Lightning Talks: Halloween Edition

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Join us to celebrate Halloween with a series of lightning talks on spooky and magical web development topics! We will be wearing our favorite halloween-themed clothing and costumes and encourage everyone to dress up! There will be time to network and meet other attendees after the talks.

Lightning Talks

Things that Git Bisect in the Night - Tracy King
GraphQL - The Friendly Ghost - Marian Lumba
Arcane Animation: The Sinister Sine - Brandon Heyer
Machine-generated nightmares: Creating scary stories using text generation NLP methods - Allie Saizan
The Pull Request Curse: An Open Source Ghost Story - Brittany Walker
Accessibility - Pearl McPhee

Interested in giving a lightning talk? Shoot us a message and let's chat!

Laptops are optional! Feel free to bring yours if you'd like to follow along with someone or leave it at home if you just want to listen.

Meetup Agenda
Every study group will have the following format:
• 6:30pm - Setup & Networking

• 6:40 - 6:50pm - Quick introductions

• 6:50 - 8:15pm -Lightning Talks

• 8:15 - 8:30pm - Wrap Up


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