Scotland

  • August Blockchain Meetup live stream link: productfor.ge

    Building The Future: Blockchain, Smart Contracts and Zero Knowledge Proofs

    Bill Buchanan is a Professor in the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University, and a Fellow of the BCS and the IET. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2017 Birthday Honours for services to cyber security. Currently he leads the Centre for Distributed Computing, Networks, and Security and The Cyber Academy (thecyberacademy.org). Overall he has published over 250 academy papers and 27 textbooks, and has a number of patents. His main research focus is around information sharing, such as using Trust and Governance Policies, threat analysis, cryptography, Blockchain, e-Health, and triage within digital forensics. This has led to several World-wide patents, and in three highly successful spin-out companies: Zonefox (zonefox.com); Symphonic Software (www.symphonicsoft.com); and Cyan Forens...

  • IN THE PROCESS OF HIRING NEW RECRUITS INTO DIGITAL ROLES?

    More than 150 CodeClan graduates have recently joined the tech sector becoming junior developers, community managers, testers, technical assistants, UX analysts and more - could one of our current students be right for your next hire?

    Do you have a role you are looking to fill? Come along and meet with our diverse students.

  • Get a flavour for our coding courses

    Learn the basics of how we teach programming at CodeClan and try your hand at writing some code of your own at our half-day taster session on Saturday 26th August.

    If you're thinking about a career in tech but aren't convinced that you have the ability to code, this is the perfect taster session for you! We've designed this interactive taster session specifically for people thinking about learning to code through our 16-week intensive course.

    What you'll experience

    An intro to programming

    To do programming you need to understand what it is, right? We’ll talk through some of the basics of programming, exploring fundamental concepts developers use to write software and web applications.

  • This is our monthly informal gathering - just turn up, grab a drink, sit down and start talking UX! If you haven't been before you'll find us on the right as you come in, opposite the bar.

    Check out our new discussions board! Feel free to post anything here that you think will be of interest to the group e.g. thoughts/questions related to UX, details of relevant events, local job postings etc.

  • Generating test ideas and questions is a skill that all testers have to learn, but how do they do it? In this session, we will be looking at how Heuristics and Oracles are important tools in a testers toolkit when it comes to generating ideas.

    In this sessions discussion we will cover the following:

    - What is a Heuristic?
    - What is an Oracle?
    - How can we use Heuristics and Oracles to help testing?

  • Microsoft and Aberlour are hosting a specialist showcase of tech and gaming excellence in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility. We have a few places left so please get in touch and register if interested.

    Hear from industry experts and explore how technology and games are being used to tackle Scotland’s most challenging issues.

    Microsoft, The Digital Health Institute and StoriiCare will be delivering keynote sessions, giving an insight into their own personal experiences on how new innovations have changed lives in their communities.

    There will also be dedicated time for networking with the top games and tech companies from across Scotland/the UK, where you can learn about how you can best use your skills and technology to help others. There will also be a demo of the HoloLens from Microsoft.
    Please email matthew.macdonald@aberlour.org.uk now to reserve your free place for this exclusive event.

  • We're back after a wee break over summer! Join us for a session on Raspberry Pi from Alison (details below) and general catch up.

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    Introduction to the Raspberry Pi

    The Raspberry Pi is a small single-board computer for students, hobbyists, artists and hackers. The latest version, the Raspberry Pi 3, costs only about £30, and comes with built-in wi-fi and Bluetooth. In this talk, I will show how you can download the latest version of the Raspbian operating system, and get started with the Raspberry Pi. I will then demo a number of projects that the Raspberry Pi can be used for, including a web server, a home media centre, a time-lapse video camera, and a fully functional Amazon Alexa speaker. We’ll then aim to have a hands-on session, where people can get into small groups, and try some simple programming on a Raspberry Pi. If you already have experience with the Raspberry Pi, feel free to get in touch with me in advance of the talk, and let me know what you’ve alrea...

  • One of our regular drop in open nights, no need to call ahead, just turn up! We'll be tinkering with hardware, hacking some code and probably eating. Feel free to come along with a project or idea for some help, use some tools, or just hang out.

  • 57North is Aberdeen's Hackerspace and Tuesday is our open night.

    For those of you not in the know, Tuesday evenings are open to anyone
    who wishes to come to 57North!
    We get up to a range of activities on Tuesday nights, including but not limited to
    social contact, programming, manufacturing weird things and consuming sugary treats.

    We usually begin at about 7, but sometimes someone will be in earlier.

    If you're new, we'd suggest you bring a laptop, and perhaps a project you
    want to work on.

    If you want to come but are unsure about anything, ask in IRC - #57n on freenode. There will be a mailing list post at lists.57north.co detailing more information also.

  • See www.edjug.org for details

  • When the time comes that you *need* to use cryptography, it will be too late to learn. Technologies like Tor are not magic bullets, an individual user alone stands out. The use of Tor also stands out and if a user starts to use Tor, this stands out. Cryptonoise is about two things: to provide an oppertunity to learn about cryptographic technologies, and to provide an oppertunity to hide in the crowd.

  • Why won’t Mum have a password on her iPad? It’s such a simple thing but it could save the iPad from being stolen. Why is that person having a loud phone discussion about redundancies at their company in the queue to board the plane? Surely they know that we are all listening? Why, oh why, do people do such careless things?

    Wendy Goucher is an Information Security Consultant specialising in the human element of cyber security and she will be discussing "Why Won't People Do as They're Told". Her research has been mainly in that area of work but this fundamental question can apply to just about anything. It is a darn good question. She's not promising to have THE answer, but will provide a little ray of light to help you find greater insight. You never know, it might save you a headache or two."

    Doors open at 5.30pm for a 6pm start. Doors will close at 8pm.

  • Deconstructing WannaCry

    Speaker: James Slaughter

    - Who, What, Where, Why and How.

    - Or, how I actioned the incident and learned more about the malware to help our organization weather one of the largest malware events to occur in recent history.



    Driving remediation in large organisations

    Speaker: Andrew Scott

    Congratulations! Your vulnerability scanning, penetration testing and bug bounty programmes are all running really well. But what about remediation? When it comes to fixing the problems identified by the various assurance programmes it’s easy to become swamped by the sheer volume and not make enough progress on actual fixes. How do you sort the must fixes from the nice to haves and how do you push the fix rate up and the time to fix down? I’ll look at a number of the challenges here and some solutions.

    Please note that registration is required for the event via Eventbrite: owaspscotlandaugust2017.eventbrite.co.uk

  • Bob Clint (CTO, Spiritus Partners) - www.linkedin.com

    "What a long, strange trip it has been - Reflections on a data career'

    Bob is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Spiritus Partners, Inc. Spiritus Partners supports patients' well-being and peace of mind in managing chronic disease while enabling caregivers, clinicians and health systems to improve outcomes in a private, secure and reliable manner through mHealth solutions. A seasoned innovator, Bob has more than thirty years of experience in all aspects of the data management and IT life cycles, including solution development and delivery, project and program management, practice development and management, marketing and sales, and client relationship management. Prior roles have included Global IT Director and Audit Analytics Leader at EY, Senior Partner and National BI Practice Leader at CSC, and VP of Global Analytics at MphasiS.

    Bob specializes in:

    · Distributed ledger, Blockchain, Smart...

  • Edinburgh 2600 meetings are similar to those held around the world. Hackers, crackers, geeks, hats of any colour, technology enthusiasts, hacktivists, and other like-minded folks are most welcome. We do not judge anyone and everyone has something to contribute, no matter their level of expertise.

  • Being a founder of a startup isn’t easy. As a founder you’ll likely experience highs and lows; a real rollercoaster of emotions. That is why support and regular contact with fellow founders is invaluable.

    The meetup is a platform for the Scottish startup community to interact on a regular basis. The RookieOven meetup in a monthly opportunity to meet fellow founders in a relaxed environment. Share experience, soak up advice, connect and collaborate.

    At the meetup there are no talks, presentations or set agendas just great conversations between Scottish startup founders, employees and enthusiasts.

  • Talking Forms

    Hilary Brownlie & Clare Barnett (Registers of Scotland)

    As with the 'mobile first' philosophy, we want to raise awareness about designing for 'screenless' interfaces as something UX professionals need to consider. Specifically, how we can prototype and test voice interfaces for user research at the earliest opportunity.

    Without talking about code and technical implementation, but by understanding how this technology has evolved in recent years, we can learn about current VUI limitations and imagine their potential. We will learn lessons from early adoptions and understand how they can open our services to new audiences.

    We will demonstrate effective ways to prototype for conversational interfaces and demonstrate traditional usability testing techniques that can still be applied.

  • FutureScot is pleased to announce Digital Cities 2017 - a series of policy conferences taking place across Scotland this summer - kicking off with Dundee and Perth on June 1.

    Aimed at policy, academic, technology and business leaders, six half-day events will take place in Dundee and Perth // Aberdeen // Glasgow // Stirling // Edinburgh // Inverness



    Dundee & Perth

    Featuring a range of prominent speakers, the objective of these events is to equip leaders with the tools they need to further unlock the potential of digital in their cities.

    Supporting communities of digital talent in Scotland's major cities has been given added impetus following the recent publication of the Scottish Government's A Digital Strategy for Scotland.

    Importantly, Digital Cities 2017 will provide useful local feedback following a nationwide health check on Scotland's digital cities carried out by Nesta - the innovation foundation.

    The event's Digital Showcase also exposes local government a...

  • Come and help us celebrate the official opening of CodeBase Stirling - Scotland's newest and most exciting technology incubator hub.

    We're delighted to announce details of CodeBase Stirling official launch on Tuesday 5th September. Join us for a first look around the space and enjoy an evening of good sounds from DJ Gavin Fort [Main Ingredient], multiple popup exhibitions, tasty Napizza treats and a tipple or two.

    Based in the Old Municipal Buildings in the city's new Digital District, CodeBase Stirling is the heart of the growing technology ecosystem. Our hub will gather and support the tech community providing scaleup education, flexible office and coworking spaces, mentoring and a full programme of events. Further developing the successes of our Edinburgh location, CodeBase Stirling will be positioned as the rest of Scotland hub, clustering exceptional startups and scaleups accelerating growth and showcasing talent.

    More details to follow.....

  • One of our regular drop in open nights, no need to call ahead, just turn up! We'll be tinkering with hardware, hacking some code and probably eating. Feel free to come along with a project or idea for some help, use some tools, or just hang out.

  • Meet in Edinburgh’s OX184 bar in Cowgate. We eat, drink and chat about different things – often game related! It’s a really relaxed atmosphere and whilst there’s no pressure to show your work or talk specifically about what you’re working on, you can expect a positive response if you do.

    Whether you’re working in the games industry, an indy developer, a hobbyist or simply interested in learning more about game development then please come along!

  • 57North is Aberdeen's Hackerspace and Tuesday is our open night.

    For those of you not in the know, Tuesday evenings are open to anyone
    who wishes to come to 57North!
    We get up to a range of activities on Tuesday nights, including but not limited to
    social contact, programming, manufacturing weird things and consuming sugary treats.

    We usually begin at about 7, but sometimes someone will be in earlier.

    If you're new, we'd suggest you bring a laptop, and perhaps a project you
    want to work on.

    If you want to come but are unsure about anything, ask in IRC - #57n on freenode. There will be a mailing list post at lists.57north.co detailing more information also.

  • This month we're meeting up to grab a drink and a chat about all things technology, hacking and infosec. All welcome!

    We will be upstairs in the Raven, in the Crow's nest.

    This month we have two great talks lined up:

    An Intro to Ettercap and BEEF by @megamolis

    Introduction to Women in Tech by @The_Liddler

  • Every month, apart from December and January we have talks about technical subjects. They are not necessarily Linux related, but can be about databases, security, config management etc.

    We meet in Sportsters Bar, 8 - 12 Princes Street Falkirk FK1 1LU from 6:30 pm and the evening is about chatting. All are welcome, it doesn't matter if it is your first time there, and it doesn't matter if you turn up with a notepad full of questions, there should be someone who can answer them.

    Look for a double table on the raised bit on the left with a fluffy Linux penguin on it.

  • FutureScot is pleased to announce Digital Cities 2017 - a series of policy conferences taking place across Scotland this summer, reaching Edinburgh on June 9.

    Aimed at policy, academic, technology and business leaders, six half-day events will take place in Dundee and Perth // Aberdeen // Glasgow // Stirling // Edinburgh // Inverness



    Edinburgh

    Featuring a range of prominent speakers, the objective of these events is to equip leaders with the tools they need to further unlock the potential of digital in their cities.

    Supporting communities of digital talent in Scotland's major cities has been given added impetus following the recent publication of the Scottish Government's A Digital Strategy for Scotland.

    Importantly, Digital Cities 2017 will provide useful local feedback following a nationwide health check on Scotland's digital cities carried out by Nesta - the innovation foundation.

    The event's Digital Showcase also exposes local government and public sector agen...

  • Weekly social events hosted at Napier university Merchiston campus in room C27 from 1-3PM

  • Monthly meetup for all interested in learning and talking about user experience and related matters.

  • Synopsis

    In the 1950s Fortran released a great innovation into the world of software development: procedures. Suddenly, we could write programs orders of magnitude larger and more accurately than before. Then again, in the 1980s, Smalltalk and C++ introduced us to objects, and development took another great leap forwards. Now, at the start of the 21st century, another great leap forward is taking shape, and almost every language is adopting closures.

    Closures really do introduce a whole new way of thinking about what programming is, and how to organise our code. In this talk, Jules will describe their beginning in Algol and functional languages, show how they work in modern languages, and demonstrate a few patterns and idioms that demonstrate their extraordinary power.

    About the speaker


    Jules is a freelance consultant based in North East Scotland. He specialises in reliability, mathematical software, and compilers and languages. He has been writing, teaching and speaki...

  • If you would like to get a feel for the worlds most popular PHP Framework, come along on Wednesday 6th September, and join Robert Cooper running through the basics of Laravel (version 5.4).

    Ably assisted by Billy Fagan, you can bring your own laptop (optional) and follow along on your own machine as we start with the typical "Hello World" example and work up to using databases, sending email, and more.

    Pizza, Beer and Juice will be provided - this covered by the £5 ticket cost.

  • Aberdeen PHP User Group aims to provide a regular meeting for developers in Aberdeen and the surrounding areas to get together and discuss just about anything in and around the PHP Community.

    We meet on the first Wednesday of each month and run talks or open conversations around a variety of tech topics; with a focus on PHP development but extending to general development practises.

    This month we're having a "How we work" session where everyone is welcome to spend 5, 10 or 15 mins sharing a little bit about how they work. This could be about your workspace set-up, tools, hot drink choice, dev systems, tips, tricks, desk mess, hosting, routines, chairs or whatever you'd like to share!

    Get in touch on twitter/slack/facebook if you are wanting to give us your two cents and we'll save you a slot.

  • FutureScot is pleased to announce Digital Cities 2017 - a series of policy conferences taking place across Scotland this summer, coming to Inverness on June 15.

    Aimed at policy, academic, technology and business leaders, six half-day events will take place in Dundee and Perth // Aberdeen // Glasgow // Stirling // Edinburgh // Inverness



    Inverness

    Featuring a range of prominent speakers, the objective of these events is to equip leaders with the tools they need to further unlock the potential of digital in their cities.

    Supporting communities of digital talent in Scotland's major cities has been given added impetus following the recent publication of the Scottish Government's A Digital Strategy for Scotland.

    Importantly, Digital Cities 2017 will provide useful local feedback following a nationwide health check on Scotland's digital cities carried out by Nesta - the innovation foundation.

    The event's Digital Showcase also exposes local government and public sector ag...

  • FutureScot is pleased to announce Digital Cities 2017 - a series of policy conferences taking place across Scotland this summer, coming to Aberdeen on June 6.

    Aimed at policy, academic, technology and business leaders, six half-day events will take place in Dundee and Perth // Aberdeen // Glasgow // Stirling // Edinburgh // Inverness



    Aberdeen

    Featuring a range of prominent speakers, the objective of these events is to equip leaders with the tools they need to further unlock the potential of digital in their cities.

    Supporting communities of digital talent in Scotland's major cities has been given added impetus following the recent publication of the Scottish Government's A Digital Strategy for Scotland.

    Importantly, Digital Cities 2017 will provide useful local feedback following a nationwide health check on Scotland's digital cities carried out by Nesta - the innovation foundation.

    The event's Digital Showcase also exposes local government and public sector agenc...

  • One of our regular drop in open nights, no need to call ahead, just turn up! We'll be tinkering with hardware, hacking some code and probably eating. Feel free to come along with a project or idea for some help, use some tools, or just hang out.

  • Sharing what you make and do at Make/Share!
    Make/Share is a free monthly event on the second Wednesday of each month organised by Creative Dundee and hosted at The Beer Kitchen Dundee, from 7pm – 8.30pm.

    This regular event brings people together to gain a behind the scenes insight into the work of people from a mix of creative, science, social and technology backgrounds.

    Four speakers explore how their project or product has evolved, changed and transformed, and how they experiment. They discuss their biggest challenges and how they overcame them and even present work in progress to get your constructive feedback.

    We think the processes behind turning a project or a product into a reality aren’t discussed enough, and that’s why Make/Share is so useful. After the talks there’s time for questions and the opportunity to share any news you want.

    If you’d like to talk about a project you’ve been working on, just get in touch with Creative Dundee.

  • 57North is Aberdeen's Hackerspace and Tuesday is our open night.

    For those of you not in the know, Tuesday evenings are open to anyone
    who wishes to come to 57North!
    We get up to a range of activities on Tuesday nights, including but not limited to
    social contact, programming, manufacturing weird things and consuming sugary treats.

    We usually begin at about 7, but sometimes someone will be in earlier.

    If you're new, we'd suggest you bring a laptop, and perhaps a project you
    want to work on.

    If you want to come but are unsure about anything, ask in IRC - #57n on freenode. There will be a mailing list post at lists.57north.co detailing more information also.

  • FutureScot is pleased to announce Digital Cities 2017 - a series of policy conferences taking place across Scotland this summer, coming to Stirling on June 8.

    Aimed at policy, academic, technology and business leaders, six half-day events will take place in Dundee and Perth // Aberdeen // Glasgow // Stirling // Edinburgh // Inverness



    Stirling

    Featuring a range of prominent speakers, the objective of these events is to equip leaders with the tools they need to further unlock the potential of digital in their cities.

    Supporting communities of digital talent in Scotland's major cities has been given added impetus following the recent publication of the Scottish Government's A Digital Strategy for Scotland.

    Importantly, Digital Cities 2017 will provide useful local feedback following a nationwide health check on Scotland's digital cities carried out by Nesta - the innovation foundation.

    The event's Digital Showcase also exposes local government and public sector agenc...

  • Weekly social events hosted at Napier university Merchiston campus in room C27 from 1-3PM

  • Welcoming anyone involved or working in technology.

    TechMeetup is a monthly excuse for developers and the tech community around Scotland to meet up and learn new stuff from each other. No name badges, no sales pitches, just informative presentations from your peers and a chance to meet some of the tech community around you.

    We're not centred around specific languages, technologies or disciplines; we believe there's stuff to learn from mixing everyone together. There's no cost to attend, and food and drink are provided.

  • As always we'll use the Lean Coffee format, stickies and sharpies will be provided.

    Look forward to seeing you there.

    Chris

  • FutureScot is pleased to announce Digital Cities 2017 - a series of policy conferences taking place across Scotland this summer, coming to Glasgow on June 7.

    Aimed at policy, academic, technology and business leaders, six half-day events will take place in Dundee and Perth // Aberdeen // Glasgow // Stirling // Edinburgh // Inverness



    Glasgow

    Featuring a range of prominent speakers, the objective of these events is to equip leaders with the tools they need to further unlock the potential of digital in their cities.

    Supporting communities of digital talent in Scotland's major cities has been given added impetus following the recent publication of the Scottish Government's A Digital Strategy for Scotland.

    Importantly, Digital Cities 2017 will provide useful local feedback following a nationwide health check on Scotland's digital cities carried out by Nesta - the innovation foundation.

    The event's Digital Showcase also exposes local government and public sector agencie...

  • Our monthly meetup. Details of what we do every month vary, so check back for more details.

    Meetings follow our code of conduct, to ensure they provide a welcoming and friendly environment for all. No tickets are required to attend! Turn up on the day, or sign up on Meetup.com: www.meetup.com to indicate your interest.

  • If you would like to build a website using WordPress, or if you already have a WP site which is having issues, or if you are looking to share your WP knowledge, then this is the gathering to come along to.

    The idea is that people of all levels of ability can come along, collaborate, and discuss and/or show those aspects of WordPress that are of interest.

    This informal get-together is also ideal for anyone who is new to WordPress and looking to find out more. Hear other people share their knowledge and experience, such as:

    - how to know if my WP site is successful?
    - does security really affect my site?
    - tips on making my content (more) engaging
    - making my site work for mobile
    - recommendations on plugins , SEO, accessability
    - and much more ...

    Please note that whilst this meetup is free to attend, it cannot provide consultancy or tailored training. Despite that, we would hope to at least give you a 'steer' in the right direction or an independent opinion on approac...

  • Monthly meetup of Edinburgh Mac and iOS developers. A casual evening of geeky conversation and code; nothing too formal, no membership fees, no presentations, just socialising, discussing, coding, debugging, and the occasional bout of whining and rumor-mongering.

  • CodeCraftConf is the software craftsmanship conference that puts confer back into conference.
    No presentations: just guided conversations and workshops on the hottest topics in software development amongst your peers.

    Traditionally conferences feature a set of talks given by speakers, where you consume their thoughts and perhaps get a chance to ask a question at the end.

    This conference will be different.

    In small groups, we will have guided conversations around the latest topics of interest to software developers. We'll provide the guide, and you'll provide your thoughts. We will all learn from each other.

    Join us on Friday 15th September 2017 for a day of conversations and workshops.

  • The Docker Edinburgh meetup takes place at Codebase, in their Event Space, which is accessible from the entrance on 38 Castle Terrace. The Meetup will run from around 18h30 to 20h00, with further discussion afterwards in the pub! Cloudsoft will be sponsoring the meetup, and pizza and beer will be provided.

    Please let us know what sort of speakers or topics you would like to see at future Meetups, or if there are alternative formats like lightning talks that would prefer.

    We're always looking for new speakers, so please get in touch if you have something you'd like to present about Docker or the wider DevOps community!

    Speakers

    Kevin Cross - Using Container Technologies to Test the Less New

    "Docker and container technologies are often associated with newer technologies that are well suited for use in modern micro-services style deployments but that is still not what many of us are working on. This talk will be about Kevin's experience testing more traditional applications across a...

  • To be decided but will normally be one or more of:

    • Short/Lightning Talks

    • Agile Game/Workshop

    • Lean Coffee - a structured but agenda-less meeting, the participants decide what to discuss using leancoffee.org format.

  • The next Glasgow ML Club meet-up. More information to follow.

  • 57North is Aberdeen's Hackerspace and Tuesday is our open night.

    For those of you not in the know, Tuesday evenings are open to anyone
    who wishes to come to 57North!
    We get up to a range of activities on Tuesday nights, including but not limited to
    social contact, programming, manufacturing weird things and consuming sugary treats.

    We usually begin at about 7, but sometimes someone will be in earlier.

    If you're new, we'd suggest you bring a laptop, and perhaps a project you
    want to work on.

    If you want to come but are unsure about anything, ask in IRC - #57n on freenode. There will be a mailing list post at lists.57north.co detailing more information also.

  • The openstreetmap community in Edinburgh have a social meeting every month, usually on the third Tuesday of the month, from 7:00pm at the Guildford Arms. Everyone is welcome, including those from outside the Edinburgh area, to come and meet with us. We will try and have either a hi-vis vest and/or OSM related flyers/posters on the table. This is an opportunity to meet with others and hear about what's going on, learn new mapping techniques, and just generally discuss all things relating to maps, open data, GIS, etc.

  • One of our regular drop in open nights, no need to call ahead, just turn up! We'll be tinkering with hardware, hacking some code and probably eating. Feel free to come along with a project or idea for some help, use some tools, or just hang out.

  • Weekly social events hosted at Napier university Merchiston campus in room C27 from 1-3PM

  • Hi All,

    Meetup @ 6pm (for 6:30 start)

    Everyone is welcome, we have beginners and we have developers in our group, so please do come along regardless or your WordPress knowledge!

    The social gathering we have after the talk has been very beneficial for people to meet others interested in WordPress and even get tips and recommendations not associated with the topic of the night.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Best,
    From all the organizers.

  • Kimberly will discuss stored procedure caching and the potential for performance problems due to a problem known as parameter sniffing. There are some common solutions and while they can drastically improve performance, they can also cause other problems. Sometimes a hybrid solution is needs, from this session, you’ll know the best way to write procedures so that stable requests are cached and unstable requests are not (giving you the most optimal performance without wasting resources).

  • This is our monthly informal gathering - just turn up, grab a drink, sit down and start talking UX! If you haven't been before you'll find us on the right as you come in, opposite the bar.

    Check out our new discussions board! Feel free to post anything here that you think will be of interest to the group e.g. thoughts/questions related to UX, details of relevant events, local job postings etc.

  • Talk description coming soon!

  • We'll be meeting at Milnes bar on Hanover St at about 6:30pm. There *should* be Python logo printouts on the table if you need to find us.

    There's *no minimum skill level* for coming along! If you like talking about Python or related technologies, and you're interested in meeting like-minded people and finding out what they're up to, just turn up! If you'd like to be introduced to some people, ask for me - Mark Smith - and I'll be happy to introduce you to some people with similar interests.

  • 57North is Aberdeen's Hackerspace and Tuesday is our open night.

    For those of you not in the know, Tuesday evenings are open to anyone
    who wishes to come to 57North!
    We get up to a range of activities on Tuesday nights, including but not limited to
    social contact, programming, manufacturing weird things and consuming sugary treats.

    We usually begin at about 7, but sometimes someone will be in earlier.

    If you're new, we'd suggest you bring a laptop, and perhaps a project you
    want to work on.

    If you want to come but are unsure about anything, ask in IRC - #57n on freenode. There will be a mailing list post at lists.57north.co detailing more information also.

  • One of our regular drop in open nights, no need to call ahead, just turn up! We'll be tinkering with hardware, hacking some code and probably eating. Feel free to come along with a project or idea for some help, use some tools, or just hang out.

  • Morning Lean Coffee to discuss our Lean and Agile ideas and challenges. Stickies and sharpies will be provided.

    Arrive at 7:45, grab a coffee and we'll get started at 8.

    Look forward to seeing you there.

    Chris & Caroline

  • Fintech continues to change the face of Financial Services, driving disruption, disintermediation and democratisation within the sector. It has opened the door to new opportunity and new market entrants, and created fertile ground for innovation and growth.

    The Summit will explore technological innovation from right across the FS sector, from developments in established tier-1 firms to the disruptive innovators within the start-up community that are reshaping the FS market.

    The conference is free to attend for personnel from Financial Services & Fintech

    Register now at: www.fintech2017.co.uk

    Speakers
    • Megan Caywood, Chief Platform Officer, Starling Bank
    • Mark Bailie, COO, RBS
    • Lisa Jacobs, Chief Strategy Officer, Funding Circle
    • Stephen Flaherty, Managing Director, JP Morgan Chase
    • David Ferguson, CEO, Nucleus & HMT Fintech Envoy
    • Ed Molyneux, CEO, Free Agent
    • Mary Harper, Head of Strategy: Customer, Digital & Data, Standard Life
    • Chris Woolard, D...

  • Weekly social events hosted at Napier university Merchiston campus in room C27 from 1-3PM

  • This is the third EDINBUUG meetup and is supported my Net Talent.

    Come along for 6pm start to discuss all things Umbraco.
    Whether you're a developer, editor, designer or have an interest in Umbraco CMS, come along.

    Guest speakers to be announced.

    Please register via www.edinbuug.com so we know who is attending thanks!

  • When the time comes that you *need* to use cryptography, it will be too late to learn. Technologies like Tor are not magic bullets, an individual user alone stands out. The use of Tor also stands out and if a user starts to use Tor, this stands out. Cryptonoise is about two things: to provide an oppertunity to learn about cryptographic technologies, and to provide an oppertunity to hide in the crowd.

  • David Tracy - Internationally Experienced Data Science and Analytics Leader - FanDuel

    www.linkedin.com

    Founded and lead the Data Science team at FanDuel
    Develop, apply and mechanise advanced methods to model concepts such as: customer value; customer next actions; product recommendation; marketing effectiveness; and complex game ecosystem problems.

    Full agenda and second speaker to be announced.

  • Being a founder of a startup isn’t easy. As a founder you’ll likely experience highs and lows; a real rollercoaster of emotions. That is why support and regular contact with fellow founders is invaluable.

    The meetup is a platform for the Scottish startup community to interact on a regular basis. The RookieOven meetup in a monthly opportunity to meet fellow founders in a relaxed environment. Share experience, soak up advice, connect and collaborate.

    At the meetup there are no talks, presentations or set agendas just great conversations between Scottish startup founders, employees and enthusiasts.

  • This month we're meeting up to grab a drink and a chat about all things technology, hacking and infosec. All welcome!

    We will be upstairs in the Raven, in the Crow's nest.

  • 57North is Aberdeen's Hackerspace and Tuesday is our open night.

    For those of you not in the know, Tuesday evenings are open to anyone
    who wishes to come to 57North!
    We get up to a range of activities on Tuesday nights, including but not limited to
    social contact, programming, manufacturing weird things and consuming sugary treats.

    We usually begin at about 7, but sometimes someone will be in earlier.

    If you're new, we'd suggest you bring a laptop, and perhaps a project you
    want to work on.

    If you want to come but are unsure about anything, ask in IRC - #57n on freenode. There will be a mailing list post at lists.57north.co detailing more information also.

  • One of our regular drop in open nights, no need to call ahead, just turn up! We'll be tinkering with hardware, hacking some code and probably eating. Feel free to come along with a project or idea for some help, use some tools, or just hang out.

  • Every month, apart from December and January we have talks about technical subjects. They are not necessarily Linux related, but can be about databases, security, config management etc.

    We meet in Sportsters Bar, 8 - 12 Princes Street Falkirk FK1 1LU from 6:30 pm and the evening is about chatting. All are welcome, it doesn't matter if it is your first time there, and it doesn't matter if you turn up with a notepad full of questions, there should be someone who can answer them.

    Look for a double table on the raised bit on the left with a fluffy Linux penguin on it.

  • Monthly meetup for all interested in learning and talking about user experience and related matters.

  • Aberdeen PHP User Group aims to provide a regular meeting for developers in Aberdeen and the surrounding areas to get together and discuss just about anything in and around the PHP Community.

    We meet on the first Wednesday of each month and run talks or open conversations around a variety of tech topics; with a focus on PHP development but extending to general development practises.

    This month we're having a "How we work" session where everyone is welcome to spend 5, 10 or 15 mins sharing a little bit about how they work. This could be about your workspace set-up, tools, hot drink choice, dev systems, tips, tricks, desk mess, hosting, routines, chairs or whatever you'd like to share!

    Get in touch on twitter/slack/facebook if you are wanting to give us your two cents and we'll save you a slot.

  • Edinburgh 2600 meetings are similar to those held around the world. Hackers, crackers, geeks, hats of any colour, technology enthusiasts, hacktivists, and other like-minded folks are most welcome. We do not judge anyone and everyone has something to contribute, no matter their level of expertise.

  • 57North is Aberdeen's Hackerspace and Tuesday is our open night.

    For those of you not in the know, Tuesday evenings are open to anyone
    who wishes to come to 57North!
    We get up to a range of activities on Tuesday nights, including but not limited to
    social contact, programming, manufacturing weird things and consuming sugary treats.

    We usually begin at about 7, but sometimes someone will be in earlier.

    If you're new, we'd suggest you bring a laptop, and perhaps a project you
    want to work on.

    If you want to come but are unsure about anything, ask in IRC - #57n on freenode. There will be a mailing list post at lists.57north.co detailing more information also.

  • One of our regular drop in open nights, no need to call ahead, just turn up! We'll be tinkering with hardware, hacking some code and probably eating. Feel free to come along with a project or idea for some help, use some tools, or just hang out.

  • Welcoming anyone involved or working in technology.

    TechMeetup is a monthly excuse for developers and the tech community around Scotland to meet up and learn new stuff from each other. No name badges, no sales pitches, just informative presentations from your peers and a chance to meet some of the tech community around you.

    We're not centred around specific languages, technologies or disciplines; we believe there's stuff to learn from mixing everyone together. There's no cost to attend, and food and drink are provided.

  • As always we'll use the Lean Coffee format, stickies and sharpies will be provided.

    Look forward to seeing you there.

    Chris

  • Our monthly meetup. Details of what we do every month vary, so check back for more details.

    Meetings follow our code of conduct, to ensure they provide a welcoming and friendly environment for all. No tickets are required to attend! Turn up on the day, or sign up on Meetup.com: www.meetup.com to indicate your interest.

  • If you would like to build a website using WordPress, or if you already have a WP site which is having issues, or if you are looking to share your WP knowledge, then this is the gathering to come along to.

    The idea is that people of all levels of ability can come along, collaborate, and discuss and/or show those aspects of WordPress that are of interest.

    This informal get-together is also ideal for anyone who is new to WordPress and looking to find out more. Hear other people share their knowledge and experience, such as:

    - how to know if my WP site is successful?
    - does security really affect my site?
    - tips on making my content (more) engaging
    - making my site work for mobile
    - recommendations on plugins , SEO, accessability
    - and much more ...

    Please note that whilst this meetup is free to attend, it cannot provide consultancy or tailored training. Despite that, we would hope to at least give you a 'steer' in the right direction or an independent opinion on approac...

  • Monthly meetup of Edinburgh Mac and iOS developers. A casual evening of geeky conversation and code; nothing too formal, no membership fees, no presentations, just socialising, discussing, coding, debugging, and the occasional bout of whining and rumor-mongering.

  • To be decided but will normally be one or more of:

    • Short/Lightning Talks

    • Agile Game/Workshop

    • Lean Coffee - a structured but agenda-less meeting, the participants decide what to discuss using leancoffee.org format.

  • One of our regular drop in open nights, no need to call ahead, just turn up! We'll be tinkering with hardware, hacking some code and probably eating. Feel free to come along with a project or idea for some help, use some tools, or just hang out.

  • 57North is Aberdeen's Hackerspace and Tuesday is our open night.

    For those of you not in the know, Tuesday evenings are open to anyone
    who wishes to come to 57North!
    We get up to a range of activities on Tuesday nights, including but not limited to
    social contact, programming, manufacturing weird things and consuming sugary treats.

    We usually begin at about 7, but sometimes someone will be in earlier.

    If you're new, we'd suggest you bring a laptop, and perhaps a project you
    want to work on.

    If you want to come but are unsure about anything, ask in IRC - #57n on freenode. There will be a mailing list post at lists.57north.co detailing more information also.

  • Hi All,

    We are currently arranging the speaker, stay tuned...

    Meetup @ 6pm (speaker starts @ 6:30pm)

    As always everyone is welcome, we have beginners and we have developers in our group, so please do come along regardless or your WordPress knowledge!

    The social gathering we have after the talk has been very beneficial for people to meet others interested in WordPress and even get tips and recommendations not associated with the topic of the night.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Best,
    From all the organizers.

  • Our regular Mobile Dev Meetup event!

    The event will be hosted at the NN4M office and there will be pizza and beer provided.

    We'll be welcoming people into the office from around 6.30. There'll be plenty of time to network and get to know the other members in the community around the talks. There'll also be time before the talks to have introductions and any notices regarding team ups, projects, recruitment etc.

    Topics can be more technical with a focus on app development or more focused on the business/monetisation side. The event will cater to app development in general but if the content of an event will be more platform-specific we will try to announce this as early as possible to ensure you sign up for the events most relevant to you.

    The event should be over by around 9.

    Anyone looking to speak or suggest topics for the event do get in touch!

    Our events are now also streamed on the ProductForge YouTube channel available here and can be watched on video afterwards: pr...

  • Devopsdays is a worldwide series of technical conferences covering topics of software development, IT infrastructure operations, and the intersection between them. Topics often include automation, testing, security, and organisational culture. This year it is being held in Edinburgh for the first time at Dynamic Earth.

    CFPs - www.devopsdays.org

    Sponsor Information - www.devopsdays.org

  • This is our monthly informal gathering - just turn up, grab a drink, sit down and start talking UX! If you haven't been before you'll find us on the right as you come in, opposite the bar.

    Check out our new discussions board! Feel free to post anything here that you think will be of interest to the group e.g. thoughts/questions related to UX, details of relevant events, local job postings etc.

  • Talk on host security issues.
    More information coming soon!

  • We'll be meeting at Milnes bar on Hanover St at about 6:30pm. There *should* be Python logo printouts on the table if you need to find us.

    There's *no minimum skill level* for coming along! If you like talking about Python or related technologies, and you're interested in meeting like-minded people and finding out what they're up to, just turn up! If you'd like to be introduced to some people, ask for me - Mark Smith - and I'll be happy to introduce you to some people with similar interests.

  • 57North is Aberdeen's Hackerspace and Tuesday is our open night.

    For those of you not in the know, Tuesday evenings are open to anyone
    who wishes to come to 57North!
    We get up to a range of activities on Tuesday nights, including but not limited to
    social contact, programming, manufacturing weird things and consuming sugary treats.

    We usually begin at about 7, but sometimes someone will be in earlier.

    If you're new, we'd suggest you bring a laptop, and perhaps a project you
    want to work on.

    If you want to come but are unsure about anything, ask in IRC - #57n on freenode. There will be a mailing list post at lists.57north.co detailing more information also.

  • Morning Lean Coffee to discuss our Lean and Agile ideas and challenges. Stickies and sharpies will be provided.

    Arrive at 7:45, grab a coffee and we'll get started at 8.

    Look forward to seeing you there.

    Chris & Caroline

  • When the time comes that you *need* to use cryptography, it will be too late to learn. Technologies like Tor are not magic bullets, an individual user alone stands out. The use of Tor also stands out and if a user starts to use Tor, this stands out. Cryptonoise is about two things: to provide an oppertunity to learn about cryptographic technologies, and to provide an oppertunity to hide in the crowd.

  • 57North is Aberdeen's Hackerspace and Tuesday is our open night.

    For those of you not in the know, Tuesday evenings are open to anyone
    who wishes to come to 57North!
    We get up to a range of activities on Tuesday nights, including but not limited to
    social contact, programming, manufacturing weird things and consuming sugary treats.

    We usually begin at about 7, but sometimes someone will be in earlier.

    If you're new, we'd suggest you bring a laptop, and perhaps a project you
    want to work on.

    If you want to come but are unsure about anything, ask in IRC - #57n on freenode. There will be a mailing list post at lists.57north.co detailing more information also.

  • Aberdeen PHP User Group aims to provide a regular meeting for developers in Aberdeen and the surrounding areas to get together and discuss just about anything in and around the PHP Community.

    We meet on the first Wednesday of each month and run talks or open conversations around a variety of tech topics; with a focus on PHP development but extending to general development practises.

    This month we're having a "How we work" session where everyone is welcome to spend 5, 10 or 15 mins sharing a little bit about how they work. This could be about your workspace set-up, tools, hot drink choice, dev systems, tips, tricks, desk mess, hosting, routines, chairs or whatever you'd like to share!

    Get in touch on twitter/slack/facebook if you are wanting to give us your two cents and we'll save you a slot.

  • Edinburgh 2600 meetings are similar to those held around the world. Hackers, crackers, geeks, hats of any colour, technology enthusiasts, hacktivists, and other like-minded folks are most welcome. We do not judge anyone and everyone has something to contribute, no matter their level of expertise.

  • Scotland PHP is a one day conference, being held in our nations capital, Edinburgh; on the 4th November, 2016. Talks from many well known speakers as well as local speakers from the community will be offered.

  • Being a founder of a startup isn’t easy. As a founder you’ll likely experience highs and lows; a real rollercoaster of emotions. That is why support and regular contact with fellow founders is invaluable.

    The meetup is a platform for the Scottish startup community to interact on a regular basis. The RookieOven meetup in a monthly opportunity to meet fellow founders in a relaxed environment. Share experience, soak up advice, connect and collaborate.

    At the meetup there are no talks, presentations or set agendas just great conversations between Scottish startup founders, employees and enthusiasts.

  • This month we're meeting up to grab a drink and a chat about all things technology, hacking and infosec. All welcome!

    We will be upstairs in the Raven, in the Crow's nest.

  • Welcoming anyone involved or working in technology.

    TechMeetup is a monthly excuse for developers and the tech community around Scotland to meet up and learn new stuff from each other. No name badges, no sales pitches, just informative presentations from your peers and a chance to meet some of the tech community around you.

    We're not centred around specific languages, technologies or disciplines; we believe there's stuff to learn from mixing everyone together. There's no cost to attend, and food and drink are provided.

  • As always we'll use the Lean Coffee format, stickies and sharpies will be provided.

    Look forward to seeing you there.

    Chris

  • Our monthly meetup. Details of what we do every month vary, so check back for more details.

    Meetings follow our code of conduct, to ensure they provide a welcoming and friendly environment for all. No tickets are required to attend! Turn up on the day, or sign up on Meetup.com: www.meetup.com to indicate your interest.