On March 2, 2014 Eugene Maker Space held a Kickstarter Q&A panel. Four panelists had successfully funded Kickstarter projects and one panelist ultimately decided Kickstarter was not the right solution. Watch the video to learn more about their experiences with Kickstarter! I edited this video together for EMS using their footage. Panelists: Craig Godwin. http://lightdancellc.com…Details
You’ve probably heard of Kickstarter, the world’s most popular platform for crowdfunding projects. EMS member, Mark Danburg-Wyld, first heard of it a couple of years ago, but didn’t back a campaign until a few months back. Here’s what Mark had to say about his experience: “It was so easy – when I opened the site, on…Details
Congrats Clif Cox, Darrell Perko, James Hukill, Kassandra Kaplan, Weston Turner!
Congratulations to all new board members. Thank you all for those that participated in the elections process. See you at the next member meeting!
On November 23, 2013, Eugene Maker Space held its first ever punkin’ chunkin’ competition at The Science Factory! It was such a fun event with a fantastic turn out. We had five teams enter the pumpkin chunking contest, with a 6th last minute entry. The last entry was a much smaller machine that threw apples…Details
Where does the time go? There is now only one week left until Eugene Maker Space’s very first Punkin’ Chunkin’ competition! There are currently four teams entered into the competition. Here is the official list: Shanker Free Crankers Low Earth Orbit Kerbalnauts CPepo – Propulsion Teams have decided to keep their designs secret up to…Details
OregonASK Invited Eugene Maker Space (EMS) to have a booth at todays After School conference. Bob Miller and myself (James Hukill) volunteered to represent EMS onsite at Chemeketa Community College (Salem, Oregon). OregonASK mission statement is “To support, expand and advocate for quality out-of-school time programs and activities for children, youth, and families throughout Oregon.” I think…Details
Eugene Mini Maker Faire is next Saturday, June 15th. More info here.
EMS will have a booth. We still have room for more members to show their projects, so let us know if you want to exhibit.
Eugene Maker Space held our very first Family Hack Day on June 1, 2013. We had a decent sized group of kids and families show up to get some work done on their own projects. And boy did work get done. We also had several EMS members show up to lend a hand and teach some new skills. Thanks to everybody who came out to make this event a success. It went so well that we intend to put on another one in the not-too-distant future. Keep your eyes peeled for updates on that. In the meantime, check out what everyone was working on!Details
Eugene Maker Space will be hosting our very first family hack day this Saturday, June 1 from 12:00PM to 2:00PM. Do you have children who are creative, inventive, or just like to make things? Do your kids have a project they want to work on but they need a space to work? Do they have…Details
Darren Kitchen from Hak5 is currently on his Hack Across America tour. ”What is Hak5?” you ask. Hak5 is an internet show that deals with all things hacking. Darren will be stopping by CodeChops this Friday night to do a talk about “Alternative Internets for the Coming Zombie Apocalypse.” The fun will begin with the…Details