DestinyArchitect http://photos3.meetupstatic.com/photos/member/b/2/4/a/member_34485642.jpeg

Organizer

Orange County's Android Community Group for Developers+Users http://photos3.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/5/4/3/6/global_20781558.jpeg 20091006
Tustin, CA 92780
of Laguna Hills; 2010.10.26- 179+RSVPs&98+attends;­ Head&~Founder

Location:

Laguna Hills, CAUSA 92654
Hometown: US.CA.Orange. BIO: CLICK MY "t" NETWORK.

Organizer since:

October 28, 2010

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Introduction

MIT CS grad&ran combat hospital's IT. I'm a natural coder(many langs,incl JS)+Android fan;&foreseeing Android wd dominate,2010.10 I volunteered 2head&effectivel­y-founded this group --hugely-underestima­ting the work 2make this group the success it is!

MFTRef MHRMVN: (1)HOW EXACTLY DID U HEAR OF US? -as web page URL u found us on(as search URL+query-string), or referrer's profile-URL+online-name; (2)WHAT ABOUT U&US CAUSED U TO APPLY TO JOIN US? Pls be exact as possible so we know what&whom 2credit.

(1) I added this Q years later so no longer have the exact query string but it was something like http://www.meetup.com/find/?keywords=Android&&country=us&zip=92630 , (2)I liked Android &2010.09 predicted(correctly!) it wd beat iPhone(as http://meetup.com/OCPERL/messages/boards/thread/9153546#38222823) so got my 1st Android(&4a mere $25/mo w/unlimited 3G data+sms:Virgin Mobile Samsung Intercept smartphone -deal!) so then searched for nearby Meetup group to learn about Android this was the only group (with then just ~40 members), so I joined. And the group had been around 1 year but hadn't held any held ANY meetings, and the founder just quit. So my bud Stuart http://meetup.com/members/11466551 temp saved the grp from deletion &held 1 org meeting where I showed, and he, being an iOS/iPhone developer but knowing me to be a Android-fan esp a proven leader incl on Meetup, he offered the group to me & I accepted, and from there on effectively-founded the group to the success it is today!

MFTApp: What type of apps would you like to build as a team?

MJZ917: *Starting 2012Q3, working with leader Bill on my idea for a continual recorder for everything, what he named Pancorder; I'm doing the overall design and he's doing the coding for Android. MJZ91K: *A big one: a social meeting & dating site http://1.JotHere.com/3402#M7DKYQ MJZ91R: *An app for managing people in line, TBA

MFTLng: What computer languages are you experienced with?

Programmed in dozens of languages plus SQL, but not much recently. In the last few years, a lot of CSS, AutoHotKey, some JavaScript (my favorite!), PERL- & other regular expressions, & bash.

MFTITB: Please describe your I.T. background and your general background.

MIT CS BS & MS work, graduated top of my CS class. Won the annual programming competition. Worked in the DB design team at Oracle. Designed a few programming languages. Long term I'm into very high level language design (as logic programming) wiki-publishing. See also answers above. Now (when joining this group), focusing on BuddyPress & major open-source version control systems as Bazaar & SVNl subsequently doing mostly management of people especially tech people.

MFWPic: DOES YOUR MAIN/FEATURED PICTURE(on this ur group-profile) MEET STANDARD http://1.JotHere.com/9va? --REQUIRED at all times so required be a member & attend. OR IF u've good reason for a waiver(possible but granted rarely), please tell it here.

yes

What DestinyArchitect is saying about this Meetup Group

Tops & getting better. Professionally & scalably run. Not just a single meeting type, but features 8+ specialty meetup tracks each meeting at least monthly, together covering a full spectrum of specialties (presentations, real training at the different levels, users vs developers, conferences, general meetings, & more), with a growing group of members also taking leadership roles to make this all possible (become one of them!). It's by far the most comprehensive Android community group within a 35 mile radius (compare yourself with all competitive Meetup groups http://android.meetup.com/cities/us/92780/?sort=distance&radius=35 ) and possibly within all Southern California. It already incorporates all other true-Android community groups in the county (http://SoCalAndroid.Org) and adds http://OCJUG.Org (OC Java) and other related events & groups & classes to its calendar. Basically the place to be to be among the Android community in the OC, plus a model for other community tech groups.

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  • Michelle

    Hi DestinyArchitec­t! yes, we welcome allies of any sexual orientation. There are gay and straight members, for instance, who have learned a lot about bisexuality from their participation in the group and come to our events because they enjoy the activities and enjoy our company :) so no worries! and welcome!

    Jun 13, 2014 11:23 PM
  • beautifulhearts

    Hello there! Sorry couldn't make it the last time to the OC RSVP meetup. next meet up is a must attend. catch up soon Destiny and hope my pizza will still be warm LOL!

    May 24, 2014 11:30 AM
  • Sean Berry

    I don't know what what sort of "consent" you think I need, or what "warning" I need to give in order to start my own meetup group. Furthermore, I haven't the slightest idea why I would need to "explain [myself]" to you.

    Like I said over a week ago, if you have something more you would like to discuss then you can email me.

    Apr 01, 2014 12:34 PM
  • Avram Grossman

    Orange County's Android Community Group for Developers+Users

    What happened to the Mar 27 meeting? I was there.

    Mar 28, 2014 12:52 AM
  • Onyeche Joy

    Thanks Michale! I will definitely put your suggestions into consideration.

    Mar 06, 2014 12:12 AM
  • Jing Sun

    Hi Michael, thanks for your recommendation!­ Look forward to seeing you in the future event.

    Feb 01, 2014 1:16 PM
  • Won Byon

    Thanks Michael, it was great to meet you and the other folks on Monday night as well, Won

    Jan 29, 2014 1:36 AM
  • Joy

    Hi Mike, Join Foxfire dance party at 8 pm Wed. Jan 8 if you have time.
    Happy New year!

    Jan 07, 2014 4:55 PM
  • James Velasquez

    I like your responses hehe, I'd like to meet up with u for coffee sometime

    Dec 23, 2013 3:01 PM
  • LeaderAM

    Unitarian Universalist* YOUNG ADULTS! of US-CA-Orange County

    Hi man, I miss you so much,
    wanna talk to you, how is your old email,still working
    what is your phone number
    emailme
    [masked]

    Dec 13, 2013 7:18 PM
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