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    Volunteers of Do Space: Susan

    February 14th, 2020  |   Ty Nared, Community Engagement Specialist

    Do Space would not be possible without all the volunteers that contribute to our programs and assist with our members. They are the pulse of everything we do and allow us to help members in all different kinds of areas. The goal of Volunteers of Do Space is to showcase the wonderful volunteers at Do Space and explore how volunteering positively affects their lives. We hope to understand more...
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    EverBright Wall

    February 6th, 2020  |   Rachel Evans, Operations Manager

    Did you grow up playing with a "Lite•Brite"? Do you dream in rainbows? Is color your life? Or do you just enjoy interacting with the latest technology? Answering yes to any of these questions means only one thing-- you need to get down to Do Space and engage with our newest tech exhibit piece! It's called "Everbright" and we are ALL about it here. Basically what it is, and this is taken...
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    Volunteers of Do Space: Humberto

    January 9th, 2020  |   Ty Nared, Community Engagement Specialist

    Do Space would not be possible without all the volunteers that contribute to our programs and assist with our members. They are the pulse of everything we do and allow us to help to members in all different kinds of areas. The goal of Volunteers of Do Space is to showcase the wonderful volunteers at Do Space and explore how volunteering positively affects their lives. We hope to understand more...
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    Call For Makers! Come Show Off Your Tech Projects At Make Omaha 2020

    January 9th, 2020  |   Kimberly Hwa Davis, Community Learning Specialist

    What do you love to make? The Omaha community want to see it! Do Space in partnership with Metro Community College is hosting the second annual Make Omaha event on Saturday, March 14th. Do Space is looking for makers and groups working with technology to feature at Make Omaha 2020. We are looking for technology based exhibits ranging from using technology to create (3D printers, laser...
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    Mobile Apps Made By Make.Hack.Build.

    December 21st, 2019  |   Ruth Williams, Community Learning Specialist

    In our fall Make.Hack.Build. session, twelve participants spent twelve weeks learning how to mobile apps with Adobe XD, MIT App Inventor, and App Lab. Eight participated in their own showcase. National Parks Locator by Simón Simón made an app mockup that helps people find interesting parks near them. The app used geolocation to pull in local park data and then sorted them into different...
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    Pocket Operator Tech Kit

    November 29th, 2019  |   Weston Thomson, Director of Community Learning

    Do Space welcomes 3 new Pocket Operators to our Tech Kit line up this winter: the PO-14 Sub, the PO-20 Arcade, and the PO-33 K.O. The Teenage Engineering Pocket Operators are calculator-sized programmable music production units, each with a specific sound focus. Our Sub is great for programming bass synth patterns, the Arcade is great at 8-bit arcade sounds, and the K.O. has a sampler so you can...
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    Introducing Sphero Specdrums

    November 27th, 2019  |   Michael Sauers, Director of Technology

    Specdrums Tap colors. Make music. Make the world your instrument Built with sleek technology including an accelerometer, light sensor, LEDs, and Bluetooth Low Energy connectivity, Specdrums rings provide an accessible, portable, and tactile way to discover music creation without spending money on expensive, singular instruments. The MIX app...
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    Make Omaha 2020 Applications Open!

    November 26th, 2019  |   Weston Thomson, Director of Community Learning

    Calling all Omaha tech-inspired makers! Do Space invites you to participate in Make Omaha 2020 on Saturday, March 14, 2020. We are looking to showcase local makers who are using and hacking technology to create inventions, prototypes, games, software applications, robotics, wearable tech, experimental electronics, art and more. Makers can be from all ages and backgrounds and it is free to...
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    Czur Aura Book Scanner Now Available for Check-out

    November 26th, 2019  |   Michael Sauers, Director of Technology

    Introducing CZUR’s latest product Aura series powered by AI technology. CZUR’s Proprietary “Book Curve Flattening” technology utilizes three precise laser lines for incredible scanning accuracy and image clarity. This gives the Aura the ability to scan and exactly replicate the individual flat pages of curved books. AI technology incorporated in the software makes scanning...
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    Come play with a Speak and Spell!

    November 21st, 2019  |   Michael Sauers, Director of Technology

    The Original Speak and Spell! Speak & Spell is back and it’s just like you remember! One of the earliest computerized learning systems from the 70s and 80s, Speak & Spell was the first educational toy designed to help children learn to spell over 200 commonly misspelled words using a speech synthesizer. Now, a whole new generation can enjoy this...
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