HackPittsburgh Movie Night, Tonight!

August 7, 2009 |

This Friday (tonight!) , from 6pm to 9pm, bring your projects and come on down to HackPittsburgh for another Movie Night! We’ll be watching the 2007 documentary Good Copy, Bad Copy, which discusses some of the recent issues of U.S. copyright law, new technologies, how artists can make money, and how things are being done…

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Context Free Friday

July 29, 2009 |

Come and learn how to make cool programmatic art and export it to usable file formats for further editing and printing.

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Legos + Arduino = Fun

July 29, 2009 |

One of our students after the class on Saturday went home and had some fun with his Freeduino.  Thanks for sending this in to us Steve (and thanks for the link in the video).  This is the kind of stuff that makes doing all this fun.

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Arduino Intro Class Wrap-Up

July 26, 2009 |

This past Saturday, July 25th, Hack Pittsburgh held the second run of the “Introduction to Arduino” Class, the first class to actually be taught at the Hack Pittsburgh space! Matt Stultz, with a bit of backup from Jon Speicher, Marty McGuire, and the Solder Cam led a class of 7 students in constructing and testing…

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Intro to Programming the Arduino: Physical Pixels

July 26, 2009 |

Build a physical pixel with your Arduino microcontroller! In this introductory-level class, participants will: set up and configure the Arduino environment on their laptop learn basic electronics skills while building a small, functional circuit write code that: explores the inputs and outputs offered by the Arduino platform reads a dimmer controls the color of an…

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