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July Meetup with Daniel Sieradski

Unfortunately, this month's tentative speaker canceled last minute and we were unable to find a replacement on such short notice. Therefore, I – Daniel Sieradski, the host and founder of the NYC Jewish Tech Meetup – will be filling in with a presentation I delivered recently at the Judaism 2030 conference entitled, "Jeuromancer: Transhumanism, Bioethics & the Dystopian Jewish Future." The presentation will explore the scientific concept of the Singularity and its implications for the future of Jewish life and learning.


About Daniel Sieradski

Daniel Sieradski is a cause media entrepreneur with over a decade's experience in social innovation and cause marketing within the Jewish communal sector. He is presently Director of Jew It Yourself: The Every Day Guide to Do-It-Yourself Jewish Living, Director of Digital Strategy for Repair the World, a civic organization that aims to make service a defining element of Jewish life, as well as Digital Strategist for Heeb: The New Jew Review. 

Called "a major figure of the Jewish Internet world and a cultural trailblazer" by the Jewish Daily Forward, Sieradski is the former publisher of the pioneering weblog and has been a regular contributor to and JTA News. He is also a writer, photographer, filmmaker and graphic designer whose work explores themes of post-normative Jewish cultural expression.

Sieradski was numbered among the 2010 Forward 50 and the New York Jewish Week's inaugural 36 Under 36, and was the recipient of a Dorot Foundation Fellowship in Israel in 2004.


About the NYC Jewish Tech Meetup

Discover what's happening at the intersection of Jewish life and technology at this monthly gathering of Jewish technology professionals. The NYC Jewish Tech Meetup offers guest speakers, networking opportunities, and seasonal hackathons. Connect with your peers, hear the latest from the field, and explore opportunities for collaboration.

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  • Alicia P.

    Truly the best way to describe this meetup is that it was 'mind blowing' - thank you for the thought provoking and informative presentation. Nice group of techies. Too bad the heat keep some away!

    July 22, 2011

  • Aaron S.

    It was a great event, but unfortunately not SOOOOO many people we there. It was high quality - low quantity. Not always bad. Still 4 Stars. I also had to take away a star because of my lost sleep after learning about transhumanism :)

    July 22, 2011

  • Aryeh G.

    Dan, unfortunately I'm going to miss this meetup again. I'm in California this time. I have a lot of great things going on at and wish I could be there with the rest of the group to connect with others there.

    Also, for others on the group, I'm looking to hire a Community/Communications manager. If you or someone you know is looking for a social media position in a Jewish startup, or if you just want to hear details please be in touch.


    July 20, 2011

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