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Right to repair

Dear Blackpool Makerspace, I am getting in touch with you on behalf of The Restart Project, a London-based charity and social enterprise that aims to fix our relationship with electronics. Last year, we held Fixfest UK, a UK-wide event in … Continue reading

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Virtual Arduino

Design and test Arduino circuits using the Tinkercad simulator.  https://www.tinkercad.com/  Here I am testing the use of inline assembler instructions in the Arduino IDE to blink the onboard LED.

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Vulca Makers mobility program visit Blackpool Makerspace

“Vulca’s main objective is to understand the impact of makers & hackers on mobility throughout Europe. To demonstrate this impact, we plan to launch a research project about makers & hackers and their mobility via several networks, including Fab Labs, … Continue reading

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Hello from Poland

Blackpool Makerspace received an invitation from Poland to attend a financial services conference to be held in London on Thursday 4th October. The invite generated much discussion about the media the invite arrived on. A 3.5 inch floppy disk!  One … Continue reading

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Energy Self-Sufficiency in an Urban Environment

2018/8/18 meeting Some of the members of Blackpool Makerspace have been considering undertaking one or more energy self-sufficiency based projects with reference to a Blackpool Town-House. Water recycling, Solar hot water generation, Solar electric generation, wind generation of electricity, other … Continue reading

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Jon travels from New Zealand to attend the Blackpool LUG

Les, Tony and Jon –    The Screaming Penguins together again…..    

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AGM Summary

Attending: Mike, Tony, Les, Jeff, Mark, Dave and Josh. Mike Hull was re-elected as Chairman, Mike Hewitt was re-elected as secretary and Tony Hughes was re-elected as Treasurer. The Treasurers report indicated the club finances were in reasonable shape with a … Continue reading

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