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Free Geek

1731 SE 10th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214, us (map)

Future events happening here

  • Thursday
    Feb 22 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Feek: Getting Started in Tech

    Free Geek

    ***MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE***


    Every year, Glassdoor releases its top 25 highest paying jobs. This year, almost half of them are in the tech field; if you’re thinking about getting into tech, now is the right time. We’ll cover the different ways you can break into tech and outline the pros and cons of all the options within the local tech community. Then we’ll dive into the technical career opportunities that are available locally - from jobs you’ve heard of like front end developer, to jobs that are new to the area, like developer evangelist.

    How to find us:

    This event will be held at Free Geek. 

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.

    Free Street Parking available on every block.Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.

    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website

Past events that happened here

  • Friday
    Feb 16 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Getting Started in Data Science (Lunch & Learn)

    Free Geek

    ***MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE***


    Wondering why Glassdoor named Data Scientist the best job in America? Come learn more about the field and the different job opportunities available to Data Scientists. We’ll cover the emergence of big data and what it means to be a data scientist. We’ll walk you through how to get the skills to become a data scientist, and focus on the different jobs that will be open to you once you’ve mastered the skill set.

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:

    This event will be held at Free Geek. 

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.

    Free Street Parking available on every block.Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.

    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Feb 13 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Build a Virtual Pet with Javascript

    Free Geek

    Learn the programming fundamentals of JavaScript by building a virtual pet (think: Tamagotchi). 

    With each new programming concept you learn, you will add new features to your game - including customizing your pets, feeding them, and keeping track of their health. See an example before you come: this virtual pet was made by an attendee at one of last events!

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:

    This event will be held at Free Geek. 

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.

    Free Street Parking available on every block.Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.

    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Friday
    Feb 9 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Frontend Crash Course (Lunch & Learn)

    Free Geek

    ***MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE***


    Join us as we teach you the fundamentals of HTML & CSS while completing a series of challenges to help you master your new skills.  Together we’ll work through a series of drills that will teach you the core concepts of HTML (tags, elements, and attributes) as well as the basics of CSS (selectors, properties, and values). These drills are designed to be challenging, but manageable with the help of your fellow students, our TAs, and the instructor. We’ll wrap up the night by giving you a few tips on how to continue learning. 

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:

    This event will be held at Free Geek. 

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.

    Free Street Parking available on every block.Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.

    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Feb 6 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Data Science Your Vacation

    Free Geek

    ***MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE***


    We all want to go on a vacation, choosing the right hotel can be work. In this practical workshop, you’ll use a dataset that contains hotel reviews to build a prediction model to guess where you might want to go on your next vacation. You’ll get an introduction to a data scientist’s tools and methods, including an overview of basic machine learning concepts.  No previous knowledge of data science is required. Some programming background is helpful but not required. This is a designed to be an introductory (and fun) workshop for beginners. If you have a laptop, make sure to bring it. Otherwise, we can pair you up with someone who has one.

    How to find us:

    This event will be held at Free Geek. 

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.

    Free Street Parking available on every block.Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.

    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Thursday
    Jan 25 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Intro to JavaScript: Build Your Own Instrgram-like Filters

    Free Geek

    Instagram is currently one of the world's most popular mobile apps. Equally famous are the app's many unique photo filters, which let users edit images with a simple swipe.  


    In this workshop we'll show you how you can create your very own Instagram-like filters for images using  a JavaScript library. First we'll quickly review some HTML, CSS, and JavaScript concepts and then we'll teach you how to explore and work with a JavaScript library.


    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.


    How to find us:

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.Free Street Parking available on every block.Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Thursday
    Jan 11 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: How to Choose a Programming Language Lunch & Learn

    Free Geek

    When you’re learning to code, one of the biggest decisions you can make is what programming language to start with. Depending on who you ask, you’ll get a different answer every time.We’re here to set the record straight.


    We’ll take everything important into account: versatility of the top programming languages, the Portland job market, starting salaries, and more. In the end, we’ll end up with an answer that can help shape the rest of your development career.

    How to find us: 

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.Free Street Parking available on every block.Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website