• iUrban Teen Fundraising Breakfast

    Crowne Plaza

    From the organizer of iUrban Teen Fundraising breakfast. Please RSVP through the Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/iurban-teen-fill-the-gap-breakfast-tickets-18929755408 From Deena: I’d like to invite you to join us at the inaugural iUrban Teen Breakfast on Friday, November 6, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza. The breakfast will be an inspiring event that will showcase why this program has been honored in the White House, a Rockefeller Innovation Award Nominee and featured in various national publications. Overall, iUrban Teen is a STEM+Arts (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) career accelerator program with an intentional reach to teens of color ages 13 to 18. iUrban Teen’s programs impact hundreds of teens and their parents every year and are poised to have an even greater impact over the next five years. Learn more about the program on our website www.iurbanteen.org (http://www.iurbanteen.org/) Event presenters include Mayor Charlie Hales, Commissioner Brad Avakian, State Representative Lew Frederick and special recognition to Sherry Swackhamer, CIO, Multnomah County. The event MC is Bob Strong with KXL Radio.. We are also honoring Sherry Swackhamer, Chief Information Officer for Multnomah County for her dedication to iUrban Teen and her community service.https://iurbanfillthegap.eventbrite.com (https://iurbanfillthegap.eventbrite.com/) ​ Deena Pierott

  • Hack the People Mentor Night

    Location visible to members

    $5.00

    Welcome members of Hack The People Portland! We are a group of makers, hackers, coders, programmers, and technologists that want to contribute to the tech community by providing a place to learn from others. ALL ARE WELCOME, regardless of skill level, gender, ethnicity, religion, or any other demographic category. Our meetups are intimate events designed to help create relationships between junior and senior people in various tech fields. Hack The People is looking for both mentees and mentors to attend our events. The events will focus around mentor roundtable talks about your projects and goals. Here is what you can expect at this meetup: - Refreshments/Pizza - Keynote Presentation: Drawing the Rest of the Owl - Caleb Troughton Summary: During this talk we'll walk through the steps of building a Pidrop (https://github.com/imakewebthings/node-pidrop) using Node.js. We'll then shift the focus to the importance of teaching (and learning!) the *process* of building things, as opposed to learning tools. - Mentor Roundtable Talks (http://www.meetup.com/Hack-The-People-PDX/pages/Mentor_Night_FAQ/) - Post Meetup After-hours @ The Original ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ During mentor roundtable talks, you will get to share with your group the goals or projects you are working toward, and what challenges you are trying to overcome. Everyone in the group will have the opportunity to offer you an insight, a resource, a contact, or other things a good mentor might offer. And you in turn will get to offer assistance to others. Everyone is here to help one another, and ALL skill levels are welcome! We will meet afterward at a location nearby for more casual networking and getting to know one another. Please be punctual as we start on time and move through each portion in a timely manner. This event has a limited number of seats, so don't miss out and make sure to reserve your spot! Learn more about us at HackThePeople.org (http://hackthepeople.org)

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  • Hack the People Mentor Night

    Location visible to members

    $5.00

    Welcome members of Hack The People Portland! We are a group of makers, hackers, coders, programmers, and technologists that want to contribute to the tech community by providing a place to learn from others. ALL ARE WELCOME, regardless of skill level, gender, ethnicity, religion, or any other demographic category. Our meetups are intimate events designed to help create relationships between junior and senior people in various tech fields. Hack The People is looking for both mentees and mentors to attend our events. The events will focus around mentor roundtable talks about your projects and goals. Here is what you can expect at this meetup: - Refreshments/Pizza Keynote Presentation: Diversity in Technology Summary: - Why diversity in technology fields(or lack thereof) is an important issue - How to engage people from underrepresented groups in this field - Ways to get involved Presenters: Aliza Pilisuk is a recent graduate from Portland State University and serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA with Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland. Growing up in a family of social workers and engineers, she is passionate about finding opportunities for low-income and minority youth to get involved in STEM. Dave Kiesel-Nield is a graduate of Central Washington University and is an AmeriCorps VISTA working to deliver Google's Computer Science First program. Before AmeriCorps, he was a staff member at Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland and taught various tech classes to Club kids. He enjoys playing music, reading, and playing games of all sorts. - Mentor Roundtable Talks (http://www.meetup.com/Hack-The-People-PDX/pages/Mentor_Night_FAQ/) - Post Meetup After-hours @ The Original ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ During mentor roundtable talks, you will get to share with your group the goals or projects you are working toward, and what challenges you are trying to overcome. Everyone in the group will have the opportunity to offer you an insight, a resource, a contact, or other things a good mentor might offer. And you in turn will get to offer assistance to others. Everyone is here to help one another, and ALL skill levels are welcome! We will meet afterward at a location nearby for more casual networking and getting to know one another. Please be punctual as we start on time and move through each portion in a timely manner. This event has a limited number of seats, so don't miss out and make sure to reserve your spot! Learn more about us at HackThePeople.org (http://hackthepeople.org)

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  • Hack the People Mentor Night

    Location visible to members

    $5.00

    Welcome members of Hack The People Portland! We are a group of makers, hackers, coders, programmers, and technologists that want to contribute to the tech community by providing a place to learn from others. ALL ARE WELCOME, regardless of skill level, gender, ethnicity, religion, or any other demographic category. Our meetups are intimate events designed to help create relationships between junior and senior people in various tech fields. Hack The People is looking for both mentees and mentors to attend our events. The events will focus around mentor roundtable talks about your projects and goals. Here is what you can expect at this meetup: - Refreshments/Pizza - Keynote Presentation: Writing Functions: Concepts and Optimizations - Alfred She Summary: We'll start with a few concepts related to functions, such as function overriding, overloading, passing functions as input and output arguments, function nesting, and closures. These topics will include code examples written in Apple's "Swift" programming language. In embedded software development, including mobile apps, it is critical that a software developer understand hardware features and limitations and write functions accordingly, regardless of the programming language. Given these considerations, we'll discuss how to write functions to optimize mobile app performance. - Mentor Roundtable Talks (http://www.meetup.com/Hack-The-People-PDX/pages/Mentor_Night_FAQ/) - Post Meetup After-hours @ The Original ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ During mentor roundtable talks, you will get to share with your group the goals or projects you are working toward, and what challenges you are trying to overcome. Everyone in the group will have the opportunity to offer you an insight, a resource, a contact, or other things a good mentor might offer. And you in turn will get to offer assistance to others. Everyone is here to help one another, and ALL skill levels are welcome! We will meet afterward at a location nearby for more casual networking and getting to know one another. Please be punctual as we start on time and move through each portion in a timely manner. This event has a limited number of seats, so don't miss out and make sure to reserve your spot! Learn more about us at HackThePeople.org (http://hackthepeople.org)

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  • Raspberry Pi Hack Sesh

    Location visible to members

    Join us this for some Raspberry Pi hackery! For this event, we will have a couple of different projects happening. Come and see what people are working on and join in on that, or bring your own ideas to work on and rally a few people to help you out. Even for those new to Raspberry Pi, this is a great event to get started learning about them! Initial setup of your Raspberry Pi can be a lengthy process of mostly waiting, if you have a new Pi, it is recommended to complete this step at home following a simple tutorial such as http://www.raspberrypi.org/help/noobs-setup/ (http://www.raspberrypi.org/help/noobs-setup/.). It's fairly easy and once you get to the event you will be able to participate in something a little more fun. Our events are always fun, with a casual and social atmosphere. Come hack and get to know others, and share your skills and knowledge! Hack The People is all about getting together and finding out how we can mentor and help one another. Beginners welcome! (Experienced too!) Please see our Raspberry Pi Hack-FAQ (http://www.meetup.com/Hack-The-People-PDX/pages/Raspberry_Pi_Hack-FAQ/) for more details.

  • AT&T Mobile App Hackathon - Portland

    Collective Agency

    Mobile App Hackathon is an event produced by the AT&T Developer Program that is designed for attendees (technical & non-technical) to build apps/mobile apps, get fed, compete for prizes across different categories and most importantly: meet new people and scout for teammates to work on new or current projects. For this IoT focused event we will have stockpile of loaner Arduinos, Raspberry Pis, mBeds and Tessels for developers to hack. Register and learn more about this event at: http://goo.gl/ROs46n

  • Talk tech over drinks

    Paymaster Lounge

    A casual mid month meetup for us to get together and talk about tech over a drink. Get to know your fellow hackers, coders, techies, and newbies. Develop connections, and generally have a good time. No formal agenda for this one, we'll most likely be hanging out on the back patio, look for the Hack The People sign!

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  • Hack the People Mentor Night

    Location visible to members

    $5.00

    Welcome members of Hack The People Portland! We are a group of makers, hackers, coders, programmers, and technologists that want to contribute to the tech community by providing a place to learn from others. ALL ARE WELCOME, regardless of skill level, gender, ethnicity, religion, or any other demographic category. Our meetups are intimate events designed to help create relationships between junior and senior people in various tech fields. Hack The People is looking for both mentees and mentors to attend our events. The events will focus around mentor roundtable talks about your projects and goals. Here is what you can expect at this meetup: - Refreshments/Pizza - Keynote Presentation: "Using Javascript and HTML5 for Real-time Client-side Video Processing" by Alfred She Alfred has a Ph.D., Electrical & Computer Engineering (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana) specializing in image processing and computer vision. He has 5 years experience in corporate research of image and video processing and 10 years embedded systems development at high-tech start-ups for optical networking and wireless audio products. He is currently an independent software developer. Projects include web development, CUDA-accelerated video compression, and mobile apps. - Mentor Roundtable Talks (http://www.meetup.com/Hack-The-People-PDX/pages/Mentor_Night_FAQ/) - Post Meetup After-hours @ The Original ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ During mentor roundtable talks, you will get to share with your group the goals or projects you are working toward, and what challenges you are trying to overcome. Everyone in the group will have the opportunity to offer you an insight, a resource, a contact, or other things a good mentor might offer. And you in turn will get to offer assistance to others. Everyone is here to help one another, and ALL skill levels are welcome! We will meet afterward at a location nearby for more casual networking and getting to know one another. Please be punctual as we start on time and move through each portion in a timely manner. This event has a limited number of seats, so don't miss out and make sure to reserve your spot! Learn more about us at HackThePeople.org (http://hackthepeople.org)

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  • Raspberry Pi Hack Sesh

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    Join us this for some Raspberry Pi hackery! For this event, we will have a couple of different projects happening, including the Pi Drop (https://github.com/imakewebthings/pidrop). Learn about how to create this on your own Pi, see what else people are working on and join in on that, or bring your own ideas to work on and rally a few people to help you out. Even for those new to Raspberry Pi, this is a great event to get started learning about them! Initial setup of your Raspberry Pi can be a lengthy process of mostly waiting, if you have a new Pi, it is recommended to complete this step at home following a simple tutorial such as http://www.raspberrypi.org/help/noobs-setup/ (http://www.raspberrypi.org/help/noobs-setup/.). It's fairly easy and once you get to the event you will be able to participate in something a little more fun. Our events are always fun, with a casual and social atmosphere. Come hack and get to know others, and share your skills and knowledge! Hack The People is all about getting together and finding out how we can mentor and help one another. Beginners welcome! (Experienced too!) Please see our Raspberry Pi Hack-FAQ (http://www.meetup.com/Hack-The-People-PDX/pages/Raspberry_Pi_Hack-FAQ/) for more details.

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  • Raspberry Pi Hack Sesh

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    Join us this for some Raspberry Pi hackery! For this event, we will focus on a collaborative project making a Pi Drop (https://github.com/imakewebthings/pidrop) Each person will work in a small group on a specific task or component of the larger project. For those who are less experienced and would like to have a little more hands on help to walk through a simple project, we will have a station set up do walk through on making some LED lights blink. if you need help getting it set up right out of the box, we can help you with that too! **Because setting it up can be a lengthy process of mostly waiting, it is recommended to complete this step at home following a simple tutorial such as http://www.raspberrypi.org/help/noobs-setup/. It's fairly easy and once you get to the event you will be able to participate in something a little more fun. Our events are always fun, with a casual and social atmosphere. Come hack and get to know others, and share your skills and knowledge! Hack The People is all about getting together and finding out how we can mentor and help one another. Beginners welcome! (Experienced too!) Please see our Raspberry Pi Hack-FAQ (http://www.meetup.com/Hack-The-People-PDX/pages/Raspberry_Pi_Hack-FAQ/) for more details.

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