Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 1:00:00 PM Online event

Steve Simon will talk about some of those oddball characters that can cause problems with R, such as the non-breaking space, the em and en dashes, and smart quotes.

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Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 12:00:00 PM Online event

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Wondering what is Product Manager and if it's the right career for you? Join us as we cover what it's like to be a product manager and the different types of roles you can have in product management. We'll walk you through how to get the skills to start your career and focus on the different jobs that will be open to you once you've mastered the skill set.

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email ivy@thinkful.com.

Sponsored by Thinkful:
This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com.

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Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 10:00:00 AM

RSVPs open 10 days before the date of the event.

Come work on Python projects, get programming help, help others, and meet interesting people. We'll begin with brief introductions and an opportunity to talk about what we're each working on. We'll have members available to help beginning Python programmers with language basics and getting Python and related tools installed on their computers. We'll have plenty of time for more advanced topics, too.

Audience: Everyone! We'll have something for all Python experience levels.

What to bring: A laptop with WiFi and power cord.

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

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Interested in becoming a Data Scientist? Come learn more about Thinkful's flexible Data Science program, which prepares you for your next job without asking you to quit this one. You'll learn about our mentorship program, career services, curriculum, and track record of job placement.

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. We recommend RSVPing even if you cannot attend the event live because you will receive an email after the webinar has completed with the replay link. If you do not receive your link, please email ivy@thinkful.com.

Sponsored by Thinkful:
This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com.

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Register here for the Zoom link to kick off the meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/v5UvcuyvqzIulpe8veX16wViF9D-DesChw

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 codeforkc@kcdigitaldrive.org 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: captain@codeforkc.org or codeforkc@kcdigitaldrive.org.

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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Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 1:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

Join us for and open-ended Sunday of building fun and interesting DIY Electronics Kits.

We have scoured the dark corners of the internet to bring you this selection of kits curated for makes of all ages and skill levels!

Are you a Beginner who is excited to learn the basics? We've got a basic kits that are easy to build and a blast to use! Do you know what your doing but are eager for practice? Come build one of our larger multi-part kits! Are you a soldering god who's looking for a challenge?! Then try your hand at building one of our Surface Mount Soldering Kits!

We meet in the Hammerspace Classroom starting at 1:00pm. You pick the kit you'd like to build from our selection, and our instructors will provide all the instruction, guidance, and assembly hints you need!

---Bring food and drink if you'd like, or even order takeout while you build.---

Young assistants are welcomed and encouraged!

No RSVP is required for MEMBERS of Hammerspace. $5 RSVP for non members, Kit prices vary from $15 to $45 depending on complexity. Cash and Cards accepted during the class.

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Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

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Interested in pursuing a career in tech? Join us to learn how you can break into the industry, what career paths are available, and how find growth opportunities.

In this talk, we'll cover the different ways you can break into tech and outline the pros and cons of all the options within the local tech community. Then we'll dive into the job opportunities available, from positions you've heard of such as front-end developer, to ones that are new to the scene, such as developer evangelist.

What you will learn:

What is the difference between frontend and backend developement?
How the tech revolution has changed the industry
Next steps to start your career in tech
And so much more...
How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email ivy@thinkful.com.

Sponsored by Thinkful:

This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry.

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