Hacker Noon Dev Stories at GitHub’s SF HQ on Feb 28

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But first, shout out to our investors of the week: Steve Konves, Nick Caldwell, and Margus Eha 🙂 Our equity crowdfund is up to $1.01M from 1,060 investors, and is ending soon.

Lets share dev stories! Join us Thursday Feb 28 at GitHub’s San Francisco HQ. These 5 minute talks will be loaded with technical details, cleverness and real world applications. This event wouldn’t be possible without PubNub’s and GitHub’s support of San Francisco’s developers, makers, and free thinking tech professionals.

Hacker Noon Dev Stories at GitHub HQ

Event Schedule

  • 6:30–7:00 Meet and Greet
  • 7:00–8:15 Awesome Dev Storytelling Time. Introduction by Hacker Noon Founder/CEO David Smooke and MCed by COO Linh Dao Smooke.
  • 8:15–8:45 Talk and Leave

Tech Talks (5 minutes each):

  • “How Humans Create Technology and How Technology Creates Us” by Crystal Beasley, Founder, podcaster, Mozillian, technical advisor to the American Psychological Association Div 44
  • “Reader Emojii Reaction Iterations” by Dane Lyons, Hacker Noon CPO & Forbes Technology Council Member
  • “Security, Obscurity, Openness” by Emanuele Cesena, Security Engineer at Pinterest and co-founder at SoloKeys.
  • “Understanding GraphQL through the lens of Hip Hop” by GitHub’s Developer Advocate Brian Douglas
  • “Realtime APIs that Improve Human Experiences” by PubNub’s Developer Relations Jordan Schuetz
  • “Feature Fatigue Kills UX” by Lily Chen, senior software engineer at Apollo.io and award winning competitive dancer
  • “How a CDN Saved Our Hosting Bill” by Austin Pocus, Hacker Noon Fullstack Developer
  • “Productivity Hacks using Modern Text Editors” by Pranava Adduri, Director of Programming for AWIP and Founding Engineer at Rubrik

All story presentations will be videotaped and published on Hacker Noon. Beer and wine will be complementary.

Lets share dev stories! Join us Feb 28 at GitHub’s San Francisco HQ.

Until next time, don’t take the realities of the world for granted.

Kind Regards,

David Smooke

Hacker Noon Dev Stories at GitHub HQ

P.S. Shoutout to our investors of the week! Cheers to those who make it possible for us to build a better tech site:

  • Steve Konves is Software Architect at GPS Insight by day; open source contributor by night.
  • Nick Caldwell is CPO at Looker, former VP Engineering at Reddit, and board member of /dev/color.
  • “Work Smart, Contribute, Have a Bit of Fun,” says Margus Eha, CTO at Opus Online.


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