[GDG NYC] February Meetup: Google Home, HyperLedger (Blockchain for mobile)

GDG NYC
Mon, Feb 6, 2017, 5:00 PM (EST)

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AGENDA

5:00pm DOORS OPEN

5:30pm INVITED TALKHyperledger Iroha - Blockchain for Mobile Apps

Abstract: Hyperledger Iroha is a distributed ledger (blockchain) that is part of the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Project. It is geared towards mobile apps and has libraries for developing Android, iOS, and JavaScript applications.

Speaker Bio: Makoto Takemiya is a maintainer of Hyperledger Iroha and co-founder of Soramitsu, a Japanese fintech company and Hyperledger member. 


6:00pm BREAK



6:30pm FEATURED TALK: Hey Google, talk to me about Actions on Google

Abstract: Google recently launched Google Home, the first appliance that lets developers create Actions for Google Assistant. Actions allow developers to create a Voice User Interface (VUI) that carries on conversations and performs actions. We'll see just how easy it is to get started developing your own Actions and learning, what it takes to make a good conversational VUI, and explore where Google may be going with this technology.

Speaker Bio: Allen Firstenberg  is a Senior Project Engineer at http://spiders.com/ where he's been instrumental in creating websites and mobile apps for companies and organizations, ranging from the American Booksellers Association to the National Science Foundation. By night he dons his super-coder cloak and creates tools, software, and tutorials to help people share their stories and improve their digital lives. He's also the co-author of the O'Reilly book called "Designing and Developing for Google Glass". See https://developers.google.com/experts/people/allen-firstenberg

7:30pm LIGHTNING TALKS

We'd like to include an informal Entrepreneurs discussion at this event.  If you'd like to present an idea for business that you've been thinking about or working on please use this form and  mention "Entrepreneur" in the talk abstract)  

8:00pm Survey & Wrap-Up

8:30pm DOORS CLOSE


Organizers

  • Nitya Narasimhan

    Nitya Narasimhan

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  • Ralph Yozzo

    Ralph Yozzo

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  • Anna Nerezova

    Anna Nerezova

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  • Madona Syombua

    Madona Syombua

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    Android Engineer III

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