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PY19 Kanban 1.1 Stand Up 2

Stand Ups

TL;DR Sad burn down chart is sad.  This was not a productive week for us.  We will be circling the wagons where engagement is concerned and narrowing our commitments to ensure next week is at least better in…

PY19 Kanban 1.1 Stand Up 1

Stand Ups

Note: Last week’s burn down chart only showed a starting value of 26 story points when there are in fact 27 story points this Kanban.  The chart has been fixed for this week. TL;DR We are off to…

Did you know Holoseat is Open Source Hardware?

About Holoseat

Not only that, but it is Certified OSHW (UID US000058).  What does this mean? For starters, you can get all of the instructions necessary to build your own Holoseat from scratch online at dev.holoseat.com.  You can also follow…

Working Out With A Wargen In World of Warcraft

Guest Posts

Please welcome Tony “BROOTUS” Robertson to the Holoseat blog.  Tony is one of our Alpha Testers and has jumped into Holoseat with both feet.  Check out his post below for how Holoseat is changing his life. It is not…

PY19 Kanban 1.1 Stand Up 0

Stand Ups

TL;DR Planning is done, so it is time to get PY19 started.  Our iterations are going to be shorter than normal during the Alpha Test (hence the 4 week cadence on the burn down chart).  Look for more,…

The Anxiety of Open Source: Why We Struggle With Putting It Out There

In the news

For those who don’t know, Holoseat is Open Source Hardware (OSHW).  In fact, v0.3 is certified OSHW (OSHWA UID US000058).  And, we will be submitting v1.0 for certification soon. Hackaday just put out some of their “rules” for publishing…

Manufacturing At Home With Evan & Katelyn | Make:

In the news

Great video “Evan & Katelyn.” Lots of important lessons for start ups like Holoseat, some of which we have already learned and some of which are new to us. I was so impressed I just subscribed to their…

The History of Cherry MX Keyboard Switches @CherryMX

In the news

Check out this great post from Adafruit about the history of Cherry MX keyboard switches.  For those who don’t know, we love the Cherry MX.   In fact, the enable button on the Holoseat controller is a Cherry MX…

Syndcon 2018 Raffle Holoseat Winners

Events

Once more August meant it was time for Holoseat’s annual pilgrimage to SyndCon.  This year we brought a little more than just our usual upgraded test hardware and presentations.  For the first time since 2014 we brought something for…

First Patch Issued for v1 Alpha

Development News

It’s official, we already have the first patch from our Alpha test.  Thanks to tester Arabella for helping us find the issue and to tester Bril for verifying the patch.  As you can see by clicking the link…