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<span style="font-size:large; line-height:1.5em; color:#222">Welcome to HacDC. We are a hacker space located in Washington, DC. HacDC members improve the world by creatively rethinking technology. We break, build, and occasionally abuse technology in the pursuit of greater knowledge about how it works and repurposing it to build new things. Our shop is located in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_Heights%2C_Washington%2C_D.C. Columbia Heights] neighborhood of DC.</span>
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[[Category:HacDC_Wiki]]
  
If you're new here, you should start by looking at our public web site at [http://www.hacdc.org/ hacdc.org]. Our Wiki is mostly for internal organization, but you're welcome to look through to get a sense of what we work on (and consider joining yourself!).
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{{TOCright}}<span style="font-size:large; line-height:1.5em; color:#222">Welcome to HacDC. We are a hacker space located in Washington, DC. HacDC members improve the world by creatively rethinking technology. We break, build, and occasionally abuse technology in the pursuit of greater knowledge about how it works and repurposing it to build new things. Our shop is located in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_Heights%2C_Washington%2C_D.C. Columbia Heights] neighborhood of the District of Columbia.</span>
  
== Urgent News and Bulletins ==
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If you're new here, you should start by looking at our public web site at [http://www.hacdc.org/ hacdc.org]. Our Wiki is mostly for internal organization, but you're welcome to look through to get a sense of what we work on (and consider joining yourself!).  We invite you to subscribe to our [https://groups.google.com/a/hacdc.org/group/Blabber/topics Blabber] public discussion mailing list.<hr>
  
Please check out [[TLH Coordination]] for updates on HacDC's Trip to The Last Hope!
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== HacDC's Live Status ==
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=== [[:Category:In the Space | Resources/Facilites]] ===
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<strong>&lt; All our neat tools/toys/supplies, layout of the space, etc. &gt;
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* [[3D Printing]] - Rostock, Monoprice, and Lulzbot Mini (flexible filament) are up and running</strong>
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* '''Cambridge Stereoscan 200 Scanning Electron Microscope''' We're restoring an electron microscope. [http://wiki.hacdc.org/index.php/Category:Stereoscan]
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* [[:Category:Space Configuration | Configuration]]
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* [[:Category:Event Planning | Event Planning]]
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* [[:Category:Classes | Classes]]
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* [[Wishlist]]
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* [[:Category:What_I_Stole | What I Stole]]
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* [[Inventory | Inventory]]
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* [[Procurement | Procurement]]
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* [[Suppliers | Suppliers]]
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* [[Whiteboard | Whiteboard]]
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=== Popular Links ===
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<strong> &lt; Themes and threads that span across the other categories in the Wiki.  This is also where we keep things that don't easily fit in other categories &gt;</strong>
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* '''[[Outline]]'''
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* '''[[Spaceblimp]]'''
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* [[Batch_III]] Outgoing items
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* [[Proposed Standing Rules]]
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* [[GettingHere]]
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* [[:Category:Meeting Minutes | Meeting Minutes and Agendas]] (next: '''''[[Regular_Member_Meeting_2015_11_10]]''''')
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* [[:Category:Classes | Classes]]
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* [[:Category:Hacker Travel | Hacker Travel]]
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* [[Cheap Chinese Laser]]
  
HacDC is {{:Live Status}}
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=== [[:Category:Projects | Project Worklogs]] ===
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<strong> &lt; Where our projects collaborate and document their research and progress.  &gt;</strong>
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* [[:Category:Project_Awesome | Project Awesome Projects]]
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* [[:Category:Ongoing Projects | Ongoing Projects]]
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* [[:Category:Previous Projects | Previous Projects]]
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* [[:Category:Proposed Projects | Proposed Projects]]
  
For full detail, visit the [[Live Status]] page.
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=== [[:Category:Community]] ===
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<strong> &lt; Pages on people in our community &gt;</strong>
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* [[:Category:Members | Member User Pages]]
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* [[:Category:Friends | Friends of HacDC]]
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* [[Heroes | Heroes and people who inspire us]]
  
Find out about current and future HacDC events by looking at our [http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=sb8mh1d332pbvnb2g4iob2p728@group.calendar.google.com Event Calendar]
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=== [[:Category:Policy]] ===
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<strong> &lt; Our Policy Manual is divided into the following subcategories &gt;</strong>
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* [[Articles_of_Incorporation|Articles of Incorporation]]
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* [[Bylaws]]
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* [[MIBS_Simplified_Rules_of_Coordinated_Consensus_through_Chaos | Meeting Rules]]
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* [[Privacy_Policy | Privacy Policy]]
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* [[Resource_Use_Policy | Resource Use Policy]]
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* [[Resource_Disposal | Resource Disposal Policy]]
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* [[:Category:Communications Policy | Communications Policy]]
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* [[Licensing_Policy | Licensing Policy]]
  
== Major Pages ==
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=== Extra stuff, buried by wiki cleanup. ===
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[[:Category:Obsolete]]
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* [[:Category:Ongoing Projects|Ongoing Projects]] (Category version)
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* [[Ongoing Projects]] (wiki-page version)
 
* [[Proposed Projects]] (wiki-page version)
 
* [[Wishlist]]
 
  
== Full Organization ==
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=== Cool Stuff Going On Right Now! ===
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<strong>&lt; Workshops, Projects, Brainstorming Sessions &gt;</strong>
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* [[Microcontroller Mondays]]
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* [[Amateur radio]]  '''Ham Radio''' -- make stuff, get your license, QSO, test, tinker, learn,...
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* [[3D Thursdays]] -- 3-D printing enthusiasts are on hand and we have many working and workable printers of various types ...usually from 6:00pm on.)
  
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=== Events ===
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<strong> &lt; Join our [http://www.meetup.com/hac-dc/#calendar HacDC Meetup Group] to stay on top of all our events &gt; </strong><!--
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* [[:Category:Meeting Minutes | Meeting Minutes]]
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* [[:Category:Financial Reports | Financial Reports]]
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* [[:Category:Meeting Agendas | Meeting Agendas]]
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| Pages on people in our community :
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* [[:Category:Heroes | Heroes and people who inspire us]]
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| Where our projects collaborate and document their research and progress. They are generally classified as:
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<span style="display:inline-block; padding:0 0 0 15em;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><em>(Events list last updated: <strong>{{#external_value:updated}}</strong>)</em></span></span><!--
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=== Past Cool Stuff That Will Happen Again ===
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<strong>&lt; Ask us about any project you'd like to resurrect &gt;</strong>
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* [[LightningTalks]]
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* [[HacDC Summer School]] This aspires to be a yearly beginner-level workshop series giving attendees an introduction to physical computing. Topics for 2013 included integrated circuits kit-soldering, Arduino programming, and working with Processing.org [http://www.meetup.com/hac-dc/events/121563632/ (full description)]. A more integrated curriculum is being planned to roll-in Intro to Electronics, [[Intro to Programming]],  [[AVR Microcontroller Class 2011 | AVR programming]], IoT workshops, and more...
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* [[Schemers|"Schemers" a Biweekly SICP study group]] meeting on [http://www.meetup.com/hac-dc/events/64832532/ alternate Tuesdays]
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* [[TECS | The Elements of Computing Systems: Building a Modern Computer from First Principles]]
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* [[IntrotoVisualsforProgrammers | Intro to Visuals for Programmers]]
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* [[Electron Tube Class]]
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* Max/MSP Workshop
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* [[Quantified Self]]
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* [[Intro to Programming]]
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* [[AVR Microcontroller Class 2011]]
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* [[Great Global Hackerspace Challenge]]
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* [[Linux Class]]
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* [[Bike Maintenance Class]]
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* [[HacDC Spaceblimp 5]]
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* [[Robotics Class 2011]]
  
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Latest revision as of 12:22, 30 March 2019


Welcome to HacDC. We are a hacker space located in Washington, DC. HacDC members improve the world by creatively rethinking technology. We break, build, and occasionally abuse technology in the pursuit of greater knowledge about how it works and repurposing it to build new things. Our shop is located in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of the District of Columbia.

If you're new here, you should start by looking at our public web site at hacdc.org. Our Wiki is mostly for internal organization, but you're welcome to look through to get a sense of what we work on (and consider joining yourself!). We invite you to subscribe to our Blabber public discussion mailing list.

Resources/Facilites

< All our neat tools/toys/supplies, layout of the space, etc. >

Popular Links

< Themes and threads that span across the other categories in the Wiki. This is also where we keep things that don't easily fit in other categories >

Project Worklogs

< Where our projects collaborate and document their research and progress. >

Category:Community

< Pages on people in our community >

Category:Policy

< Our Policy Manual is divided into the following subcategories >

Extra stuff, buried by wiki cleanup.

Category:Obsolete

Cool Stuff Going On Right Now!

< Workshops, Projects, Brainstorming Sessions >

  • Microcontroller Mondays
  • Amateur radio Ham Radio -- make stuff, get your license, QSO, test, tinker, learn,...
  • 3D Thursdays -- 3-D printing enthusiasts are on hand and we have many working and workable printers of various types ...usually from 6:00pm on.)

Events

< Join our HacDC Meetup Group to stay on top of all our events >

Start Time End Time Event
2019-05-16 18:30 2019-05-16 21:00 Tech Circus at Dupont Underground
2019-05-20 19:00 2019-05-20 21:00 Microcontroller Monday
2019-05-23 18:00 2019-05-23 20:00 3D Thursdays & Open House
2019-05-27 19:00 2019-05-27 21:00 Microcontroller Monday
2019-05-30 18:00 2019-05-30 20:00 3D Thursdays & Open House
2019-06-03 19:00 2019-06-03 21:00 Microcontroller Monday
2019-06-06 18:00 2019-06-06 20:00 3D Thursdays & Open House
2019-06-07 19:00 2019-06-07 21:00 Movie Night 6/7 @HacDC: Looper
2019-06-08 14:00 2019-06-08 16:00 Amateur Radio exam session
2019-06-10 19:00 2019-06-10 21:00 Microcontroller Monday

(Events list last updated: 2019-05-15 16:00)

Past Cool Stuff That Will Happen Again

< Ask us about any project you'd like to resurrect >