Tech Learning Collective

Technology education for radical organizers and revolutionary communities.

Events

In addition to our intensive courses, we also host satellite events such as workshops, skillshares, and demonstrations in collaboration with community centers, hackerspaces and hacklabs, and other groups across New York City, and elsewhere via Internet video conference. Our satellite workshops are a low-commitment way to get a feel for our more intensive courses as well as meet some of our teaching team. Existing Tech Learning Collective students studying cybersecurity may also want to participate in one or more upcoming CTFs.

Upcoming events

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    • May 28, 2022 1:30 PM (-0400) May 28, 2022 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

    Tickets:

    • Privacy Defender tickets are the recommended ticket type for those who can afford to help fund the digital security and online privacy advocacy communities with their financial resources, are attending the workshop with the support of their employers or other backers, or have other resources available to them. Purchasing tickets at this level makes it possible for us to offer reduced price tickets to those in need.
    • General Admission tickets are the regular ticket type intended for members of the general public.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees. All sales are final and non-transferable. When you make a purchase, our payment processor retains a copy of your billing information, which may include your legal name, address, and other details.

    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Taming Daemons: System Administration and Operation Basics” webinar. Please allow several minutes for delivery of your webinar access credentials to the email address associated with your payment processor account. Remember to check your spam folder, as well!

    If you still don’t receive your webinar access credentials after one hour, please contact us and we’ll help you get it sorted.

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    Most individuals with access to a computer system have more power today than ever before, but rarely do they make use of it or even know how much power they truly have. In this beginner’s workshop, you’ll begin learning how to “speak with the machines.” By learning to communicate more… (read more)

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    • May 29, 2022 1:30 PM (-0400) May 29, 2022 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

    Tickets:

    • Privacy Defender tickets are the recommended ticket type for those who can afford to help fund the digital security and online privacy advocacy communities with their financial resources, are attending the workshop with the support of their employers or other backers, or have other resources available to them. Purchasing tickets at this level makes it possible for us to offer reduced price tickets to those in need.
    • General Admission tickets are the regular ticket type intended for members of the general public.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees. All sales are final and non-transferable. When you make a purchase, our payment processor retains a copy of your billing information, which may include your legal name, address, and other details.

    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Securing Our Servers: Basic Network Operations for Autonomous Communities” webinar. Please allow several minutes for delivery of your webinar access credentials to the email address associated with your payment processor account. Remember to check your spam folder, as well!

    If you still don’t receive your webinar access credentials after one hour, please contact us and we’ll help you get it sorted.

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    Learn the basics of securing digital infrastructure by taking a deep-dive into the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol, a fundamental component of safe administrative access to remote servers. Regardless of whether you rely on one or many thousands of servers to power your daily operations, securely managing those machines is essential… (read more)

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    • June 2, 2022 10:00 PM June 3, 2022 3:00 AM
    • Liminal Space
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    New Order Technoism and friends of Tech Learning Collective invite you to Liminal Space to experience the birth of a new machine, one made in and for a new world. Among other incredible performers, this event features DJ Niyah West, a semi-regular fixture at our own Hex90 queer hacker parties,… (read more)

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    • God Complex
    • BABES the DJ
    • Char Stiles
    • Indira
    • Ru Electra
    • Anya Volz

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    • NOT Worlwide
    • June 4, 2022 1:30 PM (-0400) June 4, 2022 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

    Tickets:

    • Privacy Defender tickets are the recommended ticket type for those who can afford to help fund the digital security and online privacy advocacy communities with their financial resources, are attending the workshop with the support of their employers or other backers, or have other resources available to them. Purchasing tickets at this level makes it possible for us to offer reduced price tickets to those in need.
    • General Admission tickets are the regular ticket type intended for members of the general public.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees. All sales are final and non-transferable. When you make a purchase, our payment processor retains a copy of your billing information, which may include your legal name, address, and other details.

    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Faster Than Light: Getting Started with Configuration Management” webinar. Please allow several minutes for delivery of your webinar access credentials to the email address associated with your payment processor account. Remember to check your spam folder, as well!

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    Learn how to beat back configuration drift on your servers by leveraging automation tools like Ansible in this deep dive workshop demonstrating modern DevOps practices for deploying, maintaining, and auditing compute clusters. Whether for a Web application, big data processing, or other project, you need to turn old-school runbooks into… (read more)

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    • June 5, 2022 1:30 PM (-0400) June 5, 2022 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

    Tickets:

    • Privacy Defender tickets are the recommended ticket type for those who can afford to help fund the digital security and online privacy advocacy communities with their financial resources, are attending the workshop with the support of their employers or other backers, or have other resources available to them. Purchasing tickets at this level makes it possible for us to offer reduced price tickets to those in need.
    • General Admission tickets are the regular ticket type intended for members of the general public.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees. All sales are final and non-transferable. When you make a purchase, our payment processor retains a copy of your billing information, which may include your legal name, address, and other details.

    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Tor: What is it Good For? (Absolutely Everything!)” webinar. Please allow several minutes for delivery of your webinar access credentials to the email address associated with your payment processor account. Remember to check your spam folder, as well!

    If you still don’t receive your webinar access credentials after one hour, please contact us and we’ll help you get it sorted.

    Your order has been cancelled.

    Come learn how the free Tor Web Browser can be your gateway to the Dark Web while simultaneously keeping you safer and your personal info more private as you browse web sites big and small. In this deep dive workshop on Tor, the Tech Learning Collective’s cybersecurity trainers will show… (read more)

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  • May 28, 2022 3:00 PM June 2, 2022 2:59 PM
  • Status: CONFIRMED

Event description

This event is publicized on behalf of another group and is not an official Tech Learning Collective workshop or class.

Join us for HSCTF 9, another virtual cybersecurity hangout and learning opportunity. Members of our collectives participating in HSCTF 9 may be available to offer guidance on setup, navigating the CTF environment, and learning the basics of Capture the Flag competitions.

Newbies are totally welcome! Even if the event is not designed for beginners, you don’t need to have experience to have fun and learn a lot along the way. Join us for free at:

https://gitter.im/AnarchoTechNYC/Lobby

anytime during the event and say hi to get started!

Learn more about HSCTF 9 at:

https://ctftime.org/event/1627/

What is a Capture the Flag game?

Capture the Flag competitions (CTFs) are sets of puzzles intended to distill the essence of many aspects of professional computer security work into a single short-lived exercise that is objectively measurable. Most competitions are free to participate in, and some even award prizes to winners. Individuals and teams compete against each other in a cybersecurity game that is full of puzzles to solve in different categories, like NetSec, AppSec, Cryptography, Reverse Engineering, Binary Exploitation, Web Exploitation, and more. The puzzles in each level get increasingly difficult as you solve them, which makes games great for beginners and experienced players alike.

You can either compete against yourself or against the other participants in the room. You can work individually or as a team. It’s up to you!

As with all Tech Learning Collective events, racism, queerphobia, transphobia, sexism, “brogrammer,” “manarchist,” or any kind of similarly awful behavior will result in immediate removal from class without a refund. Please refer to our lightweight social rules for details on our strictly enforced no-tolerance policy against bigotry of any kind.

About the Anarcho-Tech NYC Collective

The NYC chapter of the Anarcho-Tech Collective provides technological and digital infrastructure support services to anti-fascist, anti-racist, and anti-capitalist organizations in New York City. These services range from computer training for activists and advocacy groups, to direct assistance with digital components of advocacy efforts and private audits of an ally’s security posture when requested. We are an entirely volunteer-run organization operating without any licensing or legal recognition and a financial budget intentionally as close to zero as possible.

About Tech Learning Collective

Tech Learning Collective is an apprenticeship-based technology school that trains politically self-motivated individuals in the arts of hypermedia, Information Technology, and radical political practice. We offer unparalleled free, by-donation, and low-cost computer classes on topics ranging from fundamental computer literacy to the same offensive computer hacking techniques used by national intelligence agencies and military powers (cyber armies). For more information and to enroll, visit TechLearningCollective.com.

This event is publicized on behalf of another group and is not an official Tech Learning Collective workshop or class.

  • June 3, 2022 12:00 PM June 4, 2022 12:00 PM
  • Tehran, Iran
  • Status: CONFIRMED

Event description

This event is publicized on behalf of another group and is not an official Tech Learning Collective workshop or class.

Join us for Xero CTF 2022 - Teaser, another virtual cybersecurity hangout and learning opportunity. Members of our collectives participating in Xero CTF 2022 - Teaser may be available to offer guidance on setup, navigating the CTF environment, and learning the basics of Capture the Flag competitions.

Newbies are totally welcome! Even if the event is not designed for beginners, you don’t need to have experience to have fun and learn a lot along the way. Join us for free at:

https://gitter.im/AnarchoTechNYC/Lobby

anytime during the event and say hi to get started!

Learn more about Xero CTF 2022 - Teaser at:

https://ctftime.org/event/1673/

What is a Capture the Flag game?

Capture the Flag competitions (CTFs) are sets of puzzles intended to distill the essence of many aspects of professional computer security work into a single short-lived exercise that is objectively measurable. Most competitions are free to participate in, and some even award prizes to winners. Individuals and teams compete against each other in a cybersecurity game that is full of puzzles to solve in different categories, like NetSec, AppSec, Cryptography, Reverse Engineering, Binary Exploitation, Web Exploitation, and more. The puzzles in each level get increasingly difficult as you solve them, which makes games great for beginners and experienced players alike.

You can either compete against yourself or against the other participants in the room. You can work individually or as a team. It’s up to you!

As with all Tech Learning Collective events, racism, queerphobia, transphobia, sexism, “brogrammer,” “manarchist,” or any kind of similarly awful behavior will result in immediate removal from class without a refund. Please refer to our lightweight social rules for details on our strictly enforced no-tolerance policy against bigotry of any kind.

About the Anarcho-Tech NYC Collective

The NYC chapter of the Anarcho-Tech Collective provides technological and digital infrastructure support services to anti-fascist, anti-racist, and anti-capitalist organizations in New York City. These services range from computer training for activists and advocacy groups, to direct assistance with digital components of advocacy efforts and private audits of an ally’s security posture when requested. We are an entirely volunteer-run organization operating without any licensing or legal recognition and a financial budget intentionally as close to zero as possible.

About Tech Learning Collective

Tech Learning Collective is an apprenticeship-based technology school that trains politically self-motivated individuals in the arts of hypermedia, Information Technology, and radical political practice. We offer unparalleled free, by-donation, and low-cost computer classes on topics ranging from fundamental computer literacy to the same offensive computer hacking techniques used by national intelligence agencies and military powers (cyber armies). For more information and to enroll, visit TechLearningCollective.com.

This event is publicized on behalf of another group and is not an official Tech Learning Collective workshop or class.

Recent events

    • May 22, 2022 1:30 PM (-0400) May 22, 2022 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Knowing what’s happening on the computers you’re responsible for is a critical part of knowing how to care for and maintain any IT infrastructure. Learn how to automatically monitor and alert on operational issues such as resource exhaustion before they take down your servers and applications. In this workshop, you’ll… (read more)

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    • May 21, 2022 1:30 PM (-0400) May 21, 2022 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    This beginner-friendly introduction to digital safety will cut through the fear, uncertainty, and doubt generated by the frenetic news cycle and the latest Internet privacy listicle, and offer an opportunity to ask your most pressing online privacy and digital security questions. By learning about foundational frameworks that cybersecurity professionals use… (read more)

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    • May 15, 2022 1:30 PM (-0400) May 15, 2022 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Learn how to collect, generate, and manipulate data of all kinds so that you can make decisions and meet the challenges you’re facing. You’ll see how simple, text-based data files and command-line utilities have been and are still being used in all sorts of applications today, what spreadsheets have to… (read more)

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    • May 14, 2022 1:30 PM (-0400) May 14, 2022 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    You have read about people who can talk to machines. Maybe you imagined secret chambers, hidden away behind locked doors, with dark rooms basking in blue from electric fires. Some of these people seemed friendly, others scary, but all of them were powerful. How did they learn to communicate with… (read more)

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    • May 7, 2022 8:30 PM May 8, 2022 2:30 AM
    • 1186 Broadway Brooklyn NY 11221 United States
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Queer hackers of the world, unite! Tech Learning Collective is excited to invite you to Hex90’s latest queer hacker salon, “Overflow,” hosted at Wonderville, where you can buy tickets.… (read more)

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    • Shift-CTRL Space
    • New York NY United States
    • Death By Audio Arcade
    • DJ Niyah West
    • Soo Intoit
    • gwenpri.me

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    • May 1, 2022 1:30 PM (-0400) May 1, 2022 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Learn to manage your own Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) datacenter environment and make the most of cloud infrastructure providers (“IaaS platforms”) by automatically deploying underlying infrastructure, including network topology, firewall rulesets, DNS records, and other resources. This intermediate-level workshop introduces you to Terraform, a free, agentless, masterless, Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) digital… (read more)

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    • April 30, 2022 1:30 PM (-0400) April 30, 2022 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    This workshop shows you how to keep your emails private regardless of what email provider you use. By learning how to use the freely and widely available Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) cryptosystem in email, you will see how easy it is to not only encrypt messages so that they remain… (read more)

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    • April 24, 2022 1:30 PM (-0400) April 24, 2022 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Get an accessible introduction to the basics of password management by learning how to perform a password cracking attack yourself. Learn exactly what Web sites do with your password when you log in, how to find out if you have been “pwned,” what the risks are, and what you can… (read more)

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    • April 23, 2022 1:30 PM (-0400) April 23, 2022 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    This workshop is a practical introduction to creating, using, and administering virtual machine (VM) systems. Even if you’ve never heard of a virtual machine before, you probably already use the underlying technology. And you can get a lot out of using a virtual machine even if you aren’t a software… (read more)

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    • April 17, 2022 1:30 PM (-0400) April 17, 2022 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Learn how to inscribe your thoughts, dreams, and desires into your computer and take your command line skills to the next level by learning how to write simple programs called shell scripts. In a way, invoking commands one at a time is like writing a program interactively, whereas writing a… (read more)

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