Monthly Archive:: March 2011

Jigsaw and the Great Global Hackerspace Challenge

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Gentlemen, ladies, and partially-sentient automata—start your irons!   Guest post by Jigsaw member James Gray   Right now, teams from thirty hackerspaces, makerspaces, and diffuse conglomerates of autodidactically-inclined individuals around the world are putting their heads together in preparation for what promises to be a creative contest of quasi-mythological, yea, of

Steampunk on BBC America

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STEAMPUNKS 2011 from Andy Gallacher on Vimeo. A lovely little piece from the folks at BBC America featuring some of my favorite New York Steampunks that aired this past Tuesday in the U.S.!

Jigsaw and Science

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This St Patrick's Day, Jigsaw held a fundraiser for the space called St Maker‘s Day. We planned on maklng potato clocks. Because, you know, lt‘s an Irlsh holiday, and we all know the Irish looove thelr potatoes (I'm Irlsh, so I guess that means I can say these things). It was my

Putting Old Lenses on a Canon DSLR

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While digging through my old camera equipment I came across my Grandfather’s 35mm Exa . While I have absolutely no desire to revisit the days of film, I was kind of interested in what sort of image the old German made lens would produce on my modern Canon DSLR