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Circuit Bending Music Hack Workshop

Saturday March 1, 1-3 pm Circuit bending is an experimental and creative way to modify audio electronics and discover unique and unusual sounds and functions within the original piece of equipment. In this workshop, you’ll be introduced to the basic techniques of circuit bending using an Atari Punk Console noise maker that has already been […]

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Intro to Circuits, Feb. 15, 1-4 pm

Have you been tantalized by cool costumes & projects using LEDs, Arduinos, or EL-wire? Ever wondered what’s going on inside your computer, television, or vacuum cleaner? Electricity permeates our modern existence, and learning your way around circuits is the first step in demystifying it. In this class, we’ll start with the very basics, teaching you how […]

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Arduino Demo Night & Workshop Series

Arduino is back! Demo Night – January 30 (Project Night, 7-9 pm): To gear up for our Arduino workshops in February, we are holding a special demo night with instructor Tim Bieniosek. If you have your own Arduino projects to share, bring them in!   Intro to Arduino Workshop 3-session class on Tuesdays February 11, […]

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8static Festival – October 17, 18, 19

8static is celebrating 5 years of amazing live chip music shows and, having outgrown their most recent venue at PhilaMoca, they are moving on to bigger and better things, including their own label. Their upcoming festival, which showcases around 30 artists over three days, is the perfect way to celebrate! It all starts on Thursday, October 17th […]

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Thank you, Adafruit!

We’re excited to announce that Adafruit Industries has donated some excellent wearable electronics prizes for the raffle at our annual Masquerade Party on November 2! Tickets here. Adafruit has tons of DIY electronics kits and components for sale, as well as a dedicated learning hub where you can find tutorials on everything from the Firewalker LED Sneakers […]

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Project Night Recap – August 8

Last week, we had some folks in from the FIRST Robotics team at the Science Leadership Academy working on getting a couple of students up and running with Arduino. Bergey was working on laser cutting Raspberry Pi enclosure prototypes for our Kickstarter campaign rewards. If you haven’t seen it already, here is the teaser video for our Kickstarter […]

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Hacking the Final Frontier

Hacking electronics and everyday items sure is a lot of fun, but the idea of hacking Earth and space on a larger scale brings forth a different level of excitement entirely. On April 20-21, 80 cities in 44 countries will provide a location to participate in such an opportunity – the International Space Apps Challenge, […]

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