Kit Build: LED Badge!

What does metal plus metal equal? More metal! Learn the art of soldering, an essential skill for engineers that enables them to build and create the technology we use every day. Students will learn soldering basics and safety in this workshop with our Labs instructors. Students will also put together their very own LED Bit […]
Jul 9, 2019

Kit Build: LED Badge!

What does metal plus metal equal? More metal! Learn the art of soldering, an essential skill for engineers that enables them to build and create the technology we use every day. Students will learn soldering basics and safety in this workshop with our Labs instructors. Students will also put together their very own LED Bit […]

Space Weekend

Sat & Sun, July 13 & 14 | 10am-6pm One giant leap for mankind and computers! Explore the world of space technology and gaming as we present our new Apollo exhibit alongside tons of space-related software. From games like Computer Space and Spacewar! to machines like the IBM 7090 and IBM 360/91, you’ll have a […]

Cardboard Computers

Saturday, July 13 | 10:30am-12pm Learn about the basic parts of a computer while getting crafty with cardboard! Explore how real computer components fit together in this 90-minute workshop as you piece together an easy-to-navigate model. This fun, take-home craft gives kids 8 years and older the opportunity to continue learning and evaluating computer parts […]
Jul 2, 2019

Intro to Raspberry Pi

Thursday, July 11 |1:30-3:30pm Get started with Raspberry Pi – an inexpensive, pocket-sized computer. Beloved by hobbyists and experts alike, Raspberry Pi’s are used to build robots and retro arcades or can even act as your own PC. In this 2-hour introductory workshop, learn how to set up a Pi alongside our experienced Labs educators. […]

UNIX Exhibit Preview & Meet-Up

Wednesday, July 10 | 6-9pm Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of UNIX and meet members from Living Computers and USENIX as we present our latest exhibit update. Enjoy full museum access as well as light refreshments as we come together to celebrate this computing milestone with conversation and live demos. Included with Admission ($18) – FREE […]

Is your used computer donation really just E-waste dumping?

Want to donate your old computer to the developing world? Many recipient countries are saying ‘thanks but no thanks’.
May 28, 2013