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Xerocraft at Southwest Maker Fest in Mesa

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Last Saturday (March 22nd) Xerocraft participated in the Southwest Maker Fest in Mesa (near Phoenix), sponsored in part by HeatSync Labs: Cell phone controlled sculpture is possible!  We taped a Styrofoam figure on top of the Roomba robot from the more »

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Tucson Sculpture Festival 2013

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Xerocraft will be demonstrating 3D printing, augmented reality, and OpenSim at the opening at the 4th Annual Tucson Sculpture Festival, this Friday, February 1st.  Also featured, will be the Xerocraft bicycle generator lighting up a sculpture; and an Arduino driven more »

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Zero by Xerocraft

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The Tucson Steampunk Society helped escort Zero  — the float Xerocraft made for the Parade of Lights — through downtown Tucson, on the night of December 15th, 2012.  Zero the ghost dog, comes from the Nightmare before Christmas. Pictures on more »

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HeatSync visit

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HeatSync Labs is the other sexy Arizona hackerspace, less than a 2 hours drive up the Interstate in Mesa, just below Phoenix.  Karl goes up there once a month to renew his membership: Hackaday interview with HeatSync:

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Busy Open Hack Saturday

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Xerocraft really got it’s hack on during the first of December.  Loads of things happened! Leeloo soldered a mintronics Blinky kit (bought at Radio Shack):

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Video Graffiti

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Read more in the forum.

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Quelab visit

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Karl visited Quelab hackerspace in Albuquerque, on election day, November 6th. Quelab has a high status fresnel lens, which is good for cooking hot dogs in the New Mexico sun, or vaporizing them:

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