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  • Our next Edinburgh DataVis Meetup features:

    Data physicalization

    Talks to include work by:
    - Uta Hinrichs,
    - Fearn Bishop,
    - Evan Morgan and
    - Bettina Nissen

    Data physicalization as a way to encode data in physical shapes, artifacts and experiences. We will introduce the opportunities and benefits of data physicalization for engaging audiences and making data accessible to non specialist and non technical audiences.
    This session will consist of a couple of lightning talks to introduce
    the topic and then a hands-on activity where we will make different
    physicalizations.
    Through this dynamic activity you will find out more about how to translate data into material forms and how materials may engage people with data in a different sensorial and experiential ways.

    P.S. Martina Pugliese of Mallzee will now be giving her talk at a later date.

    As usual, there will be space if you have anything to share. We're also open to suggestions for topics and speakers, so let us know if you have so...

  • Hey folks - let's try out a different format (as well as a different venue!) for this month.

    For this, I need your help...

    1. Pick something in the world of UX that's of interest to you and post it up here on the board. Could be anything you like - an idea you're looking to get feedback on, a challenge you're facing, learnings from a recent project, something you want to know more about, something you want to share with others. You get the idea. GO!

    2. Vote on suggested topics by 'liking' the post. The two most popular topics will be discussed at the the meetup (see below). Please only like the post if you intent to come along to the meetup!

    Rough timeline:
    [masked]pm - If you've not been before, come along and say "Hi" and find out what we're all about (please do come along, otherwise it'll be a lonely half hour for me!)

    6pm - 6.30pm - Arrive, find table, introductory chat. There'll be 3 tables - 2 to discuss the most popular topics as voted for by the group, and 1 for general ch...

  • Agenda:
    6.30 - 7.00 Registration, food, networking
    7.00 - 7.20 Welcome & chat about WWCode
    7.20 - 8.20 Core Program
    8.20 - 8.30 Wrap up

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Regular social outing for Edinburgh game devs to meet other local game devs and chat about game dev (and other things, nobody's fussy).

  • Part 2 of A Journey into the Modern Testing principles

    Don't worry if you missed part 1, you will still get takeaways!

    We have a bumper agenda as we have a visiting speaker in the area in Dave Christiansen. Dave is going to give us a short 20 talk titled "Why Devs Suck at Testing and How You Can Help Them"

    Were then going to break, do some technical checks and cast with Newcastle, Glasgow and Seattle for part 2 of our conversation on the Modern Testing Principles.

    We will end the night with the popular lean coffee, when we get feedback on these events its always about the community and discussion with the attendees. Lean Coffee is a great way of doing just this!

    Plan of attack
    18:00 - Doors Open
    18:30 - Dave Christiansen: Why Devs Suck at Testing and How You Can Help Them
    19:00 - Alan Page - Modern Testing Principles & Q&A
    20:00 - Lean Coffee
    20:30 - Close

    Bios
    Dave Christiansen is a former tester and test manager who became a web app developer ten years ago. As a tester,...

  • Missing Maps in Edinburgh returns at the Old Infirmary Building on Drummond Street on Wednesday 29th May, from 6pm to 9pm.

    The Missing Maps project helps Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and and other NGOs by creating maps of the most vulnerable communities, providing a vital resource for their on-the-ground staff as well as local people.

  • Hi Gophers,

    Join us for another set of lightning talks!

    The idea is to get speakers from the community to give a short talk between 5 and 10 minutes long on anything related to the Go programming language. So if you've got 5 minutes to talk about anything Go related then I'd love to hear from you!

    Talks are welcome at any level from beginner to expert. If you find a topic interesting enough to do a talk on, then we'll find it interesting too.

    Pizza and refreshments will be served courtesy of our sponsors at Obashi - so come along, have a bite to eat and enjoy some great talks.

    The meetup is open to people of all skill levels so whether you're a beginner or an expert you will be sure to get something out of this event.

    If you have any questions, please get in touch with me through meetup.com.

    Hope to see you all there!

  • coderdojoscotland.com

  • Hello everyone,

    Digital for Good meet-ups exist to bring digital professionals and non-profits into a space to discuss the challenges and opportunities together and make magic happen. Building on the success of our April meetup, I'm excited to announce our next event.

    We'll have snacks, drinks, speakers and a great discussion afterwards. We'll meet on May 30th at 6pm at Sumdog HQ, thanks to Dwayne and Sumdog for providing the venue!

    Agenda as follows:
    6pm – Doors open, refreshments & pizza!
    6.20pm – Speaker #1 - representing a nonprofit organisation &
    Speaker #2 - representing digital,
    Time for Q&A
    7pm – Open discussions, whiteboarding, time to kick off some projects
    7.50pm – Short summary, outlining next steps.

    See you there!

  • Ralph Hazell is the author of "The Decentralised Renaissance". He will be speaking at DLT-EDI#14 (Distributed Ledger Tech Meetup Scotland, Edinburgh), 30th May: RSVP: bit.ly @Skyscanner #DLT #Blockchain #Crypto #FinTech #Bitcoin #dltedi14 #dltsct @Microexchanges

  • A new Kotlin User Group located in Edinburgh.

    Free to join and for software engineers, computer science students and interested others with the primary aim is to promote the adoption and understanding of Kotlin and related technologies.

    First meeting is yet to be confirmed.

  • The first vue.js Edinburgh meet-up! A chance to meet other users. All welcome - whether you're new to vue.js or a experienced fan.

    We’re excited to start this community in Edinburgh and are looking forward to meeting everyone and discussing our love of Vue.js. The event should last roughly 2 hours, where we will provide the following two talks.

    ———————

    1) State of VueJS 2019 and ShareInPay - A short introduction about VueJS for the newbies and how we used VueJS at ShareIn to build our new product by Antonio Robles. Antonio is the Head of Frontend with ShareIn, a Fintech company which is at the forefront of technology and compliance solutions for online investment.

    2. TBC - We’re looking for another speaker! If you know someone who would be good to speak or share an experience at this event, please get in touch.

    AGENDA

    18:00-18:30 Arrivals, refreshments and networking.

    18:30-19:15 Introductions and first talk

    19:15-19:30 Short break

    19:30-20:00 Second talk, Details TBC

    20:00 o...

  • Come along for an exciting, dynamic and inspiring entrepreneurial event with an exclusive Fireside Chat with an experienced Investor and Entrepreneur in the Wash Bar on the Mound at 6:30pm on Tuesday the 4th of June, 2019.

    Hangout with like-minded Entrepreneurs and Startup Founders from around the world and meet people to help build your startup or even find a startup to join as a CoFounder, Investor, Mentor, Adviser or Intern.

    ALSO:
    - Share startup war stories
    - Gain information on funding opportunities
    - Discover ways to increase your chances of success

    GETUP AND PITCH!
    You will also have an opportunity to tell the group what your idea is and ask for help in finding cofounders, funding or support.

    AGENDA:
    18:30 Check-In

    19:00 Fireside chat and discussion with an experienced entrepreneur or investor

    19:30 'Get up and Pitch' and Ask for CoFounders, Advice or Funding

    20:00 Meetup Melee (talk to potential cofounders, people you can help)

    21:30 End of Meetup...

  • 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.

  • EdLUG recently moved its assets off of the self-hosted Drupal solution towards a leaner, cleaner static website. And more secure, to boot!

    Tai will be talking about how it is set up and how to add to it; and how to go about creating your very own static website, hosted on GitLab's servers, as an informational point for your group, or just as your own showcase!

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    If you have never been to one of these meetings, just know that it's friendly and informal - grab a pint or a soda, or even order food; come ask questions; get help with open source software and Linux, and enjoy some geeky company!

    There is often a Linux laptop on hand for a quick show and tell for anyone who is curious, and you can also bring your own laptop to troubleshoot Linux, or try Linux on your own laptop - without installing it.

  • In conjunction with the British Computer Society

    Room 4.31,
    University of Edinburgh Informatics Forum,
    10 Crichton Street,
    Edinburgh.

    Speaker: Janis Wong, PhD researcher in Computer Science at the University of St Andrews

    The new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) reinforces existing data subject rights in an attempt to rebalance power between citizens and the increasingly sizeable and international companies that are collecting and exploiting data from them. The GDPR introduces one new data subject right, and the focus of this talk, Article 20 the right to data portability (RtDP). The RtDP aims to allow data subjects to obtain and reuse their personal data for their own purposes across different services.

    As no empirical research has been done to assess the RtDP, we exercise the right by making 230 real-world data portability requests across a wide range of data controllers. The RtDP is interesting to study as it operates under a framework that aims to be technolog...

  • Come for a refreshing drink and friendly chat from all your fellow techies!

    The Commons is Edinburgh's monthly get together of everyone tech. No pitches, no speeches, no sales, just an opportunity to meet up and have a drink with those of similar dispositions.

    This month's event will be held at 4042 40-42 Grindlay St, Edinburgh EH3 9AP 5:30pm start.

    See you there!

  • Welcome to the June PyData Edinburgh event!
    As always, we will have a main talk, our lightning talks, pizza &refreshments and great chat! We're really pleased that this month we have a speaker from one of our sponsors, Maciej Pajak from Canon.
    Please RVSP if you can join us - and our lovely hosts this time are Wood Mackenzie.

    MAIN TALK
    =====================
    Bio:
    Maciej works as an AI Scientist at Canon Medical Research Europe, developing machine learning solutions in healthcare. He has a PhD in Informatics from Edinburgh University and his previous experience spans Computer Science, Psychology, and Bioinformatics.

    Description:
    "At Canon we work with a wide variety of medical data and a whole range of machine learning tasks (and we use Python for that!). In this talk I will give you an insight into our exciting work, and how we approach challenges specific to data science & machine learning in the medical domain.

    But we need to deal with universal challenges of data science t...

  • 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.

  • “LGBT Youth are Scotland’s national charity for LGBTI young people, working with 13–25 year olds across the country. Our goal is to make Scotland the best place to grow up for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex young people. We play a leading role in the provision of quality youth work to LGBTI young people that promotes their health and wellbeing, and are a valued and influential partner in LGBTI equality and human rights.”

    THE CHALLENGE

    This weekend’s challenge is to help the charity build on the success of their “Purple Friday : Turn Scotland Purple” campaign. This will involve helping to even further increase the campaign’s reach and to build a technical solution automating the process of updating a map of Scotland based on social media interactions.
    The charity also has a number of other challenges which we may tackle, depending on the numbers and skills of our volunteer team for the weekend.

  • This two day course covers basic GIS concepts and the application of simple techniques and processes to analyse and interpret spatial data in QGIS. The course is most suited to delegates who are new to GIS or QGIS.

    Course Outline - Day 1

    Module 1: Introduction to GIS and QGIS
    Fundamental GIS concepts
    Coordinate reference systems
    Open source QGIS software

    Module 2: Navigating QGIS
    Panels and toolbars
    Bookmarks
    Identifying features
    Measurements
    Plugins

    Module 3: Adding Data
    Data Source Manager
    Delimited text layers
    Web services
    Themes
    Multiple map views
    Converting data

    Module 4: Querying Data
    Attribute joins
    Select by expression
    Select by location

    Module 5: Styles and Symbology
    Styling vector layers
    Symbol creation
    Saving and sharing styles
    Labelling
    Course Outline - Day 2

    Module 6: Manipulating Data
    Digitising features
    Snapping
    Attribute edits and field calculation
    Advanced editing
    3D Visualisation

    Module 7: Georeferencing
    Adding raste...

  • TBC

  • Regular social outing for Edinburgh game devs to meet other local game devs and chat about game dev (and other things, nobody's fussy).

  • 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.

  • Speakers TBC

    Doors open 6.15pm
    First speaker 7.00pm
    Short Break 7.50pm
    Second speaker 8.00pm
    Post event Drinks - Apothocary 9.00pm

  • Come enjoy food, drink, and chat in a casual friendly environment with other developers using Mac and iOS. Anyone is welcome!

  • 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 (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.

  • The Cyber Academy, Satisnet and MBN Solutions present Bruce Schneier. Bruce is a world-renowned Cybersecurity specialist. He is a fellow of the Harvard Law School and has written a number of critically acclaimed books on cybersecurity, privacy and cryptography. He will outline his vision for privacy, trust and the future of cybersecurity. This event will be held on the same day as Thoughts on the Future of Programmable Money with Andreas M. Antonopoulos but we hope that you can make both! **Please note, if you have registered on Eventbrite you don't have to register in the meetup.** This event is separte from the Andreas M. Antonopoulos meetup so registration for both is requried. ** Hosted by Bill Buchanan and Michael Young.

  • Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a critically-acclaimed best-selling author, speaker, educator, and one of the world’s foremost bitcoin and open blockchain experts. Andreas makes complex subjects accessible and easy to understand. He is known for delivering electric talks that combine economics, psychology, technology, and game theory with current events, personal anecdote, and historical precedent—effortlessly transliterating the complex issues of blockchain technology out of the abstract and into the real world.

    In 2014, Antonopoulos authored the groundbreaking book Mastering Bitcoin (O’Reilly Media, 2014), widely considered to be the best technical guide ever written about the technology. His second book, The Internet of Money (Merkle Bloom LLC, 2016)—which explains the technology’s potential impacts on human civilization—is a bestseller on Amazon.

    The much-anticipated second volume of The Internet of Money was released in the late fall of 2017 and sold thousands of copies in the first...

  • Hi All,

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

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

    Everyone is welcome, we have members and regular attendees who are widely varied in their WordPress Skills, beginners through to experts. Combine this with a variety of interests and backgrounds and you have a recipe for a great meetup. So please do come along regardless or your WordPress knowledge!

    There is always a social side to the WP Edinburgh meetups, many attendees have found this to be of great benefit & an opportunity to meet others to share & learn on all things WordPress and beyond :)

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Best,
    From all the organizers.

  • For details, click here: www.eventbrite.co.uk

  • EdinburghJS is a casual event, presenting short talks and a chance for discussion with other local JavaScripters, whatever your experience or job title is. Our goal is to have an awesome and inclusive community meetup where people meet, hang out together, chat, listen to talks, exchange ideas and make new friends.

    We'll be looking for monthly contributors who want to talk about the technologies they're most comfortable with, looking at the pros, cons and unknowns. Drop us a message if you fancy speaking.

  • Founders of the Future is back with another hackathon!

    Once again we will gather around 100 people to spend 48 hours identifying problems, talking to potential users, building MVPs and pitching to a panel of founders, executive and VCs. All while forming teams and learning to work with complete strangers, building strong relationships with like-minded people along the way.

    We find this experience to be an amazing learning experience which helps us in our mission to help future founders in their journey to become tech entrepreneurs.

    Another part of our mission is to make sure that the next generation of founders builds high impact sustainable companies and we believe that carefully choosing the theme of a hackathon can help us do that to.

    This is why we are really proud to partner with RBS and Innovate Finance to deliver the Financial Inclusion Hack. A 48-hour hackathon to build tech solutions to bank the unbanked.

    Applications to participate are now open, so if this soun...

  • 1. Pick something in the world of UX that's of interest to you and post it up here on the board. Could be anything you like - an idea you're looking to get feedback on, a challenge you're facing, learnings from a recent project, something you want to know more about, something you want to share with others. You get the idea. GO!

    2. Vote on suggested topics by 'liking' the post. The two most popular topics will be discussed at the the meetup (see below). Please only like the post if you intent to come along to the meetup!

    Rough timeline:
    [masked]pm - If you've not been before, come along and say "Hi" and find out what we're all about (please do come along, otherwise it'll be a lonely half hour for me!)

    6pm - 6.30pm - Arrive, find table, introductory chat. There'll be 3 tables - 2 to discuss the most popular topics as voted for by the group, and 1 for general chat if you're feeling more free-form.

    6.30pm - 7.20pm - Table discussions

    7.20pm - 7.30pm - playback to group.

    7.30pm onwar...

  • 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.

  • Agenda:
    6.30 - 7.00 Registration, food, networking
    7.00 - 7.20 Welcome & chat about WWCode
    7.20 - 8.20 Core Program
    8.20 - 8.30 Wrap up

  • 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.

  • Regular social outing for Edinburgh game devs to meet other local game devs and chat about game dev (and other things, nobody's fussy).

  • coderdojoscotland.com

  • 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.

  • For July 2019, Thomas Kluyver will be giving us a rundown of the state of open source smartphones!

    When Apple launched the iPhone in 2007, phones completed a journey from appliances to pocket computers. Over three quarters of adults in the UK own a smartphone. But it’s difficult to run free, open source applications and operating systems on your phone, or to get a phone with open hardware and firmware. How open are the big smartphone platforms? What are the various projects aiming to make our phones more open? And what are Purism doing with the $2 million they raised by crowdfunding for the Librem 5?

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    If you have never been to one of these meetings, just know that it's friendly and informal - grab a pint or a soda, or even order food; come ask questions; get help with open source software and Linux, and enjoy some geeky company!

    There is often a Linux laptop on hand for a quick show and tell for anyone who is curious, and you can also bring your own laptop to troublesh...

  • Come for a refreshing drink and friendly chat from all your fellow techies!

    The Commons is Edinburgh's monthly get together of everyone tech. No pitches, no speeches, no sales, just an opportunity to meet up and have a drink with those of similar dispositions.

    This month's event will be held at 4042 40-42 Grindlay St, Edinburgh EH3 9AP 5:30pm start.

    See you there!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Speakers TBC

    Doors open 6.15pm
    First speaker 7.00pm
    Short Break 7.50pm
    Second speaker 8.00pm
    Post event Drinks - Apothocary 9.00pm

  • Come enjoy food, drink, and chat in a casual friendly environment with other developers using Mac and iOS. Anyone is welcome!

  • An introductory course for those wanting to learn how to load and manage spatial data within PostGIS (PostgreSQL spatial extension). Topics cover geometries, projections, loading data, spatial querying and data visualisation.

    Course Outline
    Module 1: PostGIS Introduction
    Module 2: Overview of SQL
    Module 3: Introduction to Spatial Databases
    Module 4: Spatial Data Loading Tools
    Module 5: Spatial Data in PostGIS
    Module 6: Spatial Querying
    Module 7: Visualising PostGIS Data

    CPD Points: 4

  • This 1 day hands-on training course will teach you how to manage PostgreSQL/PostGIS databases, focusing on administrator topics such as database install, configuration, optimisation, assigning roles and user management.

    Course Outline
    Module 1: PostGIS Introduction
    Module 2: Getting Started with PostgreSQL and PostGIS
    Module 3: PostgreSQL and PostGIS Installation
    Module 4: Spatial Database Design
    Module 5: Database Administration
    Module 6: Data Management
    Module 7: PostgreSQL Scalability

    CPD Points: 4

  • 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.

  • Hi All,

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

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

    Everyone is welcome, we have members and regular attendees who are widely varied in their WordPress Skills, beginners through to experts. Combine this with a variety of interests and backgrounds and you have a recipe for a great meetup. So please do come along regardless or your WordPress knowledge!

    There is always a social side to the WP Edinburgh meetups, many attendees have found this to be of great benefit & an opportunity to meet others to share & learn on all things WordPress and beyond :)

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Best,
    From all the organizers.

  • TBC

  • EdinburghJS is a casual event, presenting short talks and a chance for discussion with other local JavaScripters, whatever your experience or job title is. Our goal is to have an awesome and inclusive community meetup where people meet, hang out together, chat, listen to talks, exchange ideas and make new friends.

    We'll be looking for monthly contributors who want to talk about the technologies they're most comfortable with, looking at the pros, cons and unknowns. Drop us a message if you fancy speaking.

  • 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.

  • Agenda:
    6.30 - 7.00 Registration, food, networking
    7.00 - 7.20 Welcome & chat about WWCode
    7.20 - 8.20 Core Program
    8.20 - 8.30 Wrap up

  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • Come enjoy food, drink, and chat in a casual friendly environment with other developers using Mac and iOS. Anyone is welcome!

  • Join us for a fun night out at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

  • 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.

  • EdinburghJS is a casual event, presenting short talks and a chance for discussion with other local JavaScripters, whatever your experience or job title is. Our goal is to have an awesome and inclusive community meetup where people meet, hang out together, chat, listen to talks, exchange ideas and make new friends.

    We'll be looking for monthly contributors who want to talk about the technologies they're most comfortable with, looking at the pros, cons and unknowns. Drop us a message if you fancy speaking.

  • 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 (leancoffee.org) format.

  • Hi All,

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

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

    Everyone is welcome, we have members and regular attendees who are widely varied in their WordPress Skills, beginners through to experts. Combine this with a variety of interests and backgrounds and you have a recipe for a great meetup. So please do come along regardless or your WordPress knowledge!

    There is always a social side to the WP Edinburgh meetups, many attendees have found this to be of great benefit & an opportunity to meet others to share & learn on all things WordPress and beyond :)

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Best,
    From all the organizers.

  • 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.

  • This is a joint Scottish Blockchain and Scotland Data Science & Technology Meetup

    Title: Towards Anonymization for Learning, Transactions and Credentials Within Distributed Trust Infrastructures

    Speakers: Will Abramson, Liam Bell, Bill Buchanan, Adam Hall: Blockpass ID Lab.

    Date: Tuesday 27th August 2019 @ 6pm

    Outline:

    GDPR defines an increased focused on encryption and pseudo-anonymization. But many recent data breaches have shown that organisations often have poor practice when it comes to the anonymisation of personally identifiable information. And so, in future systems, we need to focus on the anonymisation the lowest layers of our data gathering, and then identify methods of revealing the information. But how are we going to apply machine learning into infrastructure which use encrypted data? And how are we going to identify individuals within anonymised infrastructures? And how are we going to be able to regulate for consent, privacy and governance?

    This Meetup will ou...

  • This is a joint Scotland Data Science & Technology and Scottish Blockchain Meetup

    Title: Towards Anonymization for Learning, Transactions and Credentials Within Distributed Trust Infrastructures

    Speakers: Will Abramson, Liam Bell, Bill Buchanan, Adam Hall: Blockpass ID Lab.

    Date: 27th August 2019 @ 6pm

    Outline:

    GDPR defines an increased focused on encryption and pseudo-anonymization. But many recent data breaches have shown that organisations often have poor practice when it comes to the anonymisation of personally identifiable information. And so, in future systems, we need to focus on the anonymisation the lowest layers of our data gathering, and then identify methods of revealing the information. But how are we going to apply machine learning into infrastructure which use encrypted data? And how are we going to identify individuals within anonymised infrastructures? And how are we going to be able to regulate for consent, privacy and governance?

    This Meetup will outline cu...

  • Agenda:
    6.30 - 7.00 Registration, food, networking
    7.00 - 7.20 Welcome & chat about WWCode
    7.20 - 8.20 Core Program
    8.20 - 8.30 Wrap up

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Come along for an exciting, dynamic and inspiring entrepreneurial event with an exclusive Fireside Chat with an experienced Investor and Entrepreneur in the Wash Bar on the Mound at 6:30pm on Tuesday 10th of September, 2019.

    Hangout with like-minded Entrepreneurs and Startup Founders from around the world and meet people to help build your startup or even find a startup to join as a CoFounder, Investor, Mentor, Adviser or Intern.

    ALSO:
    - Share startup war stories
    - Gain information on funding opportunities
    - Discover ways to increase your chances of success

    GETUP AND PITCH!
    You will also have an opportunity to tell the group what your idea is and ask for help in finding cofounders, funding or support.

    AGENDA:
    18:30 Check-In

    19:00 Fireside chat and discussion with an experienced entrepreneur or investor

    19:30 'Get up and Pitch' and Ask for CoFounders, Advice or Funding

    20:00 Meetup Melee (talk to potential cofounders, people you can help)

    21:30 End of Meetup...

  • Speakers TBC

    Doors open 6.15pm
    First speaker 7.00pm
    Short Break 7.50pm
    Second speaker 8.00pm
    Post event Drinks - Apothocary 9.00pm

  • Come enjoy food, drink, and chat in a casual friendly environment with other developers using Mac and iOS. Anyone is welcome!

  • 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 (leancoffee.org) format.

  • The UK national event for OSGeo, Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial 2019.
    Includes ice-breaker event on 18th September, two full conference days (19th and 20th) and a code sprint/hackfest (21st). Gala dinner / party too.

  • Hi All,

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

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

    Everyone is welcome, we have members and regular attendees who are widely varied in their WordPress Skills, beginners through to experts. Combine this with a variety of interests and backgrounds and you have a recipe for a great meetup. So please do come along regardless or your WordPress knowledge!

    There is always a social side to the WP Edinburgh meetups, many attendees have found this to be of great benefit & an opportunity to meet others to share & learn on all things WordPress and beyond :)

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Best,
    From all the organizers.

  • EdinburghJS is a casual event, presenting short talks and a chance for discussion with other local JavaScripters, whatever your experience or job title is. Our goal is to have an awesome and inclusive community meetup where people meet, hang out together, chat, listen to talks, exchange ideas and make new friends.

    We'll be looking for monthly contributors who want to talk about the technologies they're most comfortable with, looking at the pros, cons and unknowns. Drop us a message if you fancy speaking.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • Come along for an exciting, dynamic and inspiring entrepreneurial event with an exclusive Fireside Chat with an experienced Investor and Entrepreneur in the Wash Bar on the Mound at 6:30pm on Tuesday the 8th of October, 2019.

    Hangout with like-minded Entrepreneurs and Startup Founders from around the world and meet people to help build your startup or even find a startup to join as a CoFounder, Investor, Mentor, Adviser or Intern.

    ALSO:
    - Share startup war stories
    - Gain information on funding opportunities
    - Discover ways to increase your chances of success

    GETUP AND PITCH!
    You will also have an opportunity to tell the group what your idea is and ask for help in finding cofounders, funding or support.

    AGENDA:
    18:30 Check-In

    19:00 Fireside chat and discussion with an experienced entrepreneur or investor

    19:30 'Get up and Pitch' and Ask for CoFounders, Advice or Funding

    20:00 Meetup Melee (talk to potential cofounders, people you can help)

    21:30 End of Meetu...

  • Speakers TBC

    Doors open 6.15pm
    First speaker 7.00pm
    Short Break 7.50pm
    Second speaker 8.00pm
    Post event Drinks - Apothocary 9.00pm

  • 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 (leancoffee.org) format.

  • Hi All,

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

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

    Everyone is welcome, we have members and regular attendees who are widely varied in their WordPress Skills, beginners through to experts. Combine this with a variety of interests and backgrounds and you have a recipe for a great meetup. So please do come along regardless or your WordPress knowledge!

    There is always a social side to the WP Edinburgh meetups, many attendees have found this to be of great benefit & an opportunity to meet others to share & learn on all things WordPress and beyond :)

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Best,
    From all the organizers.

  • EdinburghJS is a casual event, presenting short talks and a chance for discussion with other local JavaScripters, whatever your experience or job title is. Our goal is to have an awesome and inclusive community meetup where people meet, hang out together, chat, listen to talks, exchange ideas and make new friends.

    We'll be looking for monthly contributors who want to talk about the technologies they're most comfortable with, looking at the pros, cons and unknowns. Drop us a message if you fancy speaking.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Join us for a special event in conjunction with the Roslin Institute, Vet School, Roslin Innovation Centre and the new FAST forward AG-CELERATOR™ at the University of Edinburgh's Easter Bush Campus. Explore opportunities for new startup opportunities, interact with scientists, researchers, and other entrepreneurs as well as incubation professionals.


    12.00pm Start

    12.05pm - 1.00pm Tour of Easter Bush Campus (The Roslin Institute, Vet School, grounds and the new Roslin Innovation Centre)

    1.00pm - 2.00pm Sit-down lunch with short talk on the FAST forward AG-CELERATOR™by John Mackenzie

    2.05pm - 2.55pm In-house accelerated / incubated innovation tenant(s) - 1 or two presentations / Q & A sessions

    3.00pm - 3.55pm Surrogate Entrepreneurship, Michael Clouser, League of Entrepreneurs, talk and Q & A interactive

    4.00pm - 4.45pm Research presentation from Roslin (potential commercialisable technology, even if early stage...

  • Speakers TBC

    Doors open 6.15pm
    First speaker 7.00pm
    Short Break 7.50pm
    Second speaker 8.00pm
    Post event Drinks - Apothocary 9.00pm

  • 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 (leancoffee.org) format.

  • Hi All,

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

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

    Everyone is welcome, we have members and regular attendees who are widely varied in their WordPress Skills, beginners through to experts. Combine this with a variety of interests and backgrounds and you have a recipe for a great meetup. So please do come along regardless or your WordPress knowledge!

    There is always a social side to the WP Edinburgh meetups, many attendees have found this to be of great benefit & an opportunity to meet others to share & learn on all things WordPress and beyond :)

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Best,
    From all the organizers.

  • EdinburghJS is a casual event, presenting short talks and a chance for discussion with other local JavaScripters, whatever your experience or job title is. Our goal is to have an awesome and inclusive community meetup where people meet, hang out together, chat, listen to talks, exchange ideas and make new friends.

    We'll be looking for monthly contributors who want to talk about the technologies they're most comfortable with, looking at the pros, cons and unknowns. Drop us a message if you fancy speaking.

  • Join us for the Edinburgh Startups Christmas Party 2019, hosted by the League of Entrepreneurs - Edinburgh Chapter and sponsored by local organizations including the Startup Race, Ltd. We also invite other startups from Scotland to attend as well.

    This party is for startup cofounders, employees, contractors, advisors, mentors, investors, interns and any friends and family as well. A night of good cheer and fun, celebrating the season and all things startuppy. Startup folks from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, Aberdeen and Beyond are welcome to attend.