Two-Tier Membership Proposal

September 12, 2009 |

Hello All, As you know, HackPittsburgh is a young and growing organization, and we’re still trying to find out what works and what doesn’t. HackPittsburgh wouldn’t exist without the efforts of our members, with their donations of time, money, materials, and hard work. That said, we have been having many issues with the current “Dues…

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Reminder: Pitch Night is this Friday!

September 9, 2009 |

Have you been working on your pitch? This Friday, September 11th, starting at 6pm, come to HackPittsburgh and pitch your idea for a project that you’d love to do, but feel that it is too big to do alone.  Come prepared with a 5 minute presentation about your idea and what kind of folks you…

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September 6, 2009 |

A limited quantity of HackPittsburgh stickers are now available for purchase! We recently shipped a batch of HackPittsburgh stickers to Noisebridge in San Francisco to support the Two Hands Project. We have a few extras, so we’re passing the savings on to you! The stickers are 2″ x 4″, so they’re great for your car…

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Class Wrap-Up: Intro to Programming the Arduino

August 31, 2009 |

The Arduino microcontroller has sparked a revolution among electronics hobbyists, allowing folks of all skill levels to get started in what has historically been an intimidating field. With its low cost hardware and simple-but-powerful integrated development environment, it’s easier than ever to get everything you need to start working with Arduino.  All of that is…

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Tomorrow: Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 99th Annual Exhibition

August 27, 2009 |

This Friday, August 28th, from 7pm-10pm at the Carnegie Museum of Art, is the opening of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh‘s 99th Annual Exhibition. “But,” I hear you saying, “what does that have to do with HackPittsburgh?” Among the locally-created installations, you will find work by HackPittsburgh member Lori Hepner. Lori’s work, combining photography with…

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