This is totally last minute, but I’ll be MCing the backend development track at Kings of Code. There are a bunch of great speakers from around the world talking about all sorts fo fun stuff like real-time apps, Git, Go, and more. Hope to see you there! Read more – ‘MCing at Kings of Code’.
Last Wednesday I gave a guest lecture in the course “ICT Design: Valorization and mobile applications,” part of the ICT Management and Design Masters program at TU Delft. I talked for almost two hours on my perspective on the business of app development as a freelancer and independent developer. The students asked insightful questions, and I […] Read more – ‘Talk at TU Delft’.
I will be giving a reprise session of my Gidsy command line workshop at Campus Party in Berlin on August 22. If you’re interested in learning how to use your computer’s command line and are in the area, please come by! Read more – ‘Command Line Workshop at Campus Party’.
I gave a lecture on open data and cities to my friend Laura’s City Discourse class at the CMD program of the Hogeschool van Amsterdam. Rather than going too much into technical issues I discussed the politics of open data, both how it’s a contested and even controversial issue, and why students should care about […] Read more – ‘Open Data Talk at the HvA’.
I’ll be giving my Mobile APIs: Client and server should be friends presentation (sans Daniel this time) at GeekNight. It’s part of the Microsoft’s annual TechDays conference, and my presentation will be at 19:15 on Thursday in the Hague. The presentation should be a good intermediate-level overview of API development in service of awesome mobile apps, and it […] Read more – ‘Presentation this Thursday at the Microsoft TechDays GeekNight’.
Next week I will be speaking/participating in two conferences. First, on Friday November 25 I will be in Eindehoven at How Do You Do, part of the cool STRP festival. I’ll be talking app making, fundraising, and all the various other things that I ‘do’. On Sunday the 27th I will lead a breakout session […] Read more – ‘Speaking Events Next Week’.
As you can see on the side of the page, I need your votes! I submitted a SXSW panel on the European startup scene and I’d love your support so we can go to Austin next Spring and tell everyone what’s up! Read more – ‘Vote for Me!’.