A few words with Greedy Hen

In the lead up to their master class on tactile animation, we had a chat to Sydeny based animators, Katherine and Kate from Greedy Hen


American comedian, Steven Wright, said that when someone asked him, “how’s your life?” he answered, “I’m not sure; I don’t really have anything to compare it with.” Maybe that’s one of the reasons we don’t often think about how amazing life is: it’s all we know. Here I’m not talking about the amazingness of any …

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High Speed Photography Workshop with Arduino

QUT Phd student Mark Bliandzic ran a High Speed Photography workshop at our 2nd Birthday celebration. He kindly put together this post explaining how it went. This is a brief summary of the high speed photography workshop I held for the 2nd birthday bash at The Edge High Speed Photography is a technique for taking …

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Oh, and 3D printers

Starting at The Edge as a Catalyst has definitely been one of the better first weeks you could imagine. An awesome bunch of people, a relaxed work environment. Oh, and 3D printers.

Geek chat with Clinton Freeman

To follow on from the DIY tech theme currently happening at The Edge, we are excited to welcome a new Catalyst to the crew.

Tinkering with the RepRap

For the last two days I have been tinkering around with a RepRap 3D printer powered by Generation 6 electronics. The following is a bunch of breadcrumbs for anyone following in similar footsteps.

The Edge Media Lab Tutorial Part 1

As Visitor Services Officers we often find that not all users of The Edge’s Lab 1 have had experience in using an Apple Mac Computer. Often it can be quite daunting to learn a new operating system when you have used others for many years. This can be compounded when for example you are here […]

A Closer Look at Nathen Street

Our new Resident, Nathen Street, brings his interest of space travel and the cosmos, along with his DIY toolkit to The Edge.

Technology waits for no one

I walked away having seen the impossible made possible and knowing that I could do the same at the recent PIPS:lab masterclass.