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85 Students Attended the Acadia University LipSync Buildathon

February 8, 2018 | Categories: Buildathon
We had a wonderful time at the Acadia University LipSync Buildathon on February 1st. It was a day of teamwork and learning as scores of…

ATIA Maker Day

February 1, 2018 | Categories: Event
The ATIA conference has been on for nearly 20 years, but this is the first time it includes an ATIA Maker Day. It’s a great…

2017: The Year in Review

December 21, 2017 | Categories: News
What a fantastic year it has been. We started off with the Access Makeathon, a 48-hour challenge where Makers worked together to create innovative assistive…

The Youngest Person to Build a LipSync

December 14, 2017 | Categories: Buildathon, Maker Spotlight
We were in Calgary last weekend for a buildathon with STEM Learning Lab. Around 25 West Island College students attended to help out, of whom…

We Fixed 67 LipSyncs

December 7, 2017 | Categories: Event
On Monday, December 4th, we were at Vancouver Hack Space to repair a few LipSyncs. “A few” turned out to be 67: that’s how many…