Nottinghack speak to Sydney Padua

Nottinghack talk to Sydney Padua “…Sydney, do you happen to know what Ada Lovelace’s toothpaste consisted of?”… “Why YES! Yes I do!”

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Global Game Jam 2012

Nottingham Hackspace recently acted as a venue for the Global Game Jam 2012. See a few of the projects here.

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New donations to our bookshelf (Jan 2012)

This month we’ve got some notable new books for members to read in Nottingham Hackspace.  The classic ‘Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain: A Course in Enhancing Creativity and Artistic Confidence’ by Betty Edwards claims to be the world’s most widely used drawing instruction book and has cracking reviews. We also have a […]

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Global Game Jam at Nottingham Hackspace 27th – 29th January 2012

Nottingham Hackspace will play host to the 48 hour Global Game Jam The Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event occurring annually in late January. GGJ brings together thousands of game enthusiasts participating through many local jams around the world. GGJ is a project of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA). […]

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The end of the beginning 2011 in review

It seems nearly impossible to image that we were considering moving to the 1st floor of the Old Police Station on Station Street this time last year. The Art Org had just rejected an offer for us to move into the large room at the back of the Old Police Station and they were offering […]

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Folksy Rulers

One of the things I’m always looking for at the hackspace is a ruler, and we’ve definitely been short of them. I had a word with the people at Folksy, and they sent us a bunch of lovely metal edged wooden ones. Thanks! Folksy is a UK based marketplace for crafters to sell their stuff; […]

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Aaron & Ollie’s Nott Cast 2

We get a good mention on the Nott Cast this week. Ollie and Aaron talk about the Hackspace, the Khan Academy, 37 signals and a load of other stuff.   Nott Cast #2 from Aaron Cottrell on Vimeo. and they made a video at the open day too. Thanks lads!

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Open Day 29th May – Meet the Hackers

We’re looking forward to showing you the Hackspace! We’ll be open to the public from about 10:00am There will be lots to see and do: Kinnect Hacks Knitting Machine 3D Printer Lots of projects to see Meet Cheesoid Presentations and talks/Slideshow Try lock picking Solder a “Flashy Badge” with us (£2) Pick up the events schedule […]

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Achievement Unlocked – Loading Hackspace 2.0

  This afternoon I had a meeting with the folks at Bizspace and an agreement was made that means we will be moving into Roden House at the end of April. Our new address is: Nottingham Hackspace, Unit F6 BizSpace, Roden House Business Centre, Nottingham, NG3 1JH (we’re exactly below the Rollo Accademy of Performing Art) […]

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Announcing Nottingham Hackspace 2.0

Last week we were told that we’d need to leave the Old Police Station by the end of April. Since then we’ve been working with The Art Organisation to arrange new accommodation for Nottingham Hackspace. Yesterday we were pleased to make a new arrangement with The Art Organisation to move in to the basement level […]

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