Seventh Annual Geek Day at Leeward

workshops focus on technology and digital lifestyles

Leeward Community College
Kathleen R Cabral, (808) 455-0524
Dir of Mktg, Chancellor's Office
Posted: Feb 22, 2016

Geek Day, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016
Geek Day, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016

Free workshops on technology and today’s digital lifestyle are being offered at the seventh annual Geek Day at Leeward Community College on Saturday, February 27, 10am–3 p.m.

The college offers free hands-on workshops and demonstrations on a variety of digital, mobile and technology topics, from blogging and podcasts to Linux, hacking and Instagram. The sessions are designed for the general public, with the a few selected sessions geared to more experienced "techies."

Geek Day also offers a Digital Café, where participants can discover new apps, receive one-on-one help with computer problems and play with the app-enabled driods, BB-8 and Ollie.

For the photography sessions, participants are asked to bring their own camera. For BYOD sessions, participants are asked to bring their own mobile devices. Details on these sessions are included on the session info pages.

Sessions include how to:

  • Blog your Way to Stardom
  • Take Command of Go Pro
  • Build Your Own App
  • Design like a Pro with Canva
  • Capture your World in 360 Degrees
  • Create Awesome Podcasts
  • Become a White Hat and Hack for Good
  • Memorize Pi and Why That’s Important
  • Understand the Internet of Things
  • Leverage Camera Modes
  • Conquer Computer Security
  • Master the Art of the #FILTER

New this year is E-Waste Recycling. Bring in your "used-to-be useful" electronic equipment for safe, secure and environmentally-friendly disposal. A shredder will ensure that equipment disposal will be done in a very secure manner.

All activities are free and open to the public. Workshops include both Mac and Windows platforms. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for registration, with the first session beginning at 10 a.m. Door prizes include iTunes, GooglePlay and Amazon gift cards and more.

Geek Day is coordinated by the College's Computer Science and Digital Media faculty and staff.

Visit the Geek Day website for information and details on all sessions.

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