Houston's Hackerspace

Aug 27, 2013 by rtavk3
TX/RX Labs is proud to announce our Fall 2013 Workshop Series, featuring 40+ workshops in diverse topics such as Welding, Programming, 3d Printing, CNC, CAD, CAM, and much more. We look forward to sharing our excitement for fabrication and innovation with you as we collaborate to extend your abilities and ...
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Aug 17, 2013 by smcameron
Mike Gilsdorf has lent the lab a mini mill, a perfect companion to Jeremy's mini lathe in the light fabrication area. According to Mike: It's a 3 axis Emco PC Mill 55. Made in Austria. Somewhere near Salzberg if I'm not mistaken. Right now the only modifications are to the ...
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Aug 13, 2013 by smcameron
This past Sunday, August 11th, 2013, the 8th meeting of the Recreational Computer Programming Group convened to discuss the latest things going on in the local Recreational Programming scene. Things were a little light this month, with only your moderator, yours truly, giving an informal presentation. Chris Cauley casually mentioned ...
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Aug 12, 2013 by smcameron
Here's an update from rtavk3 about all the cool stuff happening around TX/RX Labs lately: Summer is almost over but even with the heat lots of cool stuff has been happening down at the lab. Here is an update for those of you who missed out due to vacations, etc.! ...
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Jul 18, 2013 by smcameron
This past Sunday, July 14th, 2013, the 7th meeting of the Recreational Computer Programming Group convened to discuss the latest goings on in local Recreational Computer Programming activities. Patrick Wheeler presented a prototype reactive[1] web gui framework built in Haskell with the pipes-concurrency[2] package and complied to javascript with ghcjs[3][4], ...
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Jul 1, 2013 by smcameron
This past Friday, June 28, 2013, Space Nerds In Space, a multi-player cooperative networked starship simulator game by member Steve Cameron (that's me) was unleashed on unsuspecting fellow hackers and we all had lots of fun cooperatively blowing aliens out of the interstellar sky. Initially, we got off to a ...
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Jun 9, 2013 by smcameron
The 6th meeting of the Recreational Computer Programming Group was held on June 9th, 2013 at Houston's hackerspace, TX/RX Labs. Chris Ertel presented an interesting web app from the Multi Robot Systems Lab at Rice University which allows you to control a simulated swarm of robots to perform various tasks. ...
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May 15, 2013 by rtavk3
TX/RX Labs is working on a really amazing project and we are excited to begin sharing it with the public. Our team of engineers and educators has designed a 3D printer from the ground up to maximize build speed and quality while still not sacrificing ease of use. We are ...
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Apr 17, 2013 by rtavk3
A crew of TX/RX Members (Cody Jones, Wanjun Zhang, Roland von Kurnatowski) spent two days teaching robotics to a local group of middle-schoolers over spring break. It was a really fun course that taught the basics of arduino and then built upon that knowledge to program a line follower robot. ...
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Mar 20, 2013 by rtavk3
TX/RX Labs is proud to announce our Summer 2013 Class Series, featuring ~40 classes in diverse topics such as Welding, Programming, 3d Printing, CNC, CAD, CAM, and much more. We look forward to sharing our excitement for fabrication and innovation with you as we collaborate to extend your abilities and ...
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