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    Would you like to give Ubuntu a try?

    December 5th, 2018  |   Dale Kipple, Community Technologist

    We have Ubuntu GNU/Linux but what does it mean? Well, let's start with GNU/Linux. GNU/Linux is the common name for an operating system like Mac or Windows. Linux is part of that operating system and the other tools were made by the GNU Project. If you’re curious GNU Project also has their own operating system or OS that is another distribution or distro of GNU/Linux. Ubuntu is a distro of...
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    #GivingTuesday: Ways to Support Do Space

    November 19th, 2018  |   Anna Gadzinski, Executive Assistant & Project Specialist

    This Thanksgiving, Do Space gives thanks for our members, and for all those who share in our mission of technology for all. Just a few short weeks ago, we celebrated three years of service to the Omaha community -- and our 500,000th visit to Do Space! Every day, we empower your fellow Omahans through free access to technology and innovative learning experiences. We've seen firsthand how...
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    You’re Invited to Do Space’s Open House!

    November 2nd, 2018  |   Danielle Rein, Community Learning Specialist

    This November marks our third year serving the Omaha community and we want to celebrate with prizes, refreshments, and activities for the whole family!  Our open house will be held on Thursday, November 8th and will run from 4:30-6:30 PM. This special event will feature hands on interactive learning opportunities along with other innovative activities promoting technology, learning, and fun....
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    There’s Still Time to Apply for Hello Code!

    September 24th, 2018  |   Brie Alsbury, Community Learning Specialist

    Did you know that 85% of the jobs that will exists in 2030 haven't been invented yet? Last year the 'Institute for the Future and Dell' released a paper that explored the impacts of emerging technologies. They looked at things like Artificial Intelligence, virtual reality, and cloud computing and concluded that these, along with others, are likely to have a large impact on society and work in...
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    How the Internet of Things is BIGGER than A.I.

    September 20th, 2018  |   Ean Mikale, J.D., Guest Blogger

    The first question most people ask when confronted with the Internet-of-Things, is, “What the heck is it”? In layman’s terms, the Internet-of-Things, also known as IoT, is the current revolution in smart devices to connect everything imaginable to the internet, from doorbells, light bulbs, and thermostats, to drones, and self-driving cars. MarketWatch, projects the IoT industry to be a 2.5...
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    Join us on Thursday for Start Omaha!

    September 11th, 2018  |   Brie Alsbury, Community Learning Specialist

    Are you a freelancer, small business owner, or thinking of starting down the path of self-employment? Are you looking for ways to connect with local resources and fellow entrepreneurs outside of the usual online meetups, business directories, and evening networking events you can never quite make the time for? Start Omaha may just be what you’re looking for! Join us Thursday, September 13th...
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    Hello Code Accepting Applications

    September 6th, 2018  |   Brie Alsbury, Community Learning Specialist

    Are you interested in programming, but aren't sure how to get started? Are you thinking about changing careers or re-entering the workforce? We can help you get started on the right path. The 2018 Fall Cohort of Hello Code is now accepting applications! Hello Code is a program for those interested in exploring career options in the tech industry. It provides a low-barrier entry to...
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    Announcing the Women Innovators Fellowship

    September 1st, 2018  |   Anna Gadzinski, Executive Assistant & Project Specialist

    Ready to make a difference for Omaha’s women technologists and tech entrepreneurs? Apply for the Do Space Women Innovators Fellowship before the application closes on November 1st! The Do Space Women Innovators Fellowship is a competitive, 6-month experience that will challenge three Fellows to develop new resources and tools to promote the advancement of women technologists and/or tech...
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    3D Printing a Life-Sized R2D2

    August 29th, 2018  |   Robert McCown, Community Technologist

    Some time ago, I’d decided that I wanted my own small R2D2 that I could create on a 3D printer.  While searching I stumbled upon Baddeley’s free full-sized 3D printed R2D2 designs on Thingiverse.  He'd broken down R2D2 into parts that would easily fit on a standard 3D printer and require no supports.  Also, his entire project was modeled in Fusion 360 which I’ve mentioned here...
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    Video Games Made by Make.Hack.Build.

    August 22nd, 2018  |   Ruth Williams, Community Learning Specialist

    In our Fall Make.Hack.Build. session, ten participants spent twelve weeks learning how to make games with Stencyl, a game engine for first-time game makers, producing game art, sound, and gameplay from concept to prototype, and planned a showcase. Ten participated in their own game showcase. Dungeon Adventure by Akshay, Viraj, and Skyler (Skyler not pictured) Dungeon Adventure is a very...
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