Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

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Data analysts do some pretty amazing work to bring together insights from numbers and charts so they can drive real value for their companies. To be the best at what they do, analysts have a host of technical tools at their disposal, like statistics equations, specialized software, and coding languages. With the number of different tools and recommendations floating around out there, how can you decide which ones you really need?

Join us for this engaging webinar in which you'll learn which skills and tools you'll need to get started as a data analyst, and the many real-world problems that you'll be able to conquer once you've mastered your new skill set.

What you will learn:

Why data analytics skills are in such high demand
What a normal day looks like for a data analyst and the tools they use
Navigating the data analytics ecosystem
And 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 virtual@thinkful.com.

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021 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.

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

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Join us to see if Coding is right for you, learn some new skills, and meet some new people! Brought to you by the Savvy Coders Boot Camp!
About this Event
Join a profession that has endless growth opportunities!

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. Check out our Bootcamp here: https://savvycoders.com/savvy-coders-boot-camp/

Presented by Savvy Coders

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021 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, 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.

Links

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."

Amazon Link:
https://www.amazon.com/Thinking-Fast-Slow-Daniel-Kahneman/dp/0374533555/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=thinking+fast+and+slow&qid=1605375667&s=books&sr=1-2

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

MUST REGISTER AT BELOW LINK TO RECEIVE THE WEBINAR LINK TO LIVE SESSION:
https://www.tibco.com/events/dr-spotfire-office-hours

About
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.

Speakers:
Neil Kanungo, Data Scientist, TIBCO Software

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Beginner-Friendly Interactive Data Analytics/Python "Turtle Graphics" Course

About this Event:
Stop by to learn some Python with a fun, Python-based 'Turtle Graphics' course, and dip your toes into the Data Analytics/Python pool. This class is an interactive, free class that will give you an overview of the NEW Savvy Coders Data Analytics Bootcamp coming this Spring!

Join a profession that has endless growth opportunities!

Sign up for our FREE Data Analytics class and learn more about Python, business intelligence solutions, and careers in the field.

Whether you're young or old, a newbie, or an experienced veteran, learning new coding skills, like Python, can make you more marketable and in-demand. By attending our FREE Data Analytics 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 Python as a data analyst.

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. Give us an evening, and we'll help put you on a new path to success. Check out the Bootcamp here: https://savvycoders.com/data-analytics-python-boot-camp/

Presented by Savvy Coders

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 5:30:00 PM Online event

Join us for monthly meetup where we practice professional and team coaching skills and tools, debrief challenges in a safe environment. We'll spend the first 30 minutes networking.

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 5:30:00 PM Online event

Get together with your fellow Angular enthusiasts for a night of games, networking, and fun! We'll kick things off with an Angular quiz and time for networking, then pick a couple of games to play from there. We'll also be using https://gather.town/ , an alternative to Zoom, to really bring the gaming feel to the meetup. Let us know if there is something you want to play!

Games that are currently lined up are:

https://skribbl.io/

Among Us - Download for free on,
Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.innersloth.spacemafia&hl=en_US&gl=US
App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/among-us/id1351168404

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 11:30:00 AM

THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW

<br/>https://ace.atlassian.com/events/details/atlassian-kansas-city-presents-virtual-march-2021-kansas-city-ace-migrating-jira-scriptrunner-from-server-to-cloud/

&lt;p&gt;Topics for this meeting include:&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;How to migrate Jira Scriptrunner from server to cloud&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;Atlassian product updates&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;Latest Migration Announcement&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;Open Questions/Conversation Topics&lt;/p&gt;</p>

Agenda<br/>

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Hosted By<br/>

Karen Mustain, Atlassian User Group Leader<br/>

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Jessica Witt, Atlassian User Group Leader<br/>

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David Puchosic, Atlassian Community Leader<br/>

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Global Partner<br/>

Atlassian (http://atlassian.com)<br/>;
Millions of users globally rely on Atlassian products every day for improving software development, project management, collaboration, and code quality.<br/>
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For nearly a decade, Atlassian customers have come together to network, share ideas, solve problems, and find new ways to use Atlassian products. Today, more than 15,000 people take part in Atlassian community events in more than 30 countries.<br/>
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THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW

<br/>https://ace.atlassian.com/events/details/atlassian-kansas-city-presents-virtual-march-2021-kansas-city-ace-migrating-jira-scriptrunner-from-server-to-cloud/

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Thursday, March 4, 2021 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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Monday, March 1, 2021 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-webinar-uxui-design-designing-a-ux-case-study-tickets-140489910103?aff=Meetup ***

UX case studies form the core content of a UX professional's portfolio. They are essential to getting you hired because case studies are a window to your professional practice — they show how you think, adapt, cooperate, and ultimately solve challenges. What does a good case study look like? And how should you build them to make your portfolio shine?

A great UX case study tells a story about you and like all the best stories, case studies benefit tremendously from a solid structure that guides the reader through your thinking and experience. Join us for this webinar as we discuss how to create impactful case studies with the right structure that will help your portfolio stand out from the rest.

What you will learn:

What is a Case Study?
How case studies are essential to your portfolio
Anatomy of the Case Study
The seven questions every case study should answer

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 virtual@thinkful.com.

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Monday, March 1, 2021 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Register here for the Zoom link to kick off the meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrdOmgqT4rE9LOv-6yAWLFFZOGKqHgJf1Y

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, March 8, 2021 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Register here for the Zoom link to kick off the meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrdOmgqT4rE9LOv-6yAWLFFZOGKqHgJf1Y

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, March 8, 2021 at 12:00:00 PM Online event

We will be meeting remotely this month, so make something delicious for lunch and participate from home! Networking will be from 11:30-12:00 and the session will start promptly at 12:00.

Join link is here: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YmU1YWQwZGItNGRmOS00ZTg3LWE3NGYtN2I1NTI2NzhkYjg3%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22627218e0-c25e-4768-8211-b341b757614a%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2203b30050-bdf3-4d19-bc70-626c0fe90708%22%7d

11 Tips and Tricks in M365

Over the past 6-months Microsoft has deployed a ton of new features and functionality. During this session you will learn 11 tips and tricks to help you become more effective during your daily work efforts. You don't want to miss this. If you are looking for an "easy button" join us in this session to share 11 easy buttons with you.

Presented by: Stacy Deere

Stacy Deere, MVP is the Owner of Focal Point Solutions LLC, a Cincinnati, OH based company that provides SharePoint Solutions for all and focuses on doing so by following best practices and doing it the right way. Previously, Stacy led a rapidly growing SharePoint practice where she engaged in a wide range of consulting projects across various industries. With 20+ years of experience in the IT Industry, Stacy has mainly focused on Collaboration Solutions such as IBM's Lotus Notes\Domino and Microsoft's Messaging and Collaboration Solutions. She has numerous environment deployments, upgrades and many other SharePoint & M365 projects under her belt.

Within the SharePoint community, Stacy is a SharePoint MVP and is known for topics such as Governance, User Adoption, Administration, Security & Compliance. She is actively sharing her real world expertise through her blog http://www.spmindmelt.focalpointsolutions.co, and speaking engagements such as SharePoint Saturday's, Collab365, SPTechCon, SharePoint Fest, and User Group events. She has also co-authored two books called SharePoint 2013 and 2010 Using Managed Metadata.
About KC 0365 User Group:

This user group is designed for KC professionals who work with Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint to network and learn from each other. Meetings are on the second Monday of each month over lunch. Join us for a free lunch and stick around to learn more about SharePoint and Office 365!

Connect with Us!

Twitter: @kco365ug
LinkedIn Group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12270044/
Email: kc0365ug@gmail.com
Website: https://kco365.wordpress.com

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-webinar-data-analytics-diving-into-sql-joins-tickets-140489922139?aff=Meetup ***

Every data analyst knows the importance of SQL in the data analytics pipeline, but you're going to need more than just the basics to be successful in an analytics team. In this workshop, we'll continue building from the foundations covered in Intro to SQL for Data Analytics and will take a more detailed look at how to use SQL joins to put together data from multiple tables.

We'll learn the difference between various join types, how to implement them in SQL, and will get our hands on some practical, interactive examples. If you're not sure about what SQL is or how to access information from a single table, those can be helpful topics to brush up on before this session!

What you will learn:

How to work with multiple tables in SQL
The different JOIN types in SQL
Hands-on practice for SQL queries
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 virtual@thinkful.com.

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 4:00:00 PM Online event

Find out about other upcoming online meetups and recordings from past Kafka Meetups all over the world: cnfl.io/meetup-hub

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*Time below in Central time - to find out when the event is in your timezone follow this link: http://www.worldtimebuddy.com/event?lid=6%2C100%2C8&h=100&sts=26912160&sln=22-23&a=show

Agenda:
4:00pm-4:05pm: Online Networking
4:05pm-4:50pm: Lai Wei, AWS + Stanislav Kirdey, Netflix (Q&A included)
4:50pm: Log in or Join our Forum (forum.confluent.io) to ask any follow up questions!

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Speakers: Lai Wei, AWS + Stanislav Kirdey, Netflix

Talk: Using DJL to deploy a pre-trained deep learning model directly from Apache Kafka®

Abstract: Leading streaming users such as Netflix and Amazon music use open source library DJL to deploy deep learning models directly from Scala-based streaming applications. Deep Java Library (djl) is an open source library designed to let you build and deploy AI models within the Java/Scala ecosystem. In this talk, we will give a high-level overview of DJL architecture and main features. Then we will show how data engineers with minimum data science experience can make use of the latest and greatest open source AI models by using DJL to deploy a pre-trained deep learning model directly from Kafka. We can end with a customer story (Netflix) on deploying pre-trained deep learning models from streaming applications for real-time and large scale inference.

Bios:
Lai Wei is a Software Engineer with AWS Deep Learning team. He is focusing on building easy to use, high-performance and scalable deep learning frameworks for engineers and data scientists. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his son, hiking, and skiing.

Stanislav Kirdey works at Netflix where he focuses on large-scale, applied machine learning in the areas of NLP, search, and anomaly detection. Outside of machine learning and work, Stanislav is obsessed with RuPaul's Drag Race, POSE, and Star Trek.

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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 (though if you get locked out a recording will be available, but you may have to wait a little while for it!

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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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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



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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

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, 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.

Links

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."

Amazon Link:
https://www.amazon.com/Thinking-Fast-Slow-Daniel-Kahneman/dp/0374533555/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=thinking+fast+and+slow&qid=1605375667&s=books&sr=1-2

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

MUST REGISTER AT BELOW LINK TO RECEIVE THE WEBINAR LINK TO LIVE SESSION:
https://www.tibco.com/events/dr-spotfire-office-hours

About
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.

Speakers:
Neil Kanungo, Data Scientist, TIBCO Software

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WELCOM OUR SPONSOR
CISCO
Carolina Terrzas
Welcome Carolina Terrazas
Cyber Security Specialist

Carolina Terrazas has working in infosec for 12 years, at Cisco Security for the last 7. She is a member of the security capture the flag team at Cisco and has spoken to conferences on exploiting critical infrastructure and Modbus process control networks. She is a regular at SecKC and DEFCON, among other security groups.

THE IMPORTANCE OF
DNS LAYER SECURITY
All devices use recursive DNS as the first step to connect to places on the Internet. Unfortunately, so do cyber criminals. Malware, ransomware, phishing and other scams use DNS servers to look up and connect to infrastructure that is set up by cyber criminals to power these attacks. Nothing stops attacks earlier than DNS-layer security. After all, DNS is the first step in making a connection on the Internet, and if a connection is blocked at the DNS layer, then it stops there.
Join us virtually at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

5:30 - Welcome/Chapter Announcements

5:45 - Presentation/Open Discussion

6:30 - Wrap Up

6:45 - Meeting Closeout
Please join us on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021, at 5:30pm as Carolina Terrazas from Cisco shares more about DNS-Layer Security, how this technology fits with the Cyber Kill Chain for a defensive capability, and limitations to be aware of. She will discuss recent ransomware attacks and at what point in the kill chain a DNS block would have kept a compromise from turning into an enterprise-wide breach.
We encourage open discussions and questions throughout the presentation.


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