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    Get to Know Charlie and His Do Space Innovation Fellowship Project

    November 18th, 2017  |   Charlie Cuddy, Guest Blogger

    The Do Space Innovation Fellowship helps to create opportunities for local teachers, librarians, and educators to create rapid innovation in Omaha. The fellowships are open to teachers, professors, librarians, library workers, and other educators in the Omaha metro area to help with the exploration of projects related to 3D printing, robotics, and software development. The chosen projects will be...
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    Meet Volunteer Pam

    November 17th, 2017  |   Cherie Geary, Community Engagement Specialist

    Do Space would not be possible without all the volunteers that contribute to our programs and assisting our members. They are the pulse of everything we do and give us the ability to offer members help in all different kinds of skills. The goal of this effort it to capture and share the people that are volunteering at Do Space and how it positively affects their lives. What led them to volunteer?...
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    A Look At Our Second Annual Do Space Open House

    November 14th, 2017  |   Taylor Enderle

    We celebrated our second anniversary this past Thursday by hosting an Open House and we couldn’t have asked for a better celebration with upwards of 150 people stopping by! We transformed the space into a place of festive excitement with bunches of balloons and Do Space-themed cookies. It was amazing to have so many people come help us honor the achievement and see everyone having fun exploring...
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    Tech Tips

    Tuesday Tech Tip: How to Get the Show Desktop Icon Back in Windows 10

    November 14th, 2017  |   Michael Sauers, Director of Technology

    It's not all that hard. Just create a new shortcut with the following location: %windir%\explorer.exe shell:::{3080F90D-D7AD-11D9-BD98-0000947B0257} and the pin it to the taskbar. (I generally use WIN+M on the keyboard so I've not missed it myself.) Read all the details @ Download3k.com (including more...
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    Junior Makers: The Science of Moving

    November 10th, 2017  |   Caitlin Lombardo, Community Learning Specialist

    Have you ever wondered how NASA landed men on the moon? What about the mechanics of a windmill? And how do airplanes stay in the air? Each Wednesday in November we'll explore these concepts hands on! We'll talk about what it takes to land on the moon, build a spacecraft and test it out. There's a variety of materials we've provided to work on your windmill and airplane. This workshop is a...
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    Learnaway with Playaway Launchpads

    November 10th, 2017  |   Ruth Williams

    Playaway Launchpads are Android tablets pre-loaded with educational apps and games. You can find these tablets in our Littles Lab and you do not need to check these out at our Help Desk. We have four different themed Launchpads, on each tablet you can: Little Steam Engine Explore aspects of science, from baking to outer space Learn early programming Develop Observation Skills ...
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    Meet Volunteer Mandy Becker

    November 8th, 2017  |   Cherie Geary, Community Engagement Specialist

    Do Space would not be possible without all the volunteers that contribute to our programs and assisting our members. They are the pulse of everything we do and give us the ability to offer members help in all different kinds of skills. The goal of this effort it to capture and share the people that are volunteering at Do Space and how it positively affects their lives. What led them to volunteer?...
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    Tech Tips

    What Do You Know About Internet Privacy and Safety?

    November 7th, 2017  |   Jacob Sims, Guest Blogger

    As part of a community-based project, out of Bellevue West High School, I decided to tackle an issue that is important to me. Working in an IT field, I found that Internet privacy is an issue that plagues the community. In an attempt to raise awareness for this, I decided to reach out to multiple organizations, including Do Space, to assist. I’m leaving small cards with basic Internet privacy...
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    Tuesday Tech Tip: Firefox’s Health Report

    November 7th, 2017  |   Michael Sauers, Director of Technology

    Want to learn things about your copy of Firefox from how often it has crashed to how many hours you've spent using it? Just enter about:healthreport into the address...
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    Do Space Anniversary

    November 6th, 2017  |   Chancellor Smith, Community Learning Specialist

    Join Do Space on November 9th, 2017 from 4:30-6:30 for an evening of community engagement, learning, and fun! Activities include the coding obstacle course, circuit scrabble, and tech sandbox. In addition, there will be various learning opportunities for attendees such as 3D printing basics demonstration along with a robotics demonstration. So come on out and start at the front of our...
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