SIGFOX Maker Tour Lisbon

Hi everyone! In the end of January I received an invitation to attend an event where I place high expectations: the SIGFOX Maker Tour Lisbon. The event will take place on the next Thursday (11th February 2016) at Startup Lisboa. I have high expectations because I’m very interested in Internet of Things (IoT) and SIGFOX will



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part III

Hi everyone! This is the third post on building the HacKeyboard. In case you haven’t read the first ones, here are the links: HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part I HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part II Removing the keycaps and desoldering the switches The first thing I did was to remove the keycaps.



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part II

Hi everyone! This is the second post on building the HacKeyboard. In case you haven’t read the first one, here’s the link: HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part I But… what’s the difference between mechanical and normal keyboards? Most keyboard that you find on stores nowadays (basically all of them except the high-end gamer products)



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part I

NOTE: I’m still updating the blog to publish all the documentation and files in both English and Portuguese. At the moment the best option for checking the whole build is by checking the project on Instructables: HacKeyboard, a mechanical keyboard built from scratch. This message will be erased as soon as I manage to complete the



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Lisbon Mini Maker Faire – part III

This is the third post regarding Lisbon Mini Maker Faire. In case you haven’t read the previous parts, click here (part I) and here (part II). In this post I’ll just show you two videos and the full Gallery of photos taken by all eLab Hackerspace members (+500 photos!)  Enjoy! Videos Here is a short video that I edited with



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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



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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 The



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eLab Hackerspace wins a Lulzbot Taz4 3D Printer

I have some great news from eLab Hackerspace! It was chosen as one of the 32 Hackerspaces in the whole world to receive an amazing Lulzbot Taz 4 3D Printer in the Lulzbot‘s 4th Annual Hackerspace Giveaway.  eLab in Portugal is also a winner of the Hackerspace Giveaway with the longest entry of 6+ pages!



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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 to



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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 . In case



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