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2nd Tuesday in December – Knights crusade into the HIVE

November 13th, 2012 No comments

Combatant’s Keep  is an entertaining, educational re-enactment group dedicated to fill the void between entertainment and education without sacrificing the pageantry, drama, and spectacle that are synonymous with the Middle Ages.

Join us at the HIVE for the 2nd Tuesday program this coming December 11th, starting at 7:30pm.

Living history enthusiasts Barry Kimball, Ryan Hittinger, and maybe Casey McCarthy will bring their hardware and talk about their historically accurate re-creations of live jousts from the 15th century and reinactments from other time periods.

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2nd Tuesday in November – Lean Patent Protection for the Start-Up

November 9th, 2012 No comments

Congratulations, you’ve designed a better mousetrap!  Now how do you protect your new Intellectual Property as your start-up company takes your new product to the market?

Join us at the HIVE on Nov. 13, starting at 7:30pm, when local IP lawyer, Vance VanDrake of Ulmer & Berne LLP, will be the featured guest speaker at  our November 2nd Tuesday program.  Guests and first-time visitors are welcome to attend!

There has been a lot of (well deserved) attention given to the “lean start-up” model for early stage businesses.  This model encourages start-up companies to create a minimum viable product (MVP); then iterate as the technology develops and customer feedback is received.  At its core, this model recognizes the risks of trying to guess what the customer wants and where the technology will head.

Vance will present his “lean” patent model that emerging businesses should consider.  This patent strategy  introduces the Minimum Viable Patent (MVP), which mirrors the lean start-up model and shares the same benefits of flexibility, low initial cost, and optimization.

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Annual Pumpkin Chuck Nov. 3 Stanbery Park

October 27th, 2012 No comments

Get ready to hurl at the annual Pumpkin Chuck

The annual Pumpkin Chuck at Stanbery Park will be from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday Nov. 3.

Stanbery Park is on the east side in Mount Washington at 2221 Oxford Ave.

This kid-friendly event is an eight year tradition.  There will be at least two trebuchets, vendors with food choices, bands providing entertainment, and carnival games.  Proceeds go toward park improvements.  Radio station WNKU will broadcast live from the event.

Cost to chuck a pumpkin is $3 or $5 to buy a pumpkin and have it chucked.

Disclaimer: This is a community event, not organized by HIVE13.  Here is the  link to the Cincinnati Enquirer story.

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Cinci2600 this Friday, Oct. 5th, 2012 @ 7pm.

October 4th, 2012 No comments

This Friday for Cinci2600 we are hosting our first CryptoParty, where the theme for the night is encryption. The event is free and open to the public (even the feds!) so feel free to stop by. I will be giving a short presentation on TrueCrypt, followed by a couple of short demonstrations. If you have a crypto tool that you would like to demonstrate, please bring it by.

The event is at 7pm, Friday Oct. 5th, at the Hive13 Hackerspace located at 2929 Spring Grove Ave. in Camp Washington. If the door is locked, please ring the bell.

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Urban Survival: Zombie Outbreak Cincinnati

September 25th, 2012 No comments

Is it better to be unprepared for the expected, or prepared for the unexpected? As cities around the world brace for the end of times, perhaps they should just be making plans. Urban survival is as much about knowing your terrain as it is knowing your enemy. Where will you run when hordes of the undead attack? How will you communicate when smart phones become as dead as your antagonist? More importantly, what IS Cincinnati chili made of exactly, and is it enough to help sustain life?


All of these questions and more will be address in Urban Survival: Zombie Outbreak Cincinnati, where we explore the design of a city with extreme prejudice.

When: Oct. 9th 7:30pm

Where: Hive13 (2929 SpringGrove Ave)

Speaker: Giacomo Ciminello

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Cinci2600 tonight, Friday Sept. 7th, 2012 7PM @Hive13

September 7th, 2012 No comments

Sorry for the short notice, but Cinci2600 is on for tonight.

Craig will be demoing some of his navigation system hax as a preview to the launch of the Open Vehicle Research Lab at Hive13.

We will also be discussing how to better organize Cinci2600 so there are fewer months that go by without meetings.

As always, the Hive will be open to the public, so feel free to come by and check it out!

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Star Wars R2D2 droid replicators Chris Reiff and Daren Murrer speak at HIVE13 Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 7:30 PM

August 30th, 2012 3 comments

The galaxy’s most famous robot, R2-D2, will visit HIVE13 on 9/11 !

An incredible replica of R2 and other cool Star Wars props will be at the HIVE when serial R2 replicators Chris Reiff and Daren Murrer are the featured guest speakers at the Tuesday night meeting on September 11 at 7:30pm.

Daren Murrer is an inventor and lifelong entrepreneur.  Besides being the founder of five successful companies, he has been awarded multiple United States Patents for his innovations.  In his spare time Daren is active in the R2 Builders Club, an online group for people who are interested in building their own R2-D2.  The Club website is www.astromech.net. Daren completed his personal R2D2 in 2006.

Chris Reiff is a toy designer and illustrator who has been working on official Star Wars projects for over 15 years.  Some of his illustration work includes the Millennium Falcon Owners Workshop Manual from Haynes, Star Wars: The Secret Life of Droids and two editions of Star Wars Blueprints from DK publishing, Star Wars: The Essential Atlas from DelRey, as well as becker&mayer!’s Millennium Falcon: A 3-D Owners Guide, Darth Vader: A 3-D Surgical Log, Jedi Path, and Book of Sith.  He lives and works in Cincinnati, Ohio with his dog named Dog and is currently building a full-size R2-D2 replica between illustration projects.

Get your free ticket here.  Hurry, as space is limited.

http://hive13secondtuesday20120911.eventbrite.com/

The event is open to both HIVE13 members and the general public.  HIVE13 is a member-supported, federal 501(c)3 non-profit organization and charitable donations are welcome.  Feed the HIVE!

 

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HIVE13 Semi-Annual Open House!

June 22nd, 2012 No comments

Back by popular demand, we are hosting another open house!  We are fixing the HIVE up right now so it should be extra nice and clean for this event!  Some of the things that will be going on during the day will be soldering classes (with a special surface mount demonstration as well), resin casting, 3d printing, laser cutting, and lock picking.  You can also come down and check out some of the cool projects that our members have done and just check out the space and see what we have to offer.

The event will run at our space (2929 Spring Grove Ave.) on Saturday, July 21 from approximately 1pm to 5pm.  It will be kid and family friendly*.   (* = It isn’t the best place for very young kids, probably best if they are over 8.  There are lots of sharp objects laying about and dangerous tools).  The event is free of charge and we will have some snacks and drinks for everyone!

If you’ve been wanting to come check out the space this is a great event to look around and chat with other people. There will be lots of events going on and hopefully lots of people so clear your calendar and bring the family!

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Cinci2600 this Friday, May 4th, 7pm @Hive13

April 29th, 2012 No comments

May 4th is the International Day Against DRM, so we will be hosting some demos of how to remove DRM from a number of media files And Chris will be giving his anti-DRM presentation from a couple of years ago. Also, since “Code Trumps Law” Brent from Cincinnati Perl Mongers will be showing us the basics of programming in Perl.

The event is at 7pm on Friday, May 4th, at the Hive13 Hacker Space, located at 2929 Spring Grove Avenue. Details about the space, including directions and contact information can be had here:
http://www.hive13.org/?page_id=308

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International Day Against DRM — May 4, 2012

April 27th, 2012 5 comments

On May 4th Hive13 together with 2600 will take part in International Day Against DRM.  On May 4th you are encouraged to spread word about the harms of DRM.  On Friday we will discuss how harmful DRM is as well as give demonstrations on how to liberate some of your digital goods from the DRM shackles.  We plan to focus primarily on ebooks just to keep the demos reasonably small.  If you have any experience with removing certain types of ebook protections please bring any tools or techniques with you for open discussion.  At this time we already have some volunteers that will demonstrate the remove of DRM for Adobe’s DRM plus I personally have a collection of scripts for: Mobipocket (.prc/.mobi), Kindle Mobipocket (.azw), Kindle Topaz (.tpz/.azw1), Kindle Print Replica (.azw4), Adobe ePub (.epub), Adobe PDF (.pdf), B&N ePub (.epub), B&N/Fictionwise eReader (.pdb).

Cinci 2600 starts at 7pm on May 4th

Free and open to the public!

More info: Day against DRM

If you want to volunteer for demos you can use the mailing list or our g+ page.

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