• Why teaching code to children matters? - Talk with Tsuyoshi Domoto

    How do you prepare your children for a digital future? What are some proven methods to teach kids how to code? For this talk, we're extremely happy to welcome Tsuyoshi "Yoshi" Domoto, founder of Saturday Kids in Japan! Yoshi will explain Saturday Kids' mindset when it comes to teaching code. He will also share his experience with the classes they've run until now, and the different methods that they use in order to prepare children for a digital future. To discover more about Saturday Kids: http://www.saturdaykids.jp Agenda • 7:00 pm - Doors open • 7:30 pm - Talk by Tsuyoshi Domoto • 8:00 pm - Q&A • 8:30 pm - Networking session ________________ About Tsuyoshi Domoto Yoshi started his career in finance in Tokyo, but soon realized that his life was not matching his inner values, and flew to Honduras to join projects with a big social impact. From his experience, Yoshi formed the belief that every child deserves access to a high quality education regardless of their background. He launched Saturday Kids with this mindset, and aims to be part of the actors that will change the state of education for the better around the world. About Le Wagon Tokyo Le Wagon Tokyo (https://www.lewagon.com/tokyo) is a coding school for startups, creative people and tech entrepreneurs. Our 9-week Full-Stack Coding Bootcamp (https://www.lewagon.com/tokyo/program/full-time) is designed for complete beginners or "half-beginners" who really want to dive into programming and, above all, change their mindset. Learn to think like a developer, consider issues with new insight, and become more autonomous thanks to these newly acquired abilities. The next Tokyo batch will start on January 13th and applications are open. (https://www.lewagon.com/apply/tokyo) Still considering whether to apply or not? Try our free online track! (https://www.lewagon.com/learn-to-code) Our part-time bootcamp is now open! Next batch kicks off March 21st, 2020. https://www.lewagon.com/tokyo/program/part-time

  • Introduction to Generative Art - Workshop with F. Zumbrunn

    Are you curious about what Generative Art means, and even more about how to create some? Have you always been interested about creating art with code? For this workshop, we're extremely happy to welcome back Senior Creative Developer and Technologist Florian Zumbrunn! One half of the artistic duo Makio&Floz, Florian is working worldwide on animations, installations and VJ. Discover their latest work: https://makioandfloz.com In this workshop, Florian will: - Introduce the topic of generative art - Use Javascript in a creative way through P5js - Create visuals based on some of the concepts introduced This is a beginner friendly workshop! No need to have advanced knowledge in either programming or Javascript. Agenda • 7:00 pm - Doors open • 7:30 pm - Workshop led by Florian • 9:00 pm - End of the workshop Pre-requisite • Bring your laptop with Chrome installed • Basic notions of programming ('for' loops, 'if' statements, etc...) ________________ About Le Wagon Tokyo Le Wagon Tokyo (https://www.lewagon.com/tokyo) is a coding school for startups, creative people and tech entrepreneurs. Our 9-week Full-Stack Coding Bootcamp (https://www.lewagon.com/program) is designed for complete beginners or "half-beginners" who really want to dive into programming and, above all, change their mindset. Learn to think like a developer, consider issues with new insight, and become more autonomous thanks to these newly acquired abilities. The next Tokyo batch will start on January 13th and applications are open. (https://www.lewagon.com/apply/tokyo) Still considering whether to apply or not? Try our free online track! (https://www.lewagon.com/learn-to-code) Our part-time bootcamp is now open! Next batch kicks off March 21st, 2020. https://www.lewagon.com/tokyo/program/part-time