Hacksburg

Blacksburg's Workshop
Meetings Tuesday at 7:30 pm (Virtual Meeting Link)

Cloud 101 — Online

Hacksburg will be holding a new class, Cloud 101, on Sunday May 24 from 1:00PM-4:00PM. Attendees will learn what the cloud is, what it isn’t, and how they can use cloud services. During the class, attendees will use the new Hacksburg member cloud, so no third-party cloud accounts are required.

This class will not be held in person to encourage social distancing related to COVID-19. The class will be held using Jitsi Meet.

Please RSVP if you’re planning on attending by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org. The stream will be available at the URL listed below.

Time: May 24 from 1:00 to 4:00PM

Location: Online. The class instructor will not be at Hacksburg.

URL: https://meet.hacksburg.org/May2020Cloud101

Cost: Free for members; $5 for non-members. Payment online can be done at https://paypal.me/hacksburg. Physical payment from non-members will be collected eventually on the honor system.

RSVP: RSVP by emailing rsvp@hacksburg.org.

CNC 101 — Online

Due to interest from members, Hacksburg will be hosting a surprise CNC class tomorrow, Saturday May 16, from 1:00PM-3:00PM. We will cover Autodesk Fusion 360, basic Computer Aided Design (CAD), and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM). Attendees will learn how to do basic CNC operations and think like a machinist. Details will be given for the operation of the Hacksburg CNC milling machine.

This class will not be held in person to encourage social distancing related to COVID-19. The class will be held using Jitsi Meet.

Please RSVP if you’re planning on attending by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org. The stream will be available at the URL listed below.

Time: May 16 from 1:00 to 3:00PM

Location: Online. The class instructor will not be at Hacksburg.

URL: https://meet.hacksburg.org/May2020CNC

Cost: Free for members; $5 for non-members. Payment online can be done at https://paypal.me/hacksburg. Physical payment from non-members will be collected eventually on the honor system.

RSVP: RSVP by emailing rsvp@hacksburg.org.

Virtual Open House

Hacksburg will be hosting a virtual open house this Sunday, May 17 from 1:00PM-4:00PM. Visitors will receive a guided tour using our online VR photo viewer. Visitors can ask questions and converse with other Hacksburg members. Hacksburg members still have access to the space and we are accepting new members. Membership applications are available during the tour and board members will be available to begin the onboarding process immediately.

This open house will not be held in person to encourage social distancing related to COVID-19. It will be held using Jitsi Meet. The link to visit the open house is here: https://meet.hacksburg.org/May2020OpenHouse

No RSVP required.

Time: May 17 from 1:00 to 4:00PM

Location: Online.

URL: https://meet.hacksburg.org/May2020OpenHouse

Python II - Online

Hacksburg will be hosting our new Python II class on Sunday, April 26 from 1:00PM-4:00PM. This class is focused on using Python for robotics applications. Participants will learn how to interface an Arduino microcontroller with Python code running on a computer or Raspberry Pi. Class participants must already have an Arduino. Python is an exciting programming language which enables you to program anything from smart light bulbs to the world’s largest supercomputers.

This class will not be held in person to encourage social distancing related to COVID-19. The class will be held using Jitsi Meet.

Please RSVP if you’re planning on attending by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org. The stream will be available at the URL listed below.

Time: April 26 from 1:00 to 4:00PM

Location: Online. The class instructor will not be at Hacksburg.

URL: https://meet.hacksburg.org/aprilPythonTwo

Cost: Free for members; $5 for non-members. Payment online can be done at https://paypal.me/hacksburg. Physical payment from non-members will be collected eventually on the honor system.

RSVP: RSVP by emailing rsvp@hacksburg.org.

Python I - Online

Hacksburg will be hosting our new Python I class on Sunday, April 14 from 1:00PM-4:00PM. Attendees will learn the basics of the Python programming language. Python is an exciting programming language which enables you to program anything from smart light bulbs to the world’s largest supercomputers.

This class will not be held in person to encourage social distancing related to COVID-19. The class will be held using Jitsi Meet.

Please RSVP if you’re planning on attending by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org. The stream will be available at the URL listed below.

Time: April 14 from 1:00 to 4:00PM

Location: Online. The class instructor will not be at Hacksburg.

URL: https://meet.hacksburg.org/aprilPythonOne

Cost: Free for members; $5 for non-members. Payment online can be done at https://paypal.me/hacksburg. Physical payment from non-members will be collected eventually on the honor system.

RSVP: RSVP by emailing rsvp@hacksburg.org.