Have you ever wanted to be part of a spaceship crew? Here’s your chance! This Friday at HackPittsburgh, we will be playing Artemis, the Spaceship Bridge Simulator. From the website (http://www.artemis.eochu.com/): Artemis is a multiplayer, multi-computer networked game for Windows computers. Artemis simulates a spaceship bridge by networking several computers together. One computer runs the…

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Attention Amateur Radio Operators and those curious about Amateur Radio! In a follow up to his previous talk on nbEMS here at the shop, Harry, W3YJ, will be here on Friday to cover some advanced topics. Not to fret, even if you missed the first talk, you’ll be fine. nbEMS is a system based on…

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Attention amateur radio operators!  This Friday at 7pm, join us at HackPittsburgh and learn about the Narrow Band Emergency Messaging System (NBEMS). Harry Bloomberg, an Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator for the Western PA Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES), will talk about ARES, how the services works for Western PA and his responsibilities there. Harry will…

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Join us at HackPittsburgh this Friday, April 23rd, at 7pm and meet Dan Rugh of Commonwealth Press!  Commonwealth Press is a fantastic screen printing and media design company located across the river from HackPittsburgh in Pittsburgh’s South Side. Dan will talk about his background and how Commonwealth Press came to be, he’ll show some examples…

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Friday night we had an impromptu Chat Roulette Party. Many that had already came out for no reason, joined in and helped make the chat roulette experience more enjoyable for those on the other end. While we came across a large number of wrong-doers, we also came across a bunch of interesting people as well.…

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As we all know, making isn’t just for the little guy.  Join us at HackPittsburgh this Friday, March 26th at 7pm to get a look at how the big guys do it! Members Gwen and Derrick will walk us through pictures of some of their adventures in various industrial settings, explaining the whats, wheres, whos,…

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Join us at 7pm on Friday, March 19th for the return of Craft Night! Come make your own art buttons with origami paper at this week’s craft night. Cut, paste and collage the origami paper to make your own original patterns and turn them into a 1″  button… or even a few. We have lots…

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This Friday at HackPittsburgh marks the triumphant return of Finish It Friday!  Got a project that just needs a bit more attention before you can officially declare it finished? Could you use some inspiration to Just Get It Done? Bring your projects and start finishing things at 6pm.  For those who feel they have nothing…

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Want to get into computer-aided design but don’t have access to fancy CNC machines of your own?  Join us at HackPittsburgh this Friday, February 26, at 7pm to learn about the Ponoko “making system”.  Member Forest Royse will walk us through an explanation of Ponoko’s services, and will show us how to create Ponoko-ready designs…

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Do you like collecting data with your Arduino but hate leaving it tethered to your computer?  Do you need to collect live data, and don’t have time for copying log files from SD cards? Tonight at 7pm, join us at HackPittsburgh as member Sayan demonstrates how to send live data from your Arduino over the…

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