Endorsed by Curators:
In 2017, public awareness of blockchain technology has surged. Despite an increase in meetups and events, there has been little focus on the underlying tech skills needed to contribute to this ecosystem.
With this in mind, we're launching a meetup series targeted specifically to those who are interested in becoming involved as technical developers. We will provide context for the rapid increase in blockchain adoption within our industry, help you understand how to level up your tech knowledge to participate, and share solutions across disciplines.
The talks and discussion during the meetup series will help you translate the skills you use in your existing role to the skills needed in the rapidly evolving blockchain industry.
We intend to do a series of meetups covering all aspects of product development with blockchain and decentralized tech. For this first event, we'll be doing short overview "lightning" talks of about 10 minutes each, with presenters showcasing some of the tech they've experimented with, resources for getting started, and general discussion about blockchain.
A special thanks to our joint venue hosts The Incubate Innovate Network of Canada for making this meetup possible!
Beier is co-founder & CTO at FirstCoin Capital, and was previously a founding employee and senior director of engineering at Hootsuite, building out Hootsuites platform from the ground up. His passion on distributed systems led to his obsession with Blockchain technology which he truly believes will transform our lives.
Founding partner at Robot Overlord Software, Vancouver's leading functional programming consultancy. Founder of Code & Coffee, Vancouver Erlang/Elixir, and Vancouver Functional Programmers meetup. Author of numerous Elixir libraries, including Exceptional and Witchcraft.
Deep interests in functional programming, PL theory, principled software, scalable and fault tolerant systems, and developing teams. Brooklyn has done work for a few well known companies, including Facebook, Uber, and Lonely Planet, generally building prototypes, official reference implementations, and establishing best practices for new API products. She has worked both as a solo developer, and built/lead teams for such projects. Robot Overlord also offers corporate tech training (students from 9 countries and counting), and technical change management.
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