Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Hacktory Happy Hour – Thursday, Sept. 22 at Prohibition Taproom

Flush with success from our last Happy Hour at Rum Bar, we’re back with another event, less than a month away on Thursday September 22nd from 5-7pm at Prohibition Taproom.

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New Class Posted – Basic Web Development

In case you didn’t notice, we posted a new class – Basic Web Development – on Saturday Oct. 1st. As the awesome and talented instructor Matt Torbin says, “This class will teach you everything you need to know to be slightly dangerous on the internet.” By dangerous he means able to make a website, update […]

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Last Day to Register for Gadgets and Sculpture that Moves!

Today’s the last day to register for our Gadgets and Sculpture that Moves! class with The Fleisher. This is the perfect class for your young maker that can’t resist taking stuff apart! The class meets Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5 pm at The Fleisher, from Sept 12 to Nov 19th. This class is for ages […]

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Photos from the Hacktory Happy Hour at Rum Bar

Thanks to Ed, Stephanie, Christian, Yadie, Georgia and Andrew who made it out to our second Happy Hour and enjoyed delicious rum drinks and guacamole dip for a few hours while we talked about upcoming Hacktory Events. Pictures are below the link:

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The Hacktory mentioned on French news media!

Recently at the awesome international CCCamp in rural Germany, hacker ambassador Mitch Altman was interviewed by French News Media and mentioned The Hacktory as one of the hackerspaces that made a good impression on him. Mitch taught a successful Brain Machine workshop at The Hacktory awhile back, and co-founded Noisebridge –San Francisco’s premier hackerspace. Thousands […]

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Don’t Forget – The Hacktory’s Happy Hour is Today at Rum Bar!

Join us today from 5-7 pm at The Rum Bar (2005 Walnut Street). Specials for hackers include 1/2 Price Draft Beers and $3 Well Drinks plus $4 Fresh Guacamole and homemade Tortilla Chips! Plus, there will be a Polynesian Menu offered! Stop by to talk about your projects, get advice, or just network with like-minded […]

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Open Source 3-D Printing with Hive76

The Philadelphia Area Computer Society‘s next meeting will feature members of Hive76 to demo an open-source 3-D printer. The meeting is at the Community Center at the Super Giant Food Store of Willow Grove (315 York Road) on Saturday September 17th at 8 AM. If you can make it out there that early, you can […]

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Summer Camp to Lure Girls to Manufacturing

Did you know there are manufacturing jobs out there? In the United States? And they want to hire women for them? This awesome camp is encouraging girls to think of manufacturing as a career they might like, by getting their hands on drill presses and soldering irons. This gives us tons of inspiration and ideas […]

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The Hacktory Happy Hour @ The Rum Bar – Thursday, August 25th

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Get Rid of Your Electronic Junk on the Junkbox

Found this gem of a site, The Junkbox, a site where you can buy and sell ‘junk’ parts from your stash of projects. Many of the items listed are somewhat outdated, but I’m sure you can find great (re-) use for these classic electronic parts. Why choose The Junkbox over eBay? Simple – it’s 100% […]

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