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Removing Barriers with Smart Speakers and Voice Technologies

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Come and join us for: Smart Speakers and voice technologies - removing barriers for people with disabilities. In this presentation, Jarek Beksa will draw on his experience and research to discuss emerging use of voice enabled technology in removing barriers for people with disabilities. Overview of the Evening -------------------- 6:00pm - 6:30pm: Registration, networking and light refreshments 6:30pm - 7:30pm: Introduction and presentation from Jarek 7:30pm - 7:45pm: Final questions and closing Introducing Jarek ------------------- Jarek has worn many hats…

Data Science Discussion Auckland

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 18, 2020

This is a group for anyone interested in Data Science and Machine Learning. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

Rust meetup

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2020

One event on June 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

During the monthly Rust meetup we will discuss some topic related to the Rust programming language. If you have a topic you wish to present, or you wish someone else to present, let us know. In the meantime you can join the Rust-AKL Slack channel: https://rust-akl.slack.com/ Sponsors: - GridAKL: https://gridakl.com/ - Flywheel: https://flywheel.nz/

Meet the Expert – Social Enterprise Speed Dating

February 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Social Enterprise Auckland are here to provide support for budding or existing entrepreneurs. We are holding a speed dating – "Meet the Expert" event where you can spend 10-15 minutes with an • Accountant • Marketer • Copy Writer • Business Mentor • Social Entrepreneur • Legal Advisor Join us for this informative session and get your business questions answered for your 2020 year ahead. More details to follow

Hardware Meetup AKL: FashionTech

February 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Showcasing New Zealand's coolest products and the founders and engineers creating them. About this Event Join us for our FashionTech edition of Hardware Meetup AKL! Electronics, textiles, design. The creative possibilities in garment making are endless. Come along to Hardware Meetup AKL: FashionTech where we'll showcase several talented people creating interesting things in New Zealand. Speaker 1: Mikayla Stokes Mikayla is a Mechatronics Engineering student who loves making wearable electronics projects in her spare time. She has created a LED…

DataVis Auckland – #30DayMapChallenge

February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Happy New Year 2020 everybody! After a great first event last year, we are ready to kick off things with something pretty special - Maps! Last November, #30DayMapChallenge took off on Twitter - a challenge to create a different map every day of the month and share it on social media. It was started by Topi Tjukanov, https://twitter.com/tjukanov/status/1187713840550744066?s=20 He has reflected on it recently in the following blog post - https://www.gispo.fi/en/blog/the-power-of-community-30daymapchallenge/ David Friggens, from Wellington, created a gallery of most of…

Data Science Discussion Auckland

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 18, 2020

This is a group for anyone interested in Data Science and Machine Learning. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

WORKSHOP: CRAFTING YOUR NEW ZEALAND STORY

February 18 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

This 4 hour hands-on workshop is designed to help you bring your New Zealandness to life and leverage the reason why so many markets consider our products and services above others.   This workshop will challenge you to not only think differently about your business but equip you with a way to define your offering, using a simple story based framework to craft your own New Zealand story.   A taster of what you can expect from the session https://www.nzstory.govt.nz/resource/events/#video

Indie Hackers Auckland

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Indie Hackers is a global community that helps each other build profitable online businesses and share stories. We provide an opportunity for like-minded people to connect with others who are starting and growing their own companies. Our events are for anybody who has an interest in running an online, tech-enabled business — whether they already run a startup, or they just want to learn from others by hearing their stories. This event is sponsored by Grid AKL, Salt recruitment, Auckland…

LUNCH WITH AN ENTREPRENEUR: Jae Yoo

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

***apply to attend via link*** Lunch with an entrepreneur will give you the opportunity to learn valuable skillsets that are highly sought out in the job market. Not to mention, an intimate chance to learn and network with our guest speakers. If you’re successful in gaining access to the workshop, you will join our exclusive network of talented students and industry members.   About Jae Yoo In 2015, Jae had $10 in his bank account. A struggling student, he had…

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