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Any life still here?
Best fanpage on Facebook :)
I need suggestions for the contents of the G3EC Box. Something we can put together for the beginners in electronics. A breadboard, multimeter, resistors, leds, jumper wires, switches and a battery pack comes to mind. Something for, say R200 including a component box?
Our friends at gsmcommander.com is offering a 25% discount on commanders to the club members. The PLC Commander may be an interesting platform for those that want to get into programming hardware without a steep learning curve.
Thanks to everyone that attended our first meeting. From the enthusiasm and debate I can see that this club will be a lively and healthy one. Please go crazy on the wall with project ideas and suggestions for our next meeting.

George Educational Electronics Engineering & Computer Society We're a group of young and not so young enjoying life and embracing technology.

Together we're learning about electronics, building gadgets and exploring the things that most others simply take for granted. We currently meet up on Wednesdays
Venue: Office Reliance
Time: 17:30
Cost: Adults R20.00, Children Free.

17/01/2014

It's a new year and a new term of G3ECS! Looking forward to seeing you all on Wednesdays from 17:30 to 19:30.

bring something awesome for show and tell.

Events 30/10/2013

Events

Don't forget to join us for G3ECS every wednesday and check out the event listing that's growing on the incubator website.

Events DateEventTimeVenue Wednesday, 30 OctoberG3ECS, software night17:30 to 19:30Office Reliance Friday, 1 NovemberTech Byte Breakfast09:00Hungry Camel W

Arduino: An Introduction | Mactuts+ 23/08/2013

Arduino: An Introduction | Mactuts+

A short intro to Arduino...

Arduino: An Introduction | Mactuts+ DIY electronics is a hot topic right now! With so many different technologies available, such as Wi-fi, touch screens, accelerometers and gyroscopes, it is easy

Back to School - 3 tips for a productive first semester 13/08/2013

Back to School - 3 tips for a productive first semester

Hi G3ECS! Here's a chance to win Wunderlist Pro for your class at school: http://www.6wunderkinder.com/blog/back-to-school

Back to School - 3 tips for a productive first semester Back to School3 tips for a productive first semesterThe new semester is the perfect opportunity to start being more productive! Meet Wunderlist — your simple and beautiful to-do list. It’s easy to start using, just enter all your to-do lists, add the details and start ticking them off as you go. It’...

24/07/2013

it was cold tonight, but some fearless geeks braved the weather to spend the evening coding away. It's great to see some really motivated youngsters hacking it. :-)

George Herald | Joseph and his amazing Twitter design 23/07/2013

George Herald | Joseph and his amazing Twitter design

Joe making us proud: http://www.georgeherald.com/news.aspx?id=57954&h=Joseph-and-his-amazing-Twitter-design

George Herald | Joseph and his amazing Twitter design George Herald is your local community newspaper from George, bringing you the latest headlines and breaking news from George and surrounding Garden Route, South Africa.

Net Prophet 2013 - 3x3 minute presentations - Gary Willmott, Nathan Jeffery, and Kirby Gordon 13/06/2013

Net Prophet 2013 - 3x3 minute presentations - Gary Willmott, Nathan Jeffery, and Kirby Gordon

Nathan, talking about G3ECS at during the 3x3 Power Talks - Round1: youtu.be/5TKg8khDHN0

Net Prophet 2013 - 3x3 minute presentations - Gary Willmott, Nathan Jeffery, and Kirby Gordon

09/06/2013

Mentor Needed:

we're looking for someone to assist in running a creativity and design programme.
1 x Wednesday per month. Contact us for more information.

Learning Programme Needed:

We're looking for a design or creativity programme similar to AdaFruit or Codecademy to help guide our creative workshops.

02/06/2013

Equipment Needed:

We need some UPSes for our training server cabinet. If you know of anyone who has some decommissioned ones, please let us know.

We have some donated servers we would like to commission, but don't want to put them at risk of any electricity spikes.

many thanks.

30/05/2013

Garden Route ICT Incubator

We are planning a developer roadshow to Cape Town.

The idea is to take a bunch of talented developers to Cape Town to showcase their talents at a Bandwidth Barn / Silicon Cape organised function.

We plan to arrange a group of Cape Town digital agencies & other potential partners to attend the session, so they can experience the group's skills first hand via the individual presentations and the one on one networking session afterwords.

Let us know if you would like to be part of the delegation

Interfacing with a salvaged LCD character display » Joseph Rautenbach - DevJoe Software 27/05/2013

Interfacing with a salvaged LCD character display » Joseph Rautenbach - DevJoe Software

Joe has been busy: http://devjoe.com/?p=343

Interfacing with a salvaged LCD character display » Joseph Rautenbach - DevJoe Software Interfacing with a salvaged LCD character display Uncategorized Add commentsMay272013 A few weekends ago I got hold of an old broken Canon printer/scanner combo. One thing that caught my eye was the display. It was a 2×20 character LCD (2 lines, 20 characters per line) which is better than some othe...

TEDxGranta -- Eben Upton -- Raspberry Pi 09/05/2013

TEDxGranta -- Eben Upton -- Raspberry Pi

TEDxGranta -- Eben Upton -- Raspberry Pi Eben Upton is the founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, which is developing a $25 microcomputer with the goal of putting programmable hardware in the hands...

25/04/2013

Great night at g3ecs last night, if you weren't there you missed out!

If you have a young child that you would like to introduce to programming, check out Scratch on Code.org

09/04/2013

Hi All, just letting you know there is no g3ecs meet-up tomorrow night, we're letting you all settle into the new school term.

We'll be back on track from next week.
looking forward to seeing you there.

Ten pi-fect projects for your new Raspberry Pi • The Register 16/03/2013

Ten pi-fect projects for your new Raspberry Pi • The Register

Some cool ideas for Raspberry Pi Projects: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/03/14/feature_ten_raspberry_pi_projects/

Ten pi-fect projects for your new Raspberry Pi • The Register Feature There was an article a while back, in Scientific American I think, that posed the question: given a super-powerful computer, with infinite computing power shoe-horned into a coke can, what would you do with it?* The arrival of the Raspberry Pi (RPi) prompted a similar sort of question: given...

11/03/2013

Garden Route ICT Incubator

Super awesome news, the Garden Route ICT Incubator has become a reality. Looking forward to seeing programs begin to materialise.

Breaking news just in. Both SEDA and Western Cape Provincial Goverment are now confirmed funding partners for our programs.
We are GO!

02/03/2013

The Usability of Passwords

We've discussed passwords at G3ECS a few weeks, back. Have a look at this article for some more information.

The Usability of Passwords Security companies and IT people constantly tells us that we should use complex and difficult passwords. This is bad advice, because you can actually make usable, easy to remember and highly secure passwords. In fact, usable passwords are often far better than complex ones.

15/02/2013

We’ve updated our Agenda to fit in with 2 days instead of 3 | ProtoCon

We’ve updated our Agenda to fit in with 2 days instead of 3 | ProtoCon We’ve updated our Agenda to fit in with 2 days instead of 3Leave a replyBe Sociable, Share! This entry was posted in Announcement on 15/02/2013 by ptadmin.

11/02/2013

You spoke and we listened, ProtoCon 2013 will now be 2 Days. | ProtoCon

You spoke and we listened, ProtoCon 2013 will now be 2 Days. | ProtoCon You spoke and we listened, ProtoCon 2013 will now be 2 Days.Leave a replyWe’ve recieved a lot of positive feedback, but also comments regarding taking three days out of the office being difficult.Based on your feedback, we have restructured the event to run over two days instead of three.The Confere...

10/02/2013

Keynote Speaker – Dr Ernst van Biljon | ProtoCon

ProtoCon 2013 Keynote Speaker Announced!

Keynote Speaker – Dr Ernst van Biljon | ProtoCon Keynote Speaker – Dr Ernst van BiljonLeave a replyOur Keynote speaker is confirmed. We’re proud to announce, our Keynote Address will be done by Dr Ernst van Biljon.Ernst holds a doctorate in logistics and supply chain management specializing in strategic process management. Over the last thirteen y...

06/02/2013

Sorry everyone but G3ECS is cancelled tonight. We'll resume next week with building the throwies and the Arduino course.

29/01/2013

Is anybody in Cape Town between now and next week that will be willing to pick up and bring some of the components along for the next G3ECS?

We have a bit of a problem with the magnets for the throwies... the post office doesn't deliver strong magnets and a courier is going to be expensive for a handful of magnets.

Alternatively, does anyone know where to find a bunch (about 20) of small neodynium (rare earth) magnets?

23/01/2013

Thanks for joining us tonight was a great start to the year. Don't forget to all sign up for an account on Codecademy.

Timeline photos 21/01/2013

get in on the action, check out our plans for this term...

19/01/2013

Club meet-ups begin this week, so please tell everyone it's 17:30 at Office Reliance. Please remember to bring all the cool projects you've been working on.

19/01/2013

Garden Route ICT Incubator

We will be opening up for membership registration soon. Be sure to like our page to make sure you get notified when we are ready to accept membership applications.

G3ECS 17/01/2013

G3ECS

we're going to focus on publishing content on our page and on our wiki, so we decided to revamp our webpage a little... http://g3ecs.co.za

G3ECS George Educational Electronics Engineering and Computer Society, G3ECS for short, is a group of young and not so young geeks getting together to apply our motto "Learn, Make, Return" once a week.

16/01/2013

Garden Route ICT Incubator

Do you know about any tech events or groups in the Garden Route?
Please let us know as we are always reaching out and growing our network

08/11/2012

Thanks to everyone who attended our term end function. It was a blast. Looking forward to see all the awesome big and small projects that you're going to build over the holidays.

11/10/2012

We have one Raspberry pi KIT available with power adapter and transparent housing. Cost: 1,200.00. Please contact us for more information.

25/09/2012

Do you have any old hardware you don't use anymore?
whether it is working on not, we'd love to find a use for it, so please connect with us.

13/08/2012

Hope you're all looking forward to the week ahead. We're looking forward to seeing what you've been working on at show and tell this week.

Happy Hacking!

30/07/2012

Hope you're all coding up a storm...

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