Tech Learning Collective

Technology education for radical organizers and revolutionary communities.

Upcoming Events

Calendar Subscribe to our calendar. Download Download

(Learn more about calendar subscriptions.)

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.

(View events as calendar grid.)

    • August 8, 2020 3:30 PM (-0400) August 8, 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!

    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.

    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)

    Performances by

    Presented by

    • August 9, 2020 5:00 PM (-0400) August 9, 2020 6:00 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)

    Performances by

    Presented by

    • August 11, 2020 3:30 PM (-0400) August 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.

    Your order has been cancelled.

    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)

    Performances by

    Presented by

    • August 13, 2020 4:00 PM (-0400) August 13, 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 “Ship Shape Computing: Working with Containers and Containerizing Digital Workloads” 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.

    Learn how to pack up your code bases, apps, and microservices and get ready to set sail aboard container orchestration platforms in the cloud or on your own metal in this introductory workshop about working with containers. Far from a newfangled buzzword, containerizing digital workloads have precedents dating back to… (read more)

    Performances by

    Presented by

    • August 15, 2020 4:30 PM (-0400) August 15, 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.

    Your order has been cancelled.

    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)

    Performances by

    Presented by

    • August 16, 2020 4:30 PM (-0400) August 16, 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!

    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.

    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)

    Performances by

    Presented by

    • August 18, 2020 3:30 PM (-0400) August 18, 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.

    Your order has been cancelled.

    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)

    Performances by

    Presented by

    • August 20, 2020 3:30 PM (-0400) August 20, 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 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!

    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.

    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)

    Performances by

    Presented by

    • August 21, 2020 3:30 PM (-0400) August 21, 2020 4:30 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

    Free or donation-based!

    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)

    Performances by

    Presented by

    • August 25, 2020 4:00 PM (-0400) August 25, 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 “Our Streets, Our Maps: Introduction to OpenStreetMap” 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.

    Start or continue your journey away from Google in this absolute beginner’s guide to the OpenStreetMap, a free, worldwide mapping project. Learn how to add information to the map, such as your own business or your favorite lunch spot, as well as how to use the map to find points… (read more)

    Performances by

    Presented by

    • August 27, 2020 4:00 PM (-0400) August 27, 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 “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.

    Your order has been cancelled.

    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)

    Performances by

    Presented by

    • August 29, 2020 9:00 PM (-0400) August 29, 2020 10:00 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 3, but all hacks from all previous episodes will be in scope, too.… (read more)

    Performances by

    Presented by

    • September 1, 2020 4:00 PM (-0400) September 1, 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 “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)

    Performances by

    Presented by

    • September 4, 2020 3:30 PM (-0400) September 4, 2020 4:30 PM
    • Remote
    • Status: CONFIRMED

    Free or donation-based!

    Watch servers and software get built (or hacked) before your very eyes. Get answers to your technical questions about how to build revolutionary infrastructure for an anti-capitalist, cop-free world. Learn how to protect your own data and the data of your friends or affinity groups with Tech Learning Collective’s expert… (read more)

    Performances by

    Presented by

Export Event Calendar

See all Tech Learning Collective events in your (Google/Apple/Microsoft/Mozilla/etcetera) calendar app! Simply click the link below:

Calendar Subscribe to our calendar. Download Download

If clicking the link does not open your calendaring application, it means your Web browser does not have a handler associated with the webcal scheme. You can either add this yourself, or simply use the Web address of our events’ iCalendar feed directly in your calendaring application by changing webcal to https in the URL:

https://techlearningcollective.com/events/all.ics

Your calendaring application will also have instructions in its user manual for subscribing to calendars like ours. For example:

Alternatively, you can subscribe to the Atom feed for our events. If you use a news feed reader capable of consuming Atom feeds (all modern ones are), a new article will be added to this feed with the event details when we publish an event on our Web site.

Subscribing to one of our event feeds linked above guarantees that you won’t miss your chance to participate in our free, by-donation, and low-cost public events.