Tag Archives: Maker Spaces

Building 50+ Solar Digital Libraries

We have reached the production stage for our Solar Digital Libraries! We’ve built 50 and counting…. The hands-on work involved drilling, wire-cutting and wire-stripping, soldering, heat-shrinking, gluing, and Velcro-ing. The students were energetic, and showed up for four separate build meetings, … Continue reading

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SPELL Solar Digital Library Prototype Debuts at SLO MakerFaire

The students in Cal Poly’s Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies (LAES) 411 proudly debuted the SPELL solar powered digital library prototype at the San Luis Obispo MakerSpace Expo on May 9, 2015. The Solar Powered Educational Learning Library (SPELL) is … Continue reading

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LeMaker Provides Banana Pi’s and Generous Support for Solar Digital Library all-in-one Kit Project—and for Maker Spaces

This past summer (July 2014), I became aware of LeMaker, a company that makes and provides support for open source technology. More specifically for the purposes of this post, I was interested in their Banana Pi, which is an open … Continue reading

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