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Have a very Farset Seasonal Pot Luck 2018 – 15th December

Greetings members and friends!Time to hack together some comfort foods and share them with others! The PlanBring something tasty, or at least something edible, to Farset Labs for an evening of sharing food with good company, and swapping stories of your 2018.No matter your connection, the evening is open and welcoming to all who have and will […]

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Global Game Jam Belfast | 25th-27th January

Update 22/12/2018: An early Christmas gift – you can download our jam poster to print out, with a brilliant illustration by local street artist, Friz. Global Game Jam at Farset is back again in 2019, in partnership with Northern Ireland Screen. The Game Jam will run from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th, and is a chance to […]

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Somebody-should: A Good Idea Worth Stealing

TL;DR If there’s something that you think needs fixed/changed in Farset Labs, go to our somebody-should Github Repo and raise an issue. Over the past 7 years, we’ve had Trello, Google Tasks, Asana, Trello Again, JIRA, Trello again and finally JIRA, as issue-management and tracking systems. All have had loads of bells and whistles and […]

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Results of the Director Election

The director election for our fifth director ended yesterday (Monday 5th November 2018) at midday and the ballots have been counted. There were 34 cast ballots from 59 possible voters in this election, giving a 57.6% majority of normal members voting.  I am pleased to announce that Artemiy Kondratiev has been elected as our fifth director and wish […]

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Election 2018 – Candidate Profiles

Our nomination period has finished and voting will open shortly (emails will be sent to all current members eligible to vote) and in the meantime, you can peruse your options below, consisting of the nominee name and pitch, sorted in alphabetical order:(Edit 16/10/18: Voting is live until midday on Monday 5th November – all members, […]

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24 Hour Comics Day 2018: Saturday October 6th-7th

‘24hr Comics Day‘ (#24HCD) is a global hackathon-type sprint and this year we’re not just catering to extreme comixers but to coasting cartoonists as well. You can make a comic by yourself or with partner/s from Saturday 6th @ 3pm to Sunday 7th @ 3pm at Farset Labs. The event is being supported by Comic […]

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Elections 2018

Farset Labs is run by a dedicated team of volunteers, starting with the original three Directors back in late 2011/early 2012. We aim to try and keep the number of directors at five, and given that we’re currently below that magic prime number, it’s time to launch our 2018 Director Elections. Nominations for Directorship will open from […]

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Rule Changes: Clear-Desk, Desk Rental, and Hazardous Chemical Safety Policy Updates

TL;DR: After going through due process, the desk usage policy has been updated to: explicitly state that un-rented desks should be cleared after use; that members have the right to move equipment left on un-rented desks to communal storage areas; which desks are currently rented/hot-desk/communal; and implementing standard COSHH practices.

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Columba’s Day Celebrations – Sunday, 10th June 2018

An Open Day 12pm – 6pm & A Free Evening 6pm – 9pm Join us at Farset Labs for the inaugural Columba’s Day – a day of creativity, collaboration, and sharing of art and culture all under the umbrella of open licences from copyright free to Creative Commons (CC-BY-SA 4.0). There will be a wide […]

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Farset Christmas Culinary Pot Luck Party 2017 – 9th December

Good merry-tide once again, members and friends! The season of wintry victuals is upon us once more, so start with the heart of all things hacky! The Plan Bring something tasty, or at least something edible, to Farset Labs for an evening of sharing food with good company, and swapping stories of your 2017. No matter your […]