Category: News

Pi Zero

Today we received our first Pi Zero, Priced at just $5, we were lucky to get one the 100 orders available from Adafruit at 2am on Thanksgiving morning. Now just to figure out what project we are going to utilize…

Skyhook Bitcoin ATM

NESIT has acquired Project Skyhook, The Open-Source Bitcoin ATM. By Open-Source we mean free as-in freedom and by Bitcoin ATM we mean Cash in, BTC out. The goal for NESIT is not to make money from the ATM unit. The…

2014 Elections

Thursday 5/1/2014 @ 7:30pm we will be having our yearly board meeting and having elections for our new board member positions. It’s open to the public , so if you would like a good feel for how NESIT works, and…

Fix for a Bleeding Heart (On Debian 7)

CVE-2014-0160 or as it’s popularly known (as of today) Bleeding Heart is a problem with versions of SSL between 1.0.1 up to 1.0.1f that revolves around the improper handling of Heartbeat Extension packets.  Long story short: someone could get their…

To Catch a Thief

Due to my car getting broken into 2 times in the past few weeks, I decided to use the opportunity to make a project out of it. One of our members had bought a Seeed Studio GPRS Arduino shield last…

Fixing A Broken XBox360

One of our members, Cobey, had a XBox given to him that would boot up but wouldnt show any video. Most of the time you would the notorious red ring of death. This one didn’t have the ring though. He…

Build Your Own PIC Programmer

When: Monday, January 6, 2014 Time: 7:00pm Cost: $25 Per Person (10 Seats Available) Description: Learn to build your own PIC programming kit. Price includes your own ready-to-build an open source Microchip PIC programmer for the USB port that you…

Over Engineered Fishtank

So before our move into the new space, one of our old members had made a mineral oil based fish tank. When we were vandalized the fish tank was damaged, essential pushed off the desk onto the floor where it…

3D Printing for the masses

Please visit http://www.crowdrise.com/3D-Printer and donate today and help us bring this technology into the hands of people who otherwise would never have such an opportunity. 3D printing is the process by which objects are created by adding layer upon layer of…