The maker movement is a growing community of folk who like to invent, design and tinker with all forms of technology and Liverpool Makefest is the north west's biggest maker event.
Liverpool Makefest showcases hundreds of makers
This year saw hundreds of people visit Liverpool's Central Library and more than 200 makers to experience live science experiments, get hands on with amazing technology, have a go at fun crafts, get close up with the latest inventions and have a play with gadgets that might just be the next big thing.
Quantum Technology Club at Liverpool Makefest
These makers varied from individuals, to clubs, businesses and education establishments. One of those in attendance was our very own Quantum Technology Club who was showcasing everything wireless and some projects that our members had recently built.
On display were...
A live amateur radio station capable of communicating with other licensed amateur radio stations around the world and out in to space.
The ever-popular Morse Code (CW) demonstration where visitors...
MagPi is the official Raspberry Pi magazine and the latest edition, for April 2017 (issue 56), has just been released . This highly popular magazine is now available to buy in the high street, or download, free-of-charge, from the MagPi web site.
Great news - Raspberry Pi beats Commodore 64
The April edition includes the fabulous news that the Raspberry Pi has beaten the Commodore 64 to become the world's third best-selling computer of all time, behind the Mac and PC.
Other interesting articles include a review of all operating systems (OS') available for the Pi and no less than nine tutorials for practicals that will be of interest to beginners and experts alike.
Quantum Technology Club - highlighted event
Best of all, on page 91 you will see the Quantum Technology Club proudly displayed as a highlighted event on the Jam Heat Map, a visual representation of all the technology-based clubs that will be having meetings during April....
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