Mailing List Archive

Subject Sender Date
The Fueled 2014 Hackathon - In support of the White House Safety Data Initiative - On September 20-21, Fueled is hosting it's first Hackathon in support of The White House Safety Data Initiative. We're bringing together the best developers, designers, and product experts in New York to build innovative applications based on data from Mike S. Sep 15, 2014 5:38 AM
Women in Wireless Event Tonight - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/n­ew-york-4th-annual-women-in-wi­reless-multi-city-event-ticket­s-12455965127 Mike S. Sep 10, 2014 10:15 AM
In case anyone is interested in clojure and fits the requirements! - http://cognitect.wufoo.com/for­ms/clojureconj-opportunity-gra­nts/ Eric R. Sep 10, 2014 6:47 AM
Polish Your Elevator Pitch & Networking Mixer Hosted at WeWork - Good morning techies Mbali Z. Sep 10, 2014 5:39 AM
Fwd: Your Invite to the Summit - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Amy and Van, #YesWeCode < [address removed] > Date: Mon, Se Mike S. Sep 8, 2014 11:18 AM
Motorola 360 dropping today @ 11:00am - Preview not available Alvaro Sep 5, 2014 7:32 AM
RE: [blacktechies] We Did it! Re: Escape the Room - I'm down for the next time! > Subject: [black Detrea Sep 5, 2014 5:36 AM
We Did it! Re: Escape the Room - Thanks everyone for coming out this evening for Escape the Room. We solved the room with 5 minutes left on the clock!!! Congrats to everyone it was super fun. We will do it again closer to Halloween. "Trapped in a Room with a Zombie" anyone? Mike S. Sep 4, 2014 8:40 PM
Fwd: [hackerhours] Seeking volunteers for RailsBridge NYC workshop - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Margaret < [address removed] > Date: Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at Sekai F. Sep 4, 2014 11:14 AM
[New Meetup] TONIGHT!!! why C in CAP != C in ACID & Clearing CAP Confusion (++ swag, food, drinks ++) - TONIGHT (Thu.) Free swag, food, drinks & more! Clearing CAP Confusion and why C in CAP != C in ACID  by Srini Srinivasan, Founder and VP of Engineering & Operations, Aerospike James G. Sep 4, 2014 8:02 AM
Re: [blacktechies] We Read Too, book resource app - Good work, Kaya! I'm spreading the word about this app, and I look forward to an Android version eventually as well! EddieN Sep 2, 2014 10:05 AM
Fwd: You're invited to Black Girls CODE - New York Volunteer Meetup (Sep 4, 2014) - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Black Girls CODE < [address removed] > Date: Tu Mike S. Sep 2, 2014 7:05 AM
Re: [blacktechies] We Read Too, book resource app - I want to download your app as well, however my question is the same when will the app be available for android. On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 4:30 PM, T. Lee < sheriefs Sep 2, 2014 5:46 AM
Re: [blacktechies] We Read Too, book resource app - Hi Kaya, Thanks you for your hard work and effort in making something like this available. I'd love to share this with some friends; any word or timeframe when t Nadine C. Aug 31, 2014 3:03 PM
Re: [blacktechies] We Read Too, book resource app - Kaya. Congratulations and good luck with everything. I went ahead and downloaded your app and I really like the lay out and format. I wish you great success with everything.  On Sunday, August 31, 2014 T. L. Aug 31, 2014 1:29 PM
Re: [blacktechies] We Read Too, book resource app - Good idea. One way to really get people to add content is if they are able to add their own referral link to amazon.  On Sunday, August 31, 2014, Kaya Thomas < kaya.m.thomas.17@dartmou user 5. Aug 31, 2014 8:11 AM
We Read Too, book resource app - Kaya T. Aug 31, 2014 7:51 AM
Black Girls CODE - New York Volunteer Meetup - RSVP Link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/bl­ack-girls-code-new-york-volunt­eer-meetup-tickets-12866410781­?aff=estw Mike S. Aug 29, 2014 8:57 AM
Re: [blacktechies] ALLERGIC TO NERD - Hows it going Eric, I am asking for help with my entry in the new york economic development corporation next top maker contest. I'll be hiring from the pool of qualified techies in the black techniques Massawa L. Aug 28, 2014 11:17 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - Hello my fellow escape artistes! Massawa here, I'm the guy who had to break OUT of his office building. I'm asking if you would please support my entry, the jeeni, in this years "nyc next top m Massawa L. Aug 28, 2014 10:38 AM
ALLERGIC TO NERD - DECLASSIFIED AGENDA presents ALLERGIC TO NERD African Americans are woefully unrepresented in the computer science field. Declassified Agenda takes a look into factors that are causing this disturbing trend and how to combat this Eric H. Aug 28, 2014 10:00 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - Well I've setup this one here:  http://www.meetup.com/blktechi­es/events/203320182/ We can setup one for a later date that's after 6pm. All the 7pm ti Mike S. Aug 26, 2014 1:54 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - i am gainfully employed by the man and therefore can only do after 5pm. 6pm is ok  but 9pm better. so Thursday, September 4th, @ 6pm is a possibility. so that's a yes but... Wednesday, September 3rd, @ 9pm even better. Th matthew Aug 26, 2014 1:51 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - Here are the next available dates: Our next availability for our Office game is  Mike S. Aug 26, 2014 1:45 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - Hi everyone, I just sent the Escape the Room organizer a note to see which date and time during the week is best for 10 players. I'll let you know once I hear back and I'll setup the invite.  Mike S. Aug 26, 2014 10:39 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - I'm in...looks like tons of fun! -Denise Denise D. Aug 26, 2014 10:36 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - what a great idea. please take my money... matthew Aug 26, 2014 10:28 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - I am Definitly Down!!!;) Sent from my iPhone[masked] "Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." Diana Aug 26, 2014 10:16 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - Awesome everyone. I'll pick the date and will setup an invite on the list and send a link for everyone to pay and reserve their space. On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 12:02 PM, Idri Mike S. Aug 26, 2014 9:24 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - I'm in... On Aug 26,[masked]:01 PM, "A-Nadyah" < [address removed] > wrote: Idris Aug 26, 2014 9:02 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - I'm in for the win. :-) -A.Nadyah Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2014, at 11:39 PM, Mike Street < A-Nadyah Aug 26, 2014 9:00 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - I'm interested! Thanks! Best, Aimee On Aug 26, 2014, at 11:20 AM, Daniel Jean-Toussaint < Aimee Aug 26, 2014 8:30 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - I'm interested. With Warm Regards, Daniel Jean-Toussaint You Matter! O Daniel J. Aug 26, 2014 8:19 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - I'm down; how do I sign up? On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 11:02 AM, Sekai Farai < user 1. Aug 26, 2014 8:15 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - Excited to participate in this! Thanks, Sekai Farai On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 9:19 PM, Mike Street < Sekai F. Aug 26, 2014 8:02 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - Count me in! On Aug 25,[masked]:52 PM, "Therese L" < [address removed] > wrote: Naliaka W. Aug 26, 2014 6:32 AM
Fwd: Blacks In Tech: NYC - Vol. 1: Jobs, Opportunities, and Beyonce. - Here is the new newsletter that I'll be curating. Feel free to subscribe here: Mike S. Aug 26, 2014 5:31 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - You're perfect for this game! On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 11:35 PM, Massawa Lawson < [address removed] Mike S. Aug 25, 2014 8:39 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - I was stuck in an office after working late on a build. The biz mgr (the only employee who answered the phone) said "oh ya they lock the building down at 11pm" I came out the elevator and was staring at a pull down gate like ok your Massawa L. Aug 25, 2014 8:35 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - There is lots of space in September we could do this one in Midtown...I'm looking at a Tuesday or Wednesday date and we could do drinks after: T Mike S. Aug 25, 2014 8:10 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - I'll pick one that we can all get space for and we can all go. It fills up quick so just need to get a group going so we can pick the day. Mission Games did a Living Social deal 2 weeks ago so they are fully booked out.  Mike S. Aug 25, 2014 8:01 PM
RE: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - Im interested! Sent via the Samsung GALAXY S®4, an AT&T 4G LTE smartpho Tia Aug 25, 2014 8:00 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - Im interested! When we're you guys planning to do this? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2014, at 9:48 PM, "Detrea" < [address removed] Therese L Aug 25, 2014 6:52 PM
RE: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - I'm interested Detrea Hayes Systems Engineer, MCSA NYC Detrea Aug 25, 2014 6:48 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Room Escape Game in NYC - Ok so will we the dirty dozen be participating in all ten links or is there one (1) that we'll be focussing on? Massawa On Aug 25,[masked]:20 PM, "Mike Street" < Massawa L. Aug 25, 2014 6:41 PM
Room Escape Game in NYC - Hi All,  So on Sat. myself and Dupe Ajayi and Tyrone Farley participated in Escape The Room NYC as a part of my week long birthday celebration. And WE LOVED IT!  You are locked in a room for 60 mi Mike S. Aug 25, 2014 6:19 PM
RE: [blacktechies] Intern Seeking Python Mentor - I have a book and would like to join! Or google plus in or whatevs. Lemme know. Massawa Lawson Massawa On Aug 25,[masked]:55 PM, "Etzer" < Massawa L. Aug 25, 2014 4:58 PM
RE: [blacktechies] Intern Seeking Python Mentor - I can help I use python for data science. Andrew Racine Etzer Aug 25, 2014 4:55 PM
Intern Seeking Python Mentor - Hi Black Techies, I have an QA Analyst Intern who is looking for an offline mentor to help learn Python. They are looking for someone they can meet with and learn the language. If you know someone or you are yourself are interested in helping then Mike S. Aug 25, 2014 3:52 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Free Food n Booz Sep 21st Whose down? - Hi Kingsley if you are still interested I will send you info and thanks agaiN! On Fri, A Naliaka W. Aug 24, 2014 8:02 PM
Fwd: Black Girls CODE + Latino Startup Alliance = La TechLa - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "Black Girls CODE" < [address removed] > Date: Aug 22,[masked]:09 PM Subject: Black Girls CODE + Latino Sta John E. Aug 22, 2014 12:26 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Free Food n Booz Sep 21st Whose down? - user 5. Aug 22, 2014 8:30 AM
Free Food n Booz Sep 21st Whose down? - My fellow Techies! Naliaka W. Aug 21, 2014 1:08 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Youth Hackathon: Today - sorry i missed this. please keep me up to date on any upcoming events like it. matthew Aug 21, 2014 11:19 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Three Georgia Teens Create a "Yelp for Police" - Agreed, this is such great news. I wish these little smarties the best! They really seem to enjoy programming. Catt Small Catt S. Aug 21, 2014 5:40 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Three Georgia Teens Create a "Yelp for Police" - This is a wonderful feel good article and it makes me proud. I wish them the best success with this app and their future programming careers. Thank you for sharing.  On Thursday, August 21, 2014, EddieN < T. L. Aug 21, 2014 5:37 AM
Three Georgia Teens Create a "Yelp for Police" - ​CityLab: EddieN Aug 21, 2014 12:19 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Youth Hackathon: Today - Where's AlleyNYC ? I got a little free time today. Alvaro Muir [masked] Alvaro Aug 16, 2014 8:08 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Youth Hackathon: Today - Yeah, I'd love to stop by. - Jacky Alciné Sent from my phone; sans the mistakes. On Aug 16,[masked]:29 AM, "Bruce Lincoln" < bruce. user 1. Aug 16, 2014 7:16 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Youth Hackathon: Today - Where is it? AlleyNYC? On Aug 16,[masked]:46 AM, "Vaughn" < [address removed] > wrote: Bruce L. Aug 16, 2014 5:28 AM
Youth Hackathon: Today - Hey Techies, A few of the boys from All Star Code were inspired and threw together a hackathon taking place all day today from 10a-9p, and they can benefit from a few more mentors to support them through the day. If Vaughn Aug 16, 2014 4:45 AM
Re: [blacktechies] DevOps crash course? - Scala can definitely do the job stuff for Hadoop jobs. Scalding, the library from Twitter, was a staple at my old job. Since you mentioned Hive, yo Kyle W. Aug 12, 2014 4:28 AM
Re: [blacktechies] DevOps crash course? - Awesome.  Now that I'm not typing from my phone, I can elaborate a bit. We used to use chef, and while I think it's still very good for larger deployments, ansible is better at doing smaller deployments.  It fee Eric R. Aug 10, 2014 12:27 PM
Re: [blacktechies] DevOps crash course? - Thanks for fast reply, Eric. Ansible looks interesting, I'll check it out. Everyone's been saying that Matlab is worth the investment over Octave, so I guess this is the way I'll go. Alvaro Aug 10, 2014 10:52 AM
Re: [blacktechies] DevOps crash course? - I'd also suggest skipping Hadoop for batch processing and just using spark for that piece. Also, matlab over octave if you can.  — Sent from Eric R. Aug 10, 2014 10:46 AM
Re: [blacktechies] DevOps crash course? - Ansible + vagrant + docker is the move. IMO.  — Sent from Mailbox On Sun, Aug 10, 2014 Eric R. Aug 10, 2014 10:43 AM
DevOps crash course? - Sup techies? This week I've been messing around with virtualization, trying to run a machine learning and big data analysis cluster locally. Not a fan of cloud services - it takes a lot of bandwidth to push the data u Alvaro Aug 10, 2014 10:42 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - I agree with you whole-heartedly.  You articulated very eloquently, where I found it hard to do because I have experienced these issues growing up in North Philly and being pre-judged to obtaining two master's degrees to living in pre- Marie Edith P. Aug 10, 2014 10:35 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - I don't Jonathan Aug 10, 2014 9:32 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - A constructive alternative to this app would be one that maps places that have no minimum on card transactions. Bilal On Aug 9,[masked]:22 PM, "Damien" < ddavislo Bilal Aug 10, 2014 8:44 AM
Input Needed - Hi, my name is Seun and I'm a New York SEO expert. I'm trying to do something I think  businesses should practice more often and that is requesting for inputs from the clients and customers that their Seun A. Aug 9, 2014 6:29 PM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - I definitely agree with both sides of the discussion.   This article does have a race-based feel and Natasha isn't completely wrong in her cautious attitude.   I love the way the forum conversation has moved intelligently away from ou Damien Aug 9, 2014 10:22 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - I think that is a great idea! On Aug 9, 2014, at 11:00 AM, Dave David < [address removed] Marie Edith P. Aug 9, 2014 8:24 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - I think there's a real opportunity here to make a general discrimination review app. The app would allow a user to submit a discrimination review and rating on any company, organization, or government agency concerning discrimination.  Dave D. Aug 9, 2014 6:33 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - Exactly Michael, I'm glad I'm not the only person who read some of lines with a "Wtf?!" facial expression lol. On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 4:34 PM, Michael Vilabrer Bklynate Aug 8, 2014 1:45 PM
Re: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - We are fully aware that anything can be misused. There is controversy surrounding this app, because there is a high likelihood that the data Marie Edith P. Aug 8, 2014 1:35 PM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - " corners full of unemployed black and Latino men hanging out in groups day in and day out" Bklynate Aug 8, 2014 1:13 PM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - Naturally no one on this list would associate sketchy to equal black. However in your own post groups of black or latino youth would be "sketchy". How do you know they are unemployed? From their vernacular? From the fact that they Michael V. Aug 8, 2014 1:09 PM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - Hey everyone -  I've been following this convo since it began and have mixed feeling about the app since I read about it on Valley Wag|Gawker. That being said, as a mid-30s black female (originally from the suburbs o natashaelaine Aug 8, 2014 12:30 PM
Re: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - Eric Hamilton: anything can be misused, if people put their minds to it. I looked Vietnhi P. Aug 8, 2014 12:27 PM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - Thats why I said the article in question that the post was race baity in premise. And the lead image is of course the two founders standing proudly back to back. It just comes off as it was intended I suppose... Alvin Aug 8, 2014 12:08 PM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - That's an individual question I'd love to know the answer to.. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 8, 2014, at 2:50 PM, Bklynate < Randy Aug 8, 2014 11:58 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - The title of the email is also race baiting "App to Avoid Black Neighborhoods". Are all Sketchy Neighborhoods predominantly black? When you heard Sketchy Neighborhoods why did you automatically jump to Black Neighborhoods and righ Bklynate Aug 8, 2014 11:49 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - Good point, I think all of those things.. I want to continue thinking about it because it's interesting.. The multiple thoughts that is... S Randy Aug 8, 2014 11:40 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - The first thing that came to mind when I saw the headline was "It could be an index of where to gentrify next." EddieN Aug 8, 2014 11:17 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - I like the glass ceiling idea, how about also highlighting which organizations have no one of color in a leadership position. Though the reasoning could get subjective quickly... Alvin Aug 8, 2014 11:06 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - I have no idea what message you want to impart from reading your email. On Aug 8, 2014, at 1:21 PM, Randy < Marie Edith P. Aug 8, 2014 10:37 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - That is a great idea! On Aug 8, 2014, at 11:33 AM, Dee < derrisboomer@boome Marie Edith P. Aug 8, 2014 10:32 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - Actually, racist is not only not fundable, it's non-refundable.. And for the others I'd like to add.. Just because you wear a suite and tie does no Randy Aug 8, 2014 10:20 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - Thanks for sharing Sent on the new Sprint Network from my Samsung Galaxy S® Etzer Aug 8, 2014 8:31 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - I am an engineer so I look at worst case scenarios. The worst case scenarios are that subjective data from this app will be used as a baromet Marie Edith P. Aug 8, 2014 8:29 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - Exactly! That is an idea the helps certain demographics without harming other demographics. That is positive. Marie Edith P. Aug 8, 2014 8:14 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - This will not keep gentrification at bay, it will effectively label areas that are ripe for gentrification as such IMO. On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 11:06 AM, Etzer &l Alvin Aug 8, 2014 8:13 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - I understand where your're coming from Marie, but for starters you have to understand that that major cause and effect scenario you are talking about depends solely on if people will put such merit and faith into this app. Coupled with Bklynate Aug 8, 2014 8:11 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - Sounds like we have an idea for an app. Sent on the new Sprint Network from Etzer Aug 8, 2014 8:05 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - I think the app would be useful if it captured objective crime statistics. It would be great to find a way to keep away ge Marie Edith P. Aug 8, 2014 8:04 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - Name it "The New Green Book"  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T­he_Negro_Motorist_Green_Book  or Sundown Towns  Chad Vincent S. Aug 8, 2014 8:02 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - Yes I think that is a worthwhile venture. Historically, during the Jim Crow and civil rights era in this country African A Marie Edith P. Aug 8, 2014 7:57 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - If a neighborhood is deemed Sketchy, that will result in a decline in property values. A decline in property values means less money to fund Marie Edith P. Aug 8, 2014 7:54 AM
Re: Re[2]: [blacktechies] App to avoid black neighborhoods - I would support an app like that....overall though I would support an app that just gives objective crime stats based on the gps area I am currently located at. This app is a great idea... its the execution that has black folks and other &q Bklynate Aug 8, 2014 7:52 AM

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy