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Laptops for Haiti build event 9/11

Sep 08, 2011 Comments Off by

Help us rebuild laptops for Haitian schools. Spend an hour or two of your weekend for a good cause!

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Meeting #52 BBQ! 9/6

Aug 27, 2011 Comments Off by

Remember what you were doing last September? You were setting up a Hackerspace! You had no idea what you were getting yourself into…

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Learn to weld! 7/22

Jul 06, 2011 Comments Off by

Learn to weld from somebody who just learned to weld!

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The Worst Tech Inteverview Ever 6/6

Jun 06, 2011 Comments Off by

We all interview for tech positions from time to time. This isn’t that. This is bad questioning, incredibly pedantic syntax, forgotten requirements, uncomfortable chairs, cold coffee and a whiteboard all directed at one person only – who is having the Worst Tech Screen Ever.

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Power Supply Night 6/15

Jun 06, 2011 Comments Off by

HSC currently has one operational workbench power supply for use by members for electronic prototyping. This means when more than one hacker wants to prototype stuff our circuits are coupled together. Coupling is bad m’kay. We need volunteers to build more!

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Homebrew 2 Part A 6/30

Jun 05, 2011 Comments Off by

Okay, so the first batch of HSC pale ale wound up a flavorful, dark malt ale – unless it was a high velocity deflocculation with low order detonation characteristics. Mistakes were made in the priming process. But why stop there? Fine, we’re the Hezbollah of homebrew.

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Penetration testing using Backtrack 5/25

May 22, 2011 Comments Off by

What is Backtrack? BackTrack provides users with easy access to a comprehensive and large collection of security-related tools ranging from port scanners to password crackers. But how do you use it?

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Cancelled (for now): Developing Web Applications Using ASP.NET MVC 6/1

May 20, 2011 Comments Off by

We’ll cover the basics of Model-View-Controller, learn about client-side and server-side, and interface with a back-end database for data consumption, just like in the real world.

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Cancelled (for now) Exploiting Security Vulnerabilities in ASP.NET MVC Web Applications 6/1

May 20, 2011 Comments Off by

ASP.NET applications developed in the Microsoft .NET toolkit have a bad reputation as being vulnerable to basic web- based attacks. Let’s see how that’s done, and whether or not it’s true.

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Robotics Project – Building ‘The Luggage’ – Part Second 5/8

May 06, 2011 Comments Off by

Those of you who have read any Discworld will get the reference. Here’s the caper. I want an automatic luggage cart, about four feet high, big tires, electrically powered. 250 lb capacity or so, walking speed.

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