Tech Tuesday Report: 2018.02.20

Joshua EvansAll

The Switchboard is absolutely full up this week! It’s always good to see so much stuff happening

First off, we got some Job postings on the board. Oregon Medical Group is looking for a Business Intelligence Developer, and Mindbox Studios is looking for both a Senior Software Engineer and a Project Coordinator
Business Intelligence Developer Needed!
Senior Software Engineer (Web)
Project Coordinator (Trainee)

A couple of announcements this week: Junior Achievement of Oregon and SW Washington is looking for help doing some class training with elementary school students, and the BRING Product Design Challenge is happening soon
Junior Achievement Classroom Volunteers for Spring Classes
BRING Product Design Challenge

Finally, some awesome, Mozilla themed events are coming up. First it’s the Mozilla Grantee Showcase courtesy of City Club of Eugene, and then RWIT’s second event is happening at the end of the month. This time it will be all about how to actually put on a digital event. I will also be presenting! Which is cool
Eugene as a ‘Gigabit City’—Mozilla Grantee Showcase
Tues 2/27 – Training + Technology: Inclusion by Design in the Gigabit Era

Upcoming Events

I’m just going to list these out today. RSVP if anything looks interesting!

Wednesday, February 21st

Game Startup Coffee Meetup

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018, 9:00 AM

The Barn Light
44 W Broadway Eugene, OR

4 Game Devs Attending

Your weekly coffee networking and business meetup for Game Devs, Tech and Business Professionals, and Entrepreneuers .Here’s where you can go to find that missing piece that’ll help you get your startup going, or move your project or team past a staffing or skills block.This is also where veteran developers, or fresh developers come to find oppor…

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ID8 Session 2: Value Proposition and Tools

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018, 6:00 PM

RAIN Eugene
942 Olive St. Eugene, OR

8 Innovators Attending

• What we’ll do The second session of the 5 week ID8 pre-accelerator program will cover the importance of having a clear value proposition, and introduce some tools, primarily the Business Model Canvas.These sessions are divided into two parts, first, an open to the public talk, followed by a workshop for selected participants to work through the…

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Eugene/Springfield Entrepreneur Support Group

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018, 6:00 PM

2 Entrepreneurs Attending

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Thursday, February 22nd

Help Your Customers Find & Love You Online

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018, 3:00 PM

LBCC Benton Center
757 NW Polk Ave Corvallis, or

5 Members Attending

• What we’ll do 80% of shoppers begin by searching online. Will they find your business or someone else’s? In this free, two-part seminar, Help Your Customers Find & Love You Online, you’ll learn the basic foundations of digital marketing and how to attract and retain customers.Part 1) Does Your Business Have the Digital Presence to Attract Sales…

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Game Dev Happy Hour

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018, 5:30 PM

Starlight Lounge
830 Olive Street Eugene, OR

2 Game Devs Attending

Hang out and have a few drinks with your fellow developers and game development minded people! All are welcome!This is a super casual get-together, no topics, no presentations, no stress. Come on down and chill out!

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Modernizing Legacy Web Applications

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018, 6:30 PM

IDX Broker
100 East Broadway Eugene, OR

24 Developers Attending

• What we’ll do We all have those old applications with procedural code that isn’t fun to work on. Once the application becomes too complex, coding becomes unwieldy and hard to manage, especially for bigger teams. Join IDX Lead Developer, Jason Welch, as he shares a step-by-step guide on how to update your old applications for modern standards and …

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Friday, February 23rd

Teal Explorer’s Meet-Up

Friday, Feb 23, 2018, 4:30 PM

RAIN Eugene
942 Olive St. Eugene, OR

9 Teal Explorers Attending

• What we do (in general) Explore concepts from the book Reinventing Organizations to improve our understanding of the Teal organizational model and look for opportunities to apply these concepts in our personal and professional lives. At this session, Kelly & Katin will present on a joyful organization they worked at in the past.

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Open Hack Night

Friday, Feb 23, 2018, 6:00 PM

Eugene Maker Space
687 McKinley, #2 Eugene, OR

2 Creative Makers Attending

Time to make stuff. The space is open. Bring your project, come for inspiration, or just see what the rest of us are up to.

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Monday, February 26th

Changing Lives with Immersive Technology in Healthcare

Monday, Feb 26, 2018, 5:30 PM

NewRelic
111 SW 5th Ave #2700, Portland, OR 97204 Portland, OR

31 Immersive Pioneers Attending

How is immersive technology changing lives within Healthcare? From treating pain in burn victims, helping paralyzed individuals gain sensations, to changing patterns in the brain, immersive technology has only just begun to show us its potential uses in the healthcare industry. Come out of an engaging evening of community networking, food, demos, a…

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Tuesday, February 27th

Training + Technology: Inclusion by Design in the Gigabit Era

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018, 5:30 PM

RAIN Eugene
942 Olive St. Eugene, OR

6 Innovators Attending

• What we’ll do Want to step up your game at your next training event? Come discover a new toolkit for increasing engagement and expanding your organization’s reach both in and outside the classroom, as community leaders share their experiences innovating event participation. Learn how to make the most of live streaming and interactive event tools …

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#TechTuesday & Live Video Show at The Barn Light

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018, 5:30 PM

The Barn Light
924 Willamette Street Eugene, OR

1 Digital Creatives Attending

The most consistently inconsistent Tuesday meeting of the tech community downtown now with a Facebook Live Video show at 6PM. If you would like to be on the show, give a shout-out on the Switchboard: http://EugBoard.com we typically have guests and the news…Your regular dose of devs and digital creatives hanging out and noodling on projects. Thi…

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Open Hack Night

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018, 6:00 PM

Eugene Maker Space
687 McKinley, #2 Eugene, OR

1 Creative Makers Attending

Time to make stuff.  The space is open.  Bring your project, come for inspiration, or just see what the rest of us are up to.

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Bend Arduino Group E-Space

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018, 6:00 PM

E::SPACE Labs
48 SE Bridgeford Blvd, Suite 180 Bend, OR

1 Bend Arduino Group Members Attending

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CyberSecurity monthly meeting

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018, 6:30 PM

Code Chops
44 West Broadway Eugene, OR

5 Members Attending

Some networking time, and then a video session from Pluralsight or DEFCON depending on what I find. Topic: TBA Food: Snacks and such provided by TEK Systems, Inc.

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About the Author

Joshua Evans is the primary organizer of the Tech Tuesday Live Show, and a member of the Eugene Tech “Working Board”