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Makers on Tap

Summary: Makerspace directors drink beer and discuss managing and running a makerspace, maker and tech news, and related topics such as 3D printing, lasers, cnc machines, and more!

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 MOT 015 | Special | Interview with Darkly Labs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:17:08

Interview and Discussion Joe and Aaron interview Domenic from Darkly Labs Credits  Intro music: “Organic to Synthetic” by Punch Deck. Check out his awesome work over on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Youtube. Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, on the show, we want you to let us know! Head over to makersontap.com/contact, or any of our social media pages and let us know what you think! reddit, facebook, instagram

 MOT 014 | Chaos vs. Organized | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:51

Maker News [05:04] Robocall article [10:40] Paper Pulp Printer Main Topic [14:50] How do we organize things: planned layout vs. a chaotic/organic approach Credits  Intro music: “Organic to Synthetic” by Punch Deck. Check out his awesome work over on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Youtube. Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, on the show, we want you to let us know! Head over to makersontap.com/contact, or any of our social media pages and let us know what you think! reddit, facebook, instagram

 MOT 013 | Special | Interview with E3D-Online | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:34:07

This episode is also in video form! Check out our horrible faces for the first time! Interview and Discussion [03:19] Joe interviews Sanjay Mortimer from E3D-Online Here is the Slicer that Sanjay mentions in the interview [01:24:47] We discuss it afterwards Credits  Intro music: “Organic to Synthetic” by Punch Deck. Check out his awesome work over on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Youtube. Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, on the show, we want you to let us know! Head over to makersontap.com/contact, or any of our social media pages and let us know what you think! reddit, facebook, instagram

 MOT 012 | Shiny Project Syndrome | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:30

If it sounds like we’re talking over ourselves a lot, it’s because we did. We tested out a new voip chat platform and the latency just wasn’t where it should be and caused a loss of social cues. Maker News [02:23] Petoi, the open source kitty cat robot gets an indiegogo campaign [05:56] Copyright Office Reforms Right to Repair Laws (after relentless persuading) [14:00] Researchers find a way to identify an individual printer Running a Makerspace  [20:00] Officer nominations and a note on how we’re dealing with children at the makerspace Main Topic [27:19] Why and when do we move onto new projects without completing previous ones Credits  Intro music: “Organic to Synthetic” by Punch Deck. Check out his awesome work over on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Youtube. Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, on the show, we want you to let us know! Head over to makersontap.com/contact, or any of our social media pages and let us know what you think! reddit, facebook, instagram

 MOT 011 | Maker Burnout | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:34

Maker News [02:04] Andreas Spiess develops an HTTPS library for the esp8266 and esp32 boards [07:53] David Perry created a modular, 3D printed violin that can modify how it sounds [11:25] MPCNC get’s new printed parts with upgraded strength Running a Makerspace  [17:15] A quick note on our officer elections coming up Main Topic [18:58] Maker Burnout Credits  Intro music: “Organic to Synthetic” by Punch Deck. Check out his awesome work over on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Youtube. Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, on the show, we want you to let us know! Head over to makersontap.com/contact, or any of our social media pages and let us know what you think! reddit, facebook, instagram

 MOT 010 | How Do We Justify New Tools | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:31

Maker News [03:15] Open Builds Black Box control system gets an update [12:48] Open Builds cloud cam software enters open beta [18:00] CNC Kitchen creates a video series on how to measure the stiffness vs strength of printed parts. [21:22] Deepnest discussion Running a Makerspace  [27:44] A quick mention on taking a periodic look at your makerspace’s bylaws Main Topic [30:17] How do we justify obtaining new tools? Credits  Intro music: “Organic to Synthetic” by Punch Deck. Check out his awesome work over on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Youtube. Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, on the show, we want you to let us know! Head over to makersontap.com/contact, or any of our social media pages and let us know what you think! reddit, facebook, instagram

 MOT 009 | Open vs. Closed Source Technology in the Makerspace | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 54:36

Maker News [03:00] Midwest Makerfest Drama [10:58] Google announced Project Stream [24:22] Aaron finished his K40 motorized bed design Running a Makerspace  [30:47] Potential WTF (Women, trans, and femme) nights at the makerspace Main Topic [33:44] Why should I join a makerspace when I already have a home workshop with all the tools I need? Credits  Intro music: “Organic to Synthetic” by Punch Deck. Check out his awesome work over on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Youtube. Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, on the show, we want you to let us know! Head over to makersontap.com/contact, or any of our social media pages and let us know what you think! reddit, facebook, instagram

 MOT 008 | Special | Interview with Autodesk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:51

Interview and Discussion Joe interviewed Curt Chan from Autodesk Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, on the show, we want you to let us know! Head over to makersontap.com/contact, or any of our social media pages and let us know what you think! Intro music: “Organic to Synthetic” by Punch Deck. Check out his awesome work over on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Youtube.   reddit, facebook, instagram

 MOT 007 | Makerspace vs. Home Shop | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Maker News [02:53] Reddit user comes up with a clever way to add analogue measurements to mechanical keyboards [05:12] Can you take back open source code? [08:30] System 76 teases new “open source” computer next month [15:45] Open Source Hardware Association announces a simplified certification process for your open hardware project [17:13] Joe’s Milwaukee Makerfair pics Running a Makerspace  [28:10] RCL officer elections are coming up and why this year is going to be different  [32:09] wiki.rivercitylabs.space. suck it joe. Main Topic [35:13] Why should I join a makerspace when I already have a home workshop with all the tools I need? Credits  Intro music: “Organic to Synthetic” by Punch Deck. Check out his awesome work over on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Youtube. Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, on the show, we want you to let us know! Head over to makersontap.com/contact, or any of our social media pages and let us know what you think! reddit, facebook, instagram

 MOT 006 | Special | Interview with NYC CNC | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:30

Interview and Discussion Joe interviewed John Saunders from NYC CNC when he was at IMTS. After a short intro, we listen to the interview then discuss it afterwards Credits  Intro music: “Organic to Synthetic” by Punch Deck. Check out his awesome work over on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Youtube. Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, on the show, we want you to let us know! Head over to makersontap.com/contact, or any of our social media pages and let us know what you think! reddit, facebook, instagram

 MOT 005 | Make Life Balance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Maker News [03:23] Raspberry Pi PoE Hat issues [07:15] Fusion tier changes [12:07] Virk 1 Scara robot arm project [13:38] DIY pneumatic actuators [16:09] Linus Torvalds apologizes for being Linus Torvalds Main Topic [20:13] How we (try to) balance our maker life, work, and family [31:00] Impromptu biohack sleep discussion [35:27] How do we (try to) prioritize projects Credits  Intro music: “Organic to Synthetic” by Punch Deck. Check out his awesome work over on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Youtube. Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, on the show, we want you to let us know! Head over to makersontap.com/contact, or any of our social media pages and let us know what you think! reddit, facebook, instagram:MakersOnTap

 MOT 004 | Use the Right Tool | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Show Notes: Maker News [02:14] We have a subreddit! [02:14] We have a facebook group! [02:14] We have an instagram handle: MakersOnTap [03:40] Microsoft’s cloud went down. Good. [05:05] Traktion 7 DAW goes freeware [06:10] Thousands of users remove Octoprint server authentication for some reason Main Topic [09:39] Using the Right Tool [28:23] Octoprint issue revisited [38:22] protip: if you’re copy/pasting console commands off the internet, paste them into a text editor first, it should reveal any malicious and invisible characters that will try to hijack your pasted command. Running a Makerspace [41:32] Progress update on the makerspace move [42:16] Special thanks to all those who are helping this podcast be successful Credits  Intro music: “Organic to Synthetic” by Punch Deck. Check out his awesome work over on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Youtube. Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, on the show, we want you to let us know! Head over to makersontap.com/contact, or any of our social media pages and let us know what you think!

 MOT 003 | Old Friends, New Building | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Show Notes: Maker News lulzbot mini 2 reveal Slack downtime post mortem E3D Q&A video Running a Makerspace The gang talks about the new building Credits  Intro music: “Organic to Synthetic” by Punch Deck. Check out his awesome work over on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Youtube. Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, on the show, we want you to let us know! Head over to makersontap.com/contact and let us know what you think!

 MOT 002 | Do it Right | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Show Notes: Maker News Piper 2 CoreXY printer V1 Engineering Low Rider CNC (Hack Pittsburgh was mentioned for finishing a modified version) E3D Tool-Changer Beta Signup Steam Play Beta announcement reddit crowd-sourced steam play game compatibility list Running a Makerspace Yale NTB610-ZW2-626 semi-smart lock we’ll be using at the new building Credits  Intro music: “Organic to Synthetic” by Punch Deck. Check out his awesome work over on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Youtube. Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, on the show, we want you to let us know! Head over to makersontap.com/contact and let us know what you think!

 MOT 001 | Failure | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Show Notes: we should take better show notes GRBL was mentioned for interpreting gcode commands into machine movements bCNC was mentioned for sending gcode to a machine controller cncjs was mentioned tongue-in-cheek if you prefer your dangerous machines being ran using the most prevalent language on the web (javascript)

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