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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Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

In a free interactive workshop, Claim Academy Founder Ola Ayeni will cover key skills to succeed in your new career and the tech job market

About this Event

The software and IT industry is hot and demand outnumbers the supply of software engineers. What does it take to transition into this booming industry, how can you prepare for a job offer, what should you expect after you get trained? Getting into junior or mid-level positions requires a special kind of preparation. People can code but many can not think like a developer or understand how to solve a problem.

In this free interactive workshop led by Claim Academy Founder, CEO and Career Master Teacher, Ola Ayeni, he'll cover the key skills that you must have in order to succeed in your new career and the job market.

We will cover -

- The 3 important keys to change your career successfully

- How to prepare and choose a training program that is right for you. All programs are not equal

- How to choose a coding language best suited to your personality and interest

- Why Online coding programs may not be in your best interest

- How to guarantee yourself a job by doing certain simple things

- Things you need to know to get hired as a developer

The session will help you:​

- Identify your new career change and what to do to make things happen - for example, are you most interested in a career as a Full Stack or backend or frontend developer ? What type of company would you like to work for ?Established corporation or a new start-up ?​ Do you want to just develop apps as a tech entrepreneur ?

Price: Always free!

To learn more about Claim Academy Software Engineering bootcamp and Cybersecurity, visit http://claimacademystl.com

Start learning now! Check out our prep options (we recommend the admission Prep bootcamp ) at https://claim-academy.teachable.com/p/introtojava

If you have specific questions regarding our Software Engineering Immersive, or want to speak with our a Career Adviser, please reach out to info@claimacademystl.com

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Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

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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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 8:00:00 PM Online event

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The ability to transform information into insights is a powerful skill that every data analyst depends on in their careers. Microsoft Excel is one of the most popular analytics tools that helps make that process possible and enables better data-driven decision making. Join us for this hands-on workshop while we explore key Excel building blocks and help you add Excel to your growing toolbox.

Note: We will be using Google Sheets to learn Excel basics.

What you will learn:
What is Excel and how it helps with data analytics
Countif, sumif, and vlookup functions
Additional resources
How to join us: Once you register, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar. 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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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

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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Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Want to get your feet wet, with an introduction to JavaScript? Join us from 6:00- 7:00 at Claim Academy. This workshop covers the building blocks of coding applications and how to write a simple program.

After the lecture, guests are invited to participate in a Q&A session with the instructor. Don't miss your opportunity to learn about programming, or dive deeper into the language for free!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learn-javascript-workshop-tickets-111024206390

This will be an online event, and the Zoom link will be sent closer to the event date.

Instructor: You're in great hands with our talented instructor, Praneeth Medari! (https://www.linkedin.com/in/praneeth-medari/). Praneeth possesses a master's degree in Computer Science and has been teaching at Claim Academy for almost 3 years.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

We love Web Development and all things PHP. Our meetings are often a little free-formed, but we shoot for this schedule:

6:00pm - Mingling / Meet and Greet

6:15pm - Lightning Talk:
* Last Month in PHP

6:30pm - TBA

If you are interested in speaking or would like to suggest a future topic please suggest one: (http://www.meetup.com/kcphpug/suggestion/)

All Developers and Non-Developers Welcome!

We understand Web Developers often come from all backgrounds, and many work in more languages than PHP. Whether you're curious and just starting out, dabble in PHP on the weekends, write custom PHP on a daily basis, work in a framework like Symfony, Laminas, Laravel, Slim, Laravel, CakePHP or customize CMS products like WordPress, Drupal or Joomla; our goal is that you will find something new, useful and thought provoking.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 11:30:00 AM Online event

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Join us as we put two high-paying careers head to head in the ultimate showdown to determine which one is right for you.

Data Science and Data Analytics aren't just buzzwords. They are currently two of the hottest and most in-demand professions. Wondering which one best suits you? Join us as we break down the specifics of each, and help you determine which one is your ideal next career choice.

We'll start by going over the differences between the two careers. Then, we'll walk you through how to get the skills to be successful in each, and discuss the different jobs that will be available to you once you've acquired those skills.

What you'll learn:

Why data skills are in such high demand
What data analysts and data scientists do every day
Which career could be a better fit for you
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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Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 8:00:00 AM Online event

Hello Kafkateers!

In order to do our part to help flatten the curve of the spread of COVID-19, we are moving all of our meetups online for the time being. Please find the details to join this fun and informative meetup below.

Please join us for a breakfast time meetup!
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Agenda:
8:00am-8:10am: Online Networking, coffee talk!

8:10am-9:10am: The Changing Face of ETL: Event-Driven Architectures for Data Engineers, Robin Moffatt, Sr. Developer Advocate, Confluent (includes Q&A)

Joining our slack space is not instant, so ensure that you are in, in time for the event, follow the steps within this link before the day of the event if you can! https://launchpass.com/confluentcommunity
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Speaker:
Robin Moffatt, Sr. Developer Advocate, Confluent

Title: The Changing Face of ETL: Event-Driven Architectures for Data Engineers

Abstract:
Data integration in architectures built on static, update-in-place datastores inevitably end up with pathologically high degrees of coupling and poor scalability. This has been the standard practice for decades, as we attempt to build data pipelines on top of databases that do a poor job modeling the fundamental objects that drive our businesses and systems: events.

Bio:
Robin is a Senior Developer Advocate at Confluent, the company founded by the original creators of Apache Kafka, as well as an Oracle ACE Director (Alumnus). He has been speaking at conferences since 2009 including QCon, Devoxx, Strata, Kafka Summit, and ├średev. You can find many of his talks online at http://rmoff.net/talks/, and his blog articles at http://cnfl.io/rmoff and http://rmoff.net/. Outside of work he enjoys drinking good beer and eating fried breakfasts, although generally not at the same time.

Online Meetup Etiquette:
•Please unmute yourself when you have a question.
•Please hold your questions until the end of the presentation or use the zoomchat!
•Please arrive on time as zoom meetings can become locked for many reasons.

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If you would like to speak or host our next event please let us know! community@confluent.io

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

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Interested in becoming a Web Developer or Software Engineer? Come learn more about Thinkful's flexible Full Stack program and our full-time Engineering Immersion program. Our flexible program prepares you for a new career without asking you to quit your current job while our full-time program combines the benefits of a live classroom and group work with 1-on-1 mentorship. You'll learn about our mentorship program, career services, curriculum, and track record of job placement. .

What you'll learn:

What is Web Development?
Why should you become a Web Developer?
Our Philosophy & Approach
Program, Curriculum, and Structure Overview
Next Steps to Learning Product Management
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 virtual@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 an online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Join a Profession That's Projected To Grow By 13%* In The Coming Years and Pays Great, Too.
Sign up for our next FREE JavaScript class and learn more about JavaScript, full-stack web development, and careers in coding.

Whether you're young or old, a newbie, or an experienced veteran, learning new coding skills, like JavaScript, can make you more marketable and in-demand. By attending our FREE JavaScript class, you can see if coding is for you.

At Savvy Coders, a premier coding boot camp, we believe anyone with the right attitude and willingness to learn, can learn how to code. We have trained people from all walks of life, of all ages, all skill levels, and all backgrounds, how to code. Why not you?

All our classes are taught by industry professionals that work in software development, and they teach you exactly what you need to know to land a great job coding JavaScript as a full-stack software developer.

If you like what you learn at our FREE Virtual class, you should consider our 12-week, immersive, accelerated evening coding classes. You can still keep your job, avoid taking on a huge financial burden and learn the coding skills that can give you a new, in-demand, and high-paying career. What do you have to lose? Give us an evening, and we'll help put you on a new path to success. APPLY HERE!

*https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/web-developers.htm

About the Savvy Coders Program

Students enrolled in our 12 week course will learn JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS 3, SQL, JSON, and will also earn an Agile Certification. Class sizes are limited to 15 students max in order to ensure quality educational standards are met at all times. Classes are instructor-led with a teacher assistant available in each class session. Savvy Coders works with our placements partners to help match Savvy graduates with potential employment and internship opportunities. Don't wait to change your life!

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

WELDING FOR EVERYONE! In the Welding for Everyone class, the instructor will cover basic welding techniques. A variety of useful welding methods will be demonstrated and then repeated by the students. Open to beginners as well as those who have prior experience. Please bring a long sleeved, preferably denim shirt with you to protect your arms. The class will introduce you to flux-core wire feed, MIG and ARC welding. For ages: 18-118 (All materials included) Seating is limited.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM

<br/>https://communities.unrealengine.com/events/details/epic-games-kansas-city-unreal-engine-developers-ug-presents-june-kc-unreal-devs-virtual-meetup-perforce-ugs/

&lt;p&gt;This month join us Virtually to discuss the latest and greatest in Unreal Engine 4/5. We&#39;ll be discussing:&lt;/p&gt;&lt;ol&gt;&lt;li&gt;&lt;b&gt;Working with Perforce &amp;amp; UGS (Unreal Game Sync) &lt;br&gt;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;&lt;b&gt;Setting up a Perforce Server &amp;amp; Clients&lt;br&gt;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;&lt;b&gt;Setting up a UGS Metadata server&lt;/b&gt;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;&lt;b&gt;Best Practices for Teams using Perforce &amp;amp; UGS&lt;br&gt;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;/ol&gt;&lt;p&gt;Everyone from hobbiest and students to professional developers are welcome and encouraged to attend. Additionally, businesses and industries seeking to explore the capabilities of real-time game engine technology are welcome and encouraged to attend as well. &lt;/p&gt;</p>

Agenda<br/>

6:00 PM: Welcome<br/>

6:30 PM: Perforce &amp; UGS Demo<br/>

In this virtual meetup, we&#39;ll walk through the entire process (starting from scratch) on how to setup a Perforce Server, Unreal Game Sync Server, how to use Perforce clients, and how to get your team working and functioning appropriately using UGS and P4. <br/>

7:45 PM: Virtual Hangout<br/>

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Hosted By<br/>

Ryan Manning, Unreal Community Leader<br/>

Over the past 15+ years I&#39;ve spent my life learning, leading, educating and directing multiple facets of game development, content creation, and business development. As a life-long artist, my passion is to create, enrich, and build compelling stories using game technology as my medium.<br/>

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Steve Biegun, Unreal Community Leader<br/>

I am Lead Creative Technologist at Dimensional Innovations, an experience design firm in Kansas City. I lead our team&#39;s Unreal Engine development for interactive installations and VR/AR projects. Prior to joining DI, I specialized in architectural visualization and healthcare application development.<br/>

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Dragonfly Tea Zone

Bring a laptop or tablet with Linux running on it.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM

Just getting it on the calendar, topics and speakers will be added once we get closer to the meetup date.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 3:00:00 PM Lidia's Kansas City

Post COVID-19 BUSINESS CONTINUITY is quickly becoming a leading topic.  Many are talking about ways to maximize the tools they already have.  In this meeting Earl Spurgeon and Joshua Woods (Moonshot Innovations) will moderate an open conversation on how companies responded to the Work from Home business model brought on by COVID-19.   They will then talk about the security settings and functionality found in Office 365 that many used to manage access and security for organizations like yours during this time.

Our speakers:

Josh Woods
Security and Identity Architect
Moonshot Innovations

An IT professional who's been in the field for over 20 years. The past 15 years have been spent specializing in device and identity security, with the last 4 specifically centered around the Microsoft 365 stack.
Josh has helped numerous companies throughout the U.S. modernize their business using the M365 stack. He has also been a speaker at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, FL and the Microsoft Ignite Tour in Berlin, Germany.

When not at work, Josh enjoys playing golf, pool, cards, pretty much competition of any kind… But most of all he enjoys just spending time with his family.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/josh-woods-162039a7/

Earl Spurgeon
Director of Cloud Services
Moonshot Innovations

An IT Professional with experience supporting a wide range of technologies for 25 years.  The past 10 years have been targeted on cloud solutions and various integrations with existing infrastructures.  Earl has worked in and lead multiple teams toward optimizing Business IT functions.  These optimizations assist companies to become more efficient and cost effective.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/earl-spurgeon-77380111/

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 8:00:00 PM Online event

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Get up close and personal with one of the most exciting specializations in Data Science, Natural Language Processing.

Data Science is a broad field that covers specializations across a wide range of topics. One of the most exciting data science specializations is Natural Language Processing — or NLP. In this workshop, we'll work together to build a sentiment analysis model based on hotel reviews.

We will introduce essential Data Science methods. You will leave this workshop with a better understanding of how you can use modern tools to analyze the natural language data that we have at our fingertips today.

What you will learn:

What is Natural Language Processing
Challenges and strategies for working with text data
How to set up a Naive Bayes classifier and use it effectively
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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Tuesday, July 7, 2020 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, July 7, 2020 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, July 7, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Dragonfly Tea Zone

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

Join us online for the next book we will be reading in the KC Tech Book Club! We will be reading The DevOps Handbook by Gene Kim et al. This is the follow up to the previous book we read, The Phoenix Project, which kind of gives a high-level outline of the lessons learned from that book.

Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1942788002/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

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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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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Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

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.

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Monday, June 29, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

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Have you ever considered becoming a developer? Maybe you've dabbled with learning to code, but have no professional background in programming. You might be working in a completely different industry, unsure how to forge a path into the tech world.

There are ways you can gain development experience on your own, get hired, and excel. In this free webinar, Software Engineer Flarnie Marchan will walk you through the steps she took to break into the field. She's here to share the key skills you'll need in order to progress from learning to code, to a junior developer.

What you'll learn:

How to transition into a career as a software engineer
Tips for building up development experience before you're hired
Insights and advice about the application and interview process
Our speaker:

Flarnie Marchan, Software Engineer for Chegg:

Flarnie has worked in web development for nearly 10 years, and now builds solutions that improve students' learning as a full-time engineer for Chegg.

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, as you will receive an email with the recording after it's completed. If you do not receive your link, please email ivy@thinkful.com.

About Thinkful:

Thinkful is a tech bootcamp equipping people with the education and network to take their place in the world's next workforce. Every course comes with a personal mentor who's experienced in the field, as well as career coaches and an academic success manager. Visit https://www.thinkful.com/ for more about our courses and the benefits you get with a Thinkful education.

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Monday, June 29, 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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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://bit.ly/3eRUGJM ***

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).

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/v5UvcuyvqzIulpe8veX16wViF9D-DesChw Click here for event

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Want to get your feet wet, with an introduction to JavaScript? Join us from 6:00- 7:00 at Claim Academy. This workshop covers the building blocks of coding applications and how to write a simple program.

After the lecture, guests are invited to participate in a Q&A session with the instructor. Don't miss your opportunity to learn about programming, or dive deeper into the language for free!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/45259995866

This will be an online event, and the Zoom link will be sent closer to the event date.

Instructor: You're in great hands with our talented instructor, Praneeth Medari! (https://www.linkedin.com/in/praneeth-medari/). Praneeth possesses a master's degree in Computer Science and has been teaching at Claim Academy for almost 3 years.

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