We meet every second Wednesday of the month.

Our next meet-up will be

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🎤 Host: Fabio
📅 When: Wednesday August 14th 2019
🏢 Where: Funding Circle, 71 Queen Victoria St, London EC4V 4AY

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Please join us at Funding Circle on Wednesday the 14th of August for our //TODO meet-up.
As a Summer special we’re making the August meetup a free event. Come and join us for a free taster of what //TODO is like 🙂

18:30: Doors Open (with food and drinks served)
19:00: Intro
19:05: First talk – Filipe Mendes – The Legend of Documentation: A markdown to the past
19:25: Break
19:35: Second talk – Gareth Shapiro – This talk will give you superpowers
19:55: Break
20:05: Third talk – Ataul Munim – How empathy relates to effective feedback
20:30ish Social – TBD

Speakers

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Filipe Mendes – The Legend of Documentation: A markdown to the past

The great majority of programmers agree that documentation is useful but not that many will take the time to write it. If code is the real source of truth, why bother writing documents that might soon get outdated? In this talk Filipe will tell you his story on how documentation helped ease the integration of new colleagues, how it promotes knowledge sharing and how it helped preventing internal disagreements.

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Gareth Shapiro – This talk will give you superpowers

Gareth has a secret and it’s time to come clean. Completely by accident he discovered how to nurture superpowers.
You too can live in a world where money has no meaning.
You too can experience people giving you expensive things.
You too can be stopped in the supermarket, and chased down the road, by admirers.
You too can get access to high powered people in fancy board rooms.
You too can have people actually respond to your tweets ….
All you have to do is put the secrets in this talk in to practice.

 

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Ataul Munim – How empathy relates to effective feedback

We’ll look at what effective feedback is, and how it relates to empathy. We’ll cover distinct forms of feedback and in which situations each is most impactful.

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Social: The Sea Horse

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 typically some, if not all, of the speakers will be on hand.