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New Tech Meetup 2014-10-21 6:30pm

Law School, South Hall, Room 1225

Five presenters this month take the stage for ten minutes each, five minutes to demo and five minutes to answer questions, followed by open announcements and community networking. E-mail organizers at a2newtech.org if you’d like to present!

- Kyle Mulka, tchat.io - have real-time chats over Twitter

- Nick Sarafa, Pause - temporarily silence digital notifications 

- Aakash Jobanputra, StatusOwl - real-time guide to nightlife

- Dan Reiss and Quentin Weir, Elder Wood - makers of Hex Chest for storing and transporting gamer dice

- Prateek Sachdeva, Boldr - connecting consumers and local businesses 

Ignite UX Michigan - 2014-10-21 - Conor O’Neill’s

A2Geeks presents Ignite UX Michigan tomorrow, 2014-10-21 at 7pm, at Conor O’Neill’s.

Ignite UX Michigan is an evening of 5 minute talks on a range of user experience related topics. This is a free event open to public thanks to ourgenerous sponsors.

Emily Rodgers receives UMSI Entrepreneurial and Innovation Alumni Award

A2Geeks director Emily Rodgers has received the Entrepreneurial and Innovation Alumni Award from the University of Michigan School of Information for her work with A2Geeks and Ann Arbor Mini Maker Faire!

http://monthly.si.umich.edu/2014/10/20/and-our-winners-are/

She is … heavily involved in maker culture in Ann Arbor, where she coordinates and provides marketing assistance for that community as a board member of A2Geeks, a local non-profit maker-focused organization dedicated to “opening the tech culture to everyone.”

Thanks Roos Roast!

Big thank you to Roos Roast - Free Speech Coffee for sponsoring the A2Geeks Maker Meeting tomorrow at MakerWorks!  Want to be part of planning the next year’s maker events?  Come out Saturday morning 9 til noon!  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/washtenaw-county-maker-meeting-tickets-13246419397

MAKER MEETING - 2014-10-18

We are hosting a Maker Meeting to discuss what’s happening in the maker community, how we can help each other out, and to kick off the planning process for the 2015 Mini Maker Faire.

The meeting will be Oct 18, from 9-12 in the morning and it’s at Maker Works.

It’s free and we’ll have coffee and donuts. Spread the word with other friends or makers you know and please RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/washtenaw-county-maker-meeting-tickets-13246419397

Maker Movie screening - 2014-10-17 6:30pm

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Want to learn more about the maker movement in America - a new wave of Do-It-Yourself and Do-It-Together fueled by passion and powered by the advent of new technologies?  Did you attend the We #MakeHealth Fest and wonder how volunteers like Aaron Brown with E-Nabling The Future, create affordable and custom 3-D printed prosthetics?

Please join us for a free and public screening of Maker, a documentary on the maker movement.  It’ll offer a dose of inspiration for the #makehealth movement at the University of Michigan.
 
When: 6:30-7:45 pm, Friday, October 17, 2014

Where: Ehrlicher Room, North Quad, School of Information, University of Michigan
105 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Parking: Thayer St. Parking Structure is open to UM Blue and Gold pass holders only.  There is also metered street parking.  Public transportation is recommended. 

Directions: The easiest access to Ehrlicher Room (3100 North Quad) is through the plaza entry at Thayer and Washington streets.  Come through the main doors on the right, then proceed to the elevator on your left inside the main lobby and proceed to the third floor.  The Ehrlicher Room is immediately to the right of the elevator.

RSVP: Seating is limited, so sign up below so we can count you in!
http://bit.ly/MakerMovieRSVP

 

Show Your Support!
We just put an application into the Provost to support our work.  Please add your name to express your support for HealthDesignBy.Us either in public or in private!
http://bit.ly/Healthdesignbyus_Support

Meet your a2geeks board!

Meet your a2geeks board members:
Board member terms are two years. 

AWS Meetup Thurs 2014-09-18

Amazon Web Services meetup

Cloud architecture of a music based social media website, Plus- discussion time

Thurs 2014-09-18
RightBrain Networks
315 E. Eisenhower Pkwy, Suite 115, Ann Arbor, MI

Ryan Tasson from RBN will talk about a recent engagement with a major music social networking site and their cloud architecture, with a special focus on WebSockets & ElasticSearch on EC2, followed by a discussion.

http://www.meetup.com/AWS-Michigan/events/206394592/

September 2014 schedule for All Hands Active, a not-for-profit hacker space at 525 E Liberty St in Ann Arbor next to the Michigan Theater. 

September 2014 schedule for All Hands Active, a not-for-profit hacker space at 525 E Liberty St in Ann Arbor next to the Michigan Theater. 

WordCamp is coming to Ann Arbor on October 4, hosted downtown. See http://2014.AnnArbor.WordCamp.org for details.
WordCamps are casual conferences that are local in nature. Topics cover everything related to WordPress and include things such as blogging, coding, branding, and security.

WordCamp is coming to Ann Arbor on October 4, hosted downtown. See http://2014.AnnArbor.WordCamp.org for details.

WordCamps are casual conferences that are local in nature. Topics cover everything related to WordPress and include things such as blogging, coding, branding, and security.