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Book Review: Elon Musk, by Ashlee Vance

Hello everyone! 🙂 I’m back with yet another book review. After reading The Third Wave, by Steve Case, which had some very interesting thoughts about the future of tech companies (review here), I started reading Elon Musk, by Ashlee Vance. The book details the life of one of the most interesting person’s on earth right now:…




Book Review: The Third Wave, by Steve Case

Hello everyone! 🙂 I’m back with another book review. After reading The Innovators, by Walter Isaacson, which I really liked, I started reading The Third Wave, an Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future, by Steve Case, founder of AOL. This book has a different point of view from the previous two I’ve wrote about before. It…




Book Review: The Innovators, by Walter Isaacson

Hello everyone! 🙂 In case you don’t know, I like to read books. Especially books related to technology, innovation and inspiring people from the tech world. The first book review I did was about the Steve Jobs Biography written by Walter Isaacson, a book I totally recommend anyone to read. Last Christmas I got a…




Video of Portuguese Makers Hangouts – Lisbon Maker Faire Special Edition

  Hi everyone 🙂 As I said in my previous post, the Portuguese Makers Hangouts – Lisbon Maker Faire Special Edition was live on the 23rd of July. This hangout was specially interesting because there was a very big participation from the audience. For 2 hours the portuguese makers asked their questions and made their suggestions…




Portuguese Makers Hangout – Lisbon Maker Faire Special Edition

  Hi! 🙂 This post is just to let you know that tonight, at 10:00 PM (Portuguese time) you’ll be able to watch the live stream of the Portuguese Makers Hangout, Lisbon Maker Faire Special Edition. This Hangout will have much more participants than usual since all the curators are going to participate 🙂 ….




First Prize on Hardware Hacking Contest on Instructables.com

Drum roll, please! 😛 I’m proud to announce that the eLab Hackerspace GSM Access Control System has been awarded with a FIRST PRIZE on the Hardware Hacking Contest on Instructables.com! 😀 It was a lot of work to put it all together and write the full documentation for the instructable but it seems it was…




Video of Episode 6 of Portuguese Makers Hangouts

Hi everyone 🙂 As I said in my previous post, Episode 6 of the Portuguese Makers Hangouts was live on the 5th of December. As usual, it was very interesting to watch and hear about the projects made by other portuguese makers. This episode’s participants were: Gonçalo Lopes, who talked about his PhD work in…




Portuguese Makers Hangout – Episode 6

Hi! 🙂 This post is just to let you know that tonight, at 10:00 PM (Portuguese time) you’ll be able to watch the live stream of the 6th Episode of the Portuguese Makers Hangouts.   The purpose of these Hangouts is to gather the Portuguese Makers and get the world to know about their talents…




RaspEdu, the basics of Raspberry Pi for Educators and Professors

  Hi! Following my previous post regarding the Educational Robotics system that I developed with K6 professor Bruna Carmo where I use a Raspberry Pi as a multi-robot controller, I’m now going to share with you RaspEdu, an academic project by students Alexandra Cardoso, Edgar Costa and Graça Sousa from the Informatics Teaching Master course…




Sapo Codebits 2014 Applications open!

  Hi!    Following my previous post regarding Sapo Codebits, the biggest and most awesome technological event in Portugal, I’m making this post to let you know that applications are now OPEN! 🙂 It’s time to go here, create an account, or login with yours if you already have one, fill in your bio and…




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