Modular Synthesizer Petting Zoo – Feb 24, 2018

In what was described as sounding like “[…] a computer lost in space, filtered through a black hole, underwater — and intermittently electrocuted“, SkullSpace held its annual Modular Synthesizer Petting Zoo this past February 24.  Members of Winnipeg’s electronic music community and general noise enthusiasts alike gathered for talks on audio production, mind-shattering soundscapes and, most importantly, an afternoon of fiddling …

Holiday Hackathon – Dec 30, 2017

SkullSpace is wrapping up another hacktastic year! Come down and hack on fun projects, play some board games, or just come hang out and enjoy some movies and snacks.   Event Details: Where – SkullSpace (200-374 Donald St) When – Dec 30 2017, Noon – 8pm Free Admission, no membership required https://www.facebook.com/events/156638148396173/

Wireless Humidity Sensor Part 1 – Hardware Design

Humidity Sensor PCB Assembly

  Project Synthesis It had come to my attention that there was a growing damp spot on my kitchen ceiling – after ripping through some drywall and inspecting for leaks, the prognosis was bathroom humidity issues due to faulty grout in the shower.  In my most optimistic take on the situation, I reasoned a fun project could be to make …

Winnipeg’s least expensive coworking space

Coworking in Winnipeg is an expensive business. Most places offer you 24/7 access at around $100-150 a month. What would you pay if you were a Skullspace member? Only $40 a month! Wow what a deal! Some other benefits include: Great location downtown at Donald St. at Ellice (next to the Yellow Dog Tavern!) 24/7 access with key fob Kitchen …

Hacking the Tool That Hacks My Car – Part 1

For tech reference bits like baud rates and pinouts, check the appendix at the end. I’ve wanted to know about what my 2005 Saturn Ion’s computer was saying to its instrument cluster since it first flashed “Low Fuel” on the built-in text display. Was the message from the ECU, or was it build into the dash? Oh the hacking possibilities …