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Ember.js Meetup Breezes Into Silicon Valley

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No messing around here, if you’re in Silicon Valley and can’t make it to the Ember.js Meetup in San Francisco, Silicon Valley Ember.js Meetup held it’s first get together at Addepar last Wednesday with next month’s event being hosted at Yahoo. Erik Bryn hosted and didn’t waste any time in diving straight into some of the new features coming up ...

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Machine Learning For Journalism at The New York Times

Machine Learning For Journalism at The New York Times

Daeil Kim is a Data Scientist at the New York Times, a role which has crystallised his research work into the niche between Machine Learning and Journalism. Kim spoke at the New York Data Science Meetup last week about how to make journalists work easier by using Machine Learning, a Bayesian perspective on big data and a discreet section on ...

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The Enigma Of The Socially Awkward Software Developer

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The playground of software developers, especially throughout education, can be a very insular yet reassuringly comfortable place to be, a private world of problem solving with all cognitive sense fastened to keyboard and monitor. Achievements can be private too, non celebratory, at least not to the outside world. Once software development is seared into the psyche, peddling code for cash ...

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What Happens When a Meetup Group Just Gets Too Big?

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One of the Meetup groups I keep an eye on almost more than any other is the NY Tech Meetup, founded by the founder of Meetup himself Scott Heiferman. With enough members to fill a large sports stadium and their own website it is the largest Meetup group in the world and packs a heavyweight punch on Silicon Alley with ...

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5 Startups Worthy of Presenting at Key San Francisco Meetup

5 Startups Worthy of Presenting at San Francisco Meetup

San Francisco’s Startup Showcase is a beast of a group, which can attract nearly 1,000 presenters, technologists, investors and consumers. On such a big stage, at least by Meetup standards, you’d have to have a great idea, rolled it some way along the road of technical and product development and a solid pitch for the yes men to comfortably join ...

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What’s Coming For Spark 2015 – Bay Area Spark User Group

What’s Coming For Spark 2015 – Bay Area Spark User Group

San Francisco’s Spark Meetup group is massive, yet whilst going along to some of these events can be a little intimidating, especially for the more socially awkward attendees, the group really does preach to people of all levels. The first gathering of 2015 kicked off with a review of Spark by Co-organiser Patrick Wendell to get things going, briefly running over ...

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North Carolina Regional Internet of Things Meetup 2015 Kickoff

North Carolina Regional Internet of Things MeetUp 2015 Kickoff

The North Carolina Regional Internet of Things (RIoT) MeetUp put in a solid show for what promises to be a big year for IoT at the Durham Bulls Stadium in downtown Durham, NC. If you are looking for a technical talks on IoT devices, you probably won’t get much out of these presentations as they are very high level and more ...

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Ember London – Architecting Ember In Production, Bryan Crotaz

Ember London – Architecting Ember In Production, Bryan Crotaz

Bryan Crotaz is an extraordinary model of how to mix deep technical skills with acute business intellect. He started Silver Curve in 2010 to provide digital signage boards which run off what are essentially mobile phone chips (Raspberry Pi) which vastly reduce costs against PCs usually supporting each monitor. Silver Curve developed a piece of software called Aperture which allows ...

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StackEngine At Docker Boston Meetup On Enterprise Level Container Use

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Boyd Hemphill from StackEngine will be presenting at the Docker Boston Meetup group this week to talk about what they have learned from talking to businesses about their container management tool, from the characteristics of an ideal containerised application to container inventory. StackEngine sees an emerging bottleneck with the management of Docker containers and although 2014 saw Docker grow exponentially, ...

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5 Minutes To Impress At Paris Meetup

5 Minutes To Impress At Paris MeetUp

Paris New Tech Meetup group meet on the 20th for their first get together of the year but I wanted to briefly look at some of their past meetings as this group seems to attract some great little start ups. Each month 5-7 presenters get to pitch for no longer than five minutes in either French or English broadly about ...

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