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Brooklyn Tech Meetup with BuzzFeed

Hi there!  We’re very excited to announce April's Brooklyn Tech Meetup lineup. Stop by, chat, eat, and drink at our super-cool event!


Speakers:

Aswini Anburajan and Ky Harlin of BuzzFeed

Aswini Anburajan is Director of Partnership Development at BuzzFeed where she manages a network of 200 publishing partners, generates revenue opportunities and works with BuzzFeed's data science team to create thought leadership around the company's proprietary viral analytics.  Prior to BuzzFeed, Aswini worked as the Director of Business Development at Outcast Media. Aswini's career started in politics as an opposition researcher for John Kerry. She then went on to become a writer and then associate producer and political reporter for NBC Nightly News, the Today Show and NBC News' Political Unit covering the 2008 political campaign as a full-time digital campaign reporter.  Seeing the shift in the winds from broadcast to digital she left NBC after the election and went to get her MBA at Cambridge University.  She has an undergraduate degree in International Relations from Brown University.

Ky Harlin is a data scientist with over six years of experience in data-driven research, mining, and software development. He is currently the data scientist at venture-funded New York start-up BuzzFeed, where he studies viral content under CEO/Co-Founder Jonah Peretti. Among his primary research interests is the design and analysis of viral marketing and advertising campaigns across social networks. He recently developed a statistical methodology for detecting viral publisher content, for which he was named one of "21 New Media Innovators" by New York Magazine. Prior to BuzzFeed, Ky worked in medical research, developing mathematical analysis methods and software tools for nuclear imaging.He graduated from Columbia University with a degree in Applied Mathematics.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/

 

Montaj

Montaj is a free iPhone app that gives you the ability to quickly turn ordinary moments into amazing video. Shoot beautiful clips, get a great edit in seconds, & share them with as little or as many people as you choose. Montaj, it's a film crew in your pocket.

http://montajapp.com/

 

Feely

Feely is a micro journal that lets you remember and share emotional moments with the people you trust. The app also provides you with an analytical tool to better understand how your mood changes over time.

http://feely.me

 

Sponsored by Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy Clinic and Experis.

 

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  • Joly M.

    April 24, 2013

    • Rich K.

      Just posted three pics, Alex

      April 29, 2013

    • Alex O.

      Thanks, Rich!

      April 29, 2013

  • Rich K.

    Really enjoyed the new space, the presos, and the informal chats. You guys know how to do a tech meetup right. Just posted three pics. Also very fond of this vine I did of the Buzzfeed preso: vine.co/v/bPjKz7uEmxE

    April 29, 2013

  • Alex O.

    No pics from last week? If you have, pls post - thx!!!

    April 29, 2013

  • Marie

    Love Montaj App...going to use it for my Amazing Race audition video!

    April 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    EXCELLENT! Great info. Best use of time if you have a vested interest in networking in the Brooklyn Tech community. Great group of people overall, full of knowledge and passion about innovation.

    April 24, 2013

  • Jason R.

    Stoked.

    April 22, 2013

  • Dino de C.

    Should be really fun and informative... looking forward to it!!

    April 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    What is the $10 for ???????

    April 5, 2013

    • Jason J.

      The fee pays for your entry to an awesome event with great networking, interesting presentations, and delicious food & beer in an amazing space.

      April 6, 2013

    • Marie

      Did someone say FOOD and BEER?? Super bad, super cool....

      April 15, 2013

  • Matt G.

    Very excited for this one!

    April 12, 2013

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