Have you always wanted to learn how to do that one thing at LVL1?
Maybe you wanted to try one of our 3D printers, or the vinyl cutter, or the table saw. And you simply didn’t know how to do it.
We have a NEW feature for you!
Just send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org!
We want to know what YOU want to know. By sending a message to that email, you will have instant access to a team of first-class makers ready to assist you in getting the help you need.
Similarly, if you want to teach something (that means anything) we will help you arrange a workshop at your convenience. Let us worry about the logistics while you enrich our space with a skill to share.
LVL1 is an educational institution. Part of that education comes from making, hacking, and tinkering–the other part comes from sharing what we know.
So don’t hesitate: when you need to know how to do something at our hackerspace, email email@example.com!
The 2015 election was successfully concluded at the January 20th Tuesday Night Meeting with quorum being met and the votes tabulated. This year’s Officers and Board Members are:
Danielle Blank, President
Ben Hibben, Vice President
Daniel Johnsen, Treasurer
Nathan Armentrout, Secretary
Sean McPherson, Director at Large
Patrick Joyce, Director at Large
Jose [REDACTED], Director of Legal Evil
Thank you to everyone who ran and voted; once again we had an amazing group of folks to choose from who care about the community. You are all appreciated.
Edit: Just for fun…
LVL1 will be hosting a FREE Autodesk Fusion 360 workshop on Wednesday, January 14th, from 7 to 9pm. Show up with your laptop (Fusion 360 pre-installed, please!) and prepare for a knowledge bomb.
Fusion 360 is a new 3D CAD Design package, integrating parametric mechanical design, with easy-to-use modeling tools. Fusion 360 makes it easy to collaborate on projects, share CAD data, and build your project quickly and easily. If you’ve used other CAD tools, you’ll find the learning curve for 360 to be pretty shallow. With integrated DFM and CAM tools, it’s super easy to export from Fusion 360 and bring your designs to life using LVL1’s 3D printers or milling machines.
Best of all, Fusion 360 is FREE for students, hobbyists, and startups.
Tanner Reid will be conducting this class from Autodesk HQ. Download Fusion today, and learn how to use it on January 14th at LVL1.
You can Download Fusion here: http://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/overview
It’s time again for the third to fifth-ish somewhat (bi?)annual LVL1 LAN party! Come to LVL1 noon Saturday the 22nd to hang out and frag your fellow hackers in these free but awesome games. Team Fortress 2 has been the standby game at these events but this time I would like to introduce a few more games that have proven themselves to be a blast at small LANs and are easy to learn:
Xonotic – Beautiful graphics, unique weapons and lots of gameplay options
Warsow – Cell shaded arena shooter with a fun movement system that can make Quake III feel slow
Urban Terror – More realistic shooter (in case people get tired of rocket launchers)
TeeWorlds – quirky little 2D shooter
Armagetron Advanced – quick and addicting 3D multiplayer lightcycle game (like from TRON)
If you don’t download and update Team Fortress 2 beforehand you’re going to have a bad time. The other games are optional since I will have copies available locally but I do encourage people to go ahead and install the latest versions ahead of time so you can tweak your controls and graphics settings.
Bring cash for pizzas and drinks.
The Monoprice order of cables for the classroom might be showing up Thursday or Friday, if anyone is interested in putting ends on cables before the event please keep an eye on the mailing list. If they don’t show up in time I’ll just randomly distribute a few extra switches around the space.