The Digital Divide for August 12, 2011
Today, Dave DeAngelis speaks with scientist and historian Naomi Oreskes about her new book "The Merchants of Doubt,"which describes how organized campaigns undermine the scientific evidence related to important environmental and health issues such as second-hand smoke, acid rain, the ozone hole, and global warming.
Monday, August 15, 2011 is North Portland Coders Night from 6:30–10pm
That's at the Lucky Labrador Overlook Tap Room
1700 N Killingsworth St
Free beginning programming workshop are available for women wanting to learn Ruby on Rails. This inaugural workshop will focus on web development with Ruby. The workshop is free. You must attend both the Friday evening install fest and the Saturday workshop.
Rails was created in 2003 by David Heinemeier Hanssonand has since been extended by the Rails core team,more than 1,800 contributors, and supported by a vibrant community.
Friday, August 19, 2011 from 6–9pm
322 NW Sixth Ave
Portland, OR 97209
Memberships are available for those wanting to utilize the ADX equipment and resources on an as-needed basis. Members can then choose between hourly, daily, and monthly use of the wood shop, metal shop, and other production areas.
ADXPortland also offers classes so you can learn how to make things out of metal, wood, use an industrial sewing machine and more. check them out!
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