December 2017


Dec

11
Register

Amazon - Alexa Skills Workshops

Tuesday, 6:00pm - 9:00pm PST

Become an Amazon Alexa Skill Developer!Join a free workshop hosted by Galvanize and Amazon to learn more about building applications for Alexa! Students will learn to create applications for a voice user interface (VUI) and prepare for the jobs of tomorrow in AI, VUI design, and voice computing. What is Alexa?Alexa is Amazon’s voice service and the brain behind millions of devices including Amazon Echo. Alexa provides capabilities, or skills, that enable customers to create a more personalized experience. There are now more than 10,000 skills from companies like Starbucks, Uber, and Capital One as well as innovative designers and developers. You, too, can build engaging skills and reach millions of customers with the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK). ASK is a collection of self-service APIs, tools, documentation, and code samples that makes it fast and easy for you to add skills to Alexa. With ASK, you can leverage Amazon’s knowledge and pioneering work in the field of voice design. Attend this workshop to learn how to create compelling voice experiences for Alexa.

Other

Amazon - Alexa Skills Workshops

Tuesday, 6:00pm - 9:00pm PST

SoMa

Other

Dec

12

Become an Amazon Alexa Skill Developer!Join a free workshop hosted by Galvanize and Amazon to learn more about building applications for Alexa! Students will learn to create applications for a voice user interface (VUI) and prepare for the jobs of tomorrow in AI, VUI design, and voice computing. What is Alexa?Alexa is Amazon’s voice service and the brain behind millions of devices including Amazon Echo. Alexa provides capabilities, or skills, that enable customers to create a more personalized experience. There are now more than 10,000 skills from companies like Starbucks, Uber, and Capital One as well as innovative designers and developers. You, too, can build engaging skills and reach millions of customers with the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK). ASK is a collection of self-service APIs, tools, documentation, and code samples that makes it fast and easy for you to add skills to Alexa. With ASK, you can leverage Amazon’s knowledge and pioneering work in the field of voice design. Attend this workshop to learn how to create compelling voice experiences for Alexa.

Dec

11
Register

Web Acceleration 101 with Cloudflare

Tuesday, 6:00pm - 7:30pm PST

Is your website loading too slow?The load time of your website not only affects your search engine rankings, but is also correlated to the conversion rate on your site; Kyle Rush from the 2011 Obama for America campaign site showed a 3 second page load speed improvement increased on-site donations by 14% (resulting in over $34 million in donations). With websites now being accessed from an ever more diverse range of devices and platforms, it’s vital your online presence remains fast across the board.This talk will cover the realities of modern web acceleration and the best practice you can use to speed up your online presence; using caching, modern web protocols and on-site optimisations.

Web Development

Web Acceleration 101 with Cloudflare

Tuesday, 6:00pm - 7:30pm PST

SoMa

Web Development

Dec

12

Is your website loading too slow?The load time of your website not only affects your search engine rankings, but is also correlated to the conversion rate on your site; Kyle Rush from the 2011 Obama for America campaign site showed a 3 second page load speed improvement increased on-site donations by 14% (resulting in over $34 million in donations). With websites now being accessed from an ever more diverse range of devices and platforms, it’s vital your online presence remains fast across the board.This talk will cover the realities of modern web acceleration and the best practice you can use to speed up your online presence; using caching, modern web protocols and on-site optimisations.

Dec

11
Register

Get Hired - Career Fair

Tuesday, 6:00pm - 9:00pm PST

Get Hired!! Recruiter Panel and NetworkingJoin us for an evening of networking and an informative panel discussion with recruiters from some of the leading businesses in the SF Bay Area. The topics will include current trends in hiring and job search, tips and advice on how to get a noticed by a recruiter, getting a job in your field, career transitions, and what recruiters look for in a candidate.The event is open to women and men of all professional backgrounds.

Entrepreneurship

Get Hired - Career Fair

Tuesday, 6:00pm - 9:00pm PST

SoMa

Entrepreneurship

Dec

12

Get Hired!! Recruiter Panel and NetworkingJoin us for an evening of networking and an informative panel discussion with recruiters from some of the leading businesses in the SF Bay Area. The topics will include current trends in hiring and job search, tips and advice on how to get a noticed by a recruiter, getting a job in your field, career transitions, and what recruiters look for in a candidate.The event is open to women and men of all professional backgrounds.

Dec

13
Register

Workshop: How To Design Your Year!

Thursday, 6:00pm - 7:30pm PST

How To Design Your Year Workshop About this workshop:Discover how to create a goal setting/year's resolution system that really works using positive psychology and design thinking tools to deeply connect to your goals and aspirations for 2018. You will: Learn a proven system to design your year in 4 simple steps.Connect to your future-self and develop self-esteem and self-confidence.Prototype versions of your successful life-storyDefine your personal zones of growth for 2018.Generate goals that align with your wildly important aspirations and dreams.

Entrepreneurship

Workshop: How To Design Your Year!

Thursday, 6:00pm - 7:30pm PST

SoMa

Entrepreneurship

Dec

14

How To Design Your Year Workshop About this workshop:Discover how to create a goal setting/year's resolution system that really works using positive psychology and design thinking tools to deeply connect to your goals and aspirations for 2018. You will: Learn a proven system to design your year in 4 simple steps.Connect to your future-self and develop self-esteem and self-confidence.Prototype versions of your successful life-storyDefine your personal zones of growth for 2018.Generate goals that align with your wildly important aspirations and dreams.

Dec

14
Register

Big Data, San Francisco v 3.0 Meetup

Friday, 7:00pm - 10:00pm PST

Join us for an evening of exciting talks from Data Science Industry leaders and experts, followed by enough time for a few beers, pizza and networking. We look forward to seeing you there! If you would like to get in touch with us for getting involved, please write us an email: events@dataconomy.com. We hope to see you there for another night of great talks, few beers and some networking!

Data Science

Big Data, San Francisco v 3.0 Meetup

Friday, 7:00pm - 10:00pm PST

SoMa

Data Science

Dec

15

Join us for an evening of exciting talks from Data Science Industry leaders and experts, followed by enough time for a few beers, pizza and networking. We look forward to seeing you there! If you would like to get in touch with us for getting involved, please write us an email: events@dataconomy.com. We hope to see you there for another night of great talks, few beers and some networking!

January 2018


Jan

16
Register

Workshop: Design Thinking

Tuesday, 3:00pm - 4:30pm PST

Learn about the Foundations of Digital Marketing and How to Grow Your Startup Brand. You’ll Learn:The Basics of Startup Brand Marketing such as Growth hacking, Conversion rate optimization, Customer feedback loops, Fine-tuning your messaging, etc. The Fundamentals of Paid-Owned-Earned marketing and various media/distribution channels*Bonus! Getting your first 1K customers

Entrepreneurship

Workshop: Design Thinking

Tuesday, 3:00pm - 4:30pm PST

SoMa

Entrepreneurship

Jan

16

Learn about the Foundations of Digital Marketing and How to Grow Your Startup Brand. You’ll Learn:The Basics of Startup Brand Marketing such as Growth hacking, Conversion rate optimization, Customer feedback loops, Fine-tuning your messaging, etc. The Fundamentals of Paid-Owned-Earned marketing and various media/distribution channels*Bonus! Getting your first 1K customers

Jan

16
Register

Cloudfare: Would you like a Cyberattack with your Toast?

Wednesday, 6:00pm - 7:30pm PST

Towards the end of last year the internet saw massive Denial-of-Service attacks, aimed at taking high-profile websites offline, originating from internet-connected security cameras. Engineers building IoT devices must take additional precautions to ensure they do not implement security anti-patterns when addressing new problems, this talk will discuss four substantial security anti-patterns and the steps everyday users can take to help mitigate them.

Web Development

Cloudfare: Would you like a Cyberattack with your Toast?

Wednesday, 6:00pm - 7:30pm PST

SoMa

Web Development

Jan

17

Towards the end of last year the internet saw massive Denial-of-Service attacks, aimed at taking high-profile websites offline, originating from internet-connected security cameras. Engineers building IoT devices must take additional precautions to ensure they do not implement security anti-patterns when addressing new problems, this talk will discuss four substantial security anti-patterns and the steps everyday users can take to help mitigate them.

Jan

30
Register

Workshop: The Emotionally Fit Founder

Tuesday, 3:00pm - 4:30pm PST

Learn about the Foundations of Digital Marketing and How to Grow Your Startup Brand. You’ll Learn:The Basics of Startup Brand Marketing such as Growth hacking, Conversion rate optimization, Customer feedback loops, Fine-tuning your messaging, etc. The Fundamentals of Paid-Owned-Earned marketing and various media/distribution channels*Bonus! Getting your first 1K customers

Entrepreneurship

Workshop: The Emotionally Fit Founder

Tuesday, 3:00pm - 4:30pm PST

SoMa

Entrepreneurship

Jan

30

Learn about the Foundations of Digital Marketing and How to Grow Your Startup Brand. You’ll Learn:The Basics of Startup Brand Marketing such as Growth hacking, Conversion rate optimization, Customer feedback loops, Fine-tuning your messaging, etc. The Fundamentals of Paid-Owned-Earned marketing and various media/distribution channels*Bonus! Getting your first 1K customers

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