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September Events | Visualizing Meetups
NY Tech Meetup is an instution for the city's startup scene, but like any hot ticket in town they sell out fast. Along with finally attattending one of the monthly demo events, attended Hacks/Hackers Visualizing Politics, the French Institute Alliance Francaise open house and the Sept. 12 Mediabistro party.
Upright Citizens Brigade | Improving to Sketchiness
After taking a break from comedy, I've jumped back in with classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade. In May finished up Improv 301, followed by Improv 401 this summer. Having completed the core improv clases, have gotten back to writing with Sketch 101.
Summer Events | Digital Caring
For anyone who's tried to volunteer, it often seems you spend more time in logistics than actually helping out. New York Cares makes it simple to find volunteering events online that fit your interests and schedule. Along with volunteering, attended Mediabistro's TVNewser and TVSpy party, the Amusemi Brunch on July 15, a Diversity in Tech low-key mixer and the Inside Startups' August event.
Hacks/Hackers Reaches 10,000 Members On Five Continents
Hacks/Hackers has surpassed the 10,000 member mark just two and half years after its start as a Meetup group in the Bay Area. LEARN MORE >
May Events | A Digital Age Walkabout
New York is the fastest growing tech hub in the U.S. Internet Week showed this off and, like the Australian Aborigine coming-of-age tradition, this included a walkabout. Also attendedHacks/Hackers' Tech Talk: Designing, Building and Maintaining API's, Throw Like a Girl: Pitching the Hell Out of Your Stories presented by Her Girl Friday, Open Hack Night at The Guardian US, Journalism in a Digital Era and a Marketing Executives Networking Group event.
April Events | Diving into the New York Tech Scene
Between vacations and time off, spent April diving into the New York tech scene attending events including Uncubed, NYC Startup Job Fair and NYTechDay.
SXSW 2012 Panel | "Enhanced Interrogation: The Modern-Day Interview"
Spoke on a panel with Jenny 8. Lee and Jayna Wallace at this year's SXSW interactive. To learn more about the panel, CLICK HERE >
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