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The Tech Academy

310 SW 4th Ave Suite 230
Portland, OR 97204, us (map)

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  • Friday
    Jul 20 2018
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk: Temple Naylor, Graduate of The Tech Academy

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    Temple is an enthusiastic and inspiring young graduate of The Tech Academy's Software Developer Boot Camp. After completing the program here, Temple went on to begin what is already a successful technology career here in Portland. He looks forward to sharing his personal insight on both the mindset and sales aspect relating to finding a job.

    12:45 p.m. Pizza and Refreshments
    1:00 p.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP

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  • Friday
    Jul 13 2018
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk: Caitlyn Loos and Christopher Bloom from Phase2

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    Phase2 is a digital agency that moves industry leading organizations forward with powerful ideas and executable digital strategies built on open technology.

    Caitlyn Loos and Christopher Bloom will be giving their talk from DrupalCon, as well as sharing an upcoming Phase2 Internship opportunity. You won't want to miss it!

    12:45 p.m. Pizza and Refreshments
    1:00 p.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP

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  • Friday
    Jul 6 2018
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk: Natural Language Processing - OCR/Text Extraction & Data Extraction

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    This meetup is for intermediate/advanced machine learning engineers (MLE). We will be covering using an NLP framework for text/OCR extraction from documents/images, text preparation and data extraction. The code along will be in Python.

    This should be useful if you are, or plan to, work with thousands to millions of PDF documents, camera captured images containing text, and facsimile messages.

    Source code, and installation instructions for the NLP framework: https://github.com/andrewferlitsch/epipog-nlp

    About the Speaker: Andrew Ferlitsch has a Masters Degree in Artificial Intelligence, and is a former Principal Research Scientist for Sharp Corporation with 115 issued US patents. Andrew was ranked #1 continuously for 2 years in the StackOverflow category for Open Data (Data Engineering). He is the founder of the shareware product Winnex and the open source project OpenGeoCode. Andrew has ran a number of volunteer organizations in Portland, including a local tech incubator (NW Startups), the Portland Data Science Group, and oversaw running an international based NGO in Yemen. Currently Andrew is freelancing as a Data Scientist/Consultant, specializing in Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision in the Health and Life Sciences.

    12:45 p.m. Pizza and Refreshments
    1:00 p.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

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  • Friday
    Jun 29 2018
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk: Sean McCrea on "How I Found Happiness and Success in Tech"

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    Featured Speaker: Sean Elliott McCrea

    Sean is a Technical Support Engineer for Act-On Software and Tech Academy graduate. Before attending the bootcamp Sean worked in sales, and found himself looking for a career with more stability and opportunity for growth to help him support his wife and 3 kids. In this talk he will be sharing his experience transitioning into the tech industry, and how that change brought him happiness and success.

    12:30 p.m. Pizza and Refreshments
    1:00 p.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

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