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Bridging the Technology Gap with CT Hacker Space

 

Do you know what a Hacker Space is?  Most simply I see it as a place where people come together to collaborate on tech projects. Learn more about the effort with Jeff Myer who is one of the people starting one right her in CT.

 

Specifically he will be talking about thier efforts to empower everyone to take advantage of today's high technology for utility and personal expression without a degree in Engineering. 

I know they have been working on cool projects like a 3d printer and hobby with one of my favorite items the Arduino microprocessor board. 

Jeff also sent us this more detailed description of the space: 

Our Mission is to provide a physical location where community members interested in technology can gather to collaborate on projects both physical and conceptual. To  provide infrastructure to the community in the form of education, tools and equipment that will allow members to transcend from being interested in technology to implementing technology in actual physical manifestations. To build a community that fosters respect for individaul creativity, provides inspiration and facilitates the futherance of technology in all forms

 

Want to know more? Check out their website: 
http://www.cthackerspace.com/

And this video describing the Hacker Space movement. 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wamwklXWK4M

 

As always we well chip in together on some beer and pizza. Please RSVP so we can estimate. 

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  • Jason W.

    Thanks Jeff for a great presentation. Just wish I would have checked out the 3D printer. Now I have an excuse to travel to the HackerSpace.

    March 17, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    @Jeff, thanks for the presentation. Hope you can make it down (even for a few hours) again for Hack Haven, April 9th - 10th http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=187791221256283

    March 16, 2011

  • Jack N.

    Great meetup!

    March 16, 2011

  • Jeff

    I had a great time! Many thanks to J.R. for the invite and thank you to all that attended; It was a pleasure to meet each of you! I look forward to seeing you all again.

    March 15, 2011

  • Hans S.

    oh i see they do have a space. well awesome. let's start one in new haven too

    February 22, 2011

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