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Photo Costume Contest Winners

Thanks again to everyone who made it out to our Ghost in the Machine Halloween. We have a few winners from our photo costume contest, with the first place going to the Ravin’ Raven hand-made by Kathryn Sclavi! Congrats! Kathryn will get to choose from our prizes of

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Soldering class for $10??

That’s right! Bring your own project to solder tomorrow night and you’ll get $20 off the $30 ticket price. Yow!! Email contact@thehacktory.org to get your discounted ticket!

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This Wednesday: Make One of These!

At The Hacktory’s soldering class this Wednesday, November 14, you won’t just be learning a valuable skill that can save you time and money when your old electronics need a connection re-soldered. You’ll also be building your own neat-o gadget to take home, all materials included in the $30 price tag! We’ll have three projects […]

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BarCamp Philly is Tomorrow

If you have an interest in art, design, technology, science, and want to meet others in Philly with those interests, you should definitely check out BarCamp tomorrow! BarCamp is an “unconference” which means any attendee can propose a talk to fit in multiple time slots throughout the day. The day’s schedule is set in the […]

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Coming up: More Arduino!

We had so much fun at last month’s arduino class, we decided to re-run all three sessions. Expect a fun crash course on everything you will need to get busy creating with your Arduino. We’ll cover all the key concepts, from learning the fundamental aspects of programming with the Arduino language, to the different types […]

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Ghost in the Machine Halloween

Don’t know about you, but we didn’t get enough Halloween this year. If you feel the same, come dance your ass off at our first ever Ghost in the Machine Halloween! There will be lasers, interactive installations, body paint, and a costume photo contest. Winners choose between a free one month membership at the Sculpture […]

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Last Chance to see Science Per Forms Today

Pay no attention to those pesky weather reports! Come to the last showing of Science Per Forms today at 2:30 pm. It’s been a wonderful collaboration between The Hacktory, Carbon Dance Theatre, and robotics experts from IK Studio and UPenn’s Robotics department. You don’t want to miss it! Did we mention there are dancing robots? […]

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Intro To Audio Dec. 8th

We’re repeating our new Intro To Audio class!  What are all these audio plugs and how do they work? How does my voice get from a microphone to speakers? How can I keep feedback from ruining my day, and why can I use headphones as a mic in a pinch? Most importantly, how do I […]

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Get soldering on Nov. 14

Yee-haw, another soldering workshop is coming up soon! Join us on November 14 and learn the basics of melting metal in this hands-on class. If you still haven’t picked up an iron, now’s the time! Soldering is an essential skill for all doers and makers. Learn to solder the right way in one evening of […]

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Intro to Circuits rescheduled for Nov. 7

We had to reschedule last month’s Intro to Circuits class due to technical difficulties. If you couldn’t make our last date, here’s a second chance! Wednesday, November 7, 6pm – 9pm $35 includes goodies to take home Location: Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street Have you been tantalized by neat projects using LEDs, Arduinos, or […]

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