Entries by elplatt

Great Global Hackerspace Update

i3 Detroit’s team is halfway through the Great Global Hackerspace Challenge. We’ve been tasked with creating a device that uses a microcontroller and portable power source to help education. We’ve brainstormed and idea and now we’re hard at work to make it a reality.

Hacker Business Series: Non-Profit Basics

Here at i3 Detroit, we’re knee-deep in the process of applying for our federal 501(c)(3) tax exempt status. In other words, we’re working on making our non-profit status official, with all the benefits that entails. We’ve learned a lot so far, and thought it might be helpful to other hackerspaces that are thinking about going […]

Open Shop Friday 7pm

For anyone not going on the trip to Pumping Station: One, the shop will be open this Friday night starting at 7pm. Come get a tour of the space and equipment, work on your projects, and/or see what everyone else is working on! If you’re new, ask for Ed, and I’ll show you around. There […]