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    Make it with Makey Makey!

    June 22nd, 2018  |  

    Make your inventions come to life with Makey Makey!  The Makey Makey is a kid-friendly invention kit that can turn common items into touchpads.  You can play your favorite classic video games with bananas or a slice of pizza. Or rock out to some music with a cardboard guitar and the Makey Makey attached to the fretboard.  We have everything you need to start inventing your very own controllers...
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    Programming a camera using the Raspberry Pi

    June 20th, 2018  |  

    For all computer programmers and Raspberry Pi fans, we have added a new HAT known as Pan & Tilt that is used in partnership with the NoIR Camera Mini Kit. All of these items are now available for check-out at Do Space. What is a HAT? HAT stands for "hardware attached on top" and is used in conjunction with the Raspberry Pi to add functionality options. The advantage of these add-on...
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    Draw It Up with 3D Doodlers!

    June 19th, 2018  |  

    All through June and July, Do Space has special summer programs called Tech Safari programs on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00-2:30. Each week is a different theme with fun activities to keep kids learning throughout the summer. Our Thursday, June 21st Tech Safari program is Draw It Up With 3D Doodlers. Members will learn how to use a 3D doodle pen, the handheld version of a 3D printer. Kids...
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    There’s still time to apply for July’s session of Hello Code

    June 19th, 2018  |  

    Are you an adult interested in programming, but aren't sure how to get started? Are you thinking about changing careers or reentering the workforce? Have some free time on Sunday afternoons in July? Then Hello Code may be for you! Hello Code is a free program here at Do Space designed to help people interested in a new careers or re-entering the workforce build programming skills. It provides...
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    Introducing Our New Oculus Go VR Headset

    June 12th, 2018  |  

    We now have an Oculus Go VR headset available for checkout. The Go is an affordable, standalone VR headset with a built-in display. In other words, you don’t need to bring your in your own phone for it to work.  Similar to the Google Cardboard and Samsung Gear VR, it is a 3-DoF headset meaning it will allow you to move your head around in the experience but it doesn’t detect walking around....
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    Building The Internet of Things

    June 6th, 2018  |  

    Join Do Space and No More Empty Pots for a five-week series all about the Internet of Things! Not sure what that means? Let us introduce you to this network of devices that can transform the way you live and work. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the rapidly growing network of connected objects that are able to collect and exchange data using embedded sensors. Thermostats, cars, lights,...
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    Make Games at our Girls Make Games Workshop

    June 5th, 2018  |  

    Do Space is hosting a Girls Make Games workshop for girls ages 8 to 15 on June 11 from 1-3pm! Girls Make Games is a series of international summer camps, workshops and game jams designed to inspire the next generation of designers, creators, and engineers. During our 2-hour GMG Workshop, participants learn about the process of video game development, which includes game design and programming....
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    Doing The Do List

    May 31st, 2018  |  

    Summer programs at Do Space aren't just for kids this year--for teens and adults, we have The Do List. The Do List is both a list of things to do here at Do Space and a journal to keep notes in while you're doing them. Activities on The Do List range from basic things like signing up for a membership, to more involved tasks, such as learning 3D modeling with Sketch-up. There's even a...
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    Come Learn with NET-PBS and Ruff Ruffman!

    May 29th, 2018  |  

    This June we are collaborating with NET-PBS to bring a four-week educational series to Do Space!  The series, called Family and Community Learning with Ruff Ruffman, will introduce science and engineering concepts to children between the ages of five and eight.  This program will use both digital and unplugged activities to teach the concepts of scientific inquiry and engineering...
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    You are invited to our Summer Kick-Off at Do Space

    May 24th, 2018  |  

    Are you ready for Summer? So are we! And to get the season started, Do Space is hosting a summer learning celebration for the whole family. You and your family are invited to the Do Space Summer Kick-Off on Thursday, May 31st. We will begin the celebration at 4:30PM and wrap up the festivities at 6:30PM. Jumpstart your summer with a bang by being one of the first people to pick up Do Space...
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