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Friday
Dec 10
The Ultimate Guide to Acing Your Interviews with Josh Matthews
The Tech Academy

Josh Matthews is joining us to give us tips on how to ace your next interview!

Josh is the president of Endeavor Staffing and TheSalesforceRecruiter.com, and has 20 years of experience in recruitment and staffing, including interviewing over 7,000 candidates.

Join us Friday, December 10th at 1pm Pacific Time (2p MT, 3p CT, 4p ET).

RSVP on Meetup: bit.ly/tt1210 RSVP on Eventbrite: bit.ly/tte1210

Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

Don't miss out on another great opportunity to learn and network!

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Friday
Apr 23
A Day in the Life of a Data Scientist and How to Get There - Tech Talk with Kent Gray
The Tech Academy

Tech Academy graduate Kent Gray joins us to share his journey from boot camp student to data scientist in this week's Tech Talk.

Kent works as a service Data Scientist at Kubota Tractor Corporation, and has several years experience as an analyst since graduating from The Tech Academy in 2016. Come learn what a day in the life of a data scientist is like and get advice on how to break into the industry!

Meet with us virtually on April 23rd at 1pm Pacific time for some networking and fun!

Register on MeetUp to attend: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/277240087/

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Friday
Jul 2
Acing Your Applications: Tech Talk with Aimee Bateman, Founder & CEO of CareerCake.com
The Tech Academy

NOTE: This talk is being held one hour earlier than usual to accommodate our speaker from across the pond!

We are so excited to have Amy Bateman, Founder & CEO of CareerCake.com, delivering our Tech Talk this week! As a speaker, mentor, and incredible content creator, Aimee has been helping people make the most of their careers for over 20 years.

Aimee's talk will cover: -- How to become a confident job applicant by staying motivated and remembering your worth. -- What NOT to do during the application and recruitment process. -- What kinds of secret signs and messages hiring managers look out for. -- How to prepare for job applications that are assessed by AI tools. -- Any job placement questions you bring with you!

Check out some of Aimee's awesome content on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpdn3FiLBpjdpDnf-ggbudg

We are hosting this virtual event on July 2nd, 2021 at 12p PT, 1p MT, 2p CT, 3p ET in our Google Meet Room.

RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/277589399/

RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/acing-your-applications-tech-talk-with-aimee-bateman-tickets-150969316289

We hope to see you there!

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Friday
Oct 29
Artificial Superintelligence: Beyond Today's Artificial Intelligence
The Tech Academy

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been named as the most widely referred technology in recent times.

One of the variants of AI technology is Artificial superintelligence (ASI). This is where machines become self-aware and surpass the capacity of human intelligence and ability.

This week we are joined by Mounir Shita, founder of Global Economic Alliance, to discuss ASI and the future that it holds. He will be sharing over 14 years of ASI research.

Join us on October 29th at 1pm PT, 2pm MT, 3pm CT, and 4pm ET. We'll be in this google meet room: https://meet.google.com/erw-giij-ktv

Can't make it live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

Don't miss out on another great opportunity to learn and network!

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Friday
Oct 22
Best practices for collaborating with UX designers: Tech Talk with Daniel Sauble
The Tech Academy

As a developer, it is important to know how to collaborate with the UX designers, and vice versa!

Daniel Sauble, Lead Product Designer at DataStax, will be joining us to discuss the best practices for collaborating with UX designers.

Topics that are going to be covered:

What does a UX designer do? How do they interact with the software development lifecycle? What does effective collaboration between developers and designers look like?

RSVP on Meetup: bit.ly/techtalk22 RSVP on Eventbrite: bit.ly/techtalk22e

Join us Friday, October 22nd at 1pm Pacific Time, 2pm Mountain Time (3p CT, 4p ET)

Don't miss out on another great opportunity to learn and network!

Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

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Friday
Nov 1, 2013
COPIOUSLabs TechTalk: Build your own Ruby-powered Arcade Machine!
COPIOUS

COPIOUS is a user-centered digital experience agency. We build digital products with the user at heart and technology in our bones.

About TechTalks:

COPIOUSLabs TechTalks series meets every other Friday at 1pm at the Copious office. Our talks span artificial intelligence, new programming languages and techniques, computational linguistics, geographic data processing, systems and software architecture, augmented reality, network security, and more as proposed to our engineering team.

About this talk:

Speaker: Andrew Havens, Senior Software Engineer

Have you ever wished you could re-live the fun you had as a kid playing arcade games? Have you ever wanted to learn 2D game programming with Ruby? Now is the time! The hardware is cheap. The libraries are easy to learn. This talk will cover some basic game programming techniques using Ruby, address some challenges you may run into, and cover the hardware and software you need in order to build and run your own Ruby-powered arcade machine.

All are welcome to attend. If you have a talk that you'd like to suggest presenting, please email it to [email protected] along with a brief outline of what you'd like to cover.

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Friday
May 17, 2013
COPIOUSLabs TechTalk: CoreData: It's Not That Bad
COPIOUS

COPIOUS is a user-centered digital experience agency. We build digital products with the user at heart and technology in our bones. We recently moved to a new office and now have a large space to host our TechTalks.

About TechTalks:

COPIOUSLabs TechTalks series meets every other Friday at 1pm at the COPIOUS offices. Our talks span artificial intelligence, new programming languages and techniques, computational linguistics, geographic data processing, systems and software architecture, augmented reality, network security, and more as proposed to the Copious engineering team.

About this talk:

Speaker: Joseph Jaramillo

Every app needs to store data, and developers have lots of options for doing so. Perhaps you're saving JSON or XML to disk. Maybe you're even using custom serialization. What happens when you need to query this data? What about when you have so much data to display that you can't keep it all in memory? The answer is CoreData.

In this COPIOUS Tech Talk, Joseph Jaramillo will introduce you to CoreData, the Apple database technology included with iOS and Mac OS X. You'll learn how to use an API to fetch data from a web service, store it in a CoreData database, and query it later. This is a hands on talk and there will be code involved! You are encouraged to bring a Mac loaded with Xcode to follow along.

All are welcome to attend. If you have a talk that you'd like to suggest presenting, please email it to [email protected] along with a brief outline of what you'd like to cover.

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Friday
Aug 23, 2013
COPIOUSLabs TechTalk: Datomic: Time in the Database; Data in the Application
COPIOUS

COPIOUS is a user-centered digital experience agency. We build digital products with the user at heart and technology in our bones. We recently moved to a new office and now have a large space to host our TechTalks.

About TechTalks:

COPIOUSLabs TechTalks series meets every other Friday at 1pm at the COPIOUS offices. Our talks span artificial intelligence, new programming languages and techniques, computational linguistics, geographic data processing, systems and software architecture, augmented reality, network security, and more as proposed to the Copious engineering team.

About this talk:

Speaker: Ben Kaplin, Systems & Automation Engineer

Datomic leverages distributed storage systems, functional programming and a radical change in information-system architecture to achieve screaming fast write throughput and elastically scalable reads, all while hewing to the Clojure mantra of simplicity in design and engineering.

In the grand finale to our Databases series, Ben will present on the Datomic architecture; the Datalog query language and wax philosophical about the value of programming models that match our mental models. Join us and learn how to bring time as a first-class concept into your data store.

All are welcome to attend. If you have a talk that you'd like to suggest presenting, please email it to [email protected] along with a brief outline of what you'd like to cover.

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Friday
Jul 12, 2013
COPIOUSLabs TechTalk: Intro to HBase, a NoSQL Database for Big Data
COPIOUS

COPIOUS is a user-centered digital experience agency. We build digital products with the user at heart and technology in our bones. We recently moved to a new office and now have a large space to host our TechTalks.

About TechTalks:

COPIOUSLabs TechTalks series meets every other Friday at 1pm at the COPIOUS offices. Our talks span artificial intelligence, new programming languages and techniques, computational linguistics, geographic data processing, systems and software architecture, augmented reality, network security, and more as proposed to the Copious engineering team.

About this talk:

Speaker: John Jessee, Senior Software Engineer

The COPIOUS engineering team dives into architecture, use, and benefits of HBase for storage of big data as part of its Tech Talk series on Seven Languages in Seven Weeks by Eric Redmond and Jim R. Wilson.

All are welcome to attend. If you have a talk that you'd like to suggest presenting, please email it to [email protected] along with a brief outline of what you'd like to cover.

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Friday
May 3, 2013
COPIOUSLabs TechTalk: MongoDB
COPIOUS

COPIOUS is a user-centered digital experience agency. We build digital products with the user at heart and technology in our bones. We recently moved to a new office and now have a large space to host our TechTalks.

About TechTalks:

COPIOUSLabs TechTalks series meets every other Friday at 1pm at the COPIOUS offices. Our talks span artificial intelligence, new programming languages and techniques, computational linguistics, geographic data processing, systems and software architecture, augmented reality, network security, and more as proposed to the Copious engineering team.

About this talk:

Speaker: Andrew Gauger, Systems Engineer, Rejuvenation

MongoDB allows for abstracted data storage, so Andrew will talk about implementations of this flexible data design pattern. State machine and its ability to extend a document asynchronously gets highlighted. We will talk about data abstraction, and how to abstract structured data into a schema-less logger to perform validation.

In this TechTalk, Andrew will aim to describe clustering and replication as well as referencing and embedding in a simple language. The samples come fast but keep to explaining a simple topic. The talk diverges about how distributed database technology can be brought to firmware, how massive quantity small computing instances best leverage this technology, and what frameworks exist to leverage MongoDB on an upcoming project.

All are welcome to attend. If you have a talk that you'd like to suggest presenting, please email it to [email protected] along with a brief outline of what you'd like to cover.

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Friday
Aug 2, 2013
COPIOUSLabs TechTalk: Redis — "Optimized for joy"
COPIOUS

COPIOUS is a user-centered digital experience agency. We build digital products with the user at heart and technology in our bones. We recently moved to a new office and now have a large space to host our TechTalks.

About TechTalks:

COPIOUSLabs TechTalks series meets every other Friday at 1pm at the COPIOUS offices. Our talks span artificial intelligence, new programming languages and techniques, computational linguistics, geographic data processing, systems and software architecture, augmented reality, network security, and more as proposed to the Copious engineering team.

About this talk:

Speaker: Aaron Edmonds, Software Engineer

Not many pieces of software can claim a 7 point manifesto, let alone deliver on all points, but the Remote Dictionary Service (Redis) stands as an outstanding example of code written with conviction. With just over 4 years since its initial release, many of the biggest sites online are leveraging Redis because of it's speed and simplicity.

In this tech talk, we'll walk through the basic commands and various data types of Redis and also see how companies like Instagram, Craigslist, and Github are using it in their core architecture. Bring your unix based laptop to follow along.

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Friday
Oct 18, 2013
COPIOUSLabs TechTalk: Scaling Magento
COPIOUS

COPIOUS is a user-centered digital experience agency. We build digital products with the user at heart and technology in our bones.

About TechTalks:

COPIOUSLabs TechTalks series meets every other Friday at 1pm at the Copious office. Our talks span artificial intelligence, new programming languages and techniques, computational linguistics, geographic data processing, systems and software architecture, augmented reality, network security, and more as proposed to our engineering team.

About this talk:

Speakers:

Reid Parham, Lead Systems Engineer

Aaron Edmonds, Software Engineer

Kyle Terry, Senior Systems and Software Engineer

How would you build the world’s largest, fastest, most complex Magento ecommerce store? Join three COPIOUS engineers as they share their approaches to this problem. This one-hour presentation will include the best practices, code samples, and system configurations necessary to scale Magento up to 100,000 daily orders with a catalog of 100,000 products.

All are welcome to attend. If you have a talk that you'd like to suggest presenting, please email it to [email protected] along with a brief outline of what you'd like to cover.

Website
Friday
Mar 12
Creating Your Own Seat at the Table: Tech Talk with CIO Nancy Markle
The Tech Academy

Come celebrate women in tech with the woman who has done it all! She has held the position of Chief Information Officer, Project Manager, and Consultant for several Fortune 500 companies including IBM and AT&T. At a time when women were a rare sight in any boardroom, Nancy shares how she broke the mold and created a space for herself at that table.

Join us for conversation, networking and inspiration this Friday, March 12th at 1pm Pacific.

Register on MeetUp to attend!

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Friday
Jul 30
Cryptography w/ Dr. Brent: What is it? How is it used? Why is it important?
The Tech Academy

We are excited to have Dr. Brent Wilson back to discuss another Cybersecurity topic!

This week we will be discussing Cryptography - the art of writing and solving codes. Codes have been used to protect information since ancient times and is the foundation of modern data encryption. Dr. Brent will be teaching us all about what cryptography is, how it's used, and why we should care.

Dr. Brent Wilson is a Professor of Computer Science and Cybersecurity at George Fox University. He has an incredible talent for presenting complex topics in a fun and understandable way.

Don't miss out on another great opportunity to learn and network!

Join us Friday July 30th at 1pm Pacific Time, 2pm Mountain Time (3p CT, 4p ET) in our google meet room

RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/277589413/

RSVP on Eventbrite: https://techtalk730.eventbrite.com

Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

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Friday
Nov 12
Domain Driven Development: Tech Talk with Wilfrid Landry
The Tech Academy

Domain Driven Design is an approach to software development. It simplifies solving difficult problems!

For this weeks Tech Talk we are joined by Wilfrid Landry to discuss Domain Driven Development. Wilfrid has over 10 years of experience as a software developer. He designs and develops scalable, secure and cost effective cloud solutions for organizations.

There are many benefits of using a Domain Driven Design (DDD). Join us and take tips on how to set up and use DDD!

Join us Friday, November 12th at 1pm Pacific Time, 2pm Mountain Time (3p CT, 4p ET).

RSVP on Meetup: bit.ly/TTM1112 RSVP on Eventbrite: bit.ly/TTE1112

Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube Channel: bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

Don't miss out on another great opportunity to learn and network! Hope to see you there!

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Friday
Mar 19
Entering the Workforce: Tech Talk with TEKsystems Staffing
The Tech Academy - Virtual Event

Come chat with the staffers from TEKsystems and learn about entering into the fields of Cybersecurity and App Development. TEKsystems connects job seekers to technology jobs at over 100 companies including Nike, Adidas, NW Natural, and Providence Health.

Bring a friend, bring some questions, and let's talk tech!

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Friday
Feb 19
Friday Tech Talk at The Tech Academy: Jeff Luxmore - From Noob to Now
Online via Google Meet

Ever feel like a noob in the technology industry? You are not alone. Join us as Jeff Luxmore shares his journey from noob to Senior Software Engineer at Allwest Auto Remarketing and Owner of his own consulting firm, Left Coast Code.

Come join us for networking, learning, and engagement!

Learn more about The Tech Academy at www.LearnCodingAnywhere.com

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Friday
Feb 12
Friday Tech Talk at The Tech Academy: Spencer Verada - Talking about SEO
The Tech Academy

Join us on Friday 2/12 for this week's Tech Talk at The Tech Academy. This week Spencer Verada will be sharing essential tips and tricks to get your website listed at the top of the internet's most popular search engines. The world of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is constantly shifting and changing, so join us this Friday on Google Meet (meet.google.com/erw-giij-ktv) to learn from an expert!

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Friday
Sep 24
From Bootcamp to Lead: Lessons from a Journey in Tech with Joe Karasek
The Tech Academy

Need help navigating the world of tech!?

This week we have Joe Karasek joining us to discuss his journey in tech! From being in a coding boot camp to lead design system engineer at Nike, Joe will share his experience and tips on how to become successful in this industry!

Bring all your questions on how to succeed in your journey!

Join us Friday September 24th at 1pm PT, 4p ET.

RSVP on Meetup: bit.ly/3gwnQl0 RSVP on Eventbrite: bit.ly/3Bad1Nu

Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube Channel!

Don't miss out on another great opportunity to learn and network!

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Friday
Nov 5
From The Tech Academy to Success as a Senior Software Engineer
The Tech Academy

This week we are joined by Tech Academy graduate, Christopher Carter. He graduated in the summer of 2016 and since then he has gone on to pursue a successful career as a Software Developer. He is currently working as a Senior Software Engineer at U.S. Bank.

Christopher will walk us through his experience since graduation, and share tips on how to succeed after graduating from a coding boot camp!

Join us Friday, November 5th at 1pm Pacific Time, 2pm Mountain Time (3p CT, 4p ET).

RSVP on Meetup: bit.ly/tt1105 RSVP on Eventbrite: bit.ly/tte1105

Don't miss out on another great opportunity to learn and network!

Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

Hope to see you there!

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Friday
Jul 16
Get Your Head in the Cloud: Tech Talk with Chris Thompson
The Tech Academy

You have probably heard a lot of talk about "the cloud" lately. You may have even used some cloud based resources. But what is the cloud exactly?

Chris Thompson is a machine learning engineer and a certified Google Cloud Architect. Join us as we discuss core cloud concepts and how to integrate them into your tech repertoire!

The discussion will revolve around what problems it is solving for companies, how it is changing developer workflows, and why you should start using it as quickly as possible. There will be a live demo as well as a survey of the different certification options available. These certifications can be a great way to help you stand out to prospective employers.

Join us virtually on July 16th at 1pm PT, 2pm MT, 3pm CT, and 4pm ET in our Google Meet Room.

RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/277589406/

RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/150969593117

Can't make it live? We post all of our Tech Talks to YouTube: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdMdJ60yQGwK5bevKomusSrbc8nNmsbkw

We hope to see you there!

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Monday
Dec 11, 2017
Girls Inc & New Relic Present a Fireside Chat with Young Women In Tech
New Relic

Join Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest and New Relic for a fireside chat with 3 young women from the greater Portland area who participate in the Girls Inc.'s Eureka! program. We will hear about their experiences in tech, what inspired them to explore STEM as a future career and how the Girls Inc. programming is helping them to be strong, smart and bold. Attendees will also learn about how you can dedicate time as a Girls Guide for groups in the Pacific Northwest!

Eureka! is a 5-year program inspiring young women throughout the Pacific Northwest to explore careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. Click here for more information about the Eureka! program

Event Overview:

  • 5:30pm: Doors open - networking happy hour

  • 6:00pm: Presentation begins - Introduction to Girls Inc. Programming

  • 6:15pm: Fireside chat with our 3 amazing Eureka! participants

  • 7:15pm: Q&A

Doors open at 5:30pm for a 30 minute happy hour and networking event and program will start promptly at 6pm.

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Friday
Aug 27
How My Side Project Helped Me Land My Dream Job: Tech Talk with David Fryling
The Tech Academy

This week we invited David Fryling to talk about how his side project helped him land his dream job after graduating from The Tech Academy!

David worked on a side project throughout his bootcamp and then put together a full .NET MVC web app in the 10 weeks following graduation. This led to him landing a lucrative remote coding job as his very first job in tech!

David is going to share how he tied his side project to his studies in the boot camp, allowing him to update and iterate. Come learn some ideas for how you can apply what you've learned in your boot camp to build a side project that will really impress prospective employers.

Join us on August 27th, 2021 at 1pm Pacific Time, 4pm Eastern Time in our Google Meet Room.

RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/278711801/

RSVP on Eventbrite: https://techtalk827.eventbrite.com

Can't make it live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

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Friday
May 21
How To Stand Out: A Guide On Future Success with Scott Katzelnick
The Tech Academy

Featured Speaker: Scott Katzelnick

Scott is a Full-Stack Software Developer at Braille Skateboarding.

Braille Skateboarding is a Skateboarding media company with over 5 Million followers across its social platforms. They are the largest skateboarding YouTube channel in the world and their tutorials have taught millions how to skateboard.

Scott is a graduate of The Tech Academy Software Developer Bootcamp. He's joining us to share the actions he took to stand out amongst the crowd. Hear about his journey from no experience, through coding bootcamp and job search, and what things are like now as a Full-Stack Software Developer at a great company. And specifically, find out what Scott did to stand out and create future success!

Register here to join us live, or watch the replay on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheTechAcademyLearnCoding/

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Friday
Oct 1
Job Placement Q&A Tech Talk with Rojina and Jeffrey
The Tech Academy

Having a hard time with your job search or don't even know where to start?!

We are going to discuss all aspects of landing a tech job! Bring all of your questions on job search, resumes, interviews, etc.!

Join us on October 1st at 1pm PT, 2pm MT, 3pm CT, and 4pm ET for this great opportunity to learn and network!

Can't make it live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel!

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Friday
Oct 8
Leveraging LinkedIn to Capitalize on the Bull Job Market with Jeffrey Morris
The Tech Academy

LinkedIn is one of the most popular platform for job-seekers in the market!

Jeffrey Morris will be joining us to give some tips on how to leverage LinkedIn to capitalize the job market! Jeffrey is a Technical Recruiting Manager at Triad Technology Group.

Bring all your questions and take tips on how to take advantage of LinkedIn to land your dream job!

Join us on October 8th at 1pm PT, 2pm MT, 3pm CT, and 4pm ET for this great opportunity to learn and network!

RSVP on Meetup: https://bit.ly/3hzRjuM RSVP on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/39bJA1C

Can't make it live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

We hope to see you there!

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Friday
Jun 11
Maintaining Mental Health on the Job Hunt - Tech Talk with Linda Jean-Philippe
The Tech Academy

The first Tech job is the hardest to land, and the process can be disheartening at times. That's why we invited Linda Jean-Philippe to come discuss how to maintain your mental health while on the job hunt. We will learn how to deal with being nervous, redeeming yourself after every rejection, and controlling what you can during the process.

Linda came to The Tech Academy from a non-technical background working in finance and healthcare. She graduated from the Python Developer Boot Camp in 2020 and works as a software engineer for CapGemini in Atlanta, GA. Let's all take a mental health break and gain some insight on getting through the job search from someone who's been there.

Join us on June 11th at 1pm Pacific time for networking, conversation and fun!

Register on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/277535103/

Register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/150969001347

Can't make it live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheTechAcademyLearnCoding/

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Friday
Jun 18
Networking and Communication: Tech Talk with Recruiter Michael McCormack
The Tech Academy

Michael McCormack is an experienced tech recruiter with Edgelink Staffing Firm, who has placed over 150 people in tech careers in the last four years. He will join us to share his insider tips on two essential aspects of the job search: networking and communication.

Bring your job placement placement questions and join us on June 18th at 1pm Pacific time for some great advice and an opportunity to network!

Use the google meet link provided to join us live at 1pm Pacific time.

Need a reminder? RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/150969097635 RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/277535110/

Can't join us live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheTechAcademyLearnCoding/

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Friday
Mar 26
Out-Hacking the Hackers w/ Dr. Brent Wilson: Common Web App Vulnerabilities
The Tech Academy - Virtual Event

Creating applications is fun and all, but how do we make sure they are secure? Join us on Friday, March 26th to discuss common web application vulnerabilities with Dr. Brent Wilson.

Bring a friend, bring some questions, and let's talk tech!

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Friday
Oct 1
Q&A Coding Game: Tech Talk with Rojina and Jeffrey
The Tech Academy

Lets learn and have fun!!

We are hosting a game show on coding questions. We will mostly be covering HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Meet up with us, test out your knowledge and try to win a $100 Amazon gift card!! Thanks to our sponsor, Constructor, we have have increased the prize for this game so you definitely don't want to miss out!

Join us on October 1st at 1pm PT, 2pm MT, 3pm CT, and 4pm ET.

RSVP on Meetup: https://bit.ly/TT10121 RSVP on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/TTE10121

Don't miss this great opportunity to learn and network!

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Friday
Dec 3
Quality Assurance in Software Development: Tech Talk with Alexandrea Beh
The Tech Academy

For this weeks Tech Talk, Alexandrea Beh is joining us to discuss quality assurance in software development!

Alexandrea Beh is a senior software engineer at Mentor Collective, an ed-tech startup that provides a research-driven mentorship platform for college students. She previously worked at SurveyMonkey (now Momentive.ai) and NAVEX Global.

Alexandrea will talk about the importance of QA, her experiences collaborating with QA at larger companies, and how QA culture and processes differ in her current startup role.

Join us Friday, December 3rd at 1pm Pacific Time (2p MT, 3p CT, 4p ET).

RSVP on Meetup: bit.ly/ttam123 RSVP on Eventbrite: bit.ly/tte123

Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

Don't miss out on another great opportunity to learn and network!

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Friday
Jun 4
Tech Interview Office Hours - Tech Talk with Chris Ling
The Tech Academy

Chris Ling joins us this week to discuss Tech Interviews! Technical Interviews are an essential aspect to finding a tech job and they can be challenging and intimidating. That's why we invited Chris to share his experience on how to nail your Tech Interviews.

Since graduating from The Tech Academy in 2017, Chris has worked as a Software Engineer at Vacasa, and a Data Engineer at Flux and now Facebook. In his time in the industry he noticed that Tech Interviews tend to fall into 6 basic categories. In this Tech Talk, Chris will break down the different types of Tech Interviews and how to prepare for them, so you can walk into your next interview with confidence!

RSVP to join us live on June 4th at 1pm Pacific time for networking and conversation! Register on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/277535098/ Register on Eventbrite:

Can't make it? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheTechAcademyLearnCoding/

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Friday
Apr 9
Tech Talk w/ Dr. Brent Wilson: Digital Tampering - Changing Minds by Changing Information
The Tech Academy

Dr. Brent Wilson joins us this week to discuss another cybersecurity topic: Digital Tampering. In an emerging world of deep fakes and fraudulent news sites, its more important than ever to understand how information can be manipulated using digital means. Dr. Wilson has an incredible knack for presenting these complex cybersecurity topics in a way that anyone can understand. Join us for this talk and learn how to better protect yourself in this brave new digital landscape!

Meet us virtually on Friday, April 9th at 1pm Pacific for networking, education, and fun!

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Friday
May 14
Tech Talk with Derek Meyer: Starting From Scratch - Surviving Your First Tech Job
The Tech Academy

So you landed your first tech job, now what?

Our Tech Talks often center around advice for getting into the industry, but this week we are shifting our focus to learn more about advocating for yourself once you're there. This week we are joined by Derek Meyer, who will be sharing his advice for surviving your first tech job.

Topics covered will include:

  • Getting past the provisional period
  • Becoming a key player
  • How to get a raise

Before getting into the tech industry, Derek's resume was almost exclusively sales experience. In 2018 he applied for a Junior SQL Developer position at a large energy company. To his surprise, he landed an interview without formal training or experience. With 3 weeks to prepare for his interview, he completed The Tech Academy's program through the Database course and got the job! Now he joins us to share his experience and advice for surviving and thriving in your new career.

Join us virtually on May 7th at 1pm Pacific for networking, conversation and fun!

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Friday
Jul 23
Tech Talk with Don Anderson: Using Data Analytics to Improve Mission Success in the US Air Force
The Tech Academy

This week we are joined by retired Pilot and current Senior Analyst for the US Air Force, Donald Anderson, who will be sharing how the United States Air Force used Data Analytics to improve mission success.

He will be sharing how the Air Force:

  • Collected and arranged aircraft maintenance data

  • Merged two data sets

  • Applied AI/ML to the data

  • Produced actionable forecasts

  • Used BI visualization to publish to dashboards

He will be demonstrating how the skills taught at the Tech Academy are in extremely high demand in the US Air Force, the government, and industry in general. These are career opportunities technical professionals often overlook and can be great opportunities for boot camp graduates!

Join us on Friday July 23rd at 1pm Pacific Time (2p MT, 3p CT, 4p ET) for what is sure to be a fascinating discussion and a great opportunity to network!

RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/277589409/

RSVP on Eventbrite: https://techtalk723.eventbrite.com

Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

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Friday
Aug 20
Tech Talk: Game Development with Kyle Rhône
The Tech Academy

This week we have Kyle Rhône joining us to talk all about game development!

Kyle has been creating animations for the Portland entertainment industry for over 20 years, and has worked in game development for the past 12 years.

Bring your questions about Game Development including what tools to learn, how to break into the industry, and how games are made. You won't want to miss this opportunity to get connected with some awesome local game developers.

Join us on August 20th at 1pm PT, 4p ET in our Google Meet room, or:

RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/163263813461

RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/278711776/

Can't make it live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

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Friday
Apr 2
Tech Talk: Job Placement Q&A with Forest and Kenzie
The Tech Academy

Job Placement Q&A with Forest and Kenzie!

Currently on the hunt for a job? We will be discussing any and all aspects of getting that first Tech Job. Whether its updating your resume or nailing the phone interview, we are here to help!

Already working in Tech? Bring your experience and advice to share with our students and graduates who are trying to land that first job.

Join us Friday, April 2nd for networking, conversation and fun!

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Tuesday
Dec 18, 2018
Tech Talk: Runtime Monitors for Hybrid Mobile Apps and Other Stories
Galois Inc.

Abstract:

The formidable growth of the cyber-threat landscape today is accompanied by an imperative need for providing high-assurance software solutions. In the last decade, binary hardening via In-lined Reference Monitoring (IRMs) has been firmly established as a powerful and versatile technology, providing superior security enforcement for many platforms. IRM frameworks rewrite untrusted binary code, inserting runtime checks to produce safe, self-monitoring code; IRMs are equipped with the ability to enforce a rich set of history-based policies, without requiring access to source code.

In this talk, we present HybridGuard, an IRM framework for hybrid mobile apps. Hybrid mobile frameworks, such as React Native, Ionic, PhoneGap etc., are rapidly becoming the mainstay technology for developing mobile apps. Here, the developer need only write web code, and the framework automatically ports to popular mobile platforms such as Android, iOS etc. While slick, quick, and cost-effective, the exposure of sensitive mobile device resources to web content dramatically increases the attack surface, rendering the apps vulnerable to a slew of dangerous attacks such as code-injection, fracking, cross-site scripting, tapjacking, amongst others.

HybridGuard allows developers fine-grained access control and rich policy enforcement over hybrid mobile apps, protecting against the dangerous vulnerabilities that web code inclusion brings. We will discuss the research challenges and successes on adapting the IRM technology to secure this complex, cross-platform mobile space, and probe into its natural extension into the world of Internet-of-Things.

Bio:

Dr. Meera Sridhar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Software and Information Systems at UNC Charlotte. Her research interests span language-based and systems security, formal methods, and their application to web, mobile and Internet-of-Things security. Her research is currently supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Sridhar is a member of ACM, ACM-W and WiCyS.

Dr. Sridhar received her Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 2002, graduating with University and College Honors. She received her Master’s in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 2004, and her Ph.D. in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Dallas in 2014. Dr. Sridhar is an International Baccalaureate Diploma holder from the International School Manila, Philippines.

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Friday
Dec 14, 2018
Tech Talk: Teaching Haskell in the Real World
Galois Inc.

Abstract:

Teaching programming is a hard job. Teaching Haskell is a way harder given its inherent complexity and expectations students have. Nevertheless, there are many approaches to do that. In this talk, I would like to outline the practices that I use and those that I don’t find fruitful. There are quite a few books that can be used for teaching, and I will try to categorize them in terms of their ability to educate a professional Haskell developer. Haskell is a big language, so what should be taught is another crucial question. Should it be a course on functional programming in general or Haskell specifics are fine to teach? For example, there is no clear answer on whether you should attempt teaching something like lenses or stream I/O given limited time. How to teach students about monads? Well, everyone knows the right answer, I will describe my approach. I will also talk about ways to motivate students and to make them learn Haskell by themselves.

Speaker:

Vitaly Bragilevsky, Senior Lecturer at Southern Federal University

Bio:

Vitaly Bragilevsky serves as both the Haskell 2020 Language Committee and the GHC Steering Committee member. He works as a Senior Lecturer at the Southern Federal University in Rostov-on-Don, Russia where he teaches undergraduate students functional programming and theory of computations. He is the author of ‘Haskell in Depth’ (Manning Publications, available via Manning’s early access program).

Recording:

The presentation will be live streamed on our YouTube channel.

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Friday
Jun 25
The Importance of Side Projects and Networking: Tech Talk with Lindsay Wardell
The Tech Academy

This week we are joined by Tech Academy graduate Lindsay Wardell to discuss side projects and networking! Lindsay will be sharing how she has grown her development knowledge through the creation of an ongoing, engaging side project, and also how she has leveraged podcasts and blogs to stay connected to the greater tech community.

Lindsay is a software engineer at This Dot Labs, and a host on the podcast Views on Vue. She graduated from the Tech Academy in 2018, and has since worked at three different companies as a developer. She loves learning about new languages and tools, and sharing that knowledge with the community.

Join us on June 25th at 1pm Pacific time and learn about the journey from boot camp to tech career from someone who has been there!

RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/277535118/ RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-importance-of-side-projects-and-networking-with-lindsay-wardell-tickets-150969193923 Can't make it live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheTechAcademyLearnCoding/

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Friday
May 28
Understanding Taxes and Changes from the CARES Act - Tech Talk with Devin Weber
The Tech Academy

This week we are joined by Devin Weber to discuss everyone's favorite topic... TAXES! Taxes can be confusing and frustrating, especially if you're an independent contractor, and a lot has changed with Covid-19 and the CARES Act. That's why we invited Devin to help us demystify taxes and make the most of our hard earned money at this week's Tech Talk.

Devin Weber is an enrolled agent with the IRS and an Oregon Licensed Tax Consultant. She has been doing taxes for 8 years with a focus on small business and self employed individuals. Her focus is educating her clients on how to minimize their tax liability properly within the IRS guidelines which can be confusing and difficult to decipher. In addition to doing taxes she is the CEO of Braille Skateboarding and has spoken at VidCon several years in a row about taxes for self employed YouTube creators.

RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/277431164/

RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/150968788711

Can't make it live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheTechAcademyLearnCoding/

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Friday
Apr 30
Virtual Tech Talk: Get Noticed on LinkedIn with Max Crismon
The Tech Academy

This week we are joined by Max Crismon for our Friday Tech Talk!

Max wears a lot of hats. He's a veteran, mentor, motivational speaker, and a recruiter who knows how to get people into technology careers. This week he also wears the hat of Tech Talk speaker to share with us everything he has learned in his years helping people get into Tech!

We are going to be focusing on LinkedIn profiles, but feel free to bring any job placement questions or concerns.

Join us on Friday, April 30th at 1pm Pacific time, and let's Talk Tech!

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Friday
Apr 16
Virtual Tech Talk: Presenting your Best Self - Interview and Resume Tips from Josh Matthews
The Tech Academy

Trying to get into Tech? Refresh your resume and gain insight on interviewing at this week's Tech Talk with recruiter Josh Matthews at The Tech Academy!

Josh is the president of Endeavor Staffing and TheSalesforceRecruiter.com, and has 20 years of experience in recruitment and staffing, including interviewing over 7,000 candidates. Learn how to put your best self forward and stand out amongst other candidates in the field.

Join us this Friday at 1pm Pacific time for networking, conversation and fun!

Register on MeetUp to attend: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/277240072/

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Friday
Sep 17
Yes, You Are Good Enough! Imposter Syndrome Tech Talk with Dan Linn
The Tech Academy

Yes! You are good enough!

Are you doubting your abilities and feeling like a fraud? Join this week's Tech Talk, with Dan Linn, to learn all about imposter syndrome and tips on how to overcome it!

Dan Linn is the President of Hello World Devs. Hello World helps companies create application solutions with their own internal teams, or as supplemental or permanent workers on outside projects.

Join us on August 6th at 1pm PT, 2pm MT, 3pm CT, and 4pm ET for this great opportunity to learn and network!

RSVP on Meetup: bit.ly/TTM917 RSVP on Eventbrite: bit.ly/TTE917

Can't make it live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

We hope to see you there!

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Friday
Jul 9
You Are Someone's Ideal Employee: Tech Talk with Jeffrey Padgett
The Tech Academy

Many boot camp graduates feel underqualified compared to other candidates in the job pool, but for many employers, boot camp graduates are ideal employees.

That's why we invited Tech Academy Graduate Jeffrey Padgett to discuss how to leverage your boot camp training and experience from past careers to position yourself as an ideal candidate for your new tech career.

Learn about the journey from boot camp to tech career from someone who has been there!

Bring some questions, bring a friend and join us on July 9th at 1pm Pacific time for some networking and fun!

Join our Google Meet Room at start time, OR

RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/277431153/

RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/150969404553

Can't make it live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheTechAcademyLearnCoding

We hope to see you there!

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