Tag Archives: events

Strange Loop 2017 in Review – Day 1

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It’s a few days since Strange Loop 2017 wrapped up, wonderful as always thanks to the tireless efforts of the herd of organizers (Alex, Bridget, Crystal, Nick, Mario and Ryan!!), volunteers, and thank you sponsors for your 💰. Strange Loop is one of my favorite technical conferences ever (and I’ve been to quite a few). […]

Thoughts from Google I/O 2017 (Day 1)

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I thought I’d do some reporting on my experience here at Google I/O. This is my first one (ticket courtesy of the Google Developer Experts Program), and so I’ll collect my thoughts/learnings/experiences here. Getting in/Registration Fairly easy. I’m splitting an AirBnB with a fellow GDE who is attending his 8th Google I/O, so I have […]

Philly Tech Week 2016 Retrospective

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I’m sure all the organizers of Philly Tech Week events, and the organizing team of the festival itself, are still recovering. As a community organizer, I have (and have expressed in public) mixed feelings about Philly Tech Week – our vibrant happy tech scene smooshes a pile of events into a 10 day period (dear […]

Tickets for LibertyJS are live!

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Tickets are on sale for our humble JavaScript fest, LibertyJS. Tickets are on sale now, at $10 or $15 depending on if you choose to attend a workshop. What’s LibertyJS? James and I (well, a bit more me) had a dream of having a fantastic summer event, which is a slow time for the meetup […]

Future of JavaScript — the need to pay it forward

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Spoilers: The JavaScript Developers meetup is holding a free* JavaScript fundamentals workshop, sponsored by SEER Interactive, on August 27th. And, I’ll be speaking on JavaScript education/outreach at JSConf EU Somehow I’ve got to fit all the awesomeness from that JSConf EU description into a talk. So, while I’m using this weekly post primarily to boost […]

(VIDEO) Philly Tech Breakfast

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Yesterday, I spoke at the inaugural Philly Tech Breakfast. I spoke about AxisPhilly, and with special attention to what we’re doing on the news applications team (follow our tumblr!). The video was taken by my amazing friend Salas, who switched to his phone when my camera ran out of memory (*shakes fist*). Even with that, […]

Hello spring! (and hacking season!)

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Okay, so there were a lot of hacks in winter, but let’s be honest … it’s a little more pleasant to travel and meet new people when it’s nice outside (and it’s gotten quite a bit nicer outside in Philly — or at least it’s thinking about it). Luckily, there’re lots of great events coming […]