Reviews and Blog Posts: hacking

Learn to Code Meetup in ideaLAB

Want to learn or improve your HTML and CSS? JavaScript? Ruby? So do we!

Beginning this Monday (August 4), ideaLAB will offer its first ever adult event: a weekly Learn to Code Meetup! We encourage anyone, at any level, with an interest in programming to come hang out and work on projects. Staff will be on hand to answer questions, but our hope is that everyone will participate in problem solving challenges and group projects.

Here are the details:

Little brother

by Cory Doctorow

Reviewer Rating:
2

Little Brother is the 2008 novel by Cory Doctorow (editor of BoingBoing.net). Little Brother won the 2009 Prometheus Award, Sunburst Award, and John W. Campbell Memorial Award.

In the wake of a terrorist attack in San Francisco, the Department of Homeland Security's Orwellian tactics have become unnecessarily invasive. A small but...

hacking, making, and coding at the library

Creation from ideaLAB toy hack

Libraries have always been places where communities come together to learn. Most of that used to happen through print - as more and more of our lives are mediated by bits and circuits, libraries have made the shift as well, making emedia and online research tools readily available. 

A couple of our recent programs in the Community Technology Center and the ideaLAB are taking the next steps: helping people open up the tech they use everyday and see what's inside.

Find me

by Romily Bernard

Reviewer Rating:
3

Find me. These are the words on Tessa's diary the day it shows up on Wick Tate's doorstep. By the time Wick sees it, Tessa is already dead.

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