Check out the event schedule

News Hack Arizona will take place on the University of Arizona campus on Feb. 18 -19. This year the training will focus on using Raspberry Pi computers and digital sensors to analyze, visualize and report using data you create from one of dozens of available sensors.

We’ll have several breakout session and a tech toy petting zoo showing off 360 video cameras, drones and more.

Here is the schedule for the event.

Saturday Feb. 18

8 – 9 a.m. — Sign in and breakfast (networking)

9 – 10 a.m. — Introduction to sensors with Lily Bui and Eric Sagara

  • Why use sensors 
  • Real world examples

10 a.m. – noon — Hands on with Scott Pham and Eric Sagara

  • Pi hardware 
  • Pi software
  • Intro to Python

noon – 1 p.m. — Catered lunch (networking)

1 – 2:30 p.m. — Putting it all togehter with Scott Pham

  • Blink an LED
  • Read data from a temperature sensor 
  • Read data from a motion sensor
  • Read data from an air quality sensor

2:30 – 4 p.m. — Breakout sessions

  • Analyzing data – Eric
  • Brainstorming story ideas – Lily
  • Getting your data online/live – Scott

4:00 – 4:30 p.m. — Regroup

5:00 – 7 p.m. — Drinks and networking, Barrio Brewing Co., 800 E. 16th St.

Sunday, Feb 19

 

9:00 AM — Team formation & Breakfast

9 – 1 p.m. — Work with sesnors to create and visualize your data

1- 2 p.m.— Science fair style judging and awards