This week, Edinburgh Hacklab throws open its doors and invites you to its grand opening. The Hacklab is a new co-working space in Edinburgh for tinkerers, inventors, techies and other people who like to get creative and make stuff. And they’re looking for new members.
Housed off Leith Walk, the Hacklab offers tables, a workbench, soldering irons, wi-fi, and loads of kit and other materials to play with. For £30 per month, members can access the space 24/7. If you know a member, you can visit them at the Hacklab for free.
So far, Hacklab members include a number of people from the local chapter of Dorkbot, an organisation devoted to doing “strange things with electricity.” (As far as I can tell, they’re true to their word: here’s a MIDI retrofit of a 1890’s era, 16-foot pipe organ. I bet their kids have the best science fair projects.) Rumour has it that several people from companies in the School of Informatics are involved as well.
To find out more about Hacklab, tour the space, see cool projects—and dare I say, to get your party on—head to the Grand Opening this Friday from 19:00 – 21:00.
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