Classes

Saturday June 13th – Intro to Programming the Arduino: Diyode Codeshield Edition

By HackPGH, Info | June 1, 2015 |

          In this introductory-level class, participants will: Setup and configure the Arduino environment on their laptop Write code that: Explores the inputs and outputs offered by the Arduino platform with the Diyode shield Reads a dimmer Controls the color of an RGB LED Sends messages to your laptop for status and…

February 7th – Programming the Arduino: Physical Pixels Class

By HackPGH, Info | January 26, 2015 |

Have an Arduino and wondering what to do with it? Join us on Saturday February 7th for our Physical Pixels class. It’s the perfect introduction to programming your Arduino if you’ve never tried it before or want to refresh your memory. Space is limited to 10 people, reserve your spot now. In this intro level class,…

Thursday January 22nd: Steel City Infosec Meetup – Audio Surveillance (Including Lab)

By HackPGH, Info | January 16, 2015 |

Steel City Infosec will be hosting their January Meetup here at HackPGH. It will be an Audio Surveillance talk. The event will consist of a discussion about Audio Surveillance and then a lab where you will build a Laser Microphone. The event is free but if you would like to make a laser microphone the cost is $10. RSVP…

Saturday January 17th: Build Your Own Theremin!

By HackPGH, Info | December 23, 2014 |

Do you remember hearing eerie outer space music from classic science fiction like “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and “Dr Who”? Have you ever wanted to make sounds like that yourself? It turns out you can! Using an instrument called a theremin. The theremin was invented in 1929, and has been used in many…

Sunday November 9th: WiFi 101: Make your own high-gain antennas for 2.4 and 5 GHZ wireless routers!

By HackPGH, Info | October 26, 2014 |

Not satisfied with the coverage area of the wireless signal in your house? Ever wonder how WiFi works? Don’t have the money to buy $300 on a pair of antennas? Have the DIY spirit? Well then come to HackPittsburgh and make your own! Meta Mesh, Pittsburgh’s wireless mesh networking company founded at HackPittsburgh, is beginning…