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AHA takes the Pepsi Challenge

Update: Voting is now live! Beginning January 3rd, 2011 AHA members were accepted to vie for YOUR votes in the Pepsi Refresh competition. This is in the hopes of winning a $25,000 grant for the project sketched in this … Continue reading

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Bright Futures – Putting Hammers into the Hands of Children since 2009!

Twice a week members of All Hands Active run a DIY Program at two schools in Westland, MI. For 5 to 10 weeks we get to work with a group of 10 to 15 frighteningly enthusiastic middle school students. One … Continue reading

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Renovating to Increase Useful Uses of Making Space

We’ve been busy busy busy renovating All Hands Active to have more workable space.  This means we’ve moved to the other side of Digital Ops, and are now erecting shelving and filling it with the multidinous wonders we seem to … Continue reading

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Punk Circuit

The Atari Punk Circuit is a venerable old noise maker created by Forrest Mims III using the timed pulses out of 2 555 or 1 556 timers and some capacitors to make noise.  The resistors change the rate of those … Continue reading

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Andrew: "Nice box you got there, Alex." Alex: "Uh…" <punches Andrew in the face>   This is actually the clackety box that goes clack when Alex juggles tin foil balls to close the interrupted circuits she’s built into her gauntlets.

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