Hackerspace Charlotte is a non-profit organization where people with common interests, usually in computers, technology, or digital/electronic art can meet, socialize, and collaborate. HSC can be viewed as a kind of open community lab incorporating elements of a machine shop, workshop, classroom, and studio where all kinds of makers can come together to share resources and knowledge to build and make cool things. We have members from a wide range of backgrounds - including engineering, information security, interdisciplinary art, computer science, music, woodworking, philosophy, and corporate management.
Hackerspace Charlotte is proud to present 3D printing demonstrations at Mint Museum UPTOWN this Sunday from 1pm-4pm. We will have 3D doodlers to create your own 3D art, our 3D printers printing out shoes in honor of their shoe exhibit, and lots of other fun hands on activities this weekend. For more info visit their[…]
Have you passed by Hackerspace Charlotte on a routine basis and always wondered what cool tools, classes, and technological advances happening behind those four walls? Wonder no more, Hackerspace Charlotte will be having an open house at 5:30pm-6:30 (TONIGHT!) every other Monday starting June 6th. This event is free and open to the public. Visitors[…]
Hackerspace Charlotte is pleased to announce a summer C# programming class for beginners! Kahlan will be teaching the class. You will have the option to attend in person or virtually. You can check out our calendar for the dates: http://hackerspacecharlotte.org/calendar/ Or RSVP on our meetup here: http://www.meetup.com/HackSpaceClt/ Details: This event is free and open to the[…]
Resident hacker, Tim Anderson (above), made a 3D printed Ukulele that glows in the dark! Happy Tech Tuesday!
The laser tube has been replaced on the full spectrum laser. It’s actualy cutting through materials now. Additionally its been quickly aligned.
We are pleased to announce we are having April Build Night on Tech Tuesday for the month of April. This means, rather than the traditional format of ‘What have you been working on lately’ and ‘Hacker assist’ we will be having a build night each Tuesday this month. At the end of the event, you[…]
Hackerspace is looking for some donations of new/gently used usb wired keyboards, usb wired laser mice, and (HDMI, VGA, or DVI) monitors for our Raspberry Pi builds. Our goal is to bring in 7 more kits (monitor, mouse, and keyboard) for our upcoming projects using our Pi 3’s, Pi Zeros, and Ham radio projects. If[…]
There is still plenty of time to get your raffle tickets for the Pi Raffle THIS Thursday! You could win a Pi Zero starter package or one of two Pi II’s with a 32 gig micro sd card! Get your tickets now! http://www.meetup.com/HackSpaceClt/events/229256856/ HSC will be raffling off the hot new Raspberry Pi Zero Package[…]
The Hackerspace Charlotte board plays an important role in the evolution of growth and development of the organization. Hackerspace Charlotte (HSC) is a place where people with common interests, in technology, engineering, digital/electronic art, and/or DIY can meet, socialize and collaborate. HSC can be viewed as an open community lab incorporating elements of a machine shop, workshop, classroom, and studio where all kinds of hackers and makers can come together to share resources and knowledge to build and make cool things with technology.
I set out on a quest to create a chess playing robot like the mechanical Turk. When I began the project I had a pretty quick deadline: the North Carolina Maker Faire 2013. I knew I couldn’t possibly build a robot and program it to play chess all before the NC Maker Faire, but I was[…]