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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    • December 4, 2021 1:30 PM (-0500) December 4, 2021 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.
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    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

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    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Clearing Away the Clouds: How Computer Networks, Servers, and the Internet Work” 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 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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    • December 5, 2021 1:30 PM (-0500) December 5, 2021 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 “Getting the Right Stuff: Introduction to Data Files, Spreadsheets, and Databases” 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 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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    • December 11, 2021 1:30 PM (-0500) December 11, 2021 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 “The Web as a Language: What No One Ever Told You About HTML That You Didn't Know To Ask” 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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    To take full advantage of the Web, especially as a digital publishing medium, you need to start by using the full expressive power of its most fundamental part: the simple HTML “Web page.” This workshop covers HTML, the HyperText Markup Language, as though it were a language in which you… (read more)

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    • December 12, 2021 1:30 PM (-0500) December 12, 2021 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 “Writing with Blue Fire: Shell Scripting for Beginners” 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 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 15, 2022 9:00 PM January 16, 2022 2:00 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, “Cold Boot,” hosted at Wonderville, where some of our teaching staff will be on-hand to assist players as they navigate the party’s “cybersecurity alternate reality experience” game produced in partnership… (read more)

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  • December 3, 2021 12:00 PM December 3, 2021 8:00 PM
  • France, Sophia Antipolis
  • 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 ph0wn 2021, another virtual cybersecurity hangout and learning opportunity. Members of our collectives participating in ph0wn 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 ph0wn 2021 at:

https://ctftime.org/event/1509/

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.

  • December 3, 2021 12:00 PM December 6, 2021 12:00 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 2021 Metasploit community CTF, another virtual cybersecurity hangout and learning opportunity. Members of our collectives participating in 2021 Metasploit community CTF 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 2021 Metasploit community CTF at:

https://ctftime.org/event/1515/

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

    • November 28, 2021 1:30 PM (-0500) November 28, 2021 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

    Tickets are no longer available for this event because the event has passed.

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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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    • November 27, 2021 1:30 PM (-0500) November 27, 2021 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • 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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    • November 21, 2021 1:30 PM (-0500) November 21, 2021 3:00 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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    • November 20, 2021 1:30 PM (-0500) November 20, 2021 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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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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    • November 14, 2021 1:30 PM (-0500) November 14, 2021 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    You don’t need to have your doctorate in theoretical mathematics to understand crypto enough to use it safely, but you do need to use it safely to be secure! Come learn the magic behind the math in this cryptography primer for those of us who are not “number people.” Using… (read more)

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    • November 13, 2021 1:30 PM (-0500) November 13, 2021 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

    Tickets are no longer available for this event because the event has passed.

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    Get your message out without revealing who you are by publishing anonymously on the “Darknet.” This workshop shows you how to create Tor Onion services for Web sites through free tools like OnionShare, and even by setting up Tor servers that are built and configured from scratch manually. You’ll learn… (read more)

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    • November 7, 2021 1:30 PM (-0500) November 7, 2021 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • 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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    • November 6, 2021 1:30 PM (-0400) November 6, 2021 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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    • October 31, 2021 1:30 PM (-0400) October 31, 2021 3:00 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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    • October 30, 2021 1:30 PM (-0400) October 30, 2021 3:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Find out how easy it is to avoid certain forms of Internet censorship, phishing attacks, or network outages in this primer to the Domain Name System or DNS. Far from being just a way to translate names like Google.com into IP addresses, the DNS is actually a massively distributed, delegated… (read more)

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