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.

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    • September 19, 2020 4:30 PM (-0400) September 19, 2020 6:00 PM
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    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Password Superpowers: How to Crack Hashes and Stump Hackers” 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 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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    • September 20, 2020 4:00 PM (-0400) September 20, 2020 5:30 PM
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    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Bare Bones Crypto: Understanding Critical Cryptographic Primitives” 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 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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    • September 22, 2020 4:00 PM (-0400) September 22, 2020 5:30 PM
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    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Automate All the Things: A Primer to Infrastructure as Code” 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 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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    • September 24, 2020 4:00 PM (-0400) September 24, 2020 5:30 PM
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    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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    • September 26, 2020 4:00 PM (-0400) September 26, 2020 5:30 PM
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    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Down the Rabbit Hole: Anonymous Publishing on the Darknet” 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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    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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    • September 27, 2020 4:00 PM (-0400) September 27, 2020 5:30 PM
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    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Securing Email: Protecting Everyday Communications from GMail to ProtonMail” 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 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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    • September 29, 2020 4:00 PM (-0400) September 29, 2020 5:30 PM
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    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!

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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 2, 2020 5:00 PM (-0400) October 2, 2020 6:00 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

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    Join us to play several rounds of Backdoors and Breaches with our experienced cybersecurity instructors. Backdoors and Breaches is an incident response card game that teaches critical information security skills by putting players in realistic attack scenarios. The players must then work together with fellow members of their team to… (read more)

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    • October 3, 2020 4:30 PM (-0400) October 3, 2020 6:00 PM
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    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!

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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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    • October 6, 2020 4:00 PM (-0400) October 6, 2020 5:30 PM
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    Thank you for purchasing a ticket to our upcoming “Two Places at Once: Understanding Virtual Private Networks” 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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    Find out how Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) can help you evade Internet censorship, protect your network traffic, and offer easier access to remote services on firewalled internal networks. You’ll learn how to set up and use OpenVPN, a free and widely-deployed VPN solution, so that you can connect securely to… (read more)

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    • October 12, 2020 6:00 PM (-0400) October 12, 2020 7:00 PM
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    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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