Les’s Electronics and Programming Blog

A new paradigm for Human Interface Device

A new paradigm for Human Interface Device

This KickStarter based product will allow us to interact with computers like never before.

Building on the success and industry acceptance of MicroSoft Kinect, this sensor is capable of detecting the position of all ten fingers simultaneously. The applications for this have yet to be realized.

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Leap Motion Human Interface Device

Urban Farmer Courses at CoLab: July

Posted by on Jul 10, 2013 in Events | Comments Off

Urban Farmer Courses at CoLab: July

Urban Farmer Courses at CoLab: July

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Basic electronics & microcontroller workshops

Posted by on Jul 3, 2013 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

Hey folks,   I’ve been threatening to hold some fun, free basic electronics and microcontroller workshops at CoLab for anyone interested… my goal is to simply share knowledge and possibly work with some of you to help bring your ideas alive!   I’m now shooting to put something on in around a one month timeframe. There would likely be several workshops in this series as there is too much info to cover in a single workshop. I’ll be sending out a more formal agenda in the next coming week or so.. and hopefully post to “upcoming...

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Fred’s Mill

Posted by on Jun 29, 2013 in News, Tools | Comments Off

Fred’s Mill

Fred’s Mill

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Urban Farmer Courses at CoLab

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 in Event Calendar, News | Comments Off

Urban Farmer Courses at CoLab

Urban Farmer Courses at CoLab

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Just Another Busy Sunday

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in News | Comments Off

Just Another Busy Sunday

Just Another Busy Sunday

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Catch us at the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire

Posted by on May 30, 2013 in Event Calendar, Events, Maker Faire, News | Comments Off

Catch us at the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire

Catch us at the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire

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Breaker Faire

Posted by on May 14, 2013 in Event Calendar, Maker Faire, News | 0 comments

Breaker Faire

Like to BREAK things? Visit the Vancouver Community Laboratory for your chance to smash a car! For just a few dollars, you can take part in a scrumptious pancake BREAK-fast, WRECK a car, have your mind BLOWN by local art / creations, and PLAY a giant claw game! Wreckage form the car will be used by local artists for materials, and all proceeds benefit the Vancouver CoLab and Vancouver Mini Maker Faire. All ages. Entrance by donation. Saturday, May 25, 10 am – 5 pm 1907 Triumph St. Click here for information & updates via Facebook...

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DiResta Kiosk

Posted by on May 2, 2013 in Video | 0 comments

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Fix your hatchet

Posted by on May 2, 2013 in Video | 0 comments

How to make a tool handle

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Move In Day

Posted by on Mar 31, 2013 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Move In Day

Move in day was a huge success. Everyone pitched in and the container was empty before noon. We got a few goodies left over from the previous tenants, some shelving and a very fine table for the metalshop, as well as lots of good metal scrap. Here is a picture of the woodshop....

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