Nov 18 2021
Community Tech Events

HAM RADIO: 101

DC207 (DefCon 207)

6 PM - 7 PM -

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Amateur Radio is a hobby enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Learn about radios, antennas, atmospheric transmission. During this introduction, we’ll demonstrate some state-of-the-art radio equipment and explain how you can get involved with this awesome hobby.


[Please visit the host's website for event updates, as well as access to archived recordings.]

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Nov 04 2021
Community Tech Events

FP Reading Group: Haskell Programming from First Principles

Portland Functional Programming Group

6 PM - 8 PM -

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Every two weeks we'll go over a chapter or two of some book related to functional programming.

This week we'll be going over chapter 17: "Applicative" of "Haskell Programming from First Principles" (HPFFP) (https://haskellbook.com).

Although material in HPFFP does build on the material that came before, don't let that keep you from attending if you haven't...

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Nov 02 2021
Community Tech Events

VR / AR Hack Night

https://www.meetup.com/Hack-Portland/events/nmpspsyccpbdb/

7 PM - 10 PM -

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This is the monthly VR / AR meetup. We have a bunch of VR hardware set up and available to use, including: the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift/Quest/Go, Samsung Gear, Google Cardboard, 360 video cameras, Oculus Go, Google Daydream, etc. etc. If you have any VR / AR / MR gear or a project that you'd like to demo, please bring...

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Nov 02 2021
Community Tech Events

Open Agenda - Virtual Meeting

Big Data Deep Analytics - Portland, Maine

5 PM - 6 PM -

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Calling All Analytics and AI Enthusiasts!

Please note this is a virtual meeting. We will not being meeting in person for the forseeable future.

In this meeting we will have a open discussion all about AI.

We are a "working group," so our sessions are not presentations, but group conversations on the subject or practice of the session.

A special...

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Oct 27 2021
MTUG Events

ExecTech Webinar #1 - Learn to Hack Modern Websites with OWASP Juice Shop

11 AM - 12 PM

Join Ben Allen, an experienced penetration testing manager and force behind the local hacker / security learning collaborative, DC207. Ben will give the audience an understanding of what security testing looks like for web applications, as well as some basics on how to perform web application security testing, and some resources to learn more.

Session Description:

Have you ever thought...

Oct 26 2021
Community Tech Events

Robot Hack Night

Hack Portland

7 PM - 10 PM -

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The fourth Tuesday of month is now Robot Hack Night targeting folks interested in DIY robotics, e.g. lego mindstorms, arduino, nodebots, homemade exoskeletons, etc. Everyone loves to see demos, so please bring your works in progress regardless of just how spaz-tastic your bot is. Our goal is to culminate the year with a local Hebocon - The Robot Contest for...

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Oct 21 2021
Community Tech Events

OpenMaine Monthly Virtual Meetup

OpenMaine

6 PM - 8 PM -

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Once a month we gather to discuss and build civic technology.

Current active projects:

- Maine Ballot ( maineballot.org)- The goal of MaineBallot.org is to provide concise, non-partisan information to make it easy to understand the ballot questions pending in Maine.

- Rent Stabilization Calculator - A cost calculator to help tenants understand landlords comply with...

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Oct 21 2021
Community Tech Events

Hardware Honeypot Workshop

DC207 (DefCon 207)

6 PM - 7 PM -

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A honeypot is an intentionally created fake system that is designed as a trap for the potential attackers. They deviate the attack to the fake system rather than the original system and even it helps you detect the malicious traffic and track them. In this workshop we'll be building our own honeypots with microcontrollers. Bring your laptop with you, this...

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