Embedded Software for Absolute Beginners

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 drivers, we managed to cover all the basics of writing some simple programs, uploading to an Arduino...

Soldering is Easy with Mitch Altman

On Saturday the 30th of April we had the pleasure of a visit from Mitch Altman, and Jimmy Rodgers to the space, where Mitch delivered is Soldering is Easy workshop to a crown of both hackspace members and first time visitors. Mitch has delivered his workshop to some...

BBC micro:bit @ MOSI with STEMnet

That’s a confusing title. What’s a BBC micro:bit? Why are people from HackOldham being referred to as experts by otherwise responsible adults? Is STEMnet that thing from Terminator? What’s a museum? All, and more, shall be revealed. On Wednesday...

Frankentoys for Children in Need

Yesterday our #FutureMakers tried their hand at making Frankentoys to raise money for Children in Need, if you have seen the Toy Story films you’ll be familiar with the idea but for those who have not I’ll explain. The idea of FrankenToys is to take old...

Minecraft Club

We have finally been given a date to get an internet connection into the space, which means we can get rolling with a number of plans. One of these is to get a Minecraft group going which fingers crossed will start on Thursday 16th July between 16:00 – 18:00. We...