Past Meetup

Hacker News 46 - An Evening With Pablos Holman

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*Parking & Location Instructions*

Parking available in Lincoln South Tower garage P2-P4, cost is $6-$9.

Take the elevator to floor 2. Walk down the corridor marked "Market" and take the elevator at the end of the hall to floor 5. Check in at the Front Desk. :)


*Event Info*

Our main man/speaker Nathan is sick and will be speaking at a future HN meetup. Thankfully Pablos Holman, hacker/inventor (& founder) extraordinaire has graciously stepped in to speak instead.

Pablos is a lead hacker/inventor at Intellectual Ventures, whose name in the hacker space is likely familiar to many of you reading this.

Pablos has 27 patents. How did he do that? Come to event and find out!

Pablos was one of the original employees at Blue Origin, director of software for the world’s smallest PC (OQO), advisor to startups like Makerbot & Glowforge, and is also now founder & CEO of on demand apparel manufacturing company Bombsheller.

Here he is discussing his work inventing at Intellectual Ventures, including discussion on their nuclear reactor design:

And here’s Pablos showing how to actually hack (like literally, computers, door locks, other) at a TED talk with ~18 million views:


*GeekWire Summit Ticket*

We'll be giving away a GeekWire Summit 2018 ticket. :)


**Main Event Sponsor Polyverse**

Polyverse, past presenter/friends of Hacker News is our main event sponsor. In addition to their novel moving target defense technology, they’ve recently created Polyscripting defense:

Polyverse is hiring for two roles:


As per usual there’ll be food, drink, and friendly people into the things you’re into. We hope to see you there. :)

To the future,
Tim & Jasper


5:30-6:30 Doors Open & Networking
6:30 - ~7:20 Announcements & Speaker
~7:20-8:30 Networking
8:30 Event Ends