Tech Week & The STEMM Festival

7th June 2017By Aaron Power3D Printing, Education, Hack Together, Startup Garage, Tech, Workshops

May was a month that filled 1st Assembly with the weird, wonderful and wacky as we hacked our way through Techweek ‘17 and the Hutt STEMM Festival.  The space was taken over by 130 mad inventors and hackers, of all ages, shapes and sizes, as they learnt, shared, experimented during six unique events.   The … Read More

Sumo Bots with NodeBots

5th April 2017By Aaron PowerEducation, Hack Together, Tech, Workshops

1st Assembly was buzzing with a whirlwind of spinning motors, flashing LED and beeping microcontrollers as 40 kids (many of them adults) took part during NodeBots very first SumoBots event at 125 High Street. Nodebots is an international community of tinkers that hack and build javascript robots, with the aim of engaging and upskilling the … Read More

Snow-Motion

20th December 2016By Aaron Power3D Printing, Education, Hack Together, Workshops

On 17th December 1st Assembly was filled with festive cheer as we made and stop-motion animated our very own snow globes during Snow-Motion. The day long event was nothing short of light-hearted charming fun which nicely rounded off the year. Attendees of all ages and stages joined us, many of which created multiple snow globes … Read More

EXO Breakfast : Croissants & AI

23rd November 2016By Aaron Power3D Printing, Education, Enviroment, EXO, Talks

In 1965 Gordon Moore, Intel Co-founder & tech legend, predicted that the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits would double each year – “Moore’s Law”, which still holds true to this day. The law tells us that computing power will continue to become smaller and faster over time as transistors become more … Read More

EniroTech IDEAHACK

15th November 2016By Nick ChurchouseEducation, Enviroment, Sustainability, Talks, Workshops

So many problems, so little time. Unpicking a world of environmental problems through smart tech is a massive topic and the crew, comprised of experts in Internet of Things (IoT), designers, engineers, computer scientists and marketers, at 1st Assembly’s IDEAHACK went into it guns blazing. IDEAHACK explores the technology, opportunities, impact and customer sets within a … Read More

Circular Economy For Beginners

9th September 2016By James SwopeEducation, Sustainability

Circular economy is based on the ideal that everything that is made has a purpose for the whole of its life.  To make something that is never disposed of and is useful for the entirety of its existence is a high goal to reach.  Just like other ideals the reality of the effort it would … Read More