Archive for August, 2012

Cars and computers

Sunday, August 26th, 2012

Back in the 50s and 60s, people worked on their own cars and knew a lot about them.
I’ve heard that this was because the cars weren’t very reliable, and it would cost a fortune to take cars in for every little thing that was wrong. Now that cars are more reliable, we don’t need to […]

Portland Mini-Maker Faires

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

There was a mini-maker faire at OSCON July 17-18. It was held at the Make magazine booth. There were only four or five makers there, but they didn’t provide a lot of advance notice. I think the first post about it went up in late June.
OMSI is hosting a mini-maker faire September 15-16. Applications are […]