Last week the 8th edition of Google I/O, Google’s annual developer conference in San Francisco, was held in the Moscone Center. Personally, I’ve attended 4 of them so far and have to admit that I’ve never left without being impressed by Google pushing the technology space forward. Let’s go through my favorite two new announcements that were presented during the two days of constant talks, code labs and engaging side activities.Read on →
In the last few days there has been a vivid (and sadly also depressing) discussion about how to behave properly at tech events to ensure a great experience for everyone.
There have been posts like Hackathons are for Hacking by Cassidy Williams and The Future of Hackathons written by Jennifer Rubinovitz that are incredibly encouraging and tap into some of the problems that are surfacing right now.Read on →
At most of the hackathons that I am attending for PayPal I see people running into the same issues with Node projects over and over again: a certain Node module they want to use (via npmjs.org) is faulty or doesn’t 100% do what they want to do and they have no idea how to change this.Read on →
I’ve been to a lot of conferences, hacks and meetups this year and enjoyed most of them a lot. Most of these events were great and I got to know lots of great attendees and speakers. But quite frank: Reaktor Dev Day in Helsinki was over 9000! Here’s my summary of some great days spent in Helsinki.Read on →