Hacksaw - Cutting Through Technology
Fostering Technology Awareness for Commercial & Community Opportunities
Adelaide Hills Based Technology Interest Group
What we're about
Hacksaw is about connecting people that have an interest in technology, keen to share knowledge, exchange and learn through a collaborative environment of presentations and hands on workshops.
Who can join in
In short anyone can join in. From having an interest in emerging technology and trends or consider yourself as technology wannabes, geeks, techies, developers or electronic hobbyist.
Hacksaw is also ideal for communities seeking ways to engage more effectively via technology, business start-ups wanting to get online and inventors, entrepreneurs and investors seeking out networking opportunities. Start by becoming a Hacksaw Techie on Meetup.
Our Aim, Your Opportunity
The aim of Hacksaw is to foster all that is good around technology, to engage, collaborate and share ideas to providing solutions with real commercial and community opportunities.
We aim to present a technology topic each month (1st Monday of each month from 6pm to 9pm) while allowing Techies to show and share their stuff for other to learn, discover and try.
Some of the topics we would like to start with:-
- App Creation for mobile devices (Android, iOS etc)
- Electronics (DIY, Arduino, Raspberry pi, Onion Omega etc)
- 3D Printing and Scanning
- IoT - Internet Of Things
- Google Apps Scripts & Products
- GPS Technology
- Drones, Robotics and Automation
- Website development & coding
- Radio and Telephony
- SaaS - Software as a Service
- Green Power and Energy Storage
Seeking Topic Leaders
Are you a bit of an expert or have a keen interest in a particular area of technology and like to get involved?
Great, we are looking for leaders for each of our topics and for the ones we have not listed as yet. Contact Gordon at email@example.com to register your interest.
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