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Solder 101 – Maker Workshop Series at HackRVA

We recently held a workshop on learning to solder. We had 12 makerspace enthusiasts attend.  Some were getting a refresher and others were new to the art of connecting wire with hot metal. We had a great time! We assembled … Continue reading

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RVAsec Badge Build 2014 Begins

The badge build for the RVAsec Richmond Security conference is underway. This will be the third year HackRVA has created badges for the conference. For a really nice preview about the badges, check out this QandA with HackRVA member Morgan … Continue reading

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WRIR Birthday Party

We spread the word about 3D printing, maker technology, and makerspaces at the recent WRIR Birthday “Party for the Rest of Us. Rob presented his “Beagle Brick” project and we had an arduino project to share as well. Independent radio … Continue reading

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BARC Jeep Wins Instructables Contest

Neal’s BARC Jeep won a second prize in the recent Instructables Microcontroller Contest. Neal is a HackRVA member and built much of his project at the space. He had some helping hands such as Fred troubleshooting software problems and others … Continue reading

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Maker Guild

One of our members, Catherine, is having Maker Guild meetings at the space.  Today we taught 8 kids (and some parents) how to solder. We made these cool Make badges with LED eyes. Kids were happy and proud! You can’t … Continue reading

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Hampton Roads Maker Faire

HackRVA presented at the 2013 Hampton Roads Maker Faire. Didn’t have time to take many pics, but will upload some as they become available from the HR Maker Faire Facebook. Here’s a link to some good pictures. Here’s a link … Continue reading

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Halloween Hackathon 2013

Halloween Hackathon 2013 at HackRVA. We made LED Throwie Ghost Boxes and Haunted Houses, 3D printed decorations, paper masks, and played some classic scary movies. For more pics and links, link here to our project blog.

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HackRVA Builds Badges for RVAsec 2013

HackRVA has once again built badges for Richmond’s Security Conference RVAsec! Here’s the github entry for the build. See the badge below and more images here.

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IT Resume Workshop

from jduncan – The best recruiters out there say you should update your resume regularly, whether you’re looking for a new position or not. It’s a great way to keep track of your accomplishments. On Tuesday, February 12, at 7pm … Continue reading

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Database Design Class is Tomorrow!

from clintwn – Database Design class is tomorrow. Sign up at http://hackrva20121013.eventbrite.com/ I’ll provide copies of MySQL Workbench and a primary MySQL server deployed within HackRVAs network that we can run some simple queries off of. I’ll also lead everyone through … Continue reading

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