at Tampa Hackerspace. Rather than go on and on about what we’ve done, I’ll simply post a list and conclude with some of the things that we already know we’re looking towards in 2014. We’re planning a board workshop to do some goal setting but I really want […]

Projects That Matter – Six Weeks Later


On October 1st, we started a short-term initiative for Tampa Hackerspace called Projects That Matter. We created a Google Doc and listed a number of 30 day projects. PTM was defined as projects which: Establish the infrastructure that makes our space and organization functional Provides for the sustainability of the group As a matter of […]

Projects That Matter

Tampa Hackerspace

Now that we’re in our first space and the equipment is starting to come in and get used, I think it’s time to refocus on the projects that are necessary to immediately help us function effectively and make the place useful and welcome for members and potential members. For instance, many members are more interested […]