Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ONLINE WITH DISCORD: https://discord.gg/wmFHB7y

Open to anyone in the area who is interested in developing video games. In order to have a little structure, we'll try to do a couple things each week:

Introduce new members. What have you worked on, game related or not? What do you want to work on next?

Discuss this week's conversation starter. Some article, video or game that we can dig into a little.

Members can present any games they're working on, for feedback or just to brag.

Of course, it's all very informal. The main goal is interesting conversation(s) about our passion.

Looking forward to it!

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Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 6:30:00 PM Online event

• What we'll do
Discussions about intersectional feminism over various topics. Conversations about how to advocating for yourself and contextualize the world around you.

• What to bring
An open mind and willingness to share your experience, ask questions and potentially be vulnerable. If you have additional topics you'd like to discuss, please don't hesitate to reach out or bring them up in the course of the conversation.

• Important to know
These conversations aren't about subscribing to a certain set of answers, but instead, they're about having honest, organic discussions that help us do and be better every day.

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Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 6:00:00 PM

Weekly meetup to discuss web 3 related subjects

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Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 5:30:00 PM Online event

When people hear the word "conflict" they often feel anxious or hesitant to lean in and avoid critical conversations and opportunities for feedback. Meanwhile, some people are willing to lean into those moments and neglect to consider others' needs causing harm in the process.

What if those two views on conflict weren't the only ones? What would work and life be like if conflict was identified before it escalated, addressed following established agreements, and leveraged for the benefit of all?

This session is designed to give a deeper understanding of how conflict occurs, why it occurs, and how best to navigate it.

Learning Outcomes:

Understand the types of conflict, how they show up, and how they escalate
Identify some techniques for defending against harm.
Establish ways to address conflict.
Determine the best course of action when other people are in conflict

Bio:
Jessica Katz
Liberated Elephant LLC, Owner, Coach, Trainer, Speaker
Jessica Katz is a trainer, mentor and coach helping people find and nurture their authentic selves. Through Liberated Elephant, Jessica works with individuals, teams, leaders, and organizations to help them discover where they are, and with their new knowledge, help them uncover solutions that move them forward on their journey. Her methodology is informed by Agile values, principles, and practices, creating a safe space for clients to be their full selves without judgement.

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Monday, January 24, 2022 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Register here for the Zoom link to kick off the meeting:
https://kcdigitaldrive.zoom.us/j/84232981632?pwd=MFB0Qm0yQXIyWGw4VC9iMEJxWDQ5Zz09

The Zoom link is the same week-to-week, but we ask you to register each week.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: We are taking a hiatus from our in-person Hack Nights as we deal with the implications of COVID-19. We encourage teams to continue project work and to meet virtually from 6:00-8:00pm on Mondays. Our ability to provide pizza and snacks will be compromised, however :).

Individual teams will have access to video breakouts via Zoom. You can use Slack for breakout rooms if you like.

We are also exploring possible projects we could take on to help address this public health emergency. Please email [email protected] if you have any questions or are interested in working on immediate public health-related projects.

Thanks,
Aaron, Paul, and the rest of the Core Team
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Interested in helping the Kansas City area? Great! Whether or not you know how to code, you can help by joining us to work on civic hacking to create a better Kansas City and surrounding cities. Bring projects, ideas, designs, laptops, data, and friends.

Meeting Format

6:00 - Kickoff and Introductions
6:15 - go into breakout rooms
8:00 - Wrap-up

"Pitch Nights," TBD when we have a slot for new project pitches during kickoff;

"Learn Nights," TBD where we have community speakers on civic tech topics from 6:30-7:30pm.

Please RSVP so that we know how many snacks & drinks to bring.

Civic Heroes of all types welcome! This event is for coders and non-coders alike -- as long as you're interested in making government more transparent and building interesting things for our city, you're more than welcome!

If you have something you'd like to work on or are excited about, please let us know via the meetup or at the hack night itself. We are growing our initiative and the energy comes from the community.

Code for KC is a program of KC Digital Drive, a local non-profit whose mission is to make Kansas City a digital leader by developing civic capacity to adapt to technology change. We are the local affiliate in Code for America's Brigade network.

Connect with Us:

• Join our Code for KC email list (http://eepurl.com/7gbQP).

• Follow us on Twitter @CodeforKC (http://twitter.com/codeforkc) and @KCDigitalDrive (http://twitter.com/kcdigitaldrive).

Got questions? Email our Brigade Captain, Paul Barham: [email protected] or [email protected]

Code for KC has a Code of Conduct! Please always be respectful and help us keep our events welcoming, positive, productive environments for everyone. Code For KC presenters and participants are held to this anti-harassment policy (http://codeforkc.org/hackkc-code-of-conduct).

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Monday, January 24, 2022 at 10:00:00 AM Online event

➡️ This Kongcast episode will premiere on YouTube on 1/24 at 8am US Pacific time with live chat 💬, but will be ON-DEMAND thereafter and watched at any time! 🕰

In this Kongcast episode, we go all-in on PHP, Laravel and PHP developer tools with Freek Van der Herten, a backend developer at Spatie. Then, Freek demos his new PHP debugging tool: Ray.

▬▬▬▬▬▬ Learn More ▬▬▬▬▬▬
• About Ray: https://spatie.be/products/ray
• Try Ray: https://myray.app
• Check out the hardware/software Freek uses: https://freek.dev/uses
• Check out Spatie's open source tools: https://spatie.be/open-source
• Check out Freek's monitoring service: https://ohdear.app
• Subscribe to Freek's blog: https://freek.dev

▬▬▬▬▬▬ TIMECODES ▬▬▬▬▬▬
0:00 Kongcast Show Intro
0:28 Welcome, Freek!
2:21 How Freek Started With PHP
5:20 What's Awesome About PHP?
8:19 Freek's PHP Journey
10:30 PHP Frameworks
15:43 How the PHP Framework Community Works
21:28 About Spatie
23:30 Why Laravel?
30:00 Demo: Debugging PHP with Ray from Spatie
38:05 Book Recommendations from Freek
40:37 Thanks for Joining, Freek!
41:13 Kongcast Show Outro

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