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==Project Process==
 
==Project Process==
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* Brainstorm with other people on [[ideas]]
 
* Send out an announcement (via Google Group) that you are interested in starting a new project.
 
* Send out an announcement (via Google Group) that you are interested in starting a new project.
* Update the wiki, using the [http://www.interlockroc.org/wiki/index.php?title=Projects_Template project template]
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* Update the wiki, using the [[Projects_Template| project template]]
 
* Update the President / Vice President on milestones so they can add it to the weekly project updates
 
* Update the President / Vice President on milestones so they can add it to the weekly project updates
* Keep member collobaration centralized via one of the following tools:
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* Keep member collaboration centralized via one of the following tools:
 
** Bulletin / Message Board (software TBD, highly recommend SMF)
 
** Bulletin / Message Board (software TBD, highly recommend SMF)
 
** Separate Google Groups mailing list
 
** Separate Google Groups mailing list
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** A post on the [http://interlockroc.org| main website] -- ask around for access or to have someone post it.
 
** <insert tool here> - only requirement is that all members have access to it. Bonus points if it integrates with the LDAP server.
 
** <insert tool here> - only requirement is that all members have access to it. Bonus points if it integrates with the LDAP server.
  
== [[Hackerspace Security System]] ==
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== [[Lockpicking Door]] ==
  
== Reprap/Makerbot Build ==
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== [[Ceiling / LED Awesomeness]] ==
Description: Berticus really wants to tinker with 3d printing, and thus desires access to either a Makerbot or the next generation Reprap Mendel.
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Details: [http://makerbot.com/ Makerbots] can be purchased for $750 or $950. The higher price reflects some premium features, mainly pre-assembled electronics, a power supply, and some extra plastic filament. Bots are currently rather backordered. Mendel parts are impossible to find. There seem to be no kits out there for the non-extruded parts (threaded rod, etc.), so even if we can find somebody to print us the plastic bits, it'll still be a bit of a pain to get everything together. Right now a Makerbot is probably the way to go, and we can use that to print out the Mendel parts to make a second bot for experimentation (developing new print heads and such).
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== [http://interlockroc.org/2012/12/07/vacuform_1/ | Vacuum Forming] ==
  
=== Comments ===
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== [http://interlockroc.org/2012/12/06/raspberry-pi-macgyver/ | Raspberry Pi Remote Access] ==
  
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== [http://interlockroc.org/2012/11/23/ssh-port-forwarding/ | Port forwarding for Interlock-hosted machines] ==
  
== Ashley's Silly Web Projects ==
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== [http://interlockroc.org/2012/11/14/eproms-and-success/ | New Uses for old EPROMS] ==
BedBugsHotels.com <- looking to collab with someone to build something like bedbugregistry.com but not as lame, using googlemaps. started the site in rails, but have not got very far with this. pretty sure there's traffic waiting for a well developed site along these lines, and it could be fun?
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hotpinkwedding.com <- no one is going to be interested in this topic, per se. But I'm interested in using and learning about different techniques to boost serp via experimentation, if anyone is into that. 500-600 unique visitors a month currently.
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== [http://interlockroc.org/2012/10/17/amiga-1000-repair/ | Amiga repair] ==
  
simplerochester.com <- websites hosted on AWS. Looking to redevelop the business model in a unique way and mess around with marketing.
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== [http://interlockroc.org/2012/07/20/remote-control-hacking/ | Remote control hacking] ==
  
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== [http://interlockroc.org/2012/01/24/building-with-acrylic/ | Acrylic telepresence stand] ==
  
== INTERLOCK LED Windows ==
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== [http://interlockroc.org/2012/01/22/recycled-paper-origami/ | Recycled-paper origami] ==
Description: The windows at the temp space and the final space have double pane security glass. Light is diffused but one can imagine the possibilities
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Ideas:
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== [[ Kegerator ]] ==
* Treat each pane as a pixel for pong, tetris, animated gifs, etc
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* Spell INTERLOCK in the glass
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* Game of Life pattern
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=== Comments ===
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== Balloon Based Projects ==
How many "pixels" do we have to work with? I seem to recall 3 high, maybe 12-16 long with a window interrupting four-ish blocks in the center. Letters are pretty tricky with just three vertical pixels. More abstract light patterns would be really cool though. --[[User:Berticus|Berticus]] 20:47, 8 December 2009 (UTC)
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* [[ TetheredBalloon | Tethered Camera Balloon ]]
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* [[ NearSpaceBalloon | Near space Camera and Telemetry Balloon ]]
  
Problem: our windows are obscured by shrubbery. So unless we're lighting them up from the outside for our own enjoyment within the space, this idea may be DOA. --[[User:Berticus|Berticus]] 19:42, 10 December 2009 (UTC)
 
  
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== Reprap/Makerbot Build ==
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Description: Berticus really wants to tinker with 3d printing, and thus desires access to either a Makerbot or the next generation Reprap Mendel.
  
== Interlock Floor Coverings ==
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Details: [http://makerbot.com/ Makerbots] can be purchased for $750 or $950. The higher price reflects some premium features, mainly pre-assembled electronics, a power supply, and some extra plastic filament. Bots are currently rather backordered. Mendel parts are impossible to find. There seem to be no kits out there for the non-extruded parts (threaded rod, etc.), so even if we can find somebody to print us the plastic bits, it'll still be a bit of a pain to get everything together. Right now a Makerbot is probably the way to go, and we can use that to print out the Mendel parts to make a second bot for experimentation (developing new print heads and such).
Problem: The floor is concrete, which while suited to welding, etc, is ugly and non-l33t.
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Solution: Come up with one or more floor coverings.
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Ideas:
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* LED Disco Dance Floor like [http://www.scotttorborg.com/disco-dance-floor/ this one] at MIT
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** Maybe with an option to have solid colors or something less crazy, so we can use it more often than not
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* Section off part of the floor using 2x4s and put dirt and grass there (how do we grow grass with no light?)
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* Astroturf
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=== Comments ===
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== [[Official Friends of Interlock trophy]] ==
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== Interlock Dumpster Diving Crew ==
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Description: A group of people willing and able to drive around looking for things to pick up on garbage day or legal dumpsters to dive into. 
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Members:
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* Brian
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* Mark
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* Josh
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* Jimmi
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Targets:
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* [http://tinyurl.com/ydsasyh RIT Boneyard]
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* RIT dumpsters all across campus after students move out (May of each year)
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Berticus has gotten a [[3DPrinting | 3D printer]] and is working on building another one.  Skip has one, and is trying to get it to work.  Bill, Alex, and [[User:Deejoe|Deejoe]] are in various stages of accumulating parts for theirs.
  
== Interlock as an ISP ==
 
moved to [[ideas]]
 
  
 
[[Category:Projects]]
 
[[Category:Projects]]

Latest revision as of 23:15, 9 December 2012

Contents

[edit] Project Process

  • Brainstorm with other people on ideas
  • Send out an announcement (via Google Group) that you are interested in starting a new project.
  • Update the wiki, using the project template
  • Update the President / Vice President on milestones so they can add it to the weekly project updates
  • Keep member collaboration centralized via one of the following tools:
    • Bulletin / Message Board (software TBD, highly recommend SMF)
    • Separate Google Groups mailing list
    • A post on the main website -- ask around for access or to have someone post it.
    • <insert tool here> - only requirement is that all members have access to it. Bonus points if it integrates with the LDAP server.

[edit] Lockpicking Door

[edit] Ceiling / LED Awesomeness

[edit] | Vacuum Forming

[edit] | Raspberry Pi Remote Access

[edit] | Port forwarding for Interlock-hosted machines

[edit] | New Uses for old EPROMS

[edit] | Amiga repair

[edit] | Remote control hacking

[edit] | Acrylic telepresence stand

[edit] | Recycled-paper origami

[edit] Kegerator

[edit] Balloon Based Projects


[edit] Reprap/Makerbot Build

Description: Berticus really wants to tinker with 3d printing, and thus desires access to either a Makerbot or the next generation Reprap Mendel.

Details: Makerbots can be purchased for $750 or $950. The higher price reflects some premium features, mainly pre-assembled electronics, a power supply, and some extra plastic filament. Bots are currently rather backordered. Mendel parts are impossible to find. There seem to be no kits out there for the non-extruded parts (threaded rod, etc.), so even if we can find somebody to print us the plastic bits, it'll still be a bit of a pain to get everything together. Right now a Makerbot is probably the way to go, and we can use that to print out the Mendel parts to make a second bot for experimentation (developing new print heads and such).

Berticus has gotten a 3D printer and is working on building another one. Skip has one, and is trying to get it to work. Bill, Alex, and Deejoe are in various stages of accumulating parts for theirs.