• 2 FREE workshops: “Humans & VR” and "Shooting 360 Video"–4/17 or 4/18

    Galvanize, San Francisco – SoMa

    PLEASE REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE: “Humans & Virtual Reality”: https://vr-2-sf-2018.eventbrite.com/?aff=musve “Shooting 360 Video: A Step-by-step Demonstration”: https://360-2-sf-2018.eventbrite.com/?aff=musve ------------- These workshops are suitable for everyone. Note: each workshop is repeated so that you can choose the one that best suits your schedule. ------------- “HUMANS & VIRTUAL REALITY” (https://vr-2-sf-2018.eventbrite.com/?aff=musve) Without a clear understanding of the human side of virtual reality, the experience will always fail.” (Jason Jerald) Designing for virtual reality is an incredibly complex challenge. When done well, these experiences can be brilliant and pleasurable, but when done badly, they can result in frustration and sickness. In this free 3-hour workshop Jason Jerald, author of "The VR Book: Human-Centered Design for Virtual Reality" and Co-Founder & Principal Consultant of NextGen Interactions, through a combination of use cases and demonstrations will show how users perceive and intuitively interact with various forms of reality, discuss the causes of VR sickness, and demonstrate how to employ useful and pleasing content to create an immersive experience. When you leave the workshop, you will understand virtual reality from the human experience perspective, allowing you to better create – or simply appreciate – powerful VR applications, whether for entertainment, education, science, healthcare, or the myriad of other uses of this new and exciting technology. This workshop is for everyone, whether a developer, content creator, filmmaker, or simply someone interested in knowing more about VR. Instructor: JASON JERALD, PhD, world’s foremost authority on human-centered design and author of best seller “The VR Book” (http://www.thevrbook.net/) ------------- “SHOOTING 360 VIDEO: A STEP-BY-STEP DEMONSTRATION“ (https://360-2-sf-2018.eventbrite.com/?aff=musve) "Shooting 360 Video: A Step-by-Step Demonstration" uses lecture, live filming demonstrations, and hands-on labs to cover: - Why 360? - What equipment do you need? - How does producing video in 360 differ from traditional video? - What are the steps and challenges of planning and filming a 360 movie? - How is post production different from standard video? - How do you distribute a 360 video? In these free 3-hour workshops, Michael Wohl, author of The 360° Video Handbook: A step-by-step guide to creating video for virtual reality (VR) and Co-Founder, Talkingstick Productions, demonstrates the creation of a 360 video by stepping through pre-production, production, post and distribution. When you leave the workshop, you will have a working knowledge of 360 video production and the skills to go out and start producing your own experiences. Instructor: MICHAEL ROWE, author of “The 360° Video Handbook” (https://www.360videohandbook.com/) and Co-Founder, Talkingstick Productions -------------------------------------- In cooperation with AnnieCannons (www.AnnieCannons.org/) AnnieCannons is a 501(c)(3) software development consultancy which recruits and trains its developers from among local survivors of human trafficking. They build software solutions targeted to help communities vulnerable to trafficking pro bono, and connect survivors with software's vast income opportunities through their Impact Agency consultancy. Find more about their program and the Agency's projects on www.AnnieCannons.org.

  • San Francisco’s Biggest MBA Fair: January 28th

    Hyatt Regency San Francisco

    QS World MBA Tour is proud to sponsor Entrepreneurs & VCs and invite you to register for the QS World MBA Tour! Stepping out of your comfort zone You can decide to study for your MBA to advance your career, broaden your skillset or explore other avenues beyond your professional field. But most importantly an MBA can give you the opportunity to participate in brand new experiences, meet new people and learn about new subject matters. It’s important to continue learning and explore unfamiliar territory and your MBA can help you to step out of your comfort zone. The QS World MBA Tour will be in San Francisco on Sunday, January 28th and you can meet face-to-face with admissions directors from a range of top business schools. This event is a one-stop shop for all of your MBA needs – it will provide you with a platform where you can network with admissions directors, get advice from experts and discover the best MBA option for you. What’s best is that for members of this Meetup group, you can gain exclusive free entry to the event (a saving of $15). Register now for free entry. Attendees of our events are also eligible to apply for a pool of scholarships, worth $7 million. Register for Free for the World MBA Tour San Francisco: https://goo.gl/hYmgyK Get the most out of the event: • Meet admissions directors from top local and international business schools • Get one-to-one expert advice on your MBA essays, applications and interviews Participating Business Schools include: UC Berkeley, UC Davis, U San Francisco, UC San Diego, and many more

  • How To Grow Your Business in 4 weeks - The Ultimate Action Plan

    Hi, my name is Aida and I would like to invite you to our event. An event for Female Entrepreneurs and small business where we show you exactly what to do to grow your business in four weeks. No fluff, no theory. Just good old action planning. What you will learn: Action items that you can apply to your business today Worksheet to take home with you Exclusive access to the online workshop Timeline: 6:00 - 6:15 pm - Meet & Greet 6:15 - 7:00 pm - Presentation 7:00 - 7:30 pm - Q & A 7:30 - 8:00 pm - Networking around an exclusive selection of Sonoma-Cutrer Wines Meet the Speakers: Joan Pulido and Hadi Labarang, bring a combined of 8 years of experience in digital marketing and tech background working for companies like Google. Here to talk about how successful companies use digital marketing channels to get customers and share some actionable tactics, you can use today to grow your business. You won’t want to miss this event! Tickets info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-grow-your-business-in-4-weeks-the-ultimate-action-plan-tickets-34089513653 Want a FREE ticket: Join our Facebook group here to get the code: https://www.facebook.com/groups/fabceoclub/ Got a question? Email us at [masked]

  • Free AT&T “Intro to 360 Video & Virtual Reality” 3-hour workshops

    Plug and Play Tech Center

    FREE REGISTRATION REQUIRED: http://360vr-sf-2017.eventbrite.com/?aff=musve AFTERNOON & EVENING sessions available. 360 video and virtual reality are two of the hottest topics in entertainment right now, and what better way to get an overview of them than a free, 3-hour, hands-on AT&T workshop. Whether you are involved in filmmaking or video content creation, are a developer that wants to know about VR, or are just curious to know more about immersive 360-degree worlds, then this intro is for you! Afternoon session: 12 - 4 Evening session: 5 - 9 (Sessions are identical, so choose the one that works best for you.) These workshops are designed to be hands-on, with the instructor showing you the steps needed to take a 360 image and transform it so that you can view it with a VR headset. Then we will give you time to do this yourself by following the step-by-step instructions in the lab book we give you while experts walk around to help anyone that is having problems. We’ll also give you a cardboard VR viewer so you can look at your results, then it’s yours to keep. The workshop will explain the types of 360 experiences, whether virtual or not, and how they differ from regular video. We will then give you an overview of the equipment and techniques needed to capture 360 video. The hands-on labs will cover 1) adding interactive elements to a 360 image, 2) distribution of a 360 video, and 3) using the Unity platform to create a simple interactive VR application with pre-made drag-and-drop elements. When you walk out of the workshop you will understand the elements and the workflow needed to create a virtual world yourself. Put on by AT&T (https://developer.att.com/) and NextGen Interactions (http://www.nextgeninteractions.com/), the 3-hour, hands-on Intro to 360 Video and Virtual Reality workshops are free, but attendance is limited so register here (http://360vr-sf-2017.eventbrite.com/?aff=musve) soon. If you want to do the labs then bring either a Windows or Mac laptop. REGISTRATION ON EVENTBRITE (https://360vr-boston-2017.eventbrite.com/?aff=mudevlab)IS REQUIRED: http://360vr-sf-2017.eventbrite.com/?aff=musve In cooperation with AnnieCannons. AnnieCannons is a 501(c)(3) organization that trains human trafficking survivors in tech skills (from testing to full stack development), helping them build software solutions targeted to help communities vulnerable to trafficking, and connecting them with software's vast income opportunities. You can see a sample of a web app built by their pilot class (still in beta) at Survivors.io (http://survivors.io/).

  • DECODING Silicon Valley - Insider's Guide for Entrepreneurs

    HELLO! Would you please share our MEETUP Thursday evening with your members – if appropriate? I'd sure appreciate it. If you have any questions – please let me know. Thank you! Katie ENTER PROMO CODE: SBCFRIENDS FOR 20% DISCOUNT – TICKETS ONLY $8! DECODE Silicon Valley - Insider's Guide for Entrepreneurs @ SBC Pitch Night BREAK RULES to grow & scale your start-up. Learn which rules & other valuable insights from VC & Silicon Valley Insider, Jon Baer @ SBC Pitch Night * 2 PITCH SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE! DATE AND TIME April 20, 2017 - Thursday 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM PDT LOCATION Startup Basecamp 900 Franklin Street San Francisco, CA 9410 https://www.meetup.com/StartupBasecamp-Pitch-Networking-events/events/239121046/

  • Learn How to Start Your Online Marketing Business in Two Hours!

    FREE TICKET How To Start Your Online Marketing Business Limited Time Only! REGISTER NOW! Internet Marketing Workshop SAN FRANCISCO MARCH 21th 22th & 23rd Time- 12:30PM to 2:30PM | 6:30PM to 8:30PM Crowne Plaza Union City 12:30pm 06:30pm Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Crowne Plaza Union City 32083 Alvarado-Niles Road Union City, CA 94587 Crowne Plaza Concord/Walnut Creek 12:30pm 06:30pm Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Crowne Plaza Concord/Walnut Creek 45 John Glenn Drive Concord, CA 94520 Doubletree by Hilton San Jose 12:30pm 06:30pm Thursday, March 23, 2017 Doubletree by Hilton San Jose 2050 Gateway Place San Jose, CA 95110 Learn Simple, Proven and Exciting Ways to Build a Successful Business Using Online Marketing Strategies. Limited Time Only! REGISTER NOW! https://goo.gl/hNvTBW How would you like to learn how to build a business from scratch using the latest online marketing strategies? The formula for creating a business from scratch and using the internet to sell your products, tools and services. We will show you how to license other products if you don't want to create them yourself. How you can get off the ground quickly by tapping into NEW platforms, where all the products & marketing are done for you. How to flood your business with sales every single day from automated traffic that converts leads into sales while you sleep. How to tie everything together, and walk out the room with a bullet-proof plan to hit your online business goals in 2016. DON'T MISS this event. Events like this have the capability of creating a breakthrough for you. We'll tell you all about this when we meet, but just know this event is mindset shifting. And potentially life-changing. BUT only if you attend. Make sure you secure your seat right now and we'll see you there. ** Choose Your SESSION when you reserve your seat ** Limited Time Only! REGISTER NOW! https://goo.gl/hNvTBW FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: Q: Would it be possible for me to take a long friend(s) or business partner(s)? A: Yes, this is possible. Do make sure that you register the people you will bring with to the Workshop. Q: Do I need any experience in order to understand what is being taught at the Workshop? A: No, we will teach you exactly and step by step how to generate a full-time income in your spare time. Q: Does my age, education background matter? A: No, it doesn't. Our oldest student 72 years "young" and definitely not computer savvy. Q: Is this event really free? A: Yes, it is absolutely free to come and learn at this event. Limited Time Only! REGISTER NOW! https://goo.gl/hNvTBW

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  • The Setup San Francisco: Story Night

    The Beer Basement

    The Setup San Francisco: Story Night Every Thursday, The Set Up presents San Francisco’s only weekly storytelling show. Get your tickets by clicking HERE (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-setup-san-francisco-story-night-tickets-31559124190) Only $10! We bring you bestselling authors, Emmy-Award winning writers, TED speakers, stars of The Moth Radio hour, Snap Judgment and accomplished comedic voices in an intimate setting right in the heart of San Francisco. The show features six, true, 10-minute stories, told live without notes in a beer basement that feels like your living room. Funny, intimate (easy now, not like that), and engaging it’s a great way to spend your Thursday. We always have an intermission so there is plenty time to chat, meet new people and tell your own stories. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Drinks are available throughout the venue, Ages 21 and up. The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue. Miles Davis used to snort coke in this room. That's performance feng shui. Get your tickets by clicking HERE (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-setup-san-francisco-story-night-tickets-31559124190) Only $10! Your hosts for the evening are: Richard Sarvate Richard is a Bay Area native who spent 10 years working as a programmer. He’s quit the tech industry for good and is now a stand-up comedian and storyteller. His mother is a schizophrenic. All of this is fodder for the stage. He’s a favorite at the SF Punch Line, he tours internationally, and has worked with superstars like Roseanne Barr. Abhay Nadkarni Abhay started stand up in the gritty neighborhood of downtown LA. As an outsider, his act centers around him trying to fit into the American way of life. He's an impressionist, comedian, and creator of the Desi Comedy Fest, the largest South Asian comedy festival in the United States. He’s appeared on CBS and has been part of the World Series of Comedy, Ventura Comedy Festival, and SF Sketchfest. David Nihill Leaving Dublin, Ireland, where he was born and raised until the age of 22, David got drunk on travel and never quite hit the sobriety of it. A bestselling author, David has been featured in Inc, NPR, and the Huffington Post, was recently part of the Irish Kings of Comedy Tour, SF Sketchfest, the Ventura Comedy Festival, Ukiah Comedy Alley, and the Kansas City Irish Festival. A multiple Moth Storyslam winner, Grandslam finalist and occasional host David has also told tales at Porchlight, The Naked Truth, Fireside and Litquake. Always a funny storyteller, these days he calls San Francisco home when immigration officials permit. We feature established comedians from around the country as well as local up-and-coming stars. San Francisco is known for indulging and incubating the absurd whims, oddities, and genius of the freaks who call it home. Think Lenny Bruce, Robin Williams, and Margaret Cho. In this crazy spirit, The Setup provides a truly unique and memorable San Francisco comedy experience. The bar opens at 7pm, and show starts at 8pm. Come early for cheap drinks and great seats. Get your tickets by clicking HERE (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-setup-san-francisco-story-night-tickets-31559124190) Only $10! The Setup San Francisco: Story Night at The Beer Basement 222 Hyde Street San Francisco, CA 94102

  • FunnyBizz Talks: An Evening of Business and Humor

    General Assembly

    January in San Francisco is all about Sketchfest Comedy Festival and all things funny. FunnyBizz Talks brings you leading funny business speakers, published authors, TED speakers, creative directors and top comedic talent to pull back the curtain and show you how to use humor to make an impact, add value and connect with customers on a level that not only inspires loyalty, but causes coffee to shoot out their noses. FunnyBizz is the only event of its kind, bringing leading thinkers from the seemingly disparate worlds of comedy and business together to help the world stop synergizing its value adds and learn to find its funny. Brought to you by the organizers of FunnyBizz Conference as seen in Forbes, Fast Company, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, Inc, and CMS Wire. Purchase tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/funnybizz-talks-an-evening-of-business-and-humor-tickets-10259970849 Tickets include wine, beer and soft drinks. What our attendees have to say: “The most entertaining TED-like talk series I have ever attended!” -Kristen Powers "I have never seen the audience SO ENGAGED and speakers (who are experts) SO FUNNY." - Vasil Azarov, CEO Startup Socials "A place where humor and tech mix together in a mutually beneficial bath." -Joahua Walters, Performer, Educator, TED speaker, Snap Judgement Purchase tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/funnybizz-talks-an-evening-of-business-and-humor-tickets-10259970849 SPEAKERS Sarah Cooper // Writer, Comedian and creator of the TheCooperReview.com Sarah Cooper is the author of the bestselling book, 100 Tricks to appear smart in meetings and creator of TheCooperReview.com where she takes a satirical look at corporate culture, pop culture, lack of culture and everything in between. Her work has also appeared on CNN, Huffington Post, Business Insider and The Washington Post. Sarah has over 15 years experience in the corporate world, where she scheduled, attended, dialed in and asked if she was really needed in thousands of meetings. Before venturing out on her own, Sarah was a design manager at Google, where she led the user experience team for Google Docs. Paul Osincup // TED speaker and Consultant A TED speaker, professional speaker and consultant, Paul works advising companies and educational institutions on issues that range from diversity and compassion fatigue to using humor in leadership. He is a former Associate Director of Conflict Resolution at Colorado State University and Associate Dean of Student Affairs at the Culinary Institute of America, Despite the serious nature of his work, Paul has also been a “jack-of-all-jokes” since grade school. His experience as a stand-up comic fuels his commitment to using positivity and humor to galvanize groups and ignite individual ambition. In 2006 he won the Denver "Cap City" comedy contest, and occasionally he even makes his wife laugh. DJ O’Neil // CEO, Creative Director - Hub Strategy & Communication At Hub, D.J. oversees the brand and creative development efforts for all clients as well as directing much of the television work. Clients served include Google, Nike, the Oakland A’s, San Francisco 49ers, Levi’s, Sephora, Microsoft, Blue Shield of California, University of San Francisco, Sony Playstation, Slingbox, Dropcam, Viator, MacGregor Golf, Tesla Motors, smartUSA, Sega of America, Konami, and Lombardi Sports. Hub has won hundreds of creative awards across the full range of marketing channels including website design, television, short film, rich media, radio, package design, outdoor, social, app design/development and web viral. D.J. was an adjunct professor of integrated marketing and advertising at both graduate and undergraduate levels at the University of San Francisco for 3 years. He has been published in Advertising Age, has served on the Board of Directors of the Young Entrepreneurs Organization (YEO) and has directed more than 100 television spots, animated videos and short documentaries. David Nihill // FunnyBizz Founder and Author of Do You Talk Funny? From Dublin, Ireland, David Nihill is the author of the bestselling book Do You Talk Funny? and the founder of FunnyBizz Conference. His work has been featured in Inc., Lifehacker, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, NPR, Fast Company and Forbes. His workshop, with over 10,000 enrolled students, has been featured by Prezi as one of the best online training courses for presenters and his book remains one of the highest rated in the world on the (usually not so exciting) topic of public speaking. As a course instructor David works with San Francisco State University, UC Berkeley, General Assembly, and the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center. As a storyteller, he finished runner up in The Moth’s largest storytelling competition and has won multiple Moth Storyslam competitions. He has performed stand-up comedy at leading clubs like the Comedy Store, the Improv, the Punchline and the Upright Citizens Brigade even though he strongly denies being a comedian and is well aware most people don’t understand his accent. More speakers coming soon! Purchase tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/funnybizz-talks-an-evening-of-business-and-humor-tickets-10259970849

  • Live Webinar on Hadoop Introduction via Hive by Industry Expert

    Hello, We would like to cordially invite you to INTRODUCTION TO BIGDATA AND HADOOP VIA HIVE (http://unbouncepages.com/webinar-haoop-hive/) What you'll Learn: • INTRODUCTION TO BIG DATA • CHALLENGES OF BIG DATA AND INTRODUCTION TO HADOOP • INTRODUCTION TO HADOOP AND ITS CHARACTERISTICS • INTRODUCTION TO HIVE AND ITS FEATURES • HIVE COMPONENTS AND ITS ARCHITECTURE • HIVE OPERATIONS KEY FEATURES OF SPARK: • FAST ANALYTICS • REAL-TIME STREAM PROCESSING • FAULT TOLERANT • POWERFUL AND INTEGRATED DATA PROCESSING • EASY TO USE It is Scheduled for 28th September 2016, Wednesday 09:30 PM To 11:00 PM EDT. (http://unbouncepages.com/webinar-haoop-hive/) In case you can't make it sign-up anyway, we'll send you the recording. This promises to be an extremely enriching session and we hope you can make it -Register Now (http://unbouncepages.com/webinar-haoop-hive/) If you have any additional questions or require further clarification, please, do not hesitate to Call me on [masked] or send me an Email ([masked]). Cheers !

  • Live Classes on Apache Spark and Scala(Upgraded by industrial experts)

    Hello, We would like to cordially invite you to Apache Spark and Scala Classes (http://unbouncepages.com/apachespark-and-scala-class/) Featuring 30 Hours of Led-Live Online Training, Advanced Concepts, Practical Tutorials, Hands-on Practices, Installation Manuals, ClassRecordings, Data Sets, Real-Time Industry Projects, Vitual Machine Kit, Hadoop Practical Course, 24/7 365 days Support and Certificate ! The Following Topics will be Covered:- · Introduction To Sparks & Scala · Scala - Essentials And Deep Dive · Introducing Traits And Oops In Scala · Functional Programming In Scala · Spark And Big Data · Understanding RDDs · Spark Sql · Advanced Spark Concepts And Project Discussion It is Scheduled for 24th September - 30th October,[masked]:30 AM to 01:30 PM (EDT); (http://unbouncepages.com/apachespark-and-scala-class/) __________Saturday & Sunday (Week-End) Batch__________ In case you can't make it sign-up anyway, we'll send you the recording. This promises to be an extremely enriching session and we hope you can make it -Register Now (http://unbouncepages.com/apachespark-and-scala-class/) If you have any additional questions or require further clarification, please, do not hesitate to Call me on [masked] or send me an Email ([masked]). Cheers !