Jim Zdunek

Turtles and Bugs! Etc.

At our last meeting our ‘show and tell’ introduced a number of neat little projects.  Among them was a little robot that can draw fancy designs on paper. The robot  used what is called ‘Turtle Graphics’  and  so therefore the robot itself could be  called a turtle.  To top it off, the turtle used the …

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NOT and NAND from Scratch

Or ‘How to build simple logic gates using transistors’ In this class, Creator Hub member Stephen W. discussed the basics of digital logic and then had students attempt to build electrical circuits to help illustrate how logic circuits actually work. There was a fairly good sized turn-out for this class and everyone had a chance …

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Science Toys

The HUB visits with Matt Hannifin of Science Toy Magic: OK, it was at 8:30 AM on a Saturday. It was cold out and Fort Collins’ Old Town Square just had three inches of new snow. It was time to visit Colorado’s tiniest toy store and meet with the owner / operator / physicist / …

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Cold Weather Meeting

Hub members go through details of 501(c)(3) While the temperatures dropped this week to record lows there were a few members who braved the conditions outside to meet at the Matter Book Store for some hot chocolate and muddle over the government forms that we are required to file for non-profit status. Of course we’re …

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The HUB Logo is official !

Ideas for a kid friendly sculpture While many ideas for a logo for the Fort Collins Creator Hub were gently mulled over by the general membership (as established by the MeetUp Group), a certain symbol became apparent during one of the meetings where a cardboard sculpture was being shown as a possible attraction for the …

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