The vending machine now provides some more feedback after money is put in.
Source code associated with my contribution is here. I haven't documented
the other components of the vending machine.
Based on the implementation details, it appears to me that
the bill acceptor is in fact plugged into one board (Arduino Leonardo)
that is connected by serial to another board (Raspberry Pi). Why is
the former board used at all? That is, why is the bill acceptor not
plugged directly into the latter board?
I said "your 'community' space," but honestly, I still want this to be my
space, too. I hardly ever make a fuss about any of this stuff because it's
all so futile, you know? but in this case, I really want to make my point
clear: I think we should rescind our action against Rannette. I think
she's been treated unfairly. Even if she is "aggressive" towards you or
your compatriots, I don't think we need white dudes policing our space of
black women's bodies. Matt, you claim to have acted in another's interest
and you offer an injured third party -- let them speak for themselves,
because I don't think it's your place right now. If there was a violent
incident that threatened our space, let's hear it from a witness or an
involved party. "Something Happened" is not good enough. Otherwise "but
above all the Omni
Commons must maintain a safe, welcoming environment" seems to fly directly
in the face of the lived experience of too many black people.
I wanted to reach out for some feedback. Seeking folks who would want to
facilitate or participate in a men's group.
I've previously participated in small groups like this and found them
beneficial for various reasons. I would like to see if folks have had
similar or different experiences.
The way I'm thinking about this would culminate in something like a regular
meeting for men in the sudo room community to discuss relevant issues
including those of identity, oppression, privilege, patriarchy, gender,
sexuality, stereotypes, safe space, and mutual support.
This may not be the best or even a viable path to approach these topics,
but I wanted to throw it out there to see if there is any interest.
Here's some images of the Seiko SMI 3200 Scanning Electron Microscope that
is in need of a new home:
Note that this is NOT a small system! It's not huge as SEM's go, but
definitely not desktop - more like "small room sized". And it would
obviously need some dedicated person to keep it in good running condition.
It is however almost brand new, and currently *running*, at <5nm resolution!
Beam Services Inc is down in Pleasanton, so I guess interested parties
could potentially go and have a look at the system. This kind of equipment
would be a significant commitment and investment in time and effort on our
part, so let's coordinate on this shall we?
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Nope, just finding a good adhesive for reattaching it is hard. I ended up
just using an open cell foam pad to push the header on the glass
Only advice is to not be too aggressive and let the glue take its time to
release. Doingbot while warm would help.
On Mar 21, 2018 1:34 PM, "Marc Juul" <marc(a)juul.io> wrote:
Cool! Hey is there any reason why I can't do that end then just flip the
glass, clean it and re-attach the heating pad on the bottom?
Any tips on getting the heating pad off?
On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 11:34 AM, Adam <me(a)adammunich.com> wrote:
> I have successfully separated the heating pad from my old Taz bed it's
> quite robust
> On Mar 21, 2018 8:10 AM, "Marc Juul" <marc(a)juul.io> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 3:51 PM, Jake <jake(a)spaz.org> wrote:
>>> I 3d printed stuff last night and it worked great. I scraped off the
>>> stuff on
>>> the print bed and exposed the actual glass print bed! it's still good
>>> there are a couple of serious craters. Not sure what to do about the
>>> perhaps fill them in with caulk? Silicone caulk sticks to glass.
>> Yeah sorry about that. One of the craters is my fault. I was printing on
>> a really cold night with ABS and the ABS stuck so well to the glass and the
>> temperature difference in the room was so great that the ABS contracting as
>> it cooled actually took off a bit of the glass. I will try to find and
>> order replacement glass.
>> sudo-discuss mailing list
Henner wrote this awesome parts organizer web service, and it's running at
noisebridge (and his house):
here's the noisebridge implementation (type a letter to begin instant search):
i would love to help fill it with information about the stuff we have at
sudoroom, but i am not confident in my ability to install it and get it running
on our network. If someone feels good about doing this, sudo make it happen
and i'll help.
Sudo-room is currently broke. Not taking in enough money to cover expenses nor plan for any future needs.
Who is interested in reviewing the financial situation and brainstorming some recommendations for bringing in additional funds? I’m happy to help set and track goals.
I wanted to print something tonight and went to the web interface for the laser
(it only works if you're in the Omni)
and when I tried to print it didn't work. Why? Because someone stole the
ethernet cable that had been connecting the printer to the network! Why would
you do that? don't do that.
It took me a long time but i found a replacement cable of the right length, and
i put it back up there, and then i was able to print.
if you want to print, go to the above address. If you just want to check in on
the printer (and make sure its ethernet cable isn't unplugged) you can go to:
P.S. Tom Levine made the excellent web interface above, unfortunately it
doesn't know what to do if the printer isn't online.
i am out of town for tonight and next week's edition of Hardware Hacking
who will host in my place? you just have to welcome new people to the space,
help them find places to sit or hack, and try to help them with their projects,
Hello Sudoroom Community,
About two months ago Ravers Ambitions was created for the sole purposes of
1. Community Building 2. Education Through Collaboration (ETC).
Rave stands for Radical Audio Visual Experience; which involves many
artistic, technical, disciplinary, and organizational elements. Learning
these skills alone could potentially be very difficult as an individual and
extremely time consuming. However that time is shortened when people come
together to share skills in a community/collaborative environment. And the
diversity of skills acquired are much richer when engaged with members from
different backgrounds, with different skill sets.
We've had our first general meet up to make introductions, and plan around
the purpose of this collaboration. We then had an informal (5 person)
lesson, on the Introduction to DJing. During these workshops, regular
contributors came as far from Marin, and San Jose, to provide expensive,
professional grade equipment, for the five hour meetups alone. There also
have been Sudoroom Members Omni Community regulars, whom participated.
There quite a few elements that are emulated from Hackerspace Ethos, with
as well. Nobody is in charge. Are transparent. Operate by consensus.
Learning, workshops, tutoring or mentoring sessions, happen because people
make them happen. Ravers Ambitions is the community that supports that. We
still are new and planning workshops such as: 1) Technical Equipment
(audio, lighting, video, etc) Setup, Maintenance, and Breaking down. 2)
Dancing: An Introduction to Movement With Sound 3) Basics of DJing, 4)
Visual Arts (LEDs, lazor display, video mapping, painting, etc), and more.
In addition I wish this project to be discussed at the next Sudoroom
meeting and be brought up for consensus as an official Sudoroom
project.This is so that if there is questions, comments, or concerns, they
can be expressed. Also to let the larger Sudoroom Community know of this
project as well.
Thank you Sudoroom for the support.
Robert Albert Young Chu