Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire – Saturday, October 19, Noon-10pm

May 29th, 2013 Comments off

It’s official.  Here’s your chance to get your INNER GEEK ON and ROCK the ‘NATI.  Hive13 is collaborating with organizer Jason Langdon (associate creative director at Possible) and the West side art collective, Broadhope to host the first annual Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, October 19, noon to 10pm.

Get involved by becoming a volunteer (you may get a cool event STAFF T-shirt for your efforts) and/or sign-up to have a MAKER display to show off your creations.

First event publicity on SoapBox (link)

Call for Makers (link) Hurry, the deadline is July 1.

Cincinnati’s  Washington Park venue (link)

Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire Social Media sites:

Facebook (link) This will be maintained as the most active and up-to-date info page.

Google Plus (link)  Key milestones and big announcements are published here.

Twitter (link) Key milestones and big announcement are also announced here.

Stay tuned for further details and announcements.

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Cinci2600 this Friday, May 3rd, 7pm @Hive13

May 2nd, 2013 Comments off

Sorry for the late announcement. We will be meeting this Friday, May 3rd, at 7PM. May 3rd is the annual International Day Against DRM. So I thought we could discuss Digital Rights Management systems and I can show my old presentation. As always, if you have something you want to present, or a demo you want to give, you are encouraged to do so.

We will be meeting at the Hive13 hacker space in Camp Washington, 2929 Spring Grove Ave at 7pm. Maps and other details about the location can be found here. See you there!

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Tuesday May 14, 2013 at Hive13 – DIY CSI Forensics

April 28th, 2013 Comments off

Join us at Hive13 this Tuesday, May 14, at the 7:30 pm meeting for an informative look into Do-It-Yourself Crime-Scene-Investigation Forensics.

Member Brian Cochran (who is a Detective in the Boone County Sheriff’s Department assigned to crime scene investigation) will use material from the 40-hour course he teaches at the University of Tennessee’s National Forensic Academy.  Brian will perform live demonstrations of some of the coolest latent print development techniques; making finger prints appear on paper,  making them glow, and fun stuff like that.  The presentation will include a brief overview with slides showing real CSI jobs and case studies.  The case studies focus on the processes that are used and where the “maker” attitude was applied to bring the case to a successful conclusion.  The two case studies that will be presented are homicides.  Real crime scene photography and a limited number of postmortem examination photos will be shown.  It will not be anything different from what you would see on an episode of CSI or Dexter but these ARE real.  Both of these case study presentations have been shown to high school groups before, but this is an UP FRONT WARNING for those inclined to be squeamish.

Members, guests, first-time-walk-ins, and those interested in law enforcement and criminal investigations are welcome to come to hear this presentation.  Come to learn about this different kind of  (“making” the case) skill.  (Find Us)

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Cinci2600 this Friday, April 5th, 7pm @Hive13

April 4th, 2013 Comments off

We will be meeting this Friday, April 5th, at 7PM. Chris will be presenting on PBX systems and VOIP. Cc will also be showing us how to find vulnerable web applications with Google.

We will be meeting at the Hive13 hacker space in Camp Washington, 2929 Spring Grove Ave at 7pm. Maps and other details about the location can be found here. See you there!

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Urban Survival: Zombie Outbreak Cincinnati

September 25th, 2012 Comments off

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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