Introduction to Transistors – Talk (FPGA Series) & Open Lab

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 28 Jun 2018 7:00 PM Ever heard of transistors? Well…. They are kinda sorta almost important for digital circuits (read, the digital revolution wouldn’t exist without them). Really understanding the transistor will be the foundation for understanding how all computer-based algorithms work. Let’s peal back the some of the mystery…

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Building a non-conventional frame – Crafting & Open Lab

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 07 Jun 2018 7:00 PM Let’s build a table top frame to display our Logo. What’s ‘easiest’ for us to accomplish with the tools on and is two clear pieces of plastic bolted together, similar to this: https://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/0UBM/FIHVM342/FM10UBMFIHVM342.LARGE.jpg?auto=webp Credits to this Instructables for the image:http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Picture-Frame/ Instead of a laptop monitor,…

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Wiki Edit-a-Thon – Emerging Technologies

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 02 Jun 2018 12:00 PM **PLEASE REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE**https://www.eventbrite.com/e/capital-area-biospace-emerging-technologies-edit-a-thon-tickets-45774755526 Emerging Technologies Wikipedia Workshop and Edit-a-thonThis is a joint event between: Capital Area Biospace, MoCoMakers, Rockville Science Center, and Wikimedia DC This workshop will bring together DIY biologists and makers from across the DC area with experienced Wikipedians. Learn about emerging…

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Exploring Drag Knife Mods for a CNC to Vinyl Cutter

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 24 May 2018 7:00 PM We are interested in making a Vinyl Cutter out of our friendly neighborhood ShopBot CNC. Here are the kinds of things a vinyle cutter can do:https://makezine.com/2015/12/15/34-things-didnt-realize-can-vinyl-cutter/ This talk is all about turning our CNC, which is normally a rotary bit meant for cutting wood, into…

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