• AT&T SHAPE Hackathon - Win $20,000!

    ★ RSVP HERE: https://goo.gl/Ga8243

    Are you interested in entertainment and love to code? Do you have an idea for an app that will disrupt the way we experience, consume or create content? Then join us on July 8th and 9th for this year's AT&T SHAPE Hackathon in Los Angeles. This year's event will bring together developers, designers, and creators to hack innovative and disruptive entertainment solutions. You bring the innovative ideas and designs and we'll bring the tech to help you transform them into apps in just 24 hours. ► Check out the Experience Suite section this will be of most interest to all of you Android developers :-] ★ RSVP HERE: https://goo.gl/Ga8243 (https://goo.gl/Ga8243) You Bring... Your laptop, skills & ideas. Come with a collaborative, team-focused mindset and/or team up in advance on Twitter/Facebook/Google+ with #atthack. Whether you are a developer, designer, project manager, or just interested in tech, you are invited to attend this event. Every group needs a good balance of talent and your skills are needed! This event will not feature an onsite team formation component so it's highly suggested you arrive with a team to work.We Supply... Quick presentations and code samples that help kick start your hacking, food to keep you going, and caffeine to keep you awake. We will have technical mentors to assist you in building faster, smarter, and with new tools. We will also have loaner hardware on-site for you to use in your solutions. Event Schedule The following is a list of the weekend's agenda: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 • 09:30AM - Doors Open • 11:00AM - Event Kick-off and Lightning Talks • 12:30PM - Coding Begins / Lunch • 07:00PM - Dinner • 11:59PM - Midnight Snack / Venue will remain open overnight! Sunday, July 9th, 2017 • 12:00AM - Coding continues • 08:00AM - Breakfast • 12:00PM - Video pitches are due / Lunch • 01:00PM - Round 1 Judging • 04:00PM - Semi-Finalists Announced • 04:30PM - Semi-Finalist Presentations • 06:30PM - Winners and finalists are announcedPrizes Best Overall Entertainment App 1st Place - $20,000 in cash for the team to split 2nd Place - $10,000 in cash for the team to split 3rd Place - $5,000 in cash for the team to split Best Use of AT&T Entertainment Suite 1st Place - $5,000 in cash for the team Best DC Legends Experience Using the Apple ARKit 1st Place - $5,000 in cash for the team Best Warner Bros. Content Discovery Experience 1st Place - $5,000 in cash for the team Best Use of IBM Watson 1st Place - $5,000 in cash for the team Best Next Generation Advertising Solution 1st Place - $2,500 in cash for the team Best Use of 2nd Screen Technology 1st Place - $2,500 in cash for the team Best Use of the Oculus Rift 1st Place - Three (3) Oculus Rift Devices and three (3) Oculus Rift Hand controllers Judging Criteria Apps will be judged based on the criteria below and weighted accordingly. • 20% Weight - Ability to clearly articulate what your app does20% Weight - Originality of idea • 20% Weight - Difficulty of the technical implementation20% Weight - Use of sponsored technologies • 20% Weight - Design and polish of app/solution ★ RSVP HERE: https://goo.gl/Ga8243 (https://goo.gl/Ga8243) Hackathon Legal All participants must turn in a consent form signed by their parent or guardian: https://goo.gl/hHpLMD . Hackathon terms: https://goo.gl/tbzKXS (https://goo.gl/tbzKXS) We expect all participants to abide by the Hack Code of Conduct: http://hackcodeofconduct.org/attdeveloper (http://hackcodeofconduct.org/attdeveloper). FAQ: https://goo.gl/26H8rZ (https://goo.gl/26H8rZ). Social Media Follow @attdeveloper (http://twitter.com/attdeveloper) for live updates and photos from the event "Like" us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/ATTDeveloper (https://www.facebook.com/ATTDeveloper) Post your own photos using #atthack Sponsors

  • Adopting GraphQL in Existing Apps

    Live Nation / Ticketmaster

    We're excited to have a guest speaker and several members of the Apollo team joining us so you won't want to miss this opportunity to talk to thought leaders in the GraphQL universe. • 6:00 pm Pizza, beer, and networking • 6:45 - 7:15 - Introduction to GraphQL - Tom Bray • 7:15 - 7:30 - Break • 7:30 - 8:15 - Incrementally adopting GraphQL for existing apps - Sashko Stubailo from Apollo • 8:15 - 8:45 Open Discussion / Networking Parking - 7060 Hollywood Blvd, 90028 Please park in our underground garage (entrance on Sycamore just south of Hollywood Blvd) and be sure to bring your ticket in with you so that I may ensure we validate it for you. When arriving... Let them know you're there for the Ticketmaster meetup and ask for Jeff Kelsey

  • Google I/O Extended Event & AT&T Tech Event


    Join AT&T as we host the Google I/O Extended Event on Wednesday, May 17th, featuring Google’s newest products and AT&T latest tech. Come watch live streaming sessions and network with AT&T leaders while learning more about our disruptive technology in the television and entertainment space. And hey, we’re always looking for new ideas and talented individuals! Event Schedule: 9:00am-9:30am: Doors open, Sign-in, Breakfast 9:30am-10am: AT&T Keynote 10am-12pm: Google I/O Keynote 12pm-1pm: Lunch/Networking 1pm-5pm: Streaming Sessions & Demos 5pm-6pm: Networking & Happy Hour * This is a tentative schedule, streaming sessions will be updated on our Google+ Events Page (CLICK HERE (https://plus.google.com/events/caipjmc9enf4mv32k5l6mpc14a4)). Please RSVP HERE: https://goo.gl/l9b54W

  • 2nd Annual Connected Car Hackathon at AutoMobility LA

    Los Angeles Convention Center

    Next Weekend: 2nd Annual Connected Car Hackathon at AutoMobility LA Use this link to get your free tickets (https://connectedcarhackathon.eventbrite.com?discount=DAKOTTAFREEBIE) [$30-$40 Value] | (Discount Code: DAKOTTAFREEBIE) Calling all LA-based Android developers , platform engineers, data scientists, UX/UI designers, iOS developers and everyone in between! You won’t want to miss this hackathon. Mojio and Amazon Alexa are hosting the 2nd Annual Connected Car Hackathon in the lead up to AutoMobility LA 2016. The hackathon is happening in just over a week on November 12th and 13th at the LA Convention Center. Mojio has provided me with an exclusive discount code to get you FREE tickets ($30-40 value). Registrations for the Hackathon includes: One (1) free pass to the 2016 AutoMobility LA trade show, including access to exhibit halls, press conferences and networking events ($100 Value) Direct access to technical experts from Mojio, Amazon Alexa and other sponsors All meals, plus beverages and snacks catered by the LA Convention Center Official hackathon t-shirt and other sponsor swag (of course!) 36 hour access to the hackathon venue in the LA Convention Center Use this link to get your free tickets (https://connectedcarhackathon.eventbrite.com?discount=DAKOTTAFREEBIE) (Discount Code: DAKOTTA FREEBIE) At the hack, Mojio will be unveiling their new and improved set of SDKs, APIs and platform documentation. All of this effort is geared towards making it easy for developers and engineers to take advantage of the fast-growing connected car segment --- a huge business opportunity! They’ll also be given away $10,000 of combined value in cash prizes, Amazon Echo devices and Intel Edison IoT hardware kits. The Grand Prize Winners will be announced on stage on Monday the 14th at the opening reception of AutoMobility LA. What else can you ask for? For more information about Mojio, visit their website (http://www.moj.io) Cars, code and connectivity. Be part of the new automotive ecosystem. Mojio (https://www.moj.io/) and AutoMobility LA (http://automobilityla.com/) are bringing the nation’s leading developers, engineers, entrepreneurs and designers together for 36 hours of raw automotive innovation. Harnessing Mojio’s open connected car platform, in combination with the Amazon Alexa Skills Kit (https://developer.amazon.com/alexa-skills-kit), the stage is set for creative thinking, problem solving and industry disruption. Every Ticket Includes: • Direct access to technical experts from Mojio, Amazon Alexa and other sponsors • All meals, plus beverages and snacks catered the LA Convention CenterHackathon t-shirt and sponsor swag (of course!) • One (1) free pass to the 2016 AutoMobility LA exhibit halls, press conferences and networking events ($100 Value) Partners and Prizes • We've got $8,500 worth of cash prizes to give away to the 3 Grand Prize Winners • $5,000 for the Grand Prize Winning Team$2,500 for the Runners-Up$1,000 for Third Place Amazon Alexa will be providing Amazon Echos to the team that best harnesses the Alexa Skills set. Plug and Play Tech Center is offering the 3 Grand Prize Winning teams a chance to refine and pitch their ideas. If selected for the program, Startups will join Plug and Play's incredible Startup Camp - a prize package valued at $25,000. Intel Edison is providing 15 IoT Hardware Kits to enable innovative and unexpected integrations. The best use of this tech takes home the ultimate hacker-hobby kit, the Seeed Rover Kit. Why attend? Big prizes: $10,000 in combined cash, gadgets and giveaways plus a chance to join Plug and Play's Startup Camp. Try out the latest connected car APIs and experience the world’s coolest car show. Not to mention, you'll have a chance to take an idea from concept to reality and maybe even to market. Who is going? Developers, designers and entrepreneurs looking to take advantage of one of the biggest business opportunities since the Apple App Store first launched. This exclusive event is limited to the first 200 individuals to purchase tickets. What is it? A 36 hour hackathon to ideate, create and pitch connected car apps and services that harness Mojio’s open platform (https://www.moj.io/connected-car-platform/), the Amazon Alexa Skills Kit and integrate other sponsor technologies like the Intel Edision IoT kit.When is it? Beginning on the morning of Saturday, November 12th and wrapping on the evening of Sunday, November 13th. Grand Prize Winners to be announced on Monday, November 14th at the 2016 AutoMobility LA Opening Reception. Where is it? A 4,300 square foot customized conference space located inside the LA Convention Center. Yes, it includes arcade games ---------- RSVP DETAILS ----------------- RSVP Link: https://connectedcarhackathon.eventbrite.com?discount=DAKOTTAFREEBIE (https://connectedcarhackathon.eventbrite.com/?discount=DAKOTTAFREEBIE) Discount Code: DAKOTTAFREEBIE

  • VR | AR | Gaming and more.. Improve Power and Performance of your Apps

    Our Newsletter (http://eepurl.com/baKE6P) | Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/MobileMonday-Silicon-Beach-538722586264996/)| Youtube (http://youtube.com/mobilemondaysv) DEMO YOUR APP & GET FREE EXPERT ADVICE Signup your APK Today! (http://goo.gl/forms/0yJbp3781U) ----------------------------------------------------------------------- GIVEAWAYS Drones and Beats Headsets ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Improve the Power and Performance of your Android Apps We invite developers to join Kevin Hawkins, technical expert from Qualcomm Technologies. Managing power consumption and avoiding device heat ups while getting optimal app performance are key development considerations as today’s consumers expect always-on connectivity and all day battery life from their mobile devices. Excessive battery drain, compromises user experience due to lagging UI or hot device can hamper an app’s success and are the key reasons for uninstalls and poor customer satisfaction ratings. Learn how to improve the power and efficiency while achieving maximum performance for your Android apps: ● Real-time viewing and analysis of a wide range of system and app level power, performance, thermal and network usage metrics ● Analysis of system trace data on a correlated timeline Instantaneous graphics frame capture, detailed graphics analysis ● Analyze and optimize your apps, by exposing detailed CPU, GPU, and system data to reveal how much power your app consumes, as well as other performance indicators ● Analyze other apps running on the device to get a complete picture of how your app is working comparatively AGENDA 6pm - 6:45pm: Doors Open/Networking/Food and Drinks 6:45pm - 8pm: Welcome/Qualcomm Presentation/Demos SPONSORED BY

  • App Strategy Workshop + Happy Hour


    PLEASE REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2FASWLADev&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee) TO JOIN THE EVENT FOR FREE USING THE CODE “LADev” Join speakers from Google, Amazon, Flurry from Yahoo, Science Mobile (makers of Wishbone and Slingshot), Branch Metrics and other mobile innovators to learn the strategies to launch & scale a profitable app business on May 26th at the beachfront Loews Hotel. Hear the latest industry trends and connect with hundreds of app publishers, early stage developers & mobile tech startups. As a member of our meetup you get free access to the event using promotion code: LADev. Be sure to RSVP now (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2FASWLADev&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee) as tickets are limited. WHEN: Thursday, May[masked] | 1pm-6:30pm WHERE: * YOU MUST RSVP ON THE EVENTBRITE TO BE ADMITTED WEBSITE: http://bit.ly/LAASWEB AGENDA 1:00pm Registration 1:30pm Welcoming Remarks by Apps Alliance Jake Ward (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fjacobmward&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), President and CEO, Apps Alliance 1:40pm Getting Your First 10,000 Downloads on a Budget You’ve officially launched your app - now how do you quickly acquire users? Learn how to reach your target audience and increase downloads from experts as they share tips and tricks to boost user-acquisition. This panel will teach you how to leverage growth hacking strategies to quickly get your first 10,000 downloads. Participants: Jackie McCarthy (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fprofile%2Fview%3Fid%3DAAkAAAEBpowBy3usTMBoWXWK2ZiylSVki2%25E2%2580%25A6&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), Director of Regulatory Affairs, CTIA (Moderator) Ryan Lessard (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fprofile%2Fview%3Fid%3DAAkAAAO_NPwBzdUnvuJFz4ycPvKljjUucuCdOMY%26authType%3DNAME_SEARCH%26authToken%3DaJAg%26locale%3Den_US%26trk%3Dtyah%26trkInfo%3DclickedVertical%253Amynetwork%252CclickedEntityId%253A62862588%252CauthType%253ANAME_SEARCH%252Cidx%253A1-2-2%252CtarId%253A1460150507329%252Ctas%253Aryan%2520&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), VP of Business Development, Pollen Will Lindemann (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fwilliam-lindemann-33222527&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), Director of Growh, Branch Metrics Akash Agarwal (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fakash-agarwal-79953917&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), Senior Manager for Sales and Data Insight, Flurry Michele Webb (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fmichele-webb-191a872&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), Head of Advertiser Sales and Relations, Cheetah Mobile 2:10pm This or That: The Science of Mobile Video Ads Creating a sticky app that keeps users coming back multiple times a day while implementing ads without annoying or cannibalizing users are core challenges all app publishers face. It’s a delicate balance. It’s a science. Hear industry experts Benoit Vatere, GM at Science Mobile (publisher of blockbuster apps Wishboneand Slingshot), Nikao Yang, EVP of Global Publishing at AdColony by Opera Mediaworks, and Jake Ward, CEO & President at Apps Alliance, discuss how to leverage seamless integration of video ads to maximize revenue while maintaining optimal user engagement. Participants: Jake Ward (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fjacobmward&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), President and CEO, Apps Alliance Nikao Yang (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fnikao&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), EVP of Global Publishing, AdColony Benoit Vatere (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fbenoitvatere&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), General Manager, Science Mobile 2:40pm Maximizing App Revenue Discover new strategies to generate revenue with apps. Listen in as monetization experts have a candid discussion on best practices to maximize video advertising, native advertising, in-app purchasing, subscription models, and more, and how each impact user experience, downloads, and profitability. Participants: Martin Price (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fmprice&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), SVP of Product, Chocolate by Vdopia (Moderator) Rafael Vivas (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fprofile%2Fview%3Fid%3DAAkAAATQZEMBgd8AThUay_LBw1J2r-uoReVzt9A%26authType%3DNAME_SEARCH%26authToken%3DgrGS%26locale%3Den_US%26trk%3Dtyah%26trkInfo%3DclickedVertical%253Amynetwork%252CclickedEntityId%253A80766019%252CauthType%253ANAME_SEARCH%252Cidx%253A1-1-1%252CtarId%253A1460150698690%252Ctas%253Arafael%2520vi&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), VP of Business Development, AppLovin Zachary Kuney (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fzachary-kuney-3b8b161&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), Global Head of Mobile Apps Partnerships, Google Peter Heinrich (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fpeterheinrich&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), Developer Evangelist, Amazon Appstore = 3:10pm Mobile Print – Disruption, Collaboration and Opportunity Standing out from the crowd is tough. Meeting a universal need is a great place to start. Learn to press the right buttons with Mopria Alliance (mobile printing alliance with members including HP, Xerox, Canon and Samsung) and discover how adding print to your app, will not only add value to your business, but also delight your users. Participants: Patrick Chen (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fpatrickechen&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), Senior Manager of Strategic Partnerships, Samsung 3:20pm Coffee Break 3:40pm Startup Stories: CEOs Share Secrets for Success Listen in as Apps Alliance Board Members share their biggest lessons learned on the path to success. They'll candidly explore "what startups typically don't know, but need to know" while discussing their pitfalls and triumphs, and everything in between. Participants: Laura Bolos (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fprofile%2Fview%3Fid%3DADEAAAmoDf0BsKHBmilZy48hraJPuOOin5SnyPE%26authType%3DOUT_OF_NETWORK%26authToken%3Dd7ZG%26locale%3Den_US%26srchid%3D2757208951460656756908%26srchindex%3D1%26srchtotal%3D905680%26trk%3Dvsrp_people_res_name%26trkInfo%3DVSRPsearchId%253A2757208951460656756908%252CVSRPtargetId%253A162008573%252CVSRPcmpt%253Aprimary%252CVSRPnm%253Atrue%252CauthType%253AOUT_OF_NETWORK&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), VP of Membership & Marketing, Apps Alliance Josh Hartwell (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fjosh-hartwell-3880712&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), CEO, Mobile Deluxe Ayinde Alakoye (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fhitchceo&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), CEO, Hitch Radio Neha Sampat (http://t.sidekickopen06.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XX465jM7xW64kxbF2zqh5dW3MhGXn56dDGtdZRzlR02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fnehasampat&si=4573256722415616&pi=5c3d5891-5442-4941-ca29-43736fde3eee), CEO, Built.io 4:10pm Keynote In this keynote presentation, follow an industry leader's entrepreneurial journey to success. Explore the successes and challenges of starting a business, and gain unparalleled advice on leadership and entrepreneurship. 4:35pm Closing Remarks & Prize Giveaways Throughout the workshop you'll have the opportunity to enter into prize giveaways, including a $250 Amazon gift card, a BB8, and more! 4:40 Open-Bar Happy Hour Mingle with speakers and attendees, and enjoy appetizers and an open-bar.

  • 2016 Google I/O Extended at AT&T – El Segundo, CA

    Join us as we host the Google I/O Extended Event on Wednesday, May 18th, featuring Google’s newest products and platform innovations and live streaming sessions. AT&T will also demo its own newest products and innovations. This is a great opportunity to network amongst key AT&T team members and leaders, and learn more about our disruptive technology in the television and entertainment space. The Event in a Nutshell 9:00am-9:30am: Doors open, Sign-in, Breakfast 9:30am-10am: AT&T Keynote 10am-12pm: Google I/O Keynote 12pm-1pm: Lunch/Networking 1pm-2pm: Streaming Session- What’s New in Android 2pm-3pm: Demos 3pm-4pm: Happy Hour/Networking More Details: https://plus.google.com/events/c4ila2acjtcvgumsujk8dn0ofsk RSVP: http://goo.gl/forms/2z3WjD0lPJ

  • SteelHouse Engineering | Burgers & Beers Open House

    WHO WE ARE | SteelHouse (http://www.steelhouse.com/) is a data-driven advertising software company delivering innovative, performance-based advertising solutions. We tripled our revenue in 2015 (http://www.adweek.com/news/advertising-branding/tech-player-helps-400-brands-get-bigger-bang-their-digital-advertising-buck-169582) and are Ray Pang (https://www.linkedin.com/in/raymond-pang-77ba818?authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=VYjM&locale=en_US&srchid=307724681459461549969&srchindex=1&srchtotal=1&trk=vsrp_people_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A307724681459461549969%2CVSRPtargetId%3A26544911%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary%2CVSRPnm%3Atrue%2CauthType%3ANAME_SEARCH) and Platform Engineer, Jim Dunn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jim-dunn-4b146a2?authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=wueo&locale=en_US&trk=tyah&trkInfo=clickedVertical%3Amynetwork%2CclickedEntityId%3A7109701%2CauthType%3ANAME_SEARCH%2Cidx%3A1-1-1%2CtarId%3A1459461592199%2Ctas%3Ajim%20dunn) and the rest of our talented engineering team. OUR TECHNOLOGY | We use agile, java, python, kafka, activemq, cassandra, postgres, greenplum, redis, react.js, node.js, ansible, git. SteelHouse pushes the limits of open source software application development — we build flexible technology that gives brands, agencies, and direct marketers complete control over their campaigns. With frontend applications written in react.js, node.js, and PHP, non-technical users have the ability to customize their campaigns, build interactive creative, and analyze in-depth reporting all from one simple-to-use interface. Our core java applications and microservices form the foundation of our cross-device real-time marketing platform, the SteelHouse Advertising Suite, and handle hundreds of millions of requests per day. Cassandra and in-house solutions are heavily leveraged to keep attributes and metadata current to meet the demanding SLAs of rapid response advertising.

  • Facebook Event - Behind Facebook's Android Apps

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    --------------------------------- About The Facebook Android Engineering team is visiting Los Angeles to talk about the challenges they faced optimizing Messenger and video performance at scale. Please join us for a two-part talk given by our engineering leaders followed by drinks, apps and conversations with the team & guests. We hope you can make it! RSVP HERE - https://facebookandroidla.splashthat.com/ password: facebookla --------------------------------- Speakers --------------------------------- LUIZ SCHEIDEGGER FACEBOOK MESSENGER: PERFORMANCE TRICKS AND BEST PRACTICES Luiz is a Software Engineer on the Android Messenger team. Over the past 3 years, Luiz has worked on video recording, transcoding, and sending through the Messenger selfie cam, as well as the Messenger Content Platform announced at F8 this year. Luiz will talk about Android performance tricks and best practices the team learned along the way to being one of the most popular apps in the Play Store. SANDERS CHONG FACEBOOK MEDIA: VIDEOS ON ANDROID Sanders is a Software Engineer on the Facebook Media team. Recent projects include auto-playing video in Newsfeed, Messenger video, and video transcoding. He is generally interested in anything media related and enjoys technical discussions about video or graphics. In recent months, there has been a significant shift in video viewing habits (from TV to online), and Facebook has become one of the major platforms for people to discover, watch, and share video. This talk will focus on the technologies needed to power video on Android and lessons learned while optimizing video performance at scale. --------------------------------- Schedule --------------------------------- > 6:30pm Role call! = Get in the door, grab a drink and prepare for what's next. > 7:15pm - 8:15pm = Tech Talks & Q&A > 8:15pm - 9:00 pm = Happy Hour and Networking > 9:00pm = Life is a series of hellos and goodbyes, and I'm afraid it's time again to say, well... goodbye.

  • When & How to Scale Your Mobile App

    General Assembly

    When do you start to seriously think about scaling your Mobile App? Do you do it as you’re building your app or when your user base grows and you see the need to increase resources? Want to learn more? Join Lukas Sliwka, the CTO of Grindr, who helped to design Grindr’s current system which enables 2 million daily active users to connect. Lukas will go over actual scenarios and discuss the following topics: > How to build for scale > Financing and budgeting > Handling managed services Bring plenty of questions as both Lukas and Casey will be on-hand to answer questions. * Pizza and drinks will be provided. * Paid parking is available across the street in the Santa Monica Place structure near Nordstrom. (( PLEASE RSVP HERE - So we can get an accurate count for food and beverages = https://generalassemb.ly/education/when-how-to-scale-your-mobile-app/los-angeles/16958 )) About the Speakers Casey Frith-Smith, Moderator Casey Frith-Smith, VP, Video Solutions at FOX Network Engineering & Operations, leads a team of technical managers in the development and ongoing maintenance of video and application initiatives for FOX, FX, National Geographic and other FOX Networks Group sites and apps. He works with OEMs and service providers to deploy and maintain robust video delivery platforms for consumers. Lukas Sliwka, Speaker Lukas Sliwka, CTO of Grindr, is a thirty-something technologist who's lived and worked in many different places around the world including Europe, Canada, and both coasts of the US. Lukas has a background in software engineering, agile methodologies, and agile transformation. He loves the disruptive nature of technology and seeks any opportunity to change the status quo. He joined Grindr to further its geo-social mobile platform and how it impacts the dating world. Lukas has also held key roles at Beachbody, Yamaha, and Mazda.