• Workshops


    04 May 2012 0 Comments

    We have a variety of workshops that we try to put on during the course of the year Coming Soon: Silvering Glass Aluminum Casting Introductory Soldering Basic Electronics Make Your Own Demonic Garden Gnomes Make Your Own Model Rocket Engines Make...

  • We’re Growing, But We Need Some Help

    We’re Growing, But We Need Some Help

    04 May 2012 0 Comments

    It was bold move for us; leaving that wee space on McLeaod Trail & Tenth and finding a huge industrial space to give us room to grow. And it’s paid off! The transformation we’ve undergone in the last six months has been phenomenal. From a very...

  • Hacker and Cyber Criminal are NOT Synonyms

    Hacker and Cyber Criminal are NOT Synonyms

    04 May 2012 0 Comments

    When your Facebook account or email gets hacked (proper use of the verb) it wasn’t a hacker who did it, it was a criminal. Hacking is a skill, a tool, like a chainsaw. If you use said chainsaw to take down a rotting tree before it falls on somebody’s...

  • Great Projects On The Way

    Great Projects On The Way

    04 May 2012 0 Comments

    Last night was another one of our regular hang out sessions at the new space, which resulted in a turn out of about 25 people. The momentum we are building is slow yet steady. The interesting projects and tools that hackerspaces are known for are beginning...

  • A Vision For Collaboration

    A Vision For Collaboration

    04 May 2012 0 Comments

    I’m a visionary, I always have been. I see a world that can be so much more than it is now, a world that can achieve it’s potential with just a little guidance. That’s why I’m so heavily involved in Protospace, because I want to make a change,...

  • Thar Be Dragons

    Thar Be Dragons

    04 May 2012 0 Comments

    So we got pwned a while ago and have been working hard to get our site back up and running. Weetabix, StandardToaster, Kan & Ultramegaman have been doing amazing work rebuilding the back end and hardening the system, so we should have all of our...

  • Our New Space

    Our New Space

    04 May 2012 0 Comments

    By StandardToaster On September 29, 2011 In Protospace With No Comment Today was a HUGE day. We’ve gotten keys to our new space. On Saturday, we’ll be moving in our stuff from various homes around the city, and hope to have our next Tuesday meeting...

  • Carpool


    04 May 2012 0 Comments

    We’re aware that our new location is hard to access if you don’t have a vehicle, so we encourage our members to car pool! The primary purpose of this is to get everyone down to our Tuesday night meetings, but please use it whenever you like! Here’s...

  • Light Up The Neighborhood

    Light Up The Neighborhood

    04 May 2012 0 Comments

    At Protospace, we strive to bring innovators and projects together to build community in Calgary, which is why we’re supporting Light Up The Neighborhood this year. In collaboration with Endeavor Arts, Light Up The World and Victoria Park BRZ, Protospace...

  • Calgary Expo

    Calgary Expo

    29 Apr 2012 0 Comments

    The Expo was a smashing success for Protospace & The WCRS! SAIT’s J5 Robot definitely brought sexy back! A big thanks goes out to all of our volunteers who helped out. We’ll be seeing dozens of new faces down at the space for Meet&Geek...