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Recently completed projects at AHA!

Members of All Hands Active have been busy working on projects! Here is a sample of what has been made recently. All Hands Active is in the process of re-organizing the space and re-decorating. Much progress has been made! If … Continue reading

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Sunday Nights

What do we do down here at AHA? Here’s a run down of what happened today: Dana has extreme focus in the video game League of Legends Keane Wolter put together another SpikerBox for Backyard Brains. These kits allow you … Continue reading

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Responsive Surfaces by Michael Senkow

    Here’s a couple shots of Michael Senkow’s project for Responsive Surfaces at the U of M. Looks really tight so far.

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Build night August 18th, 2011 – Rockband Drums hack!

With a smidgen of python and a spare Rockband controller that someone brought down, we quickly reverse-engineered the joystick outputs into a neat little sampler!

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Vanity Breakdown

Above you can see a very broad breakdown of what all we did to make our Barbie Jeep wonderful for racing at the Detroit Maker Faire Power Wheels Racing Series. As you can see, we ran with a lot of … Continue reading

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Bad Ideas on Power Wheels

You all knew that hackerspaces are wont to harbor the strange and crazed among us. But did you know that these self-same strange and crazed are also wont to think that taking tiny toy cars, meant for toddlers at just … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Arduino Time

All Hands Active opens early every Sunday at 10:00am to help people work, play, and learn more about the Arduino Microcontroller (and others). Don’t know what an Arduino is? Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use … Continue reading

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Mo’ Money!

We’re a featured project on IndieGoGo, a community funding site similar to Kickstarter, and we have 32 days to double the amount currently pledged by generous donors. Here’s how the requested $550 total breaks down: $150- Chain mail and jewelry … Continue reading

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Chainmail galore

Wire you bored, bro? Come down and join us sometime for a master class in chainmail, date TBD. We’ve taught numerous feisty children to make chains and sheets in several styles, and now we feel ready to harness the most … Continue reading

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AHA takes the Pepsi Challenge

Update: Voting is now live! http://www.refresheverything.com/dnaprogramming Beginning January 3rd, 2011 AHA members were accepted to vie for YOUR votes in the Pepsi Refresh competition. This is in the hopes of winning a $25,000 grant for the project sketched in this … Continue reading

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