Tagged: Conference

jQuery Conf: Recreating Nostalgic Computer Games in JavaScript

jQuery Conf: Recreating Nostalgic Computer Games in JavaScript

Last weekend I was incredibly excited to be a speaker at jQuery Conf in Chicago! This was my first conference talk, and for it I spoke about creating games in the browser. It was an iteration on and expansion of the Spider Solitaire talk I gave at Brooklyn JS a couple of months ago, but this time I also brought Tetris into...

3 Countries, 3 Conferences, 38 Days

3 Countries, 3 Conferences, 38 Days

Starting mid-April, I went on a whirlwind of three conferences, two of which were international, in just over a month. They were all incredible experiences, culminating in JS Conf, where I helped lead a NodeBoats workshop! More on that later. JS Conf Brazil First stop was JS Conf Brazil in beautiful Fortaleza. Despite being in Brazil, the conference was in English, with...

Skynet Is Still A Long Way Off

Skynet Is Still A Long Way Off

Over the weekend, I was fortunate enough to find myself in lovely Amelia Island for the first-ever RobotsConf! It was a two-day marathon, aimed at taking software developers and teaching them everything there is to know about the maker movement. It was amazing. I learned so much and met so many wonderful people, I already can’t wait for next year’s conference. The...