Panoramic image of the July 2018 workshop in Kingston

November 17th in Kingston: Binary Solo with SUDO

We're partnering with Sudo to present Binary Solo in Kingston. Sudo is a Not-for-Profit with the mission to create a community where women can learn to code together.

In this workshop we'll discover what the 01100101s of binary *actually mean*, and how computers use them to store and transmit messages for people!

We'll decode a famous "binary solo" from a song, edit some code for Arduino (an electronics platform for interactive projects!), print out our own binary messages with thermal receipt printers, and think critically about the social effects of the assumptions built into early computer systems.

If that sounds like a lot, don't worry! This workshop is geared toward beginners, so you don't need a coding or electronics background to be here :)

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Learning about how binary works blew my mind. Being able to write my poetry into binary/hex and then print it out was incredible and really rewarding.

—Ky Pearce, July 2018 workshop in Kingston

You'll come away with:

Safe & inclusive environment

We strive to create a safe and inclusive learning environment for everyone. Our policies are adopted from the Recurse Center:

Finally, we believe that good food is a critical part of a good learning environment, and we've got you covered with tasty snack breaks and a nutritious lunch.

Breaks were well timed and delicious.

I felt accomplished at the end :)

—Jocelyn, July 2018 workshop in Kingston


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