RepRap Build-A-Thon at HacDC, 24-25 January 2009.

Please distribute widely!

On 24 and 25 January 2008, HacDC, a hacker space located in Washington, DC will be holding a RepRap build-a-thon in conjunction with the Baltimore RepRap User's Group. The build-a-thon starts at 10:00am EST5EDT on Saturday and will run until 3:00pm EST5EDT Sunday.

The RepRap is an open source rapid prototyper which is unusual in two ways: first, it is affordable for the home hobbyist to both construct and operate (typically, it costs $500us to build a RepRap from scrach, compared to the $49,000+ that industrial rapid prototypers cost). Second, the RepRap is capable …

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RTD steps down; fen sigh in relief.

Fans of the famous BBC television series Doctor Who - in particular, the newly rebooted version which began in 2005 - probably ask themselves from time to time what executive producer Robert T. Davies is on, and whether or not being caught carrying any is a felony. Sure, he started the series up again and it's still going strong after four years, but every once in a while he comes up with a real stinkburger. The Christmas Invasion. Love and Monsters. Some of the stuff that happened in Last of the Time Lords. Overuse of the Daleks in each season. Some people …

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