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.

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    • January 30, 2021 3:30 PM (-0500) January 30, 2021 5:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Something for Everyone: File Servers and Other Network Attached Storage” 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 how to provide file sharing services by creating your own networked file server so that your family, friends, or colleagues have a private place to save, share, and work on documents or photos together. Maintaining the humble file server is among the most fundamental Information Technology (IT) department tasks… (read more)

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    • January 31, 2021 3:30 PM (-0500) January 31, 2021 5:00 PM
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    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Digital Defenses for the People: Practical Digital Security” 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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    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 the Tech Learning Collective’s cybersecurity trainers your most pressing online privacy and digital security questions.… (read more)

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  • January 30, 2021 1:00 AM January 31, 2021 2:00 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 justCTF [] 2020, another virtual cybersecurity hangout and learning opportunity. Members of our collectives participating in justCTF [] 2020 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 justCTF [*] 2020 at:

https://ctftime.org/event/1050/

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.

  • February 5, 2021 7:00 PM February 7, 2021 7:00 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 DiceCTF 2021, another virtual cybersecurity hangout and learning opportunity. Members of our collectives participating in DiceCTF 2021 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 DiceCTF 2021 at:

https://ctftime.org/event/1236/

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

    • January 24, 2021 3:30 PM (-0500) January 24, 2021 5:00 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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    • January 23, 2021 3:30 PM (-0500) January 23, 2021 5:00 PM
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    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    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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    • January 17, 2021 3:30 PM (-0500) January 17, 2021 5:00 PM
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    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Learn how to make your own Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), automatically install software on the servers in your cloud, and write executable runbooks to automatically perform upgrades and other maintenance with the press of a button. With today’s modern automation toolkits, a two-person hobby project can outperform a 100-person company,… (read more)

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    • January 16, 2021 3:30 PM (-0500) January 16, 2021 5:00 PM
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    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Learn the basics of computer networking in this workshop that starts by watching a “conversation” between two computers as it’s happening in real time. You’ll be introduced to the free professional network analysis application called Wireshark so that you can listen in on what the programs on your computer are… (read more)

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    • January 10, 2021 4:00 PM (-0500) January 10, 2021 5:30 PM
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    • Status: CONFIRMED

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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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    • January 9, 2021 4:00 PM (-0500) January 9, 2021 5:30 PM
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    • 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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    • January 3, 2021 5:00 PM (-0500) January 3, 2021 6:30 PM
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    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    BitTorrent, the wildly popular but often maligned file sharing protocol, is now being used in everything from (legal!) video streaming sites to corporate software update servers, but you wouldn’t know that if you only listened to Big Media groups like the RIAA. In this beginner-friendly workshop, we’ll bust BitTorrent myths… (read more)

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    • January 2, 2021 4:00 PM (-0500) January 2, 2021 5:30 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Learn the basics of website security auditing in this hands-on workshop that will introduce you to the OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP), a free, open source Web application security scanner and intercepting proxy. We’ll get set up with a practice target against which you can launch live-fire (but legal and… (read more)

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    • December 27, 2020 4:00 PM (-0500) December 27, 2020 5:30 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Come exploring with us as we show you how to map out interconnections between computers, trace packet routes across network gateways, and find information about network operators. In this workshop all about the voyages of frames, packets, and segments, we use tools like nmap to send probes into cyberspace and… (read more)

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    • December 26, 2020 4:00 PM (-0500) December 26, 2020 5:30 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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