• IWD Women Techmakers Lightning Talks

    Google Boulder

    To celebrate International Women's Day, GDG Boulder is organizing a lightning talk night featuring women techmakers from the community. Each talk will be 5 minutes long, covering a variety of topics. While all the speakers will be women, everyone is invited to attend. Children welcome. Join us! Here are the lightning talks from previous years: https://www.youtube.com/GDGBoulder/playlists Event hashtag: #WTMBoulder Parking ===== Visitor parking at the Google building is located in front of the towers. Entrance is off of Pearl Street, just before Chase bank. There are only about 10-15 spots. You should also be able to park in the Chase parking lot since the event is after hours and they will be closed. Otherwise, you can park in the shopping center across the street and walk over. Agenda ===== 6:30 Doors Open 7:00 Lightning Talks 8:00 Mingling 8:30 Doors Close Talks ======= Data ethics: but what could go wrong? by Diana Pfeil (https://twitter.com/dianam) OpenGL Rendering by Joan Siebenaler Why RMarkdown brings me joy by Leigh Alexander (https://twitter.com/exuberantleigh) A 20 Year Old's Perspective on Computer Science Education by Tara Polhamus (https://twitter.com/Tara_Lynnee) How Volunteering for a Non Profit Stem Organization Helped Bring Back My Creativity and Allowed Me to Make a Difference by Yoallhiada Smith (https://twitter.com/fromaroundhtown) Developers Are Users Too! by Sara Laupp (https://twitter.com/slauppy) Bad Design for Good UX by Jessica Erickson (https://twitter.com/J_M_Erickson) Slides ===== https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1msSloAy3uCHShnvrcWlh8UMfhiXJz17f6pNCo0xZ7IM/edit?usp=sharing Child care ===== There is no on-site child care. However, we chose this date so that you can take advantage of parents-night-out at YMCA and Shredder: http://www.ymcanoco.org/toddler-to-teen/k-5th-grade/kids-night-in https://www.shredderski.com/products/boulder-parents-night-out Currently we have arrangement with Shredder to email you a gift certificate so you can drop off your children for free. Please fill in this form if you are interested: https://goo.gl/forms/fNhNUE5PiehKLbAn2 Please also fill in the form if you know other places in the Boulder area that is willing to work with us to set up a voucher program.

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  • High Performance Software Delivery & Operations

    Google Boulder

    TALK ABSTRACT ---------------------- Explore the connections between practices like continuous delivery (CD), DevOps, and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) in this survey of the capabilities and practices that lead to better software delivery and operations. ABOUT THE SPEAKER ----------------------------- Nathen Harvey, Cloud Developer Advocate at Google, helps the community understand and apply DevOps and SRE practices in the cloud to drive business outcomes. PARKING ---------------------- Visitor parking at the Google building is located in front of the towers. Entrance is off of Pearl Street, just before Chase bank. There are only about 10-15 spots. Do not park in the Chase bank parking lot. Additional visitor parking is available in the Google underground garage. Entrance is behind the Google buildings off 30th Street. Use the intercom, tell the attendant you are there for the GDG Boulder Meetup, and they will open the gate. Take the Building B elevator (closest to the entrance) to Floor 1.

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  • Machine Learning for Mobile with TensorFlow

    Google Boulder

    Our speaker will be presenting remotely via Google Hangout. TALK ABSTRACT ---------------------- Are you interested in getting started with machine learning, and making intelligent apps with the most popular deep learning framework TensorFlow? Come to this talk to learn your various options: from using ready made APIs to training your own custom models. You will learn the end to end process of how to train a model with TensorFlow high level API tf.Keras, convert to a TensorFlow Lite model and deploy it to an Android app. Topics covered in this talk: - Intro to deep learning, TensorFlow and TensorFlow Lite - Transfer learning using pre-trained ConvNets - Train a model from scratch and deploy it to Android for inference SLIDES ---------- bit.ly/ml-for-mobile-with-tf ABOUT THE SPEAKER ----------------------------- Margaret Maynard-Reid is a Google Developer Expert(GDE) for Machine Learning, and she develops Android apps with intelligence. She leads GDG Seattle and co-organizes Seattle Data/Analytics/Machine Learning meetup groups. She writes blogs and speaks at conferences on TensorFlow, deep learning and Android. She is passionate about community building and helping others get into Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Twitter handle @margaretmz (https://twitter.com/margaretmz) PARKING ------------ Visitor parking at the Google building is located in front of the towers. Entrance is off of Pearl Street, just before Chase bank. There are only about 10-15 spots. Do not park in the Chase bank parking lot. Additional visitor parking is available in the Google underground garage. Entrance is behind the Google buildings off 30th Street. Use the intercom, tell the attendant you are there for the GDG Boulder Meetup, and they will open the gate. Take the Building B elevator (closest to the entrance) to Floor 1.

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  • Holiday Party

    Google Boulder

    Last meetup of the year! This is a social gathering, no scheduled talks. Chat over food and drinks, hang out with old friends and new. Children ages 13 and above welcome. Parking Visitor parking at the Google building is located in front of the towers. Entrance is off of Pearl Street, just before Chase bank. There are only about 10-15 spots. Do not park in the Chase bank parking lot. Additional visitor parking is available in the Google underground garage. Entrance is behind the Google buildings off 30th Street. Use the intercom, tell the attendant you are there for the GDG Boulder Meetup, and they will open the gate. Take the Building B elevator (closest to the entrance) to Floor 1.

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  • Josh Mieczkowski on Koin

    Google Boulder

    Josh Mieczkowski will be discussing Koin, A pragmatic lightweight dependency injection framework for Kotlin developers. Written in pure Kotlin using functional resolution only: no proxy, no code generation, no reflection! Josh will be going over Koin's advantages, how to use it, and providing useful samples

  • DevFest Fairgrounds

    Gloo Office

    ~ Joint event with GDG Northern Colorado ~ Come to DevFest Fairgrounds for a fun day of hands-on coding to learn some cool new Google tech! We'll start the day with a 15-minute talk on each of our three topics: TensorFlow, Google Actions and Flutter. 9:00 AM Welcome 9:05 AM Introduction to TensorFlow 9:20 AM Introduction to Google Actions 9:35 AM Introduction to Flutter 9:50 AM Break Then we'll start coding! There will be booths for each of the topics where you can sit down and go through a codelab or work on your own project, with people around you to help. We'll do pomodoro-style rotation, where you code for 45 minutes and then take a 15 minutes break. There will carnival games set up so those breaks are going to be fun! 10:00 AM Code 10:45 AM Break 11:00 AM Code 11:45 AM Lunch 1:00 PM Code 1:45 PM Break 2:00 PM Code 2:45 PM Break 3:00 PM Code 3:45 PM Show-and-tell 5:00 PM End of event At the end of the day we'll have a show-and-tell to share what we're working on. Things to bring, slides and codelabs here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13CR6Jk-ef56yqLEFBv_fD4iGY4JcOfgvtcjDoZ1ZD4Y/edit?usp=sharing Special thanks to Gloo for hosting us!

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  • A Tour of TensorFlow’s APIs

    Google Boulder

    Dean Wyatte is a Lead Data Scientist at Activision where he researches and develops and machine learning systems for online games. He has previously worked in machine learning for cybersecurity applications and for mobile devices. He received his PhD from the University of Colorado Boulder where he studied biological neural networks for visual recognition and temporal sequence learning. TensorFlow makes a number of different APIs available to users. Many users are probably familiar with the low-level API in which graphs and sessions must be explicitly managed by the user or Keras, which abstracts over these details allowing the user to focus on designing machine learning models. In this talk, Dean will discuss some of TensorFlow’s recently added high-level APIs, which include the Dataset and Estimator constructs. These constructs provide a number of benefits to users such as input pipelining and distributed training with minimal code changes Parking Visitor parking at the Google building is located in front of the towers. Entrance is off of Pearl Street, just before Chase bank. There are only about 10-15 spots. Do not park in the Chase bank parking lot. Additional visitor parking is available in the Google underground garage. Entrance is behind the Google buildings off 30th Street. Use the intercom, tell the attendant you are there for the GDG Boulder Meetup, and they will open the gate. Take the Building B elevator (closest to the entrance) to Floor 1.

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  • GDG NoCo: Build Actions for Your Community Prizes and App Showcase

    Joint event with GDG Norther Colorado. RSVP at https://www.meetup.com/GDGNoCo/events/251081374/ and https://www.meetup.com/GDGNoCo/events/251079904/ Time to announce winners and present prizes to the participants of our Build Actions for Your Community event! Come to collect your prize or celebrate with the winners. Let's talk about our ideas and discuss what we learned and share in our experience developing Google Actions! RSVP at https://www.meetup.com/GDGNoCo/events/251081374/ and https://www.meetup.com/GDGNoCo/events/251079904/

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  • GDG NoCo: Build Actions for Your Community Kick Off Event Party

    Aims Community College

    Joint event with GDG Norther Colorado. RSVP at https://www.meetup.com/GDGNoCo/events/251079904/ and https://www.meetup.com/GDGNoCo/events/251081374/ Join us and participate in a Hackathon to Build Actions for the Community for the Google Assistant. Bring laptops and I will show you how to get started with new Codelabs, code resources and examples. Do you have a great idea for an Assistant App? You may choose to sign up for the hackathon or just join us to socialize and learn more about making Actions for the Google Assistant. No formal code experience is required to build a great app for the Google Assistant, which makes this a fun hackathon for all levels of experience. Let's explore what's new with Dialogflow as of I/O '18 and build some apps! There will be prizes for the hackathon. Winners will be announced and prizes handed out at Part Two of this series, one week from this meetup. RSVP at https://www.meetup.com/GDGNoCo/events/251079904/ and https://www.meetup.com/GDGNoCo/events/251081374/

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  • Flutter: Finally, a Cross-platform Development Framework for Mobile Devs

    Come with me and you'll be in a world of pure desegregation. Let's discuss the pros and cons of Flutter and why Mobile Developers should take a serious look into the framework. We'll include comparisons to existing cross-platform frameworks, performance analysis, and a bit of live coding to show just how fast development can be. I'll share tales of my personal experience with Flutter, and how I'm passively making all of my co-workers hate me. • Parking Visitor parking at the Google building is located in front of the towers. Entrance is off of Pearl Street, just before Chase bank. There are only about 10-15 spots. Do not park in the Chase bank parking lot. Additional visitor parking is available in the Google underground garage. Entrance is behind the Google buildings off 30th Street. Use the intercom, tell the attendant you are there for the GDG Boulder Meetup, and they will open the gate. Take the Building B elevator (closest to the entrance) to Floor 1. • Security Make sure you answer the question for "First name & last name" so we can print you a badge to enter the Google building.

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