Our local Linda Hall Library is hosting this free event with Sir Tim Berners-Lee

2021 Futures Forum: The Future of Information - Linda Hall Library


Sunday, March 7, 2021 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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Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7:00:00 PM Online event


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, March 2, 2021 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

Theresa Jackson will take us on a tour of Adobe Fresco, inspiring us to create fun illustrations even if we think we can't draw. The presentation will include how to create and use Capture brushes and shapes for your Fresco illustrations.

Theresa Jackson is a graphic arts and photography industry leader. She teaches workshops, speaks at industry conferences, and represents Adobe as an Adobe Community Professional and an Adobe Education Leader. Theresa is also a LinkedIn Learning instructor with courses in Lightroom, Lightroom Classic, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Dimension. She has two Photoshop Guru awards from Photoshop World in the Artistic Category.

Theresa began her career in the commercial print industry immediately after graduation from UCLA in 1984 with a BFA. In 1989 she was first introduced to digital image editing for commercial retouching. She has worked in the graphics and design industry ever since. Currently she runs Orchard View Color, a freelance design and training business, and teaches design classes for MiraCosta college.

Theresa lives in north San Diego county where she is active in the local photography and digital arts communities.


Website - https://orchardviewcolor.com
LinkedIn Learning author page - https://www.linkedin.com/learning/instructors/theresa-jackson
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/user/tjsorchard
Behance - https://www.behance.net/TheresaJackson

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 6:30:00 PM Online event

• What we'll do
Discussions about intersectional feminism over various topics. Conversations about how to succeed in life, work and relationships while advocating for yourself and empowering the women 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 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, March 2, 2021 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Join us online for the next book we will be reading in the KC Tech Book Club!

From Amazon: "In his mega bestseller, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, world-famous psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. The impact of overconfidence on corporate strategies, the difficulties of predicting what will make us happy in the future, the profound effect of cognitive biases on everything from playing the stock market to planning our next vacation―each of these can be understood only by knowing how the two systems shape our judgments and decisions.

Engaging the reader in a lively conversation about how we think, Kahneman reveals where we can and cannot trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking. He offers practical and enlightening insights into how choices are made in both our business and our personal lives―and how we can use different techniques to guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble. Topping bestseller lists for almost ten years, Thinking, Fast and Slow is a contemporary classic, an essential book that has changed the lives of millions of readers."

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Feel free to still come if you haven't read the book or just read parts of it or read it years ago and can't remember anything about it. It will be a very laid-back discussion format.

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 11:00:00 AM Virtual Meetup


Microsoft Excel is perhaps the most popular general analytics tool in the world. However, today's business needs often require more sophisticated analytics enabled by Spotfire.

In this session, we will provide intro-level guidance for Excel users trying to learn Spotfire by explaining key thought processes, parallels, and useful tips.

Neil Kanungo, Data Scientist, TIBCO Software

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