Archive of Blair McBride

has written 8 articles on DSpace.org.nz.

Board meeting notes

Posted by Blair McBride on December 27, 2011 in Meeting Notes tagged with ,

Notes from the recent board meeting, which is open to all members. Discussing financials, running of the makerspace, and how to help the makerspace succeed.

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Availability over Christmas and New Years

Posted by Blair McBride on December 14, 2011 in Announcements tagged with ,

For those of you that don't regularly read the mailing list, Paul posted recently on the schedule over Christmas and New Years time of the year. There's a lot of people heading out of town, spending time with family they don't see often, or just plain busy - so the workshop won't be open as regularly. There will be the odd event on Thursday night, and the workshop will sometimes be open on Saturdays. Check the calendar and the mailing list for details on specific dates. If you are interested in using the space please send mail to the mailing list and we'll see which board members are availa

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Talk: Introduction to JavaScript & Web Development

Posted by Blair McBride on April 27, 2011 in Talks tagged with , , , , , , ,

Learn the basics of JavaScript, HTML and CSS in web development to build a simple to-do list webapp.

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Talk: Introduction to JavaScript & Firefox Add-on Development

Posted by Blair McBride on April 12, 2011 in Talks tagged with , , ,

Learning the basics of JavaScript and Firefox add-on development by building two simple Firefox add-ons.

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Electronic Badge project

Posted by Blair McBride on February 05, 2011 in Projects tagged with ,

Today we sorted and bagged the components for the Electronic Badge project - 40 kits, ready for people to start building them. The (draft) build instructions are available here: http://www.taniwha.com/~paul/dspace.badge/

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Meeting notes: 16th January 2011

Posted by Blair McBride on January 20, 2011 in Meeting Notes tagged with

Casual get together/meeting. Discussion topics: group activities/competitions, Paul's electronic membership badge project, internet connection, website, draft weekly schedule, equipment.

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Meeting notes: 8th December, 2010

Posted by Blair McBride on December 08, 2010 in Meeting Notes tagged with

The initial meeting of the "Dunedin makerspace" unincorporated society was held on Dec 8th 2010 in the cellar of the Duke of Wellington - we adopted a set of rules and elected officers.

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