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Welcome a New Director of Farset Labs and Some Parting Thoughts from an Old One

With my imminent departure for Nicaragua looming, I have the immense honour of welcoming Conor Robinson as our new incoming director, having been voted-in by the community. Conor, congratulations and welcome to the fray. I did a little air-punch when I saw that Conor had registered for election. Now Farset is getting an upgrade: replacing […]

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Get Kids Coding, Designing and Building This Summer 2014 with Our Special Four-Week CoderDojo Course

  Summer can be either be downtime or uptime for kids, families and businesspeople alike. For our members who volunteer to run CoderDojo at Farset Labs it could have been a good time to chill out. But noooooo, they’ve only gone and made more work for themselves. This July and August, bring your kids to […]

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New Community Structure – Non-Executive Managers – Call for volunteers

At last month’s Town Hall, our proposal for the creation of a Non-Executive Manager (NEM) role within Farset was ratified unanimously by the community, and as such has been added to the Operations Manual (that link may break in the next few weeks, please let us know if we don’t notice it!). TL;DR NEMs are […]

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LAN-Game Saturday

To relax and get to know the faces behind all the great and weird hackery that’s going on in the space and thanks to Glenn for being awesome and kicking this off, we’ll be having a full day of PC gaming on 19th April 12:00 to late – all welcome! Entry is free for Farset Members […]

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Hack for your community sponsored by Liberty IT

We are pleased to announce that Farset Labs will be hosting a hackathon on the weekend of the 7th and 8th of December*. The event, sponsored by Liberty IT, will be held in the newly renovated Event Space in Farset. The hackathon brings together like-minded, creative thinkers with their most innovative ideas. You’ll be given […]

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Candidate Profiles for Director Elections

Nominations are now closed for our Director Elections. In alphabetical order, our candidates are as follows: Ben Bland The maker movement is a primary axes of the current industrial revolution. So when I first met the current directors of Farset Labs, just before launch, I was eager to be involved. I could see then that […]

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Outreach at Farset Labs

This is going to sound old hat, but here at Farset, we’re all about cultivating an environment where the next generation of technologists can come into their own, but as the old saying goes, to teach is to learn twice. That’s why we are always encouraging not only peer-teaching within the space and at Farset […]

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Movies, Music and Democracy

We’ve added a few events to our calendar, accessible here, so, in case you’ve missed any, we’ve got a round-up of the coming week’s festivities. First up, we’ve got FEAST/FAMINE on Sunday night, kicking off at 7pm. The usual, relaxed format applies, so come down, grab a takeaway and end the week in cinematic style. […]

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Welcome Evorack to The Space

Farset Labs would like to introduce our latest corporate member, Evorack! Owned and operated by Belfast firm ABPNI Computer Solutions Ltd, and run by our own member Jonny Tripathy (don’t worry, he’s still paying membership as well!), Evorack provides Linux and Windows virtual server hosting solutions based on the open source Xen Hypervisor platform. In […]

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Raspberry Jam: So good we’re going to *preserve* it in our calendar

Friday night saw the Event Space in Farset Labs packed with eager attendees to Northern Ireland’s first ever Raspberry Jam. Raspberry Jam is a rapidly growing global network of Raspberry Pi users that regularly meet and, following the success of Friday’s Jam, Farset Labs is pleased to announce that the event will be joining our […]

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