addressalign-toparrow-leftarrow-rightbackbellblockcalendarcameraccwcheckchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-small-downchevron-small-leftchevron-small-rightchevron-small-upchevron-upcircle-with-checkcircle-with-crosscircle-with-pluscrossdots-three-verticaleditemptyheartexporteye-with-lineeyefacebookfolderfullheartglobegmailgooglegroupshelp-with-circleimageimagesinstagramFill 1linklocation-pinm-swarmSearchmailmessagesminusmoremuplabelShape 3 + Rectangle 1ShapeoutlookpersonJoin Group on CardStartprice-ribbonShapeShapeShapeShapeImported LayersImported LayersImported Layersshieldstartickettrashtriangle-downtriangle-uptwitteruserwarningyahoo

Re: [nycruby] We need people for Hacker School

From: Alexander S.
Sent on: Monday, August 22, 2011 2:00 PM
I also would be interested in this, and like most people who've
responded, can't really make an 11 to 7 PM class, as I have a day job
(12 PM to 8 PM).  However, I would be able to make a Friday or
Saturday class.

Would it be necessary to make it to EVERY weekday session, or could
the curriculum be tailored to one day a week of class time, and then
projects that can be done off hours on our own time?

Another interesting idea would be to have students who work day jobs
meet together after hours, say like at a Starbucks, or a class room,
and discuss assignments/lessons?­

I would be highly interested in that sort of set up.

On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 1:23 PM, Steven Hirsch <[address removed]> wrote:
> I am definitely very interested and would also prefer if it started after
> 5pm
>
> Sent from My iPhone 3GS
> On Aug 22, 2011, at 12:15 PM, Patrick Huang <[address removed]> wrote:
>
> Hi Dave,
> Same here. I am wondering how the class structure is like. I can only make
> it after 5 during weekday. But I am quite interested in this.
> Thanks.
> --
> Ray
>
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 9:31 AM, Robert Muchira <[address removed]> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Dave,
>> I'm terribly interested in this. My only concern is that 3 of the classes
>> are during working hours. Do we have to be at every class? Is there a
>> website with more information?
>> Thanks for doing this!!
>> Regards,
>> Robert
>>
>> On Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 5:00 PM, David Albert <[address removed]>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hey Everyone,
>>> It's been a while since I showed up (I'm sorry!), but that's because Nick
>>> (remember him?) and I have been running a school that's taken up most of our
>>> time. Anyway, we're setting up the next session now, and we're looking for
>>> students. Here's the info:
>>> First off, it's called Hacker School, it's free, and the goal is to make
>>> people better programmers.
>>> Ideally hacker school is going to run for just under three months
>>> starting September 19th. We meet four days a week from about 11am to 7pm (we
>>> currently have space at NYU; we'll likely be elsewhere for the next
>>> session). Right now we meet Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays,
>>> though we might tweak that depending on what's best for the group. Hacker
>>> school is free.
>>> You can think of it a lot like art school or a writers retreat in that
>>> it's almost totally project based. The goals are to produce useful FOSS
>>> code, read good code, discuss it, learn new languages, and create a
>>> community of like minded people. There are no teachers, only students. We
>>> also do other things like weekly dinners and events, getting great hackers
>>> to come and talk and share their knowledge with the group.
>>> We provide some structure, deadlines, a physical space, and a tight
>>> community of other smart and like-minded people who also want to become
>>> better hackers.
>>> Let me know if you're interested! Also, now that the last session is
>>> over, I promise I'll come back to hang out.
>>> Best,
>>> -Dave
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Please Note: If you hit "REPLY", your message will be sent to everyone on
>>> this mailing list ([address removed])
>>> This message was sent by David Albert ([address removed]) from The
>>> New York Ruby Meetup.
>>> To learn more about David Albert, visit his/her member profile
>>> To unsubscribe or to update your mailing list settings, click here
>>>
>>> Meetup, PO Box 4668 #37895 New York, New York[masked] |
>>> [address removed]
>>
>>
>> --
>> Clarity is self-created. The universe is waiting on you, not the other way
>> around - Me.
>>
>> ?Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.? - G.
>> Bernard Shaw
>>
>> "Life is what happens while you are busy making plans" - John Lennon
>>
>> NAMASTE!!!!! Yeah I said it!!
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Please Note: If you hit "REPLY", your message will be sent to everyone on
>> this mailing list ([address removed])
>> This message was sent by Robert Muchira ([address removed]) from The New
>> York Ruby Meetup.
>> To learn more about Robert Muchira, visit his/her member profile
>> To unsubscribe or to update your mailing list settings, click here
>>
>> Meetup, PO Box 4668 #37895 New York, New York[masked] |
>> [address removed]
>
>
>
>
> --
> Please Note: If you hit "REPLY", your message will be sent to everyone on
> this mailing list ([address removed])
> This message was sent by Patrick Huang ([address removed]) from The New
> York Ruby Meetup.
> To learn more about Patrick Huang, visit his/her member profile
> To unsubscribe or to update your mailing list settings, click here
>
> Meetup, PO Box 4668 #37895 New York, New York[masked] |
> [address removed]
>
>
>
> --
> Please Note: If you hit "REPLY", your message will be sent to everyone on
> this mailing list ([address removed])
> This message was sent by Steven Hirsch ([address removed]) from The New
> York Ruby Meetup.
> To learn more about Steven Hirsch, visit his/her member profile
> To unsubscribe or to update your mailing list settings, click here
>
> Meetup, PO Box 4668 #37895 New York, New York[masked] |
> [address removed]



-- 
- Alex

phone:[masked]
email: [address removed]

Social:
http://facebook.c...­
http://twitter.co...­
http://www.linked...­

Our Sponsors

People in this
Meetup are also in:

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