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Maker Workshop Series – Arduino Beginners

  A totally rad Arduino Workshop happened for July’s entry into the HackRVA Workshop Series! Kramer and Beth got serious as heck on this one and even made a lesson plan. We’re constantly looking for better ways to bring skillz … Continue reading

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Maker Camp!

Maker Camp is underway at HackRVA! We’ve already made Makey Robots, Heron’s Fountains, jaunty caps, LED throwies, animals with eyes that light up, making our own games, lots of hot glue, paper craft, sculpting, and lots of smiles. Three events … Continue reading

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Monthly Workshop Series – Electronics 101 Workshop

For June HackRVA held an awesome Electronics 101 Workshop in the Maker Workshop Series.  Our instructor, Eric brought enough demonstrative gear and enthusiasm to keep Richmond lit up for a week! See more pics here. And join the HackRVA Meetup … Continue reading

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CNC Router Crowdfunding Underway

We’re crowdfunding a CNC Router! Go to the HackRVA IndieGoGo Campaign for all the details. Thanks everyone, can’t wait to start subtractive manufacturing *things*with our cyberbrains!

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RVAsec Badge Build 2014 WrapUp

The RVAsec Badge 2014 is complete! RVA Security Conference goers thoroughly enjoyed their badges which you can read about in more technical depth on our wiki here and GitHub here. We made 300 of them over several months of sustained … Continue reading

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Now witness the firepower of this fully ARMED and OPERATIONAL battle station!

Sorry for the mixed metaphors. Artemis Bridge Build underway. Go to the HackRVA Meetup to join us for gaming teamwork fun Saturday nights! For hardware details, go to wiki here. Cool pics here.

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Game Development at HackRVA

There’s been some game making going on around HackRVA. It’s messy, strange, and most of us don’t really know what we’re doing (except Brandon, pictured in Unreal4 Fugue State(TM) in top pic). But we’ve been doing it long enough that … Continue reading

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HackRVA Wiki Improvement Day

We document, therefore we wiki. Or in some cases Git/Instructables/ThingAVerse/ProjectBlog/BuildLog/*things*… but in this case we were all about getting the HackRVA Wiki back up to speed. We re-located the wiki, added many new needed pages, cleaned out the old stuff, … Continue reading

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Maker Workshop Series – Electronic Wearables

  Brittany put on an absolutely stellar class last Saturday! We started the morning talking about wearables in the wild, what some key innovators are doing, and the future/now of the tech such as haptics and the possible normalization of … Continue reading

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VCU Students, IEEE Leaders, and HackRVA Members

Marian and Shelly are about the busiest people I’ve met in a long time. In addition to being engineering students at VCU, they hang out at HackRVA for the fun of making things, and do numerous IEEE related event’s throughout … Continue reading

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