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  • Hopefully you’ve seen the digital signage in the HackSpace window. I hope you agree, it looks quite good. All for under £10 (initially) plus some bits we had lying around.

  • I’ve been trying to optimise the way I make Milestag sensor domes. These are electronic sensors that receive infra red light and convert this into a stream of binary

  • So seeing as Fitbit bought Pebble, and development is going to end on the Pebble platform, everyone is selling off their stock of Pebbles cheap. And I love a bargain. So I

  • On 04-Mar-2017 we put on our first Embedded Software for Absolute Beginners workshop at HackOldham 1.5. 10 hardy Guinea Pigs signed up and, despite a minor issue with drive

  • I’ve had the need to make a part. I originally planned to 3D print it but the ‘legs’ at the right hand side were just too fragile. A talk with the mechani

  • A pop up shop will open in Oldham this week, providing a taster of what will be on offer at the spring launch of the region’s biggest permanent high street makerspace. Open

  • I’ve got quite a lot done since my last post. My neighbour kindly machined the Y axis risers and Y axis gantry for me. I really did not do much on these myself, so he

  • The sword was now ready to paint, the pva glue had provided a good surface for great coverage from this painting was easy, I used automotive spray paint it wasn’t any

  • I wanted to get a gift for my girlfriend sure I could buy flowers or chocolates but meh they are kinda not what a geeky girl wants…..a sword from an anime series? per

We like pubs, we particularly like the Bank Top Tavern, they have been and continue to be fantastic to us. However there comes a time, when every hacker, even the currently homeless ones like us has to get down and...

So much is happening right now and unfortunately we can't quite share it publicly, but fingers crossed there will be lots of news coming this week. One thing we all need to do is get the communication going between the meets, there is lots to be...

Its that time again where we get together at the Bank Top Tavern, drink beer, play games and plan world domination. This month we have some exciting news to share so join us and find out what its all about. http://www.meetup.com/HackOldham-Meetup/   Meanwhile, you many enjoy what the hackers...

So @p0welly has just been chatting to Millie on Preston FM, We'll post the podcast when it goes live, but if you want any more information about the things discussed, check out the links below. *** edit *** Here it is, you can listen in full on...

  For the coming months we have a home, so now we are more than just an idea. Until further notice we will be meeting at The Bank Top Tavern on the second Tuesday of each month at 7pm. You can find the full details about the meeting...

What started out as an idea, is starting to become a reality. This week the founders will be meeting up for our first formal meeting, the aim is to get organised, dish out some tasks and set a date for our public meet ups, details of...

Welcome to HackOldham, or at least welcome to the idea of HackOldham. You see a few of us geeky types want to build something, and we need your help and support to do it. We want to build a Hackspace where people of all backgrounds can come together...

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