Maker Faire Recap Part 1

What a (last) weekend! The MakerSpace at Digilent traveled all the way down to San Mateo for the Bay Area Maker Faire 2015, our first Maker Faire as a MakerSpace. This is the first post in a series recapping what we saw and did. We had an amazing turnout at our booth, which you’ll hear about in a later post. To start us off, we each wrote a bit about our first impressions of Maker Faire as a whole. I’ll keep my part short as this is going to be a long post already!

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Digitizing the WES Journals

The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) has been at the forefront of engineering in the UK since 1919. It has since gone global and is now a vital resource not only for women in engineering, but as a snapshot of general progress in engineering since the society’s inception. The WES has been publishing its quarterly journal since World War I, and to commemorate its upcoming centennial, they are seeking to digitize the journals.

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Recapping the Week: February 1-7

What a week it’s been! Between the beginning of new month, Groundhog Day, and some big changes to the blog (we hope you’ve noticed that we are now publishing multiple times per day), it’s been a busy one. We’re also going to have this kind of post every Saturday that rounds up some of the fun stuff we’ve done at Digilent and other cool links from around the web that we like. Check them out!

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