We are taking a break in January so our next event will be // TODO London 1.5 on February 7th 2017 but you can sign up to find out more right now at meetup.com/todo-london
More information coming very soon…
Our hosts were, once again, Hotels.com, The Angel Building, 407 St John St, London, EC1V 4EX. Food and drink will be provided, as before (including vegetarian and non-alcoholic options).
18:45: Talk One: Luciano Marisi Never Stop Learning
Learning is something that a lot people associate with school and/or university. There’s no reason why it should stop there.
As a software developer I’ve learned a few of programming languages over time helping me develop my career while keeping things interesting. This talk will cover deciding what to learn, finding materials and staying focused and motivated through the journey.
19:10: Talk Two: Yvette Cook, Lost at sea: Lessons for tech teams from the many disasters of the Baltic Fleet
In October 1904 the Russian Baltic fleet, a haphazard armada of some fifty outdated and ill-equipped men-of-war, set sail on an epic 18,000 mile voyage to engage the hostile Japanese navy. This is the tale of what happened on their 7 month journey, and the lessons it can teach us about the perils of miscommunication, tech debt and poisonous snakes in confined spaces.
19:35: Lightning Talk: David Giusti, From Product Management to Denim Tailor
After a career that included product management at both Shazam and Lyst, David chose a new path. He chose denim.
How do you recognise that you may have a more fulfilling career in a different profession? How do you take the steps to explore it, and how do to take that leap into the unknown?
In this talk David will explain how this came about, what happened next, where he is now, and, maybe, just maybe, what the deal is with Japanese Selvedge.
20:00ish: Social, Brewhouse & Kitchen, Torrens Street, Angel, EC1V 1NQ brewhouseandkitchen.com
We understand that some people have other commitments, and cannot spend the whole evening with us. Because of this we start early, try to run very close to time, and we do not take questions after the talks. This allows everyone to benefit from the main part of the evening, and then, if you are able, you can join us after for the social where hopefully some, or all, of the speakers will be on hand. We think this makes // TODO more inclusive, but if you think we can do better, do let us know.
To see more information about these, and all the talks proposed so far, visit trello.com
To attend sign up now
1By Post-PC we mean devices that have come since, and are arguably replacing, the desktop personal computer in our lives. Most obviously mobile phones, but also Tablets, Wearables, Smart Speakers, Connected TV’s, Snap Spectacles, Google Glass (okay, maybe not Google Glass), VR headsets…and who knows what that is yet to come.
Photo by Amit Gupta (Flickr)