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    Fellowship Update: Introducing Remoter.Tech

    March 25th, 2019  |   April Goettle, Do Space Fellow

    Remote or flex work – the ability to work from home, outside a traditional 9-5 office setting, is one of the primary benefits sought after by tech workers today.  Yet companies are slow to change their structure in order to incorporate remote work. While we wait for industries to shift, what can we do to connect tech talent with companies that need help and are willing to hire remote...
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    Time to Apply for Spring 2019 Hello Code

    March 18th, 2019  |   Brie Alsbury, Community Learning Specialist

    Are you looking to grow your technical skills this spring? Have you been considering a career change and wondering if a technical career might be right for you? The 2019 Spring Cohort of Hello Code is now accepting applications! Hello Code is a program for adults interested in exploring career options in the tech industry. It provides a low-barrier entry to experimenting with computer...
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    Make Omaha-The Tech Maker Event of 2019

    March 15th, 2019  |   Kimberly Hwa Davis, Community Learning Specialist

        Make Omaha is a family friendly, innovation and technology showcase celebrating local tech-driven makers, inventors and companies who are using state-of-the-art tools in their work. This unique event provides an opportunity for the public to connect with the local maker community and learn more about the maker resources available at Do Space and in the greater Omaha area....
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    Laser Engraving Rubber Stamps?

    March 8th, 2019  |   Brie Alsbury, Community Learning Specialist

    Did you know you can laser engrave on rubber to create stamps? All it takes is a little design work in Adobe Illustrator, specially prepared rubber, and of course, a laser engraver. At Do Space we'll provide all three when you join us for a special edition of our Etching with Laser Cutter! On Thursday, March 14th at 6PM we are holding a special class dedicated to learning to make stamps...
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    Fellowship Update: Closing the Tech Gap

    March 7th, 2019  |   Bianca Zongrone Jefferson, Do Space Fellow

    I’m beyond excited to get to work on my project for the Women Innovators Fellowship! Research is a fascinating adventure where I get to learn about new topics, help solve problems, and present what I find in a way that is meaningful and motivating. I want to give a special shout out to the folks who have helped me develop my research skills along the way. I appreciate your time, support, and...
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    Learn Animation With Our New Stop-Motion Animation Tech Kit

    March 1st, 2019  |   Ruth Williams, Community Learning Specialist

    Attention animation enthusiasts and beginners, we have just released a new tech kit that may just pique your interests. The HUE Animation Studio contains everything you need to create your very first stop-motion animation. The kit contains the HUE animation program, a how-to animate booklet, a USB camera, a green screen box, two stikbots, and play-doh. These props that come with the tech kit...
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    Try Our Littles Lab Tech Kit: Puzzlets with Dash!

    February 14th, 2019  |   Kimberly Hwa Davis, Community Learning Specialist

    Check out our latest Littles Lab tech kit, Puzzlets with Dash! Dash is one of Do Space's most popular robots that kids of all ages love to play with. If you have ever been here, you probably saw the little blue robot zooming around the Littles Lab or Active Learning Lab named Dash. Do Space has a fun, new way to play with Dash! You can now use Puzzlets with the robot to move, light up, and...
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    Call for Tech Makers for Make Omaha!

    January 24th, 2019  |   Kimberly Hwa Davis, Community Learning Specialist

    Calling all Omaha tech makers! Do Space invites you to participate in Make Omaha 2019 on Saturday, April 13, 2019. This year's Make Omaha is a tech based maker event. From using technology to create physical items, to more software based creations, to wearable tech, we want to see it at Make Omaha! We are looking for technology based exhibits ranging from using technology to create (3D...
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    Organize Your Email in the New Year!

    January 21st, 2019  |   Brie Alsbury, Community Learning Specialist

    This time of year our thoughts turn to cleaning and organizing our spaces. Maybe you made a New Year's resolution to tackle the clutter. Maybe binge watching Marie Kondo on Netflix has inspired you to tackle that closet or drawer you've been avoiding. Organizing your physical space is all well and good, but have you looked at how many messages are in your inbox lately? Are you scared to look...
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    Our Windows Surface Studio 2 Has Arrived

    January 14th, 2019  |   Ruth Williams, Community Learning Specialist

    Attention patrons! Our Windows Surface Studio 2 has arrived and is out on the floor ready to check out. The Surface Studio is a 28-inch touchscreen with 13.5 million pixels. The intense resolution may cause some eyesores, but anyone can create beautiful high dpi images. Now, if your eyes do begin to strain, please take a step back. For anyone that is interested in the specifications, our...
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