Category: eLab Hackerspace

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…




eLab Hackerspace GSM Access Control System

Hi! 🙂 As you may already know, I am one of the founders of eLab Hackerspace, in Faro, Portugal. In case you didn’t read it, I have made a post about the birth of eLab Hackerspace before. It is located inside the Institute of Engineering of the University of the Algarve and its members are…




The Hackerspace Movement: Mitch Altman at TEDxBrussels

Hi! Following my previous post about the eLab Makerspace Today I’m just going to share a video that I saw today and honestly think that everyone who loves learning, making, tinkering, should see (and everyone who doesn’t should see it too!). It’s a video about the history of Hackerspaces and the Maker movement that includes…




The birth of eLab Hackerspace

Hi! Today I’ll let you know about a Hackerspace that I have founded together with my friends João Duarte, Goncalo Pereira, Fábio Martins and Hugo Santos in September of 2011 inside the University of the Algarve. The electronics engineering department had been providing a room for students to do their projects for a few years…