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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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Pebble Developer Meetup, San Francisco

Pebble Developer MeetUp, San Francisco

Pebble relaunched their Meetup group back in October as the developer community grows around one of the best smart watches on the market. Pebble, which received the majority of it’s initial funding through Kickstarter, addressed a number of functional issues to ensure success of the product, such as delivering a seven day battery life, water resistance, being readable in daylight with ...

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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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The Internet Of Things And Humans | Tim O’Reilly, Catalunya, Spain

The Internet Of Things And Humans | Tim O’Reilly, Catalunya, Spain

If we could start the world over again with the capabilities we have today, what would it look like? Tim O’Reilly explores some examples of improving real world workflows with the power of sensors and data which means that we have to do less. This means gathering components together into a data based system to create tools which make our ...

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Apple WatchKit Hackathon

Apple WatchKit Hackathon

WatchKit is the SDK for developing Apple Watch apps which comprises an extension that runs on iPhone plus a set of UI resources which are installed onto the watch itself. At the same time developers are able to use WatchKit Apps, Glances, or Actionable Notifications in order to deliver their apps to the watch itself. The WatchKit link includes resources for building ...

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Hipmunk Is A Flight Search Engine Focussed On Visual Search Results

Hipmunk Is A Search Engine Focussed On Visual Search Results

Be patient with this video, it takes a while to get going but it’s worth it and you also get two companies for the price of one. Steve Huffman is one of the Co-founders of Reddit as well as Hipmunk, a flight search engine which delivers results in more of a visually appealing way than competitors, for example, on long haul ...

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The Next Big Leap In Javascript Performance | Moh Haghihat

The Next Big Leap In Javascript Performance | Moh Haghihat

Moh Haghihat worked with the creator of JavaScript, Brendan Eich, on the first just-in-time compiler as well as more recently leading Intel’s efforts in bring Single Instruction/Multiple Data (SIMD) to JavaScript with Google and Firefox. In this talk at HTML5DevConf, Haghihat explains the prospect of bringing the full power of modern platforms to Javascript giving it the performance of native ...

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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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