Guest co-host Kim Hansen, CEO of Signl.fm and Drew Ogryzek open the show with some discussions about speak to text, Web RTC, machine learning, tensorflow, IBM's Watson, Go Time transcribed, how games like Katamari Damacy show the human tendency to derive satisfaction from cleaning up, the convenience of Google Now, how CES was all about Amazon's Alexa, and positing that speech to text may revolutionize our communication comparably to how hypertext markup and the world wide web have.
Interview with Peter Watkins, cofounder of the BC Developer's Exchange
Interview starts at 0:21:00.
Peter Watkins, who cofounded the BC Dev Exchange with David Hume, tells us about the BC Developer's Exchange, the upcoming BC Tech Summit on March 14th and 15th, BC Government's Housing Data Visualization Project, how to run agile teams in government, the government of BC's most popular website DriveBC and releasing their information in an Open 511 API friendly way.
Watch for the upcoming Dev Exchange Discovery Day event on the BC Developer's exchange events section. And check out the open contest on how data scientists could visualize the housing information for the province, sponsored by the BC Statistics Division.
Meetups Around Town, Feb 13 to Feb 19
Drew's Pick of the Week
- Wed: Docker Vancouver (5 East 8th Ave) 5:30 PM
Kim's Pick of the Week
- Thu: Full indie (911 West Pender) Thursday, February 16, 7:00 PM
Monday, February 13th
- Family Day Holiday
Tuesday, February 14th
- VPC Open Coffee (315 Carrall) 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
- NetSquared Vancouver (1055 W Hastings) 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
- VPC AMA with Hussein Hallak (300-128 W. Hastings) 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
- Vancouver Innovation Crunch (68 Water Street, 4th floor) 6:00 PM
Wednesday, February 15th
- Tech Talent Meetup (887 Great Northern Way) 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
- Vancouver Pluralsight Study Group (100 - 425 Carrall Street, 1st Floor) 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
- Docker Vancouver (5 East 8th Ave) 5:30 PM
- .Net User Group of BC (1100-1111 West Georgia) 5:45 PM
- Web Performance Vancouver (725 Granville St, Suite 420) 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
- Learn Data Science (1200 555 W Hastings St) 6:00 PM
- Vancouver Amazon Web Services User Group (510 W Georgia St) 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
- VanCG Meetup (92 Water St) 6:30 PM
Thursday, February 16th
- DDD/CQRS/ES Practitioners (436 West Pender) 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
- Vancouver Clojure (142 W Hastings) 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
- React Native Vancouver (Beanworks, 300 311 W. Pender) 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
- Full Indie (911 West Pender) 7:00 PM