Tech Learning Collective

Technology education for radical organizers and revolutionary communities.

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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. These events are a low-commitment way to get a feel for our more intensive courses as well as meet some of our teaching team.

    • June 1, 2020 4:30 PM (-0400) June 1, 2020 6:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    • 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.
    • 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 “Computer Language Foundations: Command Line 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!

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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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    • June 3, 2020 3:30 PM (-0400) June 3, 2020 5:00 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.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees.

    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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    • June 5, 2020 9:00 PM (-0400) June 5, 2020 10:30 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.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees.

    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “The Map is the Territory: A Magical Introduction to the Command Line” 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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    Get an introduction to interacting with your computer through the terminal, and a hint towards all the beautiful radical power possible there. We will learn some basics by doing spellwork, and by the end you will have literally gathered magical fragments from the ether and cast a spell from a… (read more)

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    • June 7, 2020 4:30 PM (-0400) June 7, 2020 6:00 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.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees.

    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Gone Phishing: How to Recognize Fake Websites and Other Online Scams” 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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    This workshop is a combination “attack/defense” exercise focusing on Web-based social engineering attacks. Participants will practice both how to launch their own attacks as well as how to defend against them.… (read more)

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    • June 9, 2020 3:00 PM (-0400) June 9, 2020 4:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

    Free or donation-based!

    Just getting started learning computer technologies? Join Tech Learning Collective instructors for this free, guided tour of the Tech Learning Collective Foundations curriculum. These self-paced courses and practice labs are great for jump-starting your learning as they introduce you to the most important foundations of Tech Learning Collective course material,… (read more)

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    • June 11, 2020 3:30 PM (-0400) June 11, 2020 5:00 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.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees.

    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Collaboration Across Universes: Basics of Version Control with Git” 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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    Ever work on a project with other people? Of course you do. If you’ve been saving files with names like “Project-outline-1” and then saving another version of that file as “Project-outline-2” then you already understand the importance of a Version Control System (VCS). In this beginner’s workshop, you’ll see the… (read more)

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    • June 14, 2020 4:30 PM (-0400) June 14, 2020 6:00 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.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees.

    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.

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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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    • June 16, 2020 4:00 PM (-0400) June 16, 2020 5:30 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.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees.

    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “World Wide Wars: Introduction to Exploiting Web Applications” 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 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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    • June 18, 2020 4:30 PM (-0400) June 18, 2020 6:00 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.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees.

    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “What's in a Name: Understanding the Domain Name System” 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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    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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    • June 20, 2020 4:00 PM (-0400) June 20, 2020 5:30 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.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees.

    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!

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    This workshop is all about the basics of computer networking. If you’ve ever been curious about what happens “on the wire” when you’re browsing a Web site, or if you ever wanted to take a look “under the hood” of your Wi-Fi connection, this is the class for you!… (read more)

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    • June 21, 2020 4:30 PM (-0400) June 21, 2020 6:00 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.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees.

    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Shields Up: Firewalls and Other Network Perimeter Defenses” 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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    Master the fundamentals of personal and enterprise-grade network firewalls in this hands-on workshop about network perimeter security. By learning to use the macOS, Windows, BSD, and Linux firewalls (including command-line utilities like iptables, nft, and pfctl), you can protect your devices even on untrustworthy or hostile networks, like public Wi-Fi.… (read more)

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    • June 25, 2020 3:30 PM (-0400) June 25, 2020 5:00 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.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees.

    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “The Imitation Game: Introduction to Administering Virtual Machine Systems” 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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    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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    • June 27, 2020 6:00 PM (-0400) June 27, 2020 7:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

    Free or donation-based!

    Join us for another in our series of FREE cybersecurity crash courses and virtual socials featuring themes from the critically-acclaimed TV show, Mr. Robot! This time, we’ll focus on the hacks of Season 1, Episode 2, but all hacks from all previous episodes will be in scope, too.… (read more)

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    • June 29, 2020 3:30 PM (-0400) June 29, 2020 5:00 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.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees.

    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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    • July 1, 2020 3:30 PM (-0400) July 1, 2020 5:00 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.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees.

    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “File Sharing for Fun and Profit: How BitTorrent Works and What You Can Do With It” 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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    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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    • July 3, 2020 3:30 PM (-0400) July 3, 2020 5:00 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.
    • Reduced price workshop tickets help offset systemic biases prevalent in society and in the technology sector especially.

    Prices shown may exclude nominal handling fees.

    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Signal and Surveillance: How to Exercise Digital Civil Liberties in a Surveillance State” 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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    This introductory cybersecurity workshop will show you why Signal, a free, secure, private message app is simple enough to schedule drinks with, yet secure enough to use for planning a protest. As dragnet surveillance practices are legalized at alarming speed, there has never been a more important time to flex… (read more)

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