• #HNLondon - May 2018

    WeWork Moorgate

    Please RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hnlondon-may-2018-tickets-46034054095 London's largest tech meet-up is back for another round of fascinating and inspiring talks. We have the following delights planned for you 18:30 - Pizza and soft drinks 18:45 - Sponsor intros 18:50 - Nicole Kayode & Rita Mantler - Medixus: The Good, The Tech & The Ugly. Medixus founders Nicole & Rita discuss the reality of developing a healthcare 'tech for good' product, their journey so far, and their grand vision: sharing knowledge and saving lives across the world. 19:10 - Ben Alun-Jones - Unmade: The convergence of software, hardware, knitwear.... and a bunch of other products. Ben is the co-founder of Unmade.com, the leading customisation platform for the fashion industry. 19:30 - Break & Networking 19:50 - Kat Bowles - On ‘joining the (engineering) club’ as a woman Kat Bowles is the Director of People and Talent @ OpenSignal and a Business Psychologist. Hear findings from Kat’s recent academic research (soon to be published) on how women in software engineering identify with their careers and experience ‘fitting in’, in a male-dominated industry. Also hear some tips on improving the inclusivity of the industry, part research driven, part experience driven (from working in the industry for the past seven years). 20:10 - Julien Callede - Co-founder @ Made.com Title & description coming soon HNLondon is sponsored by: Constructor Labs teach Fullstack Web Development with JavaScript. Over the course of 12 weeks you will learn core JavaScript, server-side development with Node, how to create interfaces with React and how store and retrieve data from a database. The course is taught by experienced developers who will teach you everything you need to know to get your first job in the industry. We are running our next cohort from 3rd September and fees are £5,000. Check out http://constructorlabs.com/course for course info. Email [masked] for further info Honest Work want to encourage more honesty and transparency in job adverts. We are launching a job board for tech and startup companies, where every vacancy advertises real salaries and real insights into the company's interview process. Honesty is the new game changer. Sign up at https://honest.work to get notified when we launch. Nexmo is a global cloud communications platform, providing APIs and SDKs for SMS, voice, phone verification, messaging and advanced multi-channel conversations. We have officially supported open source libraries for Node.JS, Ruby, Python, PHP, Java and C# .NET enabling you to build scalable communications features such as two-factor authentication, notifications, two-way and group messaging, one to one or multi person calls, all with the technologies that you are already using. WeWork is the platform for creators. We provide the space, community and services you need to create your life’s work. To learn more send an email to [masked] or call[masked]

  • #HNLondon - March 2018

    WeWork Moorgate

    Please RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hnlondon-march-2018-tickets-43588019941 We are excited to announce the full line-up for our March event. We wanted to try an experiment at this event and skip the beer to see how a dry event goes. We'll still have plenty of pizza and soft drinks 18:15 - Pizza and soft drinks 18:45 - Sponsor intros 18:50 - Dmitri Grabov - I built a school, I liked it Dmitri will talk about his experience of building a coding bootcamp. He will focus on the many challenges faced and lessons learned which you can apply to your own startup. 19:10 - Douglas Squirrel - The Squirrel Test: What I Learnt from 30 Startups in 3 Years. Since 2015, I've worked as a consulting CTO with a wide variety of growing companies, including Geckoboard, DueDil, Lostmy.name, BookingBug, BridgeU, and MarketInvoice - and in that time, I've seen most of the common (and uncommon) ways to screw up your startup. Using this experience and taking inspiration from Joel Spolsky, I've compiled the Squirrel Test: a short list of questions you can answer in under 5 minutes to determine what might be keeping you from scaling successfully. As well as looking at and explaining the questions, I'll share some fun and terrifying stories from the front lines. 19:30 - Break 19:45 - Denise Xifara - Making sense of the diversity in news Nupinion is news aggregation with a purpose. It organises updates from all global news outlets into one place according to source or topic and ranks articles by credibility and political slant. Tracking topics, sources or people around the world is as simple as few clicks. Nupinion identifies a user's news reading habits and deploys AI to recommend articles from different perspectives. Our mission is to empower citizens with information, build trust in quality journalism, and foster media literacy in the digital age. 20:05 - Benji Lanyado - From Journalism to Developer to Founder, and all the Nonsense in Between Benji Lanyado explains how and why he left journalist to learn how to code and launch fair photography marketplace Picfair HNLondon is sponsored by Constructor Labs teach Fullstack Web Development with JavaScript. Over the course of 12 weeks you will learn core JavaScript, server-side development with Node, how to create interfaces with React and how store and retrieve data from a database. The course is taught by experienced developers who will teach you everything you need to know to get your first job in the industry. We are running our next cohort from 23rd April and fees are £3,000. Check out http://constructorlabs.com/course for course info. Email [masked] for further info Nexmo is a global cloud communications platform, providing APIs and SDKs for SMS, voice, phone verification, messaging and advanced multi-channel conversations. We have officially supported open source libraries for Node.JS, Ruby, Python, PHP, Java and C# .NET enabling you to build scalable communications features such as two-factor authentication, notifications, two-way and group messaging, one to one or multi person calls, all with the technologies that you are already using. WeWork is the platform for creators. We provide the space, community and services you need to create your life’s work. To learn more send an email to [masked] or call[masked]

  • #HNLondon, January 2018

    WeWork Moorgate

  • #HNLondon, October 2017

    Veranstaltungsort für Mitglieder sichtbar

    Please RSVP on our Eventbrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hnlondon-october-2017-tickets-38980755489 We are back for another awesome #HNLondon, this time at a new venue: WeWork Moorgate. If you have not been before, it's an evening of geeky fun where you can meet lots of likeminded people and enjoy great talks from London's top tech and entrepreneurial talent. We have the following delights planned for you 18:15 - Beers (courtesy of our friends at DeskBeers (https://www.deskbeers.com/)) and pizza 18:45 - Introductions 18:50 - Lee Provoost (https://medium.com/@leeprovoost) - CTO at Andiamo (http://andiamo.io/) There needs to be a shift in focus. Size matters. A lot of foundational infrastructure in our society is broken. We have increasing congestion problems, a housing crisis, a growing aging population and we don’t have enough healthcare professionals (nor the money to pay them). However, there is an opportunity that lies in every crisis. It’s the first time in history where we have the tools to tackle some of the big “boring” problems with a small team and make a serious dent. This is why we started Andiamo. We set out to solve major global healthcare problems, starting with the orthopaedic industry. The aim of this talk is to encourage you to stop working on incremental improvements and to shift focus to solving the big exciting problems that matter. 19:10 - Romain Huet (https://twitter.com/romainhuet) and Ross Sheil (https://twitter.com/rossysheil) - Stripe Building for Builders Stripe's reputation for developer experience has allowed them to describe their platform as the new standard in e-commerce, Romain will share 8 tips for building great API experiences in the new API economy whilst Ross will share some of the lessons learned by Stripe in working with the startup ecosystem! 19:30 - Break and networking 19:50 - Ola Sitarska (https://twitter.com/olasitarska) - Founder of Django Girls (https://djangogirls.org/) From one free workshop to 10,000 women learning to code Python in 3 years Django Girls is a non-profit organisation that provides resources to help volunteers organise free Python and Django workshops for women worldwide. In three years, a one humble workshop in Berlin grew to a charity that organised more than 420 events for 11500 women. Ola, the co-founder of Django Girls will share what she thinks were the biggest factors contributing of the incredible growth of the community. 20:10 - Marius Schatke (https://twitter.com/mariuslon) and Emil Vaughan (https://twitter.com/EmilLondonv) - Citymapper Citymapper: how to run a bus App company transitions to running a bus. Can a team of software engineers and data scientists run a bus service in London? As always we'll have tons of pizza and craft beer (courtesy of our friends at DeskBeers (https://www.deskbeers.com/)). The hashtag for the event is #HNLondon and you can find videos of past talks at https://vimeo.com/hnlondon . We now have a Slack group to chat about all things tech, jobs, start-ups etc. Please email [masked] for an invite. We also have a fast-growing contractor mailing list. If you are a contract developer and want to receive jobs direct from hiring companies, sign up at http://eepurl.com/byq7Af or if you want hire some of London's finest developers, you can post jobs from https://www.hnlondon.com/#contracts . HNLondon is proudly supported by Memrise (https://www.memrise.com/) gives people learning superpowers. We aim to help anyone achieve confident, real-world language skills in just a few short months. Our product is innovative and fun, and it delivers the goods. This year, we won the “App of the Year 2017” at the Google Play Awards. With near zero marketing spend we’ve grown organically to tens of millions of users, and have a very diverse team of 56 (comprising of 37 nationalities). We have native iOS and Android apps as well as a web app, and a Python/Django backend that we are scaling very fast. We are pretty much always hiring, and if you are thinking about joining us, here are some of the people you might end up working with: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wORv8J1n0y8 Constructor Labs (http://constructorlabs.com) is a programming school teaching the next generation of software developers. We are kicking off our 12 week Web Development course on 22nd Jan 2018. Email Dmitri on [masked] for admission details. DeskBeers (http://meet.meetup.com/wf/click?upn=pEEcc35imY7Cq0tG1vyTt0ldEZ71OjjSzFwB-2B9pkVE1jw5FjCx2-2BX1w2Rz2Et-2BQ9hMreRA-2FgBdMzyQAsdeuZP7W5Dg1gGzOD1wyxKQUIc0g-3D_htXrzQDxN3fwNwEbgT95w8i0DJE58jr6Tt-2FxZ5Q0S-2F-2FV8lFu7B95q5TwSPtQH8iIQe4SrbJcFdzIdJizfmyGwqRiei1tV5ayH-2F16TH-2FAOYfYlMLsDi0kllaekMYsAw60XxFLEfKVYQR2u7SoTLu9lciNebj9pFdQDz3pQEhTO2p5574fS5mAVAyLf3a2SCIebWuxybu-2BmQmN7W1nRovY9A-3D-3D) are offering 20% off the first order in a Regular Delivery to all our members. Just use the code HNLONDON20 WeWork is the platform for creators. We provide the space, community and services you need to create your life’s work. To learn more send an email to [masked] or call[masked]. We have sponsorship slots available. Please see https://www.hnlondon.com/#sponsor for details.

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  • #HNLondon, Jan 2017

    Central Foundation Boys School

    Please see the talk lineup for our next event below. If you RSVPed for the event, but can no longer make it, please update your status so someone else can take your place. 18:30 - Beer (supplied by our friends at DeskBeers (https://www.deskbeers.com/)) and pizza 19:00 - Sponsor introductions 19:15 - Dirk Gorissen (https://twitter.com/DirkGor) - Python vs Orangutan Borneo and Sumatra in South East Asia are home to a number of orangutan rescue and rehabilitation centres. A common problem each of these have is keeping track of the animals they release back in the wild. Traditionally this is done with ground teams using a radio antenna to search for the weak radio pings each animal sends out. A true needle in the haystack problem. This talk will discuss a drone-based tracking system that has been developed to alleviate this problem. More specifically the data analysis problem of searching and locating the signal of each animal against a noisy background. 19:35 - Ben Wootton (https://twitter.com/benjaminwootton) - An introduction to Continuum - A framework for DevOps in AWS In this talk, Benjamin will demonstrate Continuum - a modern DevOps framework that we have developed for standing up secure environments in AWS using the Packer, Terraform and AWS elastic container service. 19:55 - Break 20:10 - Oliver Sylvester-Bradley (https://twitter.com/defactodesign) - Web apps to save the world How could we code our way out of neoliberalism and build a collaborative, democratic and sustainable economy? This presentation describes a vision of a member-owned, open source OS built on the Open App Ecosystem. 20:30 - Jonas Huckestein (https://twitter.com/jonas) (CTO at Monzo) - 100x Banking Ops How we use software to run 100x more efficient operations than legacy banks (operations as in sending out debit cards, not as in DevOps) 21:00 - Pub: The Angel on City Road (https://www.theangelcityroad.co.uk/) As always we'll have tons of pizza and craft beer (courtesy of our friends at DeskBeers (https://www.deskbeers.com/)). The hashtag for the event is #HNLondon and you can find videos of past talks at https://vimeo.com/hnlondon . We now have a Slack group to chat about all things tech, jobs, start-ups etc. Please email [masked] for an invite. We also have a fast-growing contractor mailing list. If you are contract developer and want to receive jobs direct from hiring companies, sign up at http://eepurl.com/byq7Af or if you want hire some of London's finest developers, you can post jobs from https://www.hnlondon.com/#contracts . HNLondon is proudly supported by Nexmo (https://www.nexmo.com/) is a global cloud communications platform, providing APIs and SDKs for SMS, voice, phone verification, messaging and advanced multi-channel conversations. We have officially supported open source libraries for Node.JS, Ruby, Python, PHP, Java and C# .NET enabling you to build scalable communications features such as two-factor authentication, notifications, two-way and group messaging, one to one or multi person calls, all with the technologies that you are already using. Indeed Prime (http://www.indeed.co.uk/prime) is a premium talent platform that matches elite tech talent to top companies. Sign up and let companies apply to you. Interested employers will reach out with salary, position, and equity upfront. 100% free. Privately join the best job search platform for software engineers. Learn more at http://www.indeed.co.uk/prime We have sponsorship slots available. Please see https://www.hnlondon.com/#sponsor for details.

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  • HNLondon, November 2016

    Central Foundation Boys School

    The speaker lineup is as follows 18:30 - Beer (supplied by our friends at DeskBeers (https://www.deskbeers.com/)) and pizza 19:00 - Sponsor introductions 19:10 - Sym Roe (https://twitter.com/symroe) (Democracy Club (https://twitter.com/democlub)) - Towards better elections: bringing the UK political system in the to digital age with open data and platforms 19:30 - Jules Storer (ROLI (https://twitter.com/weareroli)) - Surely only an idiot would write a new C-like language in[masked]:50 - Break 20:10 - Rob Elkin (https://twitter.com/robelkin) (Busuu (https://twitter.com/busuu)) - AltConf (https://twitter.com/altconference) - Building a community conference As one of the founders of AltConf, Rob has a unique view on the biggest week of the year for iOS and macOS developers, WWDC. AltConf has grown from a small seed to one of the biggest Apple developer conferences in the world, and a focal point for developers, designers and everyone in the community. They have changed over time, but always put the community at the heart of what they do and why they do it. I'll quickly cover the origin story of AltConf, how they’ve evolved over the years, as well as the inside stories of our journey, and how they deal with the public pressure and high expectations. 20:30 - Alice Bentick (https://twitter.com/Alicebentinck) (Entrepreneur First (https://twitter.com/efLDN)) - Why engineers make the best founders 21:30 - Pub: Angel on City Road (https://www.theangelcityroad.co.uk/) The hashtag for the event is #HNLondon (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23hnlondon&src=savs) and you can find videos of all past talks at https://vimeo.com/hnlondon . We now have a Slack group to chat about all things tech. Please email [masked] for an invite. We would also like to take this opportunity to welcome Ellie Hale (https://twitter.com/eg_hale) to the organisers committee. Ellie is a long term supporter of HNLondon and has already been helping us source some of the amazing speakers you saw at our last event. We have sponsorship slots free for next year. If your company is looking hire developers, gain customers or simply raise its profile in the London tech community, we would love to hear from you. Full details of our sponsorship programme is at https://www.hnlondon.com/#sponsor . HNLondon is proudly supported by Nexmo (https://www.nexmo.com/) is a global cloud communications platform, providing APIs and SDKs for SMS, voice, phone verification, messaging and advanced multi-channel conversations. We have officially supported open source libraries for Node.JS, Ruby, Python, PHP, Java and C# .NET enabling you to build scalable communications features such as two-factor authentication, notifications, two-way and group messaging, one to one or multi person calls, all with the technologies that you are already using. Indeed Prime is a premium talent platform that matches elite tech talent to top companies. Sign up and let companies apply to you. Interested employers will reach out with salary, position, and equity upfront. 100% free. Privately join the best job search platform for software engineers. Learn more at http://www.indeed.co.uk/prime

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  • HNLondon, October 2016

    Central Foundation Boys School

    We are super excited to announce the full speaker lineup for out upcoming event. Please full details below. Also, if you signed up for the event but can no longer make, please update your RSVP so someone else can take your place :) 18:30 - Pizza and beers (courtesy of Craft Rebellion (http://craftrebellion.com/)) 19:00 - Introductions 19:15 - Umesh Pandya (https://twitter.com/the_uMe): Wayfindr (https://www.wayfindr.net/): Independent travel for Blind people. Of the estimated two million people living with sight loss in the UK, almost half say they would like to leave their home more often. Wayfindr is a pioneering tech for good, not-for-profit on a mission to empower vision impaired people to navigate the world independently. Umesh Pandya, Co Founder | CEO of Wayfindr, will take you on a three year journey of continual learning from initial prototypes, through pilot projects at London Underground stations, to the release of the Wayfindr Open Standard for audio-based wayfinding. 19:35 - Joel Gibbard (https://twitter.com/JoelGibbard): How to Build a Bionic Hand Joel will be talking about how he started hacking robotic hands together at 17, how his work contributed to a movement in open source prosthetics and how his Company Open Bionics (http://www.openbionics.com/) is pioneering technical developments in upper limb prosthetics. Looking to the future he'll explain how his crude prototypes have now been developed into what will soon be the most advanced and affordable bionic hand in the world. 20:00 - break 20:15 - Rob Carter (https://twitter.com/RACarter): How software will feed the world 20:35 - Alex Klein (https://twitter.com/alexnklein): 5 Key Turning Points in Kano (https://kano.me/)'s Journey 21:30 - Pub: venue TBC The hashtag for the event is #HNLondon (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23hnlondon&src=savs) and you can find videos of all past talks at https://vimeo.com/hnlondon . Please check out our sponsors without whom the event would not be possible. Citymapper (https://citymapper.com/): Cities are complicated. We're using the power of mobile and data to help humans survive and master them. We're building the best app, with the best routing, and the best data about cities everywhere in the world where we can make a difference. We're a small dedicated team based in London, with backgrounds in transport, startups, apps, design, investing and academia. We like simplifying complexity, reinventing user experience, working with data, shipping fast, and humanising a serious space. We're always looking for good people at all levels with skills like Python backend, React-based web, iOS, Android, Site Reliability, Data Science, and more: https://citymapper.com/jobs Indeed Prime (http://www.indeed.co.uk/prime) is a premium talent platform that matches elite tech talent to top companies. Sign up and let companies apply to you. Interested employers will reach out with salary, position, and equity upfront. 100% free. Privately join the best job search platform for software engineers. Learn more at http://www.indeed.co.uk/prime Nexmo (https://www.nexmo.com/) is a global cloud communications platform, providing APIs and SDKs for SMS, voice, phone verification, messaging and advanced multi-channel conversations. We have officially supported open source libraries for Node.JS, Ruby, Python, PHP, Java and C# .NET enabling you to build scalable communications features such as two-factor authentication, notifications, two-way and group messaging, one to one or multi person calls, all with the technologies that you are already using.

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  • #HNLondon, December 2015

    Central Foundation Boys School

    We have an cracking lineup for you to end the year on a high note. Please note that Jamie Knight is no longer able to make it to the event, however we hope to have him back at a future event. 18:30 - Beer and pizza 19:00 - Introductions with Sanderson Jones 19:20 - Jack du Rose (https://twitter.com/jackdurose) - Colony - A platform for Decentralised Autonomous Companies using the Ethereum blockchain The hierarchical company is outdated. It is inefficient at scale and is incompatible with the kinds of distributed, scalable organisations the internet should allow. Colony provides a new approach: a software platform for web and mobile which enables peer-to-peer organisations by providing structure and discipline. 19:40 - Philip Su (https://twitter.com/philipsu) - Building The World's Very Worst Site Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Remote Managers Philip Su, site director of Facebook London, summarizes five years of leading Facebook London and working in Facebook Seattle down to 30 minutes of sarcasm. It's his little handbook of what exactly not to do, for all managers considering launching remote offices. The tone is intentionally sarcastic and overly dramatic. Many of the examples are pulled from past experiences both within and outside Facebook. Whatever you do, please do the opposite of what he recommends! 20:20 - break 20:30 - Will Critchlow (https://twitter.com/willcritchlow) - The future of search: 5 ways search is fundamentally changing Search is undergoing dramatic changes taking it away from a focus on keywords and websites, towards conversational search and app indexes. Will is going to discuss the ways Distilled believes search is fundamentally changing including compound queries, implicit search signals, user signals as a ranking factor, the move from keywords to intents, and the drive towards data driven search. 21:30 - Pub http://www.thewindmillinthecity.com/ As always the event is accompanied by tons of free beer and pizza. Our beer has now been upgraded to 100% craft beer courtesy of our friends at Craft Rebellion (http://craftrebellion.com/). Videos of past talks are online at http://vimeo.com/hnlondon . If you are into the whole Twitter thing, the hashtag for the event is #HNLondon. HNLondon is supported by following wonderful folks. Please check them out :) SuperAwesome (http://www.superawesome.tv/en/) Fuelled by tablets, smartphones the number of kids online have exploded in the last five years. All of these developments have created the need for a new kids internet infrastructure, which is what SuperAwesome specialise in. Our platforms provide the kid-safe technology which powers much of the digital kids ecosystem, enabling content creators, brands and protecting kids. We’re one of the fastest growing startups in Europe, with hundreds of clients including Disney, Warner Bros, Nintendo, LEGO etc. We’re always looking for good developers (Front-end / Back-end / FullStack) and DevOps. We’re mostly a JS shop (Node, Angular) and are having fun with Docker :) https://superawesome.workable.com/ Hired (https://hired.com/) is an online marketplace where top tech companies will compete to hire you. Explore multiple opportunities side by side from the top companies in the UK by making a profile at any time. Learn more and sign up at https://hired.com Braintree (https://www.braintreepayments.com/) At the forefront of the digital payments revolution, PayPal helps millions to send money without sharing financial information and with the flexibility to pay using their PayPal account balances, PayPal Credit, bank accounts, and credit cards. Working alongside PayPal is Braintree, acquired by PayPal in 2013. Braintree’s global platform powers payments for thousands of online and mobile commerce innovators. Merchants in more than 45 countries can accept payments in over 130 currencies. Braintree's v.zero SDK powers PayPal, including One Touch, Apple Pay, Bitcoin across any device. To learn more, visit Braintree at http://www.braintreepayments.com Osper (https://osper.com/) provides a prepaid debit card for kids 8-18 that helps them learn about money management. And we not only help young people buy Lego and save for bicycles - we are building an awesome technology team that eliminates legacy code, keeps the bug rate tiny, and stays small and joyful. We are doing this by adopting and adapting techniques like pair programming, test-driven development, continuous deployment, and microservices. Read more about our plan to be awesome on our blog http://tech.osper.io (http://tech.osper.io/). We want to meet and work with geeks of all stripes - from sysadmins to server-side devs, testers to mobile coders, data crunchers to security analysts. If that's interesting, get in touch with Nico at [masked]

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  • #HNLondon, October 2015

    Central Foundation Boys School

    In case you were wondering what the full lineup is for this Thursday, here it is: -- If you signed up but can no longer make it, please update RSVP so someone else can take your place-- 18:30 - Beer and pizza 19:00 - Sponsor intros 19:10 - Motti Strom: Write everywhere, run once We will share the best practices and lessons learned from our experience in building CopyCopy (https://www.copycopy.com), a cross-device cloud clipboard. 19:30 - Hawkeye King (https://twitter.com/hawkeye_king): Foundations and Frontiers of Telerobotic Surgery This talk will discuss methods in robotic surgery from pure human control to combined human-computer control; including the use of computational virtual fixtures and mixed autonomy to assist the human operator. 19:50 - Break 20:10 - Mio Nilsson (https://twitter.com/iceydee): Stop pushing revolution, we should be focusing on evolution How to keep pace with rapid new product developments without compromising on the stability and flexibility of your app. 20:30 - Janna Bastow (https://twitter.com/simplybastow): Product-Market Fit is an illusion 21:00 - Pub - www.thewindmillinthecity.com (http://www.thewindmillinthecity.com/) We now have over 60 developers signed up to the contractor mailing list and are now speaking to companies about promoting their roles on it. If are looking for contractors and want to promote the job free of charge to awesome devs, please email [masked]. If you want to receive contract gigs direct from hiring companies sign up at http://eepurl.com/byq7Af . Dedicated site coming soon. As always the event is accompanied by tons of free beer and pizza. Our beer has now been upgraded to 100% craft beer courtesy of our friends at Craft Rebellion (http://craftrebellion.com/). Videos of past talks are online at http://vimeo.com/hnlondon . If you are into the whole Twitter thing, the hashtag for the event is #HNLondon. HNLondon is generously supported by Hired (https://hired.com/) is an online marketplace where top tech companies will compete to hire you. Explore multiple opportunities side by side from the top companies in the UK by making a profile at any time. Learn more and sign up at https://hired.com Braintree (https://www.braintreepayments.com/) At the forefront of the digital payments revolution, PayPal helps millions to send money without sharing financial information and with the flexibility to pay using their PayPal account balances, PayPal Credit, bank accounts, and credit cards. Working alongside PayPal is Braintree, acquired by PayPal in 2013. Braintree’s global platform powers payments for thousands of online and mobile commerce innovators. Merchants in more than 45 countries can accept payments in over 130 currencies. Braintree's v.zero SDK powers PayPal, including One Touch, Apple Pay, Bitcoin across any device. To learn more, visit Braintree at http://www.braintreepayments.com Osper (https://osper.com/) provides a prepaid debit card for kids 8-18 that helps them learn about money management. And we not only help young people buy Lego and save for bicycles - we are building an awesome technology team that eliminates legacy code, keeps the bug rate tiny, and stays small and joyful. We are doing this by adopting and adapting techniques like pair programming, test-driven development, continuous deployment, and microservices. Read more about our plan to be awesome on our blog http://tech.osper.io (http://tech.osper.io/). We want to meet and work with geeks of all stripes - from sysadmins to server-side devs, testers to mobile coders, data crunchers to security analysts. If that's interesting, get in touch with Nico at [masked]

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  • #HNLondon, August 2015

    Central Foundation Boys School

    The schedule for our next event is below. If you have RSVPed yes, but cannot make it please update your status so someone else can take your place. Please note that there is tube strike on the day of the event which will make transport tricky. See https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/tube/tube-strike for more info. 18:30 - Beer and pizza 19:00 - Sponsor intros 19:10 - Tom Blomfield (https://twitter.com/t_blom): Mondo - building a full-stack bank 19:30 - Mike MacCana (https://twitter.com/mikemaccana): Front end npm: everything you need to know...and all the things we wish we'd known earlier. 19:50 - Break 20:10 - Edward Perello (https://twitter.com/EdwardPerello): Putting the Tech in Biotech Edward will bring you up to speed on the most important developments in the CRISPR genome engineering field, demonstrating how to edit genes to create DNA-based programs for gene therapies and beyond. Edward will also examine what easy genome engineering means for society, alongside the opportunities and challenges facing developers interested in building CAD/CAM software for a new breed of organism engineer. 20:30 - Simon Peyton Jones (http://research.microsoft.com/~simonpj): The dream of a lifetime: an opportunity to shape how our children learn computing In September 2014, the National Curriculum in England established computer science as a foundational subject that every child must study, from primary school onwards. This is a hugely welcome change, but it is a seismic one, especially for teachers for whom this is an entirely new professional requirement. That gives us – computer scientists, software professionals, enthusiasts – a huge opportunity to influence the way in which the concrete finally sets. In my talk I'll sketch the context for the changes in our children's computing education, explain why I think it is such a good thing, outline the opportunities and challenges I see ahead, and invite you to join in. It'll be fun! 21:00 - Pub - www.thewindmillinthecity.com (http://www.thewindmillinthecity.com/) As always the event is accompanied by tons of free beer and pizza. Our beer has now been upgraded to 100% craft beer courtesy of our friends at Craft Rebellion (http://craftrebellion.com/). Videos of past talks are online at http://vimeo.com/hnlondon . If you are into the whole Twitter thing, the hashtag for the event is #HNLondon. HNLondon is generously supported by Hired (https://hired.com/) is an online marketplace where top tech companies will compete to hire you. Explore multiple opportunities side by side from the top companies in the UK by making a profile at any time. Learn more and sign up at https://hired.com Lyst (http://www.lyst.com/) is a leading fashion marketplace - we partner with the world’s top fashion brands and stores to provide people with a personalised way to discover and shop for fashion online. From launch in 2010, Lyst is growing quickly and already generates tens of millions of dollars in sales for the hundreds of brands, retailers and publishers it partners with around the world. Behind the scenes we're python & machine learning fanatics and you can read more about that at http://developers.lyst.com (http://developers.lyst.com/). We're actively looking for talented people across the business. Contact us directly if you are interested in finding out more: [masked] Osper (https://osper.com/) provides a prepaid debit card for kids 8-18 that helps them learn about money management. And we not only help young people buy Lego and save for bicycles - we are building an awesome technology team that eliminates legacy code, keeps the bug rate tiny, and stays small and joyful. We are doing this by adopting and adapting techniques like pair programming, test-driven development, continuous deployment, and microservices. Read more about our plan to be awesome on our blog http://tech.osper.io (http://tech.osper.io/). We want to meet and work with geeks of all stripes - from sysadmins to server-side devs, testers to mobile coders, data crunchers to security analysts. If that's interesting, get in touch with Nico at [masked]

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