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    Makers of the Faire: The Bad Habit Collection

    March 22nd, 2018  |  

    The Omaha Mini Maker Faire is April 14th at Do Space. We are excited to welcome a variety of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and entrepreneurs to our space to share their creations. To get you excited for the big day, we wanted to introduce you to one of the maker groups who will be there this year. The Bad...
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    Makers of the Faire: MakeShift Lincoln

    March 21st, 2018  |  

    The Omaha Mini Maker Faire is April 14th at Do Space. We are excited to welcome a variety of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and entrepreneurs to our space to share their creations. To get you excited for the big day, we wanted to introduce you to one of the maker groups who will be there this year. MakeShift...
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    ScratchJr with NET Nebraska

    March 8th, 2018  |  

    In partnership with NET Nebraska and NET KIDS, Do Space is hosting the PBS: NET Family Creative Learning program.  This course uses ScratchJr and was created for families to learn together in a project-based environment. ScratchJr was created by MIT to teach children, ages 5-8, the basics of computer programming through animations and storytelling. The Family Creative Learning Program runs...
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    Get to Know Kylie and Her Do Space Innovation Fellowship Project

    December 14th, 2017  |  

    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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    Girls Who Code Project Open House

    December 11th, 2017  |  

    There is a severe gender gap in the tech industry today. Only 1 in 5 graduates in computer science are women, and just 24% of those working in the tech industry are women. Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization that’s working to close the gender gap by inspiring girls interested in computer science and technology. It hosts clubs all over the U.S. and works with over 40,000 girls...
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    Get to Know Derek and His Do Space Innovation Fellowship Project

    November 29th, 2017  |  

    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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    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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    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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    Introduction to MakeShift in Lincoln

    April 10th, 2017  |  Paul Wrider, Community Learning Specialist

    I recently sat down with Do Space Technologist Robert McCown, who is a board member of the Lincoln, Nebraska-area Maker’s Group MakeShift (http://makeshiftlincoln.org/), to talk about his group and what they plan to show at our upcoming Mini-Maker Faire on April 15th. Q: Tell us about your group! A: MakeShift is a non-profit makerspace in Lincoln, NE.  We’re a community hub for creation...
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    Interview with Maker Frank Fu

    March 31st, 2017  |  Paul Wrider, Community Learning Specialist

    Hello, my name is Paul Wrider, and I’m one of the Do Spacers currently helping to make our upcoming Omaha Mini Maker Faire on April 15th awesome!  Recently, I reached out to Frank Fu, one of our presenters at the faire, as well as a class instructor here at Do Space to find out more about what he has planned for the upcoming event: Introduce Yourself! - Who are you and what do you do for...
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