Mid-Pinellas Comic Con

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Donation Policy Draft

Now that donations are starting to roll in, it’s time to get a handle on organizing them. We’ve take the time to draft some policies and procedures for handling donations. It’s a work in progress and the document is open to public comment. You’ll find it at Donation Policy Draft. Some highlights: Items we can’t […]