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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Newsletter #1</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center">


<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">August 2013</span></p><br>
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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:17px;background-color:rgb(201,218,248);text-decoration:none;font-family:'Trebuchet MS';font-weight:bold">Bay Area Hackerspace Roundtable</span></h2>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">BACH
 is a loosely-organized association of hackerspaces in the San Francisco
 Bay Area. BACH strives to be very thin, with almost no over-head. We 
exist to help member spaces coordinate, communicate, and collaborate. 
Above all, we support the Bay Area hackerspace community's existent 
inter-dependence and resilience. Learn more and find notes on past 
roundtables at</span><a href="http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/Bay_Area_Consortium_of_Hackerspaces/" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> </span><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">hackerspaces.org</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">.</span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Our
 next BACH Roundtable will be in September (date TBD) at LOL [Liberating
 Ourselves Locally], a people-of-color-led, gender-balanced makerspace 
in East Oakland. </span><a href="https://lists.riseup.net/www/subscribe/bayareahackerspaces" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">Subscribe</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> to the mailing list and stay tuned for an announcement with date, time, and address!</span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:17px;background-color:rgb(201,218,248);text-decoration:none;font-family:'Trebuchet MS';font-weight:bold">Upcoming Events Across the Bay</span></h2>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:italic;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">August</span></p><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">

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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">CakeFest (CakePHP), Aug 29-Sept 1, online and in San Francisco </span><a href="http://cakefest.org" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://cakefest.org</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> </span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Disability Awareness Night 2013, Aug 16, San Jose Giants Stadium</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Bay Area Homebrew Festival, Aug 24, Fort Mason Ctr </span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:italic;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">September</span></p><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">

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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://synbiobeta.com/sf2013/" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">SynBioBeta SF</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">, November 15th at the Mission Conference Center, 7am-7pm. </span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:italic;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">October</span></p><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">

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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Bay Area Drupal Camp 2013, October 24-27, Berkeley </span><a href="http://2013.badcamp.net" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://2013.badcamp.net</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Responsive Design Studio, October 15-16, Mountain View </span><a href="http://rosenfeldmedia.com/events/responsive-design-studio/fall-2013/" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://rosenfeldmedia.com/events/responsive-design-studio/fall-2013/</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:17px;background-color:rgb(201,218,248);text-decoration:none;font-family:'Trebuchet MS';font-weight:bold">August Updates:</span></h2>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">Hackermoms</span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> is closed for August. </span><a href="http://mothership.hackermoms.org/calendar/" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://mothership.hackermoms.org/calendar/</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">San Leandro Coworking</span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> and </span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">HayHackers</span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">
 are exploring the idea of combining forces to represent the middle and 
south side east bay. At some later point we can divide and spread across
 the land, helping to reach our Fremont hackers closer to where they 
live.</span></p><br><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">


<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">Ace Monster Toys</span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"><br>


</span><a href="http://meetup.acemonstertoys.org/" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://meetup.acemonstertoys.org/</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> </span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">3D Printing, every other Wednesday @ 7:30pm (August 14, 28)</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Arduino / Raspberry Pi / Microcontrollers, alternating Wednesdays @ 7pm (August 7, 21)</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Assemble 3D Printers, alternating Wednesdays @ 7:30pm (August 14, 28)</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Sewing & Textiles Open Lab, every other Tuesday @ 7pm (August 13, 27)</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">General Meeting / Open House, every Thursday @ 7:30pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">CNC Router Introduction, Tuesday, August 13th @ 7pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Learn to Use a 3D Printer, Wednesday, August 14th @ 7pm</span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">Counter Culture Labs </span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://www.meetup.com/Counter-Culture-Labs/" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://www.meetup.com/Counter-Culture-Labs/</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://www.meetup.com/Counter-Culture-Labs/events/132990982/" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">Open Bioinformatics: Exploring the Genome</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">, Sunday, August 11th @ 7pm @ Sudo Room</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://www.meetup.com/Counter-Culture-Labs/events/133176082/" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">Weekly Working Meetings</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">, every Wednesday @ 6pm @ Ahnon’s</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Monthly General Meeting, Last Fridays @ 6pm @ Sudo Room</span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">Hacker Dojo</span></p><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">

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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">The 12 Tasks of Hercules: Robot hacking every Saturday @ 1:30pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Laptop Music Production Workshop, Tuesday, August 13th @ 7pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://events.hackerdojo.com/event/3562002-svsc-quantum-computing-discussion-group" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">SVSC - Quantum Computing Discussion Group</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">, Friday, August 16th @ 5pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Repair Cafe Mountain View, Sunday, August 18th, 10am-5pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Linux Virtualization Workshop, Monday, August 19th @ 7pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Internet of Things Silicon Valley Meetup, Tuesday, August 20th @ 6pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://events.hackerdojo.com/event/3461003-cooking-for-hackers-steak-and-red-wine" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">Cooking For Hackers: Steak And Red Wine</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">, Wednesday, August 21st @ 6:30pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://events.hackerdojo.com/event/3331002-spokenvote-rails-for-charity-hack-session" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">Spokenvote - Rails for Charity Hack Session</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">, Sunday, August 25th @ 6pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://events.hackerdojo.com/event/3068001-execution-models-architectures-for-big-data-cloud-computing-streaming" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">Execution Models & Architectures for Big Data Cloud Computing & Streaming</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">, Monday, August 26th @ 7pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">HTML5 Game Development Study Group: Tuesday, August 13th, Tuesday, August 20th, and Monday, August 26th @ 6pm</span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">LOLspace</span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">LOL Open Hack Night: Decolonizing Technology every Monday starting @ 7pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">How We Move: Urban dance class on Sunday, August 18th starting at noon</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Construction Class every Saturday starting @ 1pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Resilient
 Communities Legal Cafe, a non-profit legal advice clinic hosted by the 
Sustainable Economies Law Center, every First Thursday starting @ 4:30pm</span></p></li></ul><br><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">


<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">Marin Makers</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">


<a href="http://www.meetup.com/MarinMakerspace/" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://www.meetup.com/MarinMakerspace/</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> </span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Planning for the Mini Maker Faire, Tuesday, August 20th @ 6:30pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Monthly General Meeting, every First Tuesday @ 6:30pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Even more planning for the Mini Maker Faire, Tuesday, September 10th @ 6:30pm</span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">Noisebridge</span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Special event: Saturday, August 10, 16:00:</span><a href="https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Noisebridge_%22_the_Bridge%22_Party" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> <br>


</span><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline">Noisebridge "______ the Bridge" Party</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">, a summer fundraising party for Noisebridge</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Circuit Hacking Monday, every Monday @ 7:30pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Frontend Web Development, every Monday @ 8pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Gamebridge Unityversity, every Monday @ 7pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Noisebridge Weekly Meeting, every Tuesday @ 7pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Five Minutes of Fame, every Third Thursday @ 8pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">BAHA - Bay Area Hacker’s Association security meetup, Second Sundays @ 2pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Tastebridge / Vegan Hacker monthly food hacking, Last Thursdays @ 7pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Post-Waste Nexus every Thursday except for 3rd Thursdays @ 7pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">3D Thursdays (3D Printing & Fabrication) every Thursday except for 3rd Thursdays @ 7pm</span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">Sudo Room</span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Today I Learned is a series of one-off classes and workshops, every Saturday from 2-5pm. Check </span><a href="https://sudoroom.org/wiki/Today_I_Learned" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">https://sudoroom.org/wiki/Today_I_Learned</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> for the full schedule!</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Sudo Kids every Tuesday, starting at 5pm.</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Microcontroller Hacking Night every other Tuesday @ 7pm [August 13, 27]</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Python and Javascript meetups every Thursday @ 7pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Oakland Wiki meeting every Thursday @ 7pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Oakland Mesh Network hack nights every Thursday @ 8:30pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Cryptoparty / Digital Security Workshop every Third Sunday starting @ 2pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">POSSE [Potluck Orientation Skill-share Swap-meet Event] Party every Third Friday from 6-9pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">General Meeting and Potluck every Wednesday @ 7pm</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Most Awesome Guacamole Fest Fundraiser (TBD in August)</span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:17px;background-color:rgb(201,218,248);text-decoration:none;font-family:'Trebuchet MS';font-weight:bold">Awesome projects happening in various hackerspaces:</span></h2>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">Ace Monster Toys</span></p><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">

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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">We crowdfunded a brand new CNC Metal Mill, for fabricating custom parts from solid blocks of metal. </span><a href="http://on.fb.me/11v5B32" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://on.fb.me/11v5B32</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> </span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Stefan is making his own bow for archery: </span><a href="http://on.fb.me/1coYygL" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://on.fb.me/1coYygL</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> </span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Humanoid robot made from 16 servos: </span><a href="http://on.fb.me/19xOOBe" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://on.fb.me/19xOOBe</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Fabricating custom PCBs (circuit boards) using the desktop CNC router: </span><a href="http://on.fb.me/16EN6c2" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://on.fb.me/16EN6c2</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">3D scanning and then 3D printing ourselves: </span><a href="http://on.fb.me/167AM45" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://on.fb.me/167AM45</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Lasercutting leather goods: </span><a href="http://on.fb.me/15c4VTc" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://on.fb.me/15c4VTc</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Tesla Coils! <a href="http://on.fb.me/17iUWHn" target="_blank">http://on.fb.me/17iUWHn</a></span></p>


</li></ul><br><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold"></span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">


<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">Counter Culture Labs</span></p>
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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Glowing algae bioart is currently in ideation stage!</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://desktopbiolab.org" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">The Desktop Biolab</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> is a project to create a low-cost desktop biotech lab to help citizen scientists do genetic engineering at home.</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">A fork of the community education space, Berkeley Biolabs is to be a biotech incubator for therapeutics-based clinical research.</span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">Noisebridge</span></p><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">

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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Excellent
 LED hacking projects combining electronics and arduino! A skill-share 
event took place last Tuesday, August 6th. Among the projects worked on 
included a LED matrix display, a VU-type meter and a coat with 200+ 
LEDs.</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">


<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/NoiseJam" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">The Noise Orchestra</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> is an open ensemble of handmade, hand-wired, and hand-coded instruments.</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://postwastenexus.org/" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">Post-Waste Nexus </span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">endeavors
 to reuse and recycle electronic waste, place refurbished computers with
 free and open source software in our communities, provide education and
 job training, use environmentally responsible e-waste handling 
practices, and operate under consensus decision making. </span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">


<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">A group of Noisebridgers, the </span><a href="https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/DreamTeam" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">DreamTeam</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">, are conducting research and working on projects related to brain computer interfaces.</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Some Noisebridgers just finished a super-successful </span><a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/swiftnav/piksi-the-rtk-gps-receiver" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">Kickstarter campaign</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">
 for Piksi, a low-cost RTK GPS receiver (centimeter level precision) 
with open source software and board design targeted at UAVs.</span></p></li></ul><br><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">


<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">Sudo Room</span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">The </span><a href="http://sudoroom.org/wiki/Mesh" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">Oakland Mesh group</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">
 successfully crowdfunded the first round of hardware for the community 
wireless network we’re building throughout East Oakland. Want to join 
the mesh? Add your node here: <a href="http://meshmap.sudoroom.org" target="_blank">http://meshmap.sudoroom.org</a></span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">


<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="https://sudoroom.org/wiki/Phage_therapy" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">GETit</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> is collaborating with local clinics to develop novel therapies for the eradication of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea.</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Some
 folks have been working on a brain-computer interface for controlling 
MC Hawking, the open source robot currently on loan from Noisebridge.</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">


<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">SudoMaté RISE is a carbonated yerba mate natural energy drink. An open source soda: </span><a href="https://sudoroomorg/wiki/Sudomate" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">https://sudoroom.org/wiki/Sudomate</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> - available at Sudo Room</span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Subiir is currently brewing their 7th batch: <a href="https://sudoroom.org/wiki/Subiir_7" target="_blank">https://sudoroom.org/wiki/Subiir_7</a></span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Juul is building an arcade machine running all free and open source video games, and with a variety of controllers. </span></p>


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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Eddie
 Che is building a small mobile greenhouse for growing food, and 
previously built a rocket stove at the space: 
<a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rocket_Stove_Finished.jpg" target="_blank">http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rocket_Stove_Finished.jpg</a></span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">


<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Sun
 Synchrony is building and designing a new device for producing solar 
electricity.  The cells are more than twice the power of conventional 
silicon cells, and this system provides nearly double the electricity 
per given area, charges electronics much faster solar, and offers 
maximum OFF-GRID INDEPENDENCE.</span></p></li></ul><br><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span><h2 dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt">


<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:17px;background-color:rgb(201,218,248);text-decoration:none;font-family:'Trebuchet MS';font-weight:bold">We Have Questions:</span></h2>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Does
 your hackerspace have its own general liability insurance? Would you be
 interested in pooling to get a better price on a policy, if available?</span></p><br><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span><h2 dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt">


<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:17px;background-color:rgb(201,218,248);text-decoration:none;font-family:'Trebuchet MS';font-weight:bold">CREDITS:</span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:17px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:'Trebuchet MS';font-weight:bold"></span></h2>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">Kudos to </span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">Ace Monster Toys</span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> who actually emailed their updates when asked. Others: you can learn!</span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">Jenny Ryan</span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">
 (Sudo Room) collected most of these updates by hand. Yes, from each 
site, one by one. Deep bows of gratitude for representing everyone so 
well.</span></p><br><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">


<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold">Judi Clark</span><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">
 (SL Coworking) added a few updates, did the layout for the print & 
pdf versions, added these snarky comments and printed some hand-out 
versions.</span></p><br><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span><h2 dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt">


<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:17px;background-color:rgb(201,218,248);text-decoration:none;font-family:'Trebuchet MS';font-weight:bold">Calendar Feeds:</span></h2>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">1. Hackermoms: </span><a href="http://www.google.com/calendar/feeds/hsflo4jnaakg2vrp4addsimceg%40group.calendar.googlecom/public/basic" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://www.google.com/calendar/feeds/hsflo4jnaakg2vrp4addsimceg%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">2. Noisebridge:</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=1uesj915rces4cbmcr8j3sg8t0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Los_Angeles" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=1uesj915rces4cbmcr8j3sg8t0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Los_Angeles</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">3. Sudo room:</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">


<a href="https://sudoroom.org/?plugin=all-in-one-event-calendar&controller=ai1ec_exporter_controller&action=export_events&cb=771572433" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">https://sudoroom.org/?plugin=all-in-one-event-calendar&controller=ai1ec_exporter_controller&action=export_events&cb=771572433</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">4. Ace Monster Toys:</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://www.meetup.com/Ace-Monster-Toys/events/rss/Ace+Monster+Toys/" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://www.meetup.com/Ace-Monster-Toys/events/rss/Ace+Monster+Toys/</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"></span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">5. Hacker Dojo:</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://events.hackerdojo.com/" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://events.hackerdojo.com/</span></a><span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal"> </span></p>


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<span style="vertical-align:baseline;font-variant:normal;font-style:normal;font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;text-decoration:none;font-family:Arial;font-weight:normal">6. Marin Makers:</span></p>
<a href="http://www.meetup.com/MarinMakerspace/" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline">http://www.meetup.com/MarinMakerspace/</span></a></div>