This great video posted by Georgia Regents University highlights many of the awesome things we love about Augusta.
Congratulations to Grace and Eric and ALL the other people involved in pulling off Augusta’s first TedX event. It was awesome. How they managed to pull it off so professionally the first time out is amazing, and a testament to their abilities.
The Young Makers have been working on light sequencers using Arduino and Vixen for the last month. This all culminated in them being invited to build a display for the awning of the Bell Auditorium where the MythBusters are going to have their tour tomorrow night! It included 32 individual channels of light control! Thanks to SmartKids.sc,… Read More
We use the phrase “it’s business, not personal” to cover all manners of wrongdoing. But the truth is, business is an inherently personal exercise that involves the time, skills, emotions, and livelihood of individuals and communities. I believe that doing business with friends is essential. It is our love for one another which binds us… Read More
Hey Everyone: Thank you so much for reserving spots! We had 10 spots reserved. Unfortunately a scheduling conflict is causing us to bring this into January. We REALLY apologize. I am looking forward to Hap giving his visual presentation on MAVEN too. If you have any questions or Concerns, please call me at 706-399-0247. Thank… Read More
Yesterday I participated in a meeting of Makerspaces, Economic Developers, Community Organizers, and Municipal Utility Companies from across the state of Georgia to talk about how to organize communities of Makers and Hackers, and how these communities might contribute to greater job growth in technology and other sectors of the economy. We struggled with issues… Read More
Even though this was not one of our technical endeavours, This program was recorded during a Young Makers outing to Arthur Shealys plantation. Arthur is a founder and supporter of Smartkids.sc, and is always interested in teaching kids things they are not inclined to learn elsewhere. Check it out! (Special thanks to Mark Halvorsen and… Read More
Sainsmart.com Donates $1000 In Educational Electronic Development Kits To The Young Makers of Greater Augusta. Augusta Georgia – Young Makers of Greater Augusta, a STEM program for youth, organized by theClubhou.se and supported by HackAugusta and SmArtKids.sc, today annouced that it has received a substantial donation of educational electronic development kits from SainSmart.com valued at… Read More
On the First Friday of every month, HackAugusta holds a Hackathon here at tCh. Read more about this month’s event over on the HackAugusta site: http://www.hackaugusta.com/4-hour-hackathon
After a bit of a false start out of the gate (note to self.. make sure the computers are all connected BEFORE the meeting) We had a good meeting. We went though connecting the servos to the Ardino microcontrollers, loading the servo sweep sketch, and then modifying the sketch to make it do different things!… Read More