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    Free Electronics Recycling Event At Do Space

    August 28th, 2017  |  

    “The future belongs to those who understand technology”… It is also important to know the harmful effects that improper electronics disposal has on our environment. Cross Electronic Recycling is pleased to partner with Do Space, because we care about the environment and everyone who lives in it. On Saturday, September 2nd from 10am – 2pm we are hosting an electronics recycling event....
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    Introducing the Innovation Fellows

    June 6th, 2017  |  Brian Sarnacki, Community Projects Specialist

    Do Space is pleased to announce our inaugural Innovation Fellows! We have a great group of educators from the Omaha area who will be building innovative projects related to 3D printing, robotics, and software development. Local schools, libraries and learning centers will be able to independently administer the resulting projects. Our fellows will be working at Do Space during the summer and...
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    Creating the Do Space Summer Passport

    May 26th, 2017  |  Erin Pille & Ben Lueders, Guest Bloggers from Fruitful Design

    When Do Space first approached us to design a summer passport for kids – it felt like a dream come true. Jessica, Rachel and Rebecca had an incredible vision for this project and we couldn’t wait to run with it! During our first meeting – we quickly realized that this was going to be one of our favorite pieces. We always start our design projects with an interactive mood board – made...
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    What Are You Working On This Summer?

    May 24th, 2017  |  Brian Sarnacki, Community Projects Specialist

    Thousands have already joined the community tech movement at Do Space to build, create, learn, and connect with each other. Now it’s your turn to show off your accomplishments, both big and small, and track your progress in completing your goals. This Summer at Do Space, you can prototype the next big thing in our 3D Lab, build robots with your family, or reinvent yourself with resources for...
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    You Are Invited to the Summer Kickoff Open House

    May 22nd, 2017  |  Brian Sarnacki, Community Projects Specialist

    Join us on Thursday, May 25th from 4-6PM for a FREE all ages event that will help us start the summer off right! Experience all Do Space has to offer this summer from 3D printers to free educational programs. Sample exclusive summer programming and learn about our seasonal youth and adult contests. Get your summer passport and earn all six stamps in one visit at our activity stations. Learn more...
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    Creating Stamps for the Summer Passport

    May 18th, 2017  |  Brian Sarnacki, Community Projects Specialist

    This summer, Do Space created its own passport for children to track their activities and potentially win one of three grand prizes! A passport, though, need stamps to mark where it has been. Thankfully, Fruitful Design was working on designing the passport and they made matching stamps.     Once the designs were finished, I could use the laser cutter to create rubber stamps. To...
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    Community News: Westside School Tech Sale

    May 17th, 2017  |  Becky Williams, Membership Clerk

    Every few years, Westside Schools (District 66) has a sale of all their old Mac products. This year the 3 offerings for sale will be an 11" Mac Book Air for $360, an iPad 4's with Retina Display that is $160, and the 3rd generation Apple TV device are $60 with remote, $40 with no remote. The specifications for the computers are at: http://area66.westside66.org/public-sale-2017/ All of the...
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    Tech Tips

    An Introduction to Habitica

    May 5th, 2017  |  Ruth Williams, Membership Clerk

    Habitica is a free habit building and productivity app that treats your real life like a game. With in-game rewards and punishments to motivate you and create a strong social network to inspire you, Habitica can help you achieve your goals to become healthy, hard-working, and happy. The online application is laid out like an RPG (role-playing game) that allows users collect items like gold and...
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    Humans of Do Space

    Meet Marlon, Entrepreneur

    April 6th, 2017  |  Sean Kelly, Community Technologist

    In the spirit of the "Humans of New York" photo series and social media phenomenon, Do Space is inspired to work with staff and volunteers to create a "Humans of Do Space" series that shares the stories of our members, volunteers, users and staff. The goal of this effort it to capture the people that are using the space and how it affects their lives. What does it allow them to do? What does it...
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    Friday Find: GitHub

    March 31st, 2017  |  Sean Kelly, Community Technologist at Do Space

    GitHub. Until early last year I, like a lot of people, had heard of Github but wasn’t exactly sure what it was or what it was used for. Then, as I explored my Raspberry Pi and some modules on Codecademy.com I became increasingly aware of its presence and importance. To describe Github in the shortest terms it is a website – an online repository. In longer terms, it is a version control...
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