Events

July 13, 2019, 1pm – 3pm: Computer Building Workshop

By Adam | June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Interested in computers, but are totally lost on how to put a computer together? Bring your own computer parts OR come and learn on a full-sized desktop here at HackPGH! A guided tour of assembling real, working (well. they were working at one point… some of them.) computers with real parts. All computer parts, tools,…

July 6, 2019, 9am – 4pm: Welding 101 with Kiefer – Intro to Stick Welding (SMAW)

By Adam | June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Learn the basics of flat stick welding on steel! Description: This is a beginner class which will teach the basics of stick welding. We will be going over safety, how to run a good bead, padding, and more! Requirements: No experience needed! Safety notes: Students are not permitted to wear open toed shoes, and they…

July 2, 2019, 6pm – 8pm: Circuit Design for Arduinos with Dr. Newcomer: Session ONE

By Adam | June 10, 2019 | 1 Comment

Basic Info: A continuation of skills from the Intro to Arduinos class. Session ONE of a three-session class. Description: Great, you know how to make an Arduino microcontroller do stuff in the Intro class… now you need to make things for the Arduino to control! Never fear, Dr. Newcomer is teaching a class on circuit…

June 29, 2019, 1pm – 5pm: Welding 102 with Kiefer – Stick welding (SMAW) Welding Fundamentals

By Adam | June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Description: Intermediate welding class with Kiefer. More sophisticated stick welding techniques building off of the 101 class. One session. Requirements: This is the second part to the 101a and 101b classes! Only registrants who took the 101a AND 101b class at any time may register for this class! Safety notes: Students are not permitted to…

June 25, 2019, 6pm – 8pm: Intro to Arduino Programming with Dr. Newcomer

By Adam | June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Description: Interested in learning programming? Electronics? How to make shiny things that interact with people, or embedded devices that do things automatically for you? Maybe someday even creating electronic minions to carry out your maniacal whims? Dr. Newcomer is teaching a class for embedded computer programming in C++ using the easy and common Arduino microcontroller…

May 11, 11 am-1 pm: Seed starting class

By board | May 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Learn how to plant seeds to start your vegetable or herb garden. Watering tips and tricks. Take home your potted seeds, water them, and start your spring off right! Includes: Pots Soil Seeds Planting instruction Care instructions Instruction for garden soil preparation and soil chemistry. Learn to balance your soil pH. To register you MUST…

May 11, 2019, 1pm-5pm: CLASS: Welding 102 with Kiefer – Intermediate stick welding

By board | April 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Intermediate welding class with Kiefer. More sophisticated stick welding techniques building off of the 101 class. One session. Students are not permitted to wear open toed shoes, and they must wear natural fiber clothing (denim, cotton, etc.) for this class. To sign up for this class you MUST register here: https://members.hackpgh.org/event-3372817 Instructor: Kiefer Age limitations:…

May 4, 2019, 1pm-5pm: CLASS: Welding 101 with Kiefer – Stick welding (SMAW) welding fundamentals

By board | April 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Learn the basics of flat stick welding on steel! This is a beginner class which will teach the basics of stick welding. No experience needed! We will be going over safety, how to run a good bead, padding, and more! Students are not permitted to wear open toed shoes, and they must wear natural fiber…

Tues, April 30, 7pm – 9pm: Laundry Soap Making Class with Bethany

By board | April 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Come to HackPGH and learn how to save money by making your own eco-friendly and hypoallergenic laundry soap!  Bethany Klick will take you through the step-by-step process and you will leave the class with your own batch of soap!  Note: This soap will be unscented, but you may bring your own essential oils if you…

Thu, April 11, 7pm – 9pm: Circuit Design Part II with Dr. Joe Newcomer

By board | April 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Topics will include Analog I/O, interrupts, and busses (SPI, I2C, 1-wire) Those who took part I can take it at no extra charge (contact us at info at hackpittsburgh.org for your free registration). Anyone who feels confident about basic Arduino I/O, but did not attend Part I, is welcome to attend this session for only…