Report: Soldering with Mitch Altman!



On Sunday August 27th, 2014, Cloyne Hosted its first community-wide academic theme workshop!

Mitch Altman, hacker and inventor of the TV-B-Gone and Trip Glasses, visited our house, inspired us to follow our dreams and quit jobs that we don’t love, and taught us to solder various pre-programmed kits! Attendees soldered and constructed their own TV-B-Gones, Trip Glasses, LED light sets, sound pens, and personal projects!


The event began at 3 pm and by 10pm, solderers had micro-burns on their fingertips, lead under their skin, co-op food in their bellies, and buzzing electric energy.

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We look forward to working with Mitch in the development of our own Cloyne Hackerspace and in future house workshops.

Thanks, Mitch, and thanks to the 30 attendees!

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