Welcome to Hax0rbana

We are a collection of hackers who decided it'd be nice to have a bunch of hacker neighbors, so we set up shop in Urbana, IL. Now we're building interesting things, like we do, and inviting people to come visit. If you like it here, maybe you'll want to buy a house near our place ("The Big House").

You may be interested in past and future things:

Getting involved

Sound like something you want to learn more about? Come hang out with us online. We have a Matrix server that you can join. If you're on Mastodon, you can find some of us posting on what we're doing over there. There's also always email.


The original inspiration for our project was that feeling of going to a conference, learning so much, seeing what they're working on, collaborating with people, and just having a good time. The problem is that they only last a few days and that's usually not even long enough to see everyone we want to see, let along do all the things we want to do together. We thought, wouldn't it be great if we could spread this out across the entire year? Then it wouldn't be this overwhelming experience a few times a year at conferences around the country (or world).

The big question is: if we're going to all come together so we can hang out and hack at a leisurely pace, where? What were we collectively looking for in our location? It was a collaborative process and the things we found we valued were:

Or perhaps you are here to get our private Certificate Authority (CA) certificate.