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    Father-Son Time in the 3D Lab

    May 2nd, 2016  |  Tom Shaw, Guest Blogger and Do Space Member

    When I was a kid my neighborhood was filled with signs of our parents’ ambitious hobbies. I had a friend whose dad was building a sea plane in his garage. Not just a regular plane. A sea plane with a wood frame and a bunch of foam on the bottom so that he could land it on lakes or something. It seemed kind of crazy. But that was probably no crazier than my dad building his own 50-foot amateur...
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    My Volunteer Experience

    April 19th, 2016  |  Trish Lanphier, Do Space Volunteer

    We asked our volunteers to share some of their favorite stories from their time as a Volunteer at Do Space.  Trish Lanphier is one of our regular Cyber Senior Volunteers who helps to provide regular peer-to-peer advise to the community. Trish is retired, but formerly worked as the Senior Director of Technology at Douglas County.  This is her account of her volunteer experience. I watched as...
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    Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Do Space

    March 3rd, 2016  |  Brian Sarnacki, Community Learning Specialist

    Chances are that you have visited Wikipedia in search of information. It is one of the world’s most-visited websites and its content comes from people who volunteer their time and effort adding knowledge to the free, public website. In honor of African American History Month, Do Space recently held a edit-a-thon on February 20th. During the event, we spent an afternoon contributing information...
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    How Do Space Saved My Chanukah Cookies

    January 22nd, 2016  |  Shira Abraham

    I use my grandmother's cookie cutters every year at Chanukah to make holiday cookies. The past few years I have noticed that the plastic cutters have been falling apart - the glue that was holding them together was chipping and I have been searching for a way to recreate them. (There are plenty of companies that will recreate the outlines - but none that could give me the detail on the...
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    The New Art of Family Time

    December 2nd, 2015  |  Lindsay Zortman

    Our lives revolve around technology. I work from home as a writer, my 15 year old lives to design apps, my 14 year old socializes at all hours via her phone and my 12 year old engulfs himself in the fantasy world of video games. Our family time could consist only of us urgently staring at our glowing screens if I didn’t do something about it. There had to be a better way! Then I saw that...
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