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Join the movement to empower Detroit youth (ages 11+), and the community at large by starting with yourself.

DHACK is back and you’re invited!

For our first challenge, we are partnering with CSforALL, a national non-profit dedicated to making Computer Science accessible to all. The challenge will be to build Twitter Operated (IoT) Vending Machines for the CSforALL Summit being held at WSU October 8-11.

Join us on Sunday, September 9th for the challenge kick-off where you will learn all about the Twitter vending machine challenge, its requirements and prizes.

All 5 workshops for this challenge are on Sundays from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and will be held on the 3rd floor of the David Adamany Undergraduate Library (UGL) in the Community Room.

Challenge Schedule:
  • September 9: Team building (5-7 individuals per team); Preliminary design – design thinking; Material round up (Raspberry Pi’s, Arduinos, Plywood, Lexan, Hardware, Bread boards, Wires, Electronic accessories)
  • September 16: Coding begins; Design work; Building begins; Requests for minor parts fabrication made to machine shops and/or maker spaces
  • September 23: Coding continues; Design work continues; Building continues
  • September 30: Finish building; Testing begins
  • October 7: Finishing touches and prep for transport to WSU Community Arts Auditorium for the

CSForALL Summit!

Please RSVP if you want to join the challenge.

This challenge is open to all experience levels, especially youth.