Posts Tagged ‘friday’
Tonight: (Hacker) Olympics Kickoff!
Today marks the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. Over the next two weeks, athletes from all over the world will demonstrate their skills and hard work in competitions ranging from the exhilarating to the simply awesome. Tonight, in celebration of the Olympic spirit, HackPittsburgh will be kicking off our own HackPittsburgh 2010…Read More
This Friday at HackPGH: Documentation Lighting!
UPDATE: The Documentation Lighting event has been rescheduled canceled due to the impending inclement weather. It will now happen on Friday, February 26th! This Friday, February 5th at 7pm, join us at HackPittsburgh and learn how to lie, cheat, and steal your way through documentation photography! Members Matt Mets and Bonnie Bogovitch will cover the…Read More
Synth Night 2 @ HackPGH – Friday, Jan. 29
Our first Synth Night way back in June was a great success. About 10 folks came out to build an open source, Arduino-based synthesizer called the Auduino. Everybody had a good time and, thanks to the Pentatonic scale, the ensuing cacophony was easy on the ears. Now, at long last, Synth Night is back! On…Read More
This Friday at HackPGH: Powerpoint Karaoke!
This Friday January 22nd, starting at 7PM, HackPittsburgh will be hosting our first Powerpoint Karaoke! Hone your presentation skills as HackPittsburgh member Gwen pulls a random presentation from the Internet which you get to present! Sure, you’ve never seen the slide deck before and you may not know anything about the topic… that’s part of…Read More
This Friday: Train Communications!
This Friday at HackPittsburgh, come learn about railroad radio communication systems and how you can listen in! HackPittsburgh member Derrick Brashear and guest speaker Alex Lang will explain communication signals, how they’ve developed over time, and how things look in person on the tracks. They’ll also explain how the radio system works, walk through some…Read More
Friday, Jan. 8th – Bill Generett of the PCKIZ!
Calling all Pittsburgh entrepreneurs! This Friday, Jan. 8th at 7pm, HackPittsburgh is proud to welcome Bill Generett, director of the Pittsburgh Central Keystone Innovation Zone (PCKIZ). The PCKIZ is a non-profit organization working to improve Pittsburgh’s commercial areas in the Hill District, Downtown, and Uptown (where HackPittsburgh is located!) through a combination of tax incentives,…Read More
This Friday @ HackPGH – We're Closed!
This Friday, a certain December 25th, HackPittsburgh will be closed! While Fridays usually mean open-to-the-public special events for HackPittsburgh, we’re taking this Friday off to let everyone enjoy the holidays, time with family, etc. As always, members are welcome to come open up the shop and hang out, we just won’t be hosting a public…Read More
Hacky Crafty Holidays at HackPittsburgh – Friday, Dec. 18th!
The snow is falling, the wind is blowing, and the shop is… hacking? crafting? YES! December 18th come on down to our first HackPittsburgh winter holiday event, “Hacky Crafty Holidays”. Learn some fun holiday crafts, finish up those last minute DIY projects you’ve been putting off, warm yourself by the wall-of-flame and watch some ‘should-be-classic’…Read More
Friday, Dec. 4th – FIRST Robotics Presentation @ HackPGH
This Friday, Dec. 4th, at 7pm, HackPittsburgh member Bill Bennett will present on the exciting world of FIRST Robotics, a national program designed to introduce middle- and high schoolers to the fascinating world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). FIRST is organized by inventor Dean Kamen (of Segway, iBot, and sterling engine fame), and…Read More
DeepLocal visits HackPGH, Dec. 11 @ 7pm
On Friday, December 11th, DeepLocal will pay a visit to HackPittsburgh! For the unfamiliar, DeepLocal is behind cool media projects like the Nike LIVESTRONG Chalkbot, info awareness services like RouteShout, and providers of the excellent Gumband SMS API. They’ll be dropping by HackPittsburgh to check out the shop, talk a bit about their company, their…Read More