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Machine Learning with k-NN search in Open Distro for Elasticsearch

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

k-NN search algorithms are often used in applications for similarity search and image recognition. In this talk, we will cover the open source k-NN search plugin, a Java component in Open Distro for Elasticsearch. The talk will walk through the plugin design and code in development on GitHub. We will also talk about how you can get involved in this project and contribute to machine learning in search with Open Distro for Elasticsearch. Speakers: Vamshi Vijay Alolita Sharma

YugabyteDB on k8s & Docker for Blockchains and Smart Contracts

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

6.00 pm - Networking, food and drinks 6.30 pm - YugabyteDB on k8s 7.15 pm - DragonChain Talk #1 - Running YugabyteDB on Kubernetes: Recommendations for Success This talk will describe the lifecycle of a stateful, distributed SQL database application on Kubernetes. It details the design, provisioning, implementation and monitoring best practices relevant to Kubernetes admins and operators using a 100% open-source database as an example. Speaker: Andrew Nelson Currently Developer Advocate at Yugabyte. Formerly 4 years at Nutanix as…

FCC Seattle Presents: Let’s try test-driven development

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Whether you're new to test-driven development, automated testing, or development as a whole, come join us on Thursday, November 21st from 6-9pm at thinkspace to try out test-driven development. Test-driven development is a popular development philosophy that has you write tests before you even start writing code. Many professional developers swear by it. At the very least, it's an interesting approach. You never know when it might come up in an interview! To kick off our November event, we'll work…

Java Final Presentations – Open to the public!

November 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join our community in celebrating the accomplishments of our 401 graduates while also getting an exclusive look at the projects that are created during a week-long development sprint. The group presentations will give you a great sense of the stories and backgrounds of the graduates coming out of Code Fellows, while also providing insights into the skill sets gained over the past 10 weeks. In just 5 days, these students plan, build, and launch an MVP to demonstrate their development…

Charlton McIlwain: Black Software

December 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Activists, pundits, politicians, and the press frequently proclaim today’s digitally mediated racial justice activism the new civil rights movement. But according to Charlton D. McIlwain, the story of racial justice movement organizing online is much longer and varied than most people know. With insight from his book Black Software: The Internet and Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter, McIlwain chronicles the long relationship between African Americans, computing technology, and the Internet. He argues that the forgotten figures who worked…

Seattle Code 101: Explore Software Development

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thinking about a new career in software development? Start here! In this one-day workshop, you'll get a taste of a day in the life of a software developer. Code 101 helps you learn what it’s like to be a software developer through a day-long immersive course for beginners that focuses on front-end web development technologies. Get a taste of the Code Fellows learning experience, find out how websites are built, and code a webpage yourself using professional coding practices. Outcomes:…

Seattle Code 101: Explore Software Development

01/04/2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thinking about a new career in software development? Start here! In this one-day workshop, you'll get a taste of a day in the life of a software developer. Code 101 helps you learn what it’s like to be a software developer through a day-long immersive course for beginners that focuses on front-end web development technologies. Get a taste of the Code Fellows learning experience, find out how websites are built, and code a webpage yourself using professional coding practices. Outcomes:…

Seattle Code 101: Explore Software Development

03/07/2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thinking about a new career in software development? Start here! In this one-day workshop, you'll get a taste of a day in the life of a software developer. Code 101 helps you learn what it’s like to be a software developer through a day-long immersive course for beginners that focuses on front-end web development technologies. Get a taste of the Code Fellows learning experience, find out how websites are built, and code a webpage yourself using professional coding practices. Outcomes:…

Seattle Code 101: Explore Software Development

04/04/2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thinking about a new career in software development? Start here! In this one-day workshop, you'll get a taste of a day in the life of a software developer. Code 101 helps you learn what it’s like to be a software developer through a day-long immersive course for beginners that focuses on front-end web development technologies. Get a taste of the Code Fellows learning experience, find out how websites are built, and code a webpage yourself using professional coding practices. Outcomes:…

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