Events

Friday, September 4: Event- Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

By HackPGH, Info | August 27, 2015 |

Photo Credit: Wikipedia Who doesn’t like home made Ice Cream? The only part that sucks is waiting for it to freeze. Well, we have came up with a solution… LIQUID NITROGEN of course!!! Come down on Friday and take in the festivities! We will be doing a demo on Liquid Nitrogen as well as making…

Saturday, July 25th: Class – Intro to Sensors for Arduino

By HackPGH, Info | July 15, 2015 |

Tickets on sale at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sensors-sensors-sensors-tickets-17611789336 Blinking lights, buzzing speakers, and spinning motors are all fine and dandy but if you want you project to see and hear you need SENSORS! HackPittsburgh will be holding an intermediate level class on building circuits and reading various types of sensors with the Arduino. The class will focus on…

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…

Saturday Oct 18th: HackPGH 5 Year Anniversary Extravaganza!

By HackPGH, Info | October 8, 2014 |

I’m not sure if you heard, but HackPGH is 5 Years old! I can’t believe it’s been this long! It seems like just yesterday we opened our doors! We’d like you to come and celebrate our 5 year anniversary with us at our shop on the 18th of October at 9 PM! We plan on having…

Sunday OCT 12th: Pittsburgh Pod Races (A Live Podcasting Event)

By HackPGH, Info | October 6, 2014 |

Join your Host and Moderator Sean McGrath (The GeekERIE) as we present the first of a series of LIVE podcasted debates on Nerd Culture. Marvel vs. DC! And what they mean to the ascendency of genre culture. The GREAT debate of our time! Q&A to follow. With The Nerd Exchange Podcast and The boys from…

Friday August 22nd – Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

By HackPGH, Info | August 19, 2014 |

Who doesn’t like home made Ice Cream? The only part that sucks is waiting for it to freeze. Well, we have came up with a solution… LIQUID NITROGEN of course!!! Come down on Friday and take in the festivities! We will be doing a demo on Liquid Nitrogen as well as making some cool treats!…

Thursday, July 10th: High Security Locks!

By HackPGH, Info | July 6, 2014 |

  High security mechanical locks are designed with several conflicting goals in mind.  With the proper key they must open reliably and with minimal effort, even after a decade of wear (tens of thousands of uses) and even if exposed to environmental hazards such as water and dirt.  Without the proper key they must withstand…