Category: Electronics

Lisbon Mini Maker Faire – part II

This is the second post regarding Lisbon Mini Maker Faire. In case you haven’t read part I, click here. Lisbon Mini Maker Faire – Day 1 After an almost sleepless night working on the projects and filling a storage box with all the components and tools that could be necessary, at 7AM we started the…




Lisbon Mini Maker Faire – part I

Amazing! This is the word that best describes the Lisbon Mini Maker Faire: amazing! 🙂 During three days more than 100 Portuguese Makers were together at Pavilhão do Conhecimento, in Lisbon, sharing their knowledge and showing their amazing projects to over 12000 visitors, a number that surpassed all expectations. Before the Maker Faire: the beginning…




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 🙂 ….




Lisbon Mini Maker Faire – the Curators, extended deadline and some news

  Hi everyone! I have some great news about the Lisbon Mini Maker Faire that’s going to happen in September. 🙂 In case you haven’t checked out the first post I made about the Lisbon Mini Maker Faire, go check it out here. In case you already read it, then you know that the call…




Lisbon Mini Maker Faire

  The moment that some people have been waiting for is coming: the first Maker Faire in Portugal! 😀 It’s going to be held in Pavilhão do Conhecimento, in Lisbon, from the 19th to the 21st of September of 2014. The event was first announced in the 7th Portuguese Makers Hangouts session live at Codebits…




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…




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…




Video of Episode 5 of Portuguese Makers Hangouts

Hi everyone 🙂 As I said in my previous post, Episode 5 of the Portuguese Makers Hangouts was live on the 16th of October. Once again, it was very interesting to watch and hear about the projects made by other portuguese makers. This episode’s participants were Guilherme Martins from ArticaCC, Ferdinand Meier from FabLAB EDP…