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April 1, 2017: Intro to Electronic Sensors with Arduino Class

In this class you will learn about many  types of sensors, including: switches, voltage dividers, potentiometers, ultrasonic distance sensors, and my personal favorite, the accelerometer (you have one in your smartphone. It allows your phone to do magic!) You will learn the electrical and physics properties of these sensors and the proper way to use…

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Take a Virtual Tour Of HackPGH!

Our member Joachim, also known as Makerj101 on Youtube. Came and filmed a tour of our space! Check it out! While you’re on his youtube channel, Check out his other awesome videos and subscribe!

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February 24, 2017: Hacking Food and Drink

Time of event: 7:30 – 9:00 pm with discussion and Q&A. It’s easy in this culture to get in a routine of eating prepackaged food, fast food, and restaurant meals.  Fewer people today know how to cook than generations before. But like any craft or art form, cooking is a matter of practice and inspiration. And…

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February 18, 2017: Arduino Programming 101 (Intro to Microcontrollers and C)

Buy Tickets here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arduino-programming-101-intro-to-microcontrollers-and-c-tickets-31438120264  Important: Bring your own Arduino! If you don’t have one, we may potentially sell one to you, but let us know ASAP If you have an Arduino from the soldering class, please bring it!   Class Description This is a class for absolute beginners to the Arduino, microcontrollers, embedded systems, computer…

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January 7,2017: Learn to Solder Class (Make your own Arduino)

This class will teach you to solder or help you practice your skills if they are a little rusty. We will guide you through the process of building an Arduino from a kit. Kits will be provided and in the end you will go home with your brand new DIY Arduino ready to make your…

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November 16, 2016: Holistic Brain – Startup Funding 101

  Pittsburgh is a terrific place to start a new company or try to grow one already started. Even bootstrap operations require some kind of funding, and Wednesday we’ll discuss where these funds come from and how much do they really cost a business going forward. We’ll cover from out of pocket, friends and family…

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Awesome Classes coming up in November!

This November HackPGH will be hosting two classes for absolute beginners! One is for beginners in Electronics and the other for beginners in Programming (Python) November 5, 10am-2pm Basic Electronics Class: Make your own Piano Cost: $40 Buy Tickets Here!  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/basic-electronics-class-2-make-your-own-piano-tickets-28833469684 Interested in Electronics? Want to build cool gadgets? Want to make your own Robot…

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Pittsburgh Bicentennial Parade

HackPittsburgh was part of the Pittsburgh Bicentennial Parade on July 9,2016. DIY Tardis, DIY BTTF Delorean, Dr Who and Back to the Future Cosplay, even dinosaurs. Lots of fun. Check out the photos below.

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May 13th and 14th Classes,Classes,Classes,Come Learn Stuff!

May 13th: Intro to the Unix Command Line aka Magical Runes When and Where: May 13th 7:30pm at HackPGH Synopsis: This is an introductory class for getting started using the Linux command line. Whether you want to manage a web server, make the most of a weak computer such as a Raspberry Pi or old…

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