Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Every Thursday, the members of Hammerspace gather to socialize, network, and meet new members of the space. We welcome the community at large to come down during this time to explore the workshop, check out all of the tools, fabrication equipment and work space made available to HammerSpace members, and ask questions of our community of Hammerspace users.

There is plenty of off-street parking, a kids playroom available for tiny makers, and the evening is always the origin point of new and amazing creative ideas.

Tours are led every 30 minutes for those curious about the tools and capabilities of the facility and staff. This is a free event, open to the public.

45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Click here for event


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Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 3:00:00 PM PT's at The Crossroads 310 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO

We are going to be working on this Kaggle competition: https://www.kaggle.com/c/petfinder-adoption-prediction

Create an algorithm to predict where the data scientists will be sitting...or just look for all the powerful laptops. Click here for event


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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM 5100 Rockhill Rd 5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO

Join us at the KCVR MeetUp at UMKC's brand new AR/VR Innovation Academy! We will gather at the UMKC campus at the School of Computing and Engineering to hear about UMKC's plans for offering AR/VR training for enterprise applications. UMKC has some big plans for their new AR/VR Innovation Academy and we can't wait to see how it impacts our community!

We'll meet at the UMKC campus at Flarsheim Hall 5th floor, room 531 (Toyota Room) at 5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110. Metered parking is available around campus. As the easiest path, we recommend metered parking at yellow lot A44. Here is a map for additional parking if needed: https://www.umkc.edu/maps/documents/volker_maps/UMKC_Volker_campus.pdf

Please let us know if you have any questions and we hope to see you there!

For questions regarding UMKC's AR/VR Innovation Academy, please contact Sandra Marin at MarinRuizS@umkc.edu

Flarsheim Hall is located directly north of the A44 metered parking lot. Once you arrive in Flarsheim Hall, take the elevator or stairs to the 5th floor and you will find us at the Toyota Room. Click here for event


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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM HCL 18103 W 106th St , Olathe, ks

Carl Turner will be presenting on "Managing horticulture infrastructure with single-board computers and microcontrollers", and "Creating scalable sensor networks for metric reporting, alerting, and environmental control".

We also plan to present some of the new IOT features of the recent 14.10 release of the Informix Database server.

As usual we will start the meet-and-greet at 6, and our presentations at around 6:20. The presentations and QA usually lasts about 60 minutes, and then you can continue to "network" until 8pm.

We will also raffle off some more stuff from the HCL promo bag after the meeting.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM C.H. Robinson 901 Carondelet Dr W, Kansas City, MO

React has added an exciting new feature called hooks which allow you to write pure functional components and still use features that were previously only available to class components. So how does that change development for React? Let's find out! In this talk we'll take an in-depth look at what hooks bring to React and how you can start using them in your React project today.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM InfoDeli.com 2107 Grand Blvd. Suite 208, Kansas City, MO

InfoDeli  and Internet Marketing Works will be hosting the Kansas City Web Analytics, Google Analytics & Marketing Metrics Group.

Each month we have one or more guest speakers discussing Google Analytics, Web Analytics and Marketing Metrics.

Meeting Agenda*

6:45 - 7:00 Welcome and Networking with food and drink
7:00 - 8:00 Analytics or Marketing Metrics Topic Presentation/s
8:00 - 8:30 Group Discussion - Q&A and Answers To Previously Submitted Questions
8:30 - 9:00 Informal Breakout sessions for specific Q&A among group members

* The actual agenda is flexible depending upon speaker's presentations and length of Q&A.

All attendees are encouraged to email questions to be answered at the event to Breht Burri at breht@infodeli.com

Parking:  Free Parking on Grand Blvd on both east a west sides of the street.

Located in the Historic Western Auto Building 2107 Grand Blvd Click here for event


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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM 201 Wyandotte St 201 Wyandotte St, Kansas City, MO

We've got something really special this month - a sneak peek at some amazing upcoming tools from Red Giant (https://www.redgiant.com), makers of awesome film-making and motion design tools like the Trapcode Suite, Magic Bullet Suite, Universe, and more. We'll be getting a live (remote) demo from Senior Product Manager Christine Goldby! (I've seen some of these myself, and they look like a pretty serious game-changer for compositing and other related tasks.)

Before joining Red Giant, Christine spent several years in the industry working on projects like "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Babe: Pig in the City," music videos for Johnny Cash, Audioslave, J Lo and more - so she's the real deal!

After that, we'll spend some time discussing the short fan film "Mac and Paul," (https://www.macandpaul.com) a fun tribute to the "Mac & Me" clip shown every time Paul Rudd appears on Conan. Several group members worked on this piece, so we'll get to explore it from a few different angles!

Schedule:
6:00 - Doors open. Setup/social time.
6:30 - *Official meeting start.* Welcome / intro / news / etc.
7:00 - Red Giant sneak peek w/ Christine Goldby
8:00 - "Mac & Paul" Case Study
9:00 - Meeting Ends

Use the door with the ramp (the more northern door) and head to the end of the hall. Click here for event


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