• Getting Started in Data Science

    TechTown Detroit

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/getting-started-in-data-science-tickets-61311031947?aff=meetup *** What is a Data Scientist? What is Big Data? Wondering if you're qualified to start a career in this field? We'll cover the emergence of big data and what it means to be a data scientist. We'll walk you through how to get the skills to become a data scientist, and focus on the different jobs that will be open to you once you've mastered the skill set. Suggested Experience Level: Beginner - no previous coding experience needed What to Bring: Come armed with questions, this is your opportunity to find out everything you need to know about beginning your career in tech. How to find us: The event will be held at TechTown Detroit located at 440 Burroughs St. Detroit, MI 48202. The entrance is located on Burrough St. between 2nd Ave. and Cass Ave. There are several parking lots next to TechTown as well as free street parking after 6:00 pm. Rooms will be on the first floor and you can ask the front desk for directions. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Caitlin ([masked]) Sponsored by Thinkful: This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful specializes in high-growth tech careers and provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com. Can't make it in person? Join one of our webinars: www.thinkful.com/webinars

  • Intro to JavaScript: Build a Guessing Game

    TechTown Detroit

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-javascript-build-a-guessing-game-tickets-61310927635?aff=Meetup *** Looking for a fun way to learn to code? Join us as we teach you how to build a simple guessing game while learning the fundamentals of JavaScript, the most popular programming language. With each new JavaScript concept you learn, you will add new features to the game, including keeping track of how many guesses you've had and starting a new game from scratch. Suggested Experience Level: Beginner - no previous coding experience needed What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: The event will be held at TechTown Detroit located at 440 Burroughs St. Detroit, MI 48202. The entrance is located on Burrough St. between 2nd Ave. and Cass Ave. There are several parking lots next to TechTown as well as free street parking after 6:00 pm. Rooms will be on the first floor and you can ask the front desk for directions. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Caitlin ([masked]) Sponsored by Thinkful: This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful specializes in high-growth tech careers and provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com. Can't make it in person? Join one of our webinars: www.thinkful.com/webinars

  • Intro to Data Science: The Art of Visualizations

    TechTown Detroit

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-data-science-the-art-of-visualizations-tickets-61310846392?aff=Meetup *** The beauty behind the data...visualizations. In a data science career, you need more than the ability to process a large amount of data, you need to be able to communicate your findings to the right audience. You need the beauty behind the data...you need visualizations! Visualizations help you understand your data, and most importantly, they help you communicate your data. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll discuss the different visualization packages in Python, and walk through how to implement them while covering some key data science concepts. Suggested Experience Level: Beginner - some prior programming experience is helpful What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: The event will be held at TechTown Detroit located at 440 Burroughs St. Detroit, MI 48202. The entrance is located on Burrough St. between 2nd Ave. and Cass Ave. There are several parking lots next to TechTown as well as free street parking after 6:00 pm. Rooms will be on the first floor and you can ask the front desk for directions. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Caitlin ([masked]) Sponsored by Thinkful: This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful specializes in high-growth tech careers and provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com. Can't make it in person? Join one of our webinars: www.thinkful.com/webinars

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  • Thinkful Webinar | Becoming a Product Designer Info Session

    ***Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive your personalized email link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-webinar-becoming-a-product-designer-info-session-tickets-61655410994?aff=Meetupevent *** Interested in becoming a Product Designer? Now’s your chance to learn what a Product Designer does—from user research to iterative design, to rapid prototyping. Product design is a field that brings together art, business, and engineering. It is a career path that allows room for growth and expansion in a variety of areas, including design research, art direction, or even freelancing Join us as we take a deep dive into Thinkful’s flexible Product Design program. This program is designed to help those with no prior experience in design land their first full-time job as a product designer—at a flexible pace and without having to quit your current job! How to join us: Once you register on Eventbrite, you will receive an email from LiveStorm with the links to the webinar. If you do not receive your link, please email [masked]. If you are interested in more webinars, check our full webinar schedule at https://www.thinkful.com/webinars/

  • Free Crash Course | HTML & CSS

    TechTown Detroit

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-crash-course-html-css-tickets-61310692933?aff=meetup *** Curious about coding, but don’t know where to begin? HTML & CSS is the perfect place to start. Here you'll learn the basic building blocks of a website, and how to style them while completing a series of challenges to help you master your new skills. Together we'll work through a series of drills that will teach you the core concepts of HTML (tags, elements, and attributes), and the basics of CSS (selectors, properties, and values). All your work will be in a platform that will allow you to bring it home with you and continue to work on it after you leave. Suggested Experience Level: Beginner - no previous coding experience needed What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: The event will be held at TechTown Detroit located at 440 Burroughs St. Detroit, MI 48202. The entrance is located on Burrough St. between 2nd Ave. and Cass Ave. There are several parking lots next to TechTown as well as free street parking after 6:00 pm. Rooms will be on the first floor and you can ask the front desk for directions. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Caitlin ([masked]) Sponsored by Thinkful: This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful specializes in high-growth tech careers and provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com. Can't make it in person? Join one of our webinars: www.thinkful.com/webinars

  • Intro to Data Science: Predictive Modeling

    TechTown Detroit

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-data-science-build-a-predictive-model-tickets-61310522423?aff=Meetup *** If you’re curious about the field of Data Science, you’ve probably heard the terms “predictive modeling” or “machine learning”. In this interactive workshop, we’ll discuss the emerging field of Data Science, fundamental concepts in predictive modeling, and work together to implement those in a Python environment. Suggested Experience Level: Intermediate - no previous coding knowledge is required, though some experience with data is a plus What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: The event will be held at TechTown Detroit located at 440 Burroughs St. Detroit, MI 48202. The entrance is located on Burrough St. between 2nd Ave. and Cass Ave. There are several parking lots next to TechTown as well as free street parking after 6:00 pm. Rooms will be on the first floor and you can ask the front desk for directions. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Caitlin ([masked]) Sponsored by Thinkful: This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful specializes in high-growth tech careers and provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com. Can't make it in person? Join one of our webinars: www.thinkful.com/webinars

  • Intro to Python: Fundamentals

    TechTown Detroit

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-python-fundamentals-tickets-61310107181?aff=Meetup *** Curious what Python is all about? Are you data-driven and interested in finding out how Python can take you to the next level? Join us for this hands-on workshop while we explore variables, data structures, functions, and go over basic data science concepts. Suggested Experience Level: Beginner - no prior programming experience is needed What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: The event will be held at TechTown Detroit located at 440 Burroughs St. Detroit, MI 48202. The entrance is located on Burrough St. between 2nd Ave. and Cass Ave. There are several parking lots next to TechTown as well as free street parking after 6:00 pm. Rooms will be on the first floor and you can ask the front desk for directions. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Caitlin ([masked]) Sponsored by Thinkful: This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful specializes in high-growth tech careers and provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com. Can't make it in person? Join one of our webinars: www.thinkful.com/webinars

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  • Free Crash Course | Build a Web App with JavaScript & jQuery

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-crash-course-build-a-web-app-with-javascript-jquery-tickets-61310416105?aff=Meetup *** JavaScript is the language of the browser. Every website you've ever used is built with JavaScript, with interaction powered by the popular jQuery library. Learn how to use JavaScript and jQuery and build a simple web app in this workshop. Together we'll learn key jQuery concepts like manipulating the DOM and using event listeners to update our app in real time. Here is an example of a web app that was made by an attendee at one of our previous events: https://unique-heart.glitch.me/ Suggested Experience Level: Intermediate - previous experience with JavaScript a plus What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: The event will be held at TechTown Detroit located at 440 Burroughs St. Detroit, MI 48202. The entrance is located on Burrough St. between 2nd Ave. and Cass Ave. There are several parking lots next to TechTown as well as free street parking after 6:00 pm. Rooms will be on the first floor and you can ask the front desk for directions. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Caitlin ([masked]) Sponsored by Thinkful: This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful specializes in high-growth tech careers and provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com. Can't make it in person? Join one of our webinars: www.thinkful.com/webinars

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  • Intro to JavaScript: Build a Guessing Game

    TechTown Detroit

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-javascript-build-a-guessing-game-tickets-59787085783?aff=Meetup *** Looking for a fun way to learn to code? Join us as we teach you how to build a simple guessing game while learning the fundamentals of JavaScript, the most popular programming language. With each new JavaScript concept you learn, you will add new features to the game, including keeping track of how many guesses you've had and starting a new game from scratch. Suggested Experience Level: Beginner - no previous coding experience needed What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: TechTown Detroit The event will be held at TechTown Detroit located at 440 Burroughs St. Detroit, MI 48202. The entrance is located on Burrough St. between 2nd Ave. and Cass Ave. There are several parking lots next to TechTown as well as free street parking after 6:00 pm. Rooms will be on the first floor and you can ask the front desk for directions. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Caitlin ([masked]) Sponsored by Thinkful: This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com.

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  • Intro to Data Science: Predictive Modeling

    TechTown Detroit

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-data-science-build-a-predictive-model-tickets-59786961411?aff=Meetup *** If you’re curious about the field of Data Science, you’ve probably heard the terms “predictive modeling” or “machine learning”. In this interactive workshop, we’ll discuss the emerging field of Data Science, fundamental concepts in predictive modeling, and work together to implement those in a Python environment. Suggested Experience Level: Intermediate - no previous coding knowledge is required, though some experience with data is a plus What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: TechTown Detroit The event will be held at TechTown Detroit located at 440 Burroughs St. Detroit, MI 48202. The entrance is located on Burrough St. between 2nd Ave. and Cass Ave. There are several parking lots next to TechTown as well as free street parking after 6:00 pm. Rooms will be on the first floor and you can ask the front desk for directions. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Caitlin ([masked]) Sponsored by Thinkful: This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com.

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