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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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    Introducing the Women Innovators

    January 10th, 2019  |   Anna Gadzinski, Executive Assistant & Project Specialist

    Do Space has selected three Women Innovators Fellows who will develop projects that will address local challenges facing women in technology and tech entrepreneurship. Each project will provide real benefit to Omaha’s innovation and creative communities, in part by raising awareness of local challenges and fostering a sense of community. Beginning in February 2019, the Fellows will...
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    Learn Virtual Reality with Make.Hack.Build.

    January 7th, 2019  |   Ruth Williams, Community Learning Specialist

    Have you ever been interested in creating your own worlds? Do you like filming dynamic interactions? Have you played with virtual reality before? Lucky for you, applications for Make.Hack.Build. winter 2019 session is now open! This season we are learning how to explore virtual reality by making 360° videos, developing immersive soundscapes, and creating an interactive film. We will be...
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    Hello Code Now Accepting Applications for Winter 2019 Cohort!

    January 3rd, 2019  |   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? Did you make a New Years resolution to work on new job skills? We can help you get started on the right path in the new year. The 2019 Winter Cohort of Hello Code is now accepting applications! Hello Code is a program for adults interested in...
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    Need last minute Christmas gifts and the Laser Cutter is booked?

    December 27th, 2018  |   Brie Alsbury, Community Learning Specialist

    Were you hoping to grab some time on our laser cutter to finish a last minute gift only to find that it’s reserved? All weekend long?  Our laser cutter is easily our most popular piece of equipment in the 3D Lab, especially this time of year, but never fear! There are other options in the 3D Lab! With some Illustrator know how, I've come up with two quick approaches to other equipment in...
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