Learn - Create - Incubate with Technology in Logan County IL

Enabling young people with technology skills they can use to get high paying, rewarding jobs in technology, and helping to foster new companies locally.

Now offering Technology Services preformed by young and experienced Lincubate Techs looking to establish their career.
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Have a tech kid in the family?

Have a tech kid in the family?

Prepare your children for the tech world we live in - by enabling them with skills they can use to get employment.

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Gamer? Like gadgets?

Gamer? Like gadgets?

Get on a path to gain skills for a job in tech within 12-24 months by following our guidance and in home labs.

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Looking for tech talent?

Looking for tech talent?

Connect with young tech talent to help with your business technology needs. Hire Lincubate for tech projects to help students learn.

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Demo Video: What is a Rasperry Pi?

The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a capable little device that enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages like Scratch and Python. It’s capable of doing everything

Lincubate in pictures

Since Lincubate started in early 2017, we’ve been in the basement of the the Lincoln Library, in a trailer in front of the Farmers Market, 3rd Fridays downtown Lincoln, and found a new home in the basement of the Integrity Data building.              

Sample Software Projects

DotNet https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/aspnet/core/tutorials/first-mvc-app/?view=aspnetcore-2.1 If successful, work here – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/aspnet/core/web-api/?view=aspnetcore-2.1 Amazon Web Services – https://github.com/aws-samples/aws-modern-application-workshop Microsoft Azure – https://github.com/Azure/AzureQuickStartsProjects  

Connect Raspberry Pi to DHT11 Temp Humidity Sensor

We’ll be working with this existing project code. https://github.com/adafruit/Raspberry_Pi_SQLite_Sensors Video overview long version: Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TVP3iHyoqQ Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLO8G21z8bY Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_NNGgdYUZA Project instructions long version –  https://github.com/adafruit/Raspberry_Pi_SQLite_Sensors Hooking up the DHt 11 sensor to the Raspberry Pi visual – https://www.techcoil.com/blog/how-to-read-temperature-and-humidity-from-a-dht11-sensor-that-is-connected-to-a-raspberry-pi-3/ Be sure to watch the YouTube videos and run through all 4 parts! Get to the Terminal. 

Install Ubuntu as a virtual server in ESXi

Download the ISO for Ubuntu Server version 17 from here – https://ubuntu.com/download/desktop The Desktop version has a desktop UI you can interact with.  The Server version is command line only. Starting with the Server version will help you learn Unix command line.                   Now setup the user

VMWare ESXi Server Install

This is a general ESXi installation process for an old Dell desktop with 4GB or RAM, 150GB hard drive, keyboard, ESXi pre loaded USB Keyfob, a hub, and some network cables. You can pick up some amazing deals on servers that costs thousands of dollars for just a few hundred dollars here – http://stores.ebay.com/SaveMyServer/DL360-G7-Servers-/_i.html?_fsub=6390527014&_sid=1000562564&_trksid=p4634.c0.m322 Step

Wireless & Wi-Fi Technology

The Wireless technology HackTrack includes anything wireless!! First task – setup and manage a WiFi network. Recommended WiFi for home or business is a MESH network technology. There are several options. Lincubate is training on this line from Ubiquiti Networks – https://www.ubnt.com/products Recommend these WiFi access points  The WiFi management device (optional, can use the Controller software installed