freetronics ArduSat

Who’s at Eurisko: Jon Oxer from Freetronics #eurisko13

Freetronics designs and manufactures Open Hardware including Arduino compatible boards, shields, modules, and sensors that are very popular with hobbyists, professionals, and in education. Jon Oxer from Freetronics said: "At Eurisko, we’ll have real satellite hardware that people can see and touch, and we’ll also be selling special electronics starter packs called the Experimenters Kit […]


Who’s at Eurisko: Wireless Institute of Australia – Your entry into Amateur Radio

A group from the Wireless Institute of Australia are excited to contribute to Eurisko this year. They have a lot to squeeze into two days – courtesy of WIA’s Peter Parker (VK3YE), here’s a snapshot of Eurisko Day 1: [youtube=href="] At Eurisko, WIA will be showcasing; Amateur Radio transmitting and receiving equipment. Homebrew Electronic Construction projects. […]


What’s happening at Eurisko, and how to find out.

Hi folks! We are using a Google Spreadsheet to enable the schedule to be dynamically managed and also viewed on the web or from your smart phone. We have two tabs within the document to make it easy to view: To find out what’s on now/ what’s up next, use the following spreadsheet tab:     What’s […]

Zoz Brooks

Who’s at Eurisko: Meet Celebrity Maker Zoz Brooks

Our friends at Fab Lab Adelaide and ANAT in partnership with TAFE SA let us know that they were bringing Zoz Brooks out for a Master Class How To Make Almost Anything: Fabrication In The Digital Age Zoz has graciously accepted our invitation to hop over from Adelaide for the weekend to join us for […]

Screwless Heart Gears by Emmett Lalish

Who’s at Eurisko: Lauren Shearer ‘Inside you in 3D’

Carlton local, Lauren Shearer will be showing Eurisko participants how to start using those technical 3D medical images of you body, for some really interesting projects. “Ever wondered what to do with those CDs of medical images they gave to you after you broke your arm? Or wondered what it really looks like inside your head? […]

Darning a Sock

‘Darn It!’ – Bring your mendables to Eurisko

Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald from Bright Sparks Melbourne wants Eurisko participants to bring their favorite pair of socks, tea towel, blanket, jumper (or other prized possession that needs to have a hole repaired), to her ‘Darning 101 Workshop.’ If you’re thinking about doing that, let us know in the comments for this post. Thanks! If you’ve never heard of darning, […]

Gelatine In Use

Who’s at Eurisko: Project ‘Gelatine’ by QUT Urban Informatics

Tucker Bradford will be joining us for Eurisko from QUT Urban Informatics in Brisbane to demonstrate the research project, Gelatine. Over the past year we’ve been speaking with Gelatine collaborators Mark Bilandzic, Marcus Foth & Tucker about bringing Gelatine to Eurisko.  We’d love to make Gelatine a more connected part of the Eurisko experience in subsequent years.   We first […]

Melbourne Mini Maker Faire Crowd

Participant (Attendee) Tickets are now available!

If you’ve been waiting to pick up tickets to Eurisko Melbourne, they’re now available!      Purchase your Tickets We’d encourage you to get in quick and book your ticket. Remember that this event runs over two days, and your ticket enables you to enter the venue multiple times across the two days. Note that Children under […]

Contribute through open knowledge sharing

What will you contribute?

Calling all contributors! It’s time to get your submissions in for your Eurisko Melbourne 2013, running on Sat 2nd and Sun 3rd of November, 2013. We’ve kept the submission form really simple, so it should only take you a few minutes to complete. If you haven’t already, you can submit you contribution at the following […]

Additive manufacturing includes 3D Printing

Eurisko Melbourne is part of Melbourne Knowledge Week 2013

Over the past four or so months, we’ve been working with the team from Melbourne Knowledge Week to position Eurisko Melbourne to be one of the key events in the 2013 Knowledge Week program. We received word last week that our proposal had been officially accepted, and we’ve just signed the Knowledge Week agreement today, […]