January: Engineering life lessons and speaking to your computer

Date: 29th January 2020

Time: 18:45 - 20:30

This month we have Tanja Lichtensteiger talking about the lessons she's learned in her career and Brian Teeman talking about voice on the web

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Talks

Letter to My Younger Self: Engineering Life Truths

Speaker: Tanja Lichtensteiger Twitter: @grappleshark Pronouns: She/Her

Starting a professional career in Software Engineering as an apprentice is pretty daunting, so here are some truths I wish I could have shared with 16 year old me...and everyone else regardless of where they are in their journeys. Here are some engineering life lessons gained over two decades that may help you on your way.

Hello Computer

Speaker: Brian Teeman Twitter: @brianteeman Pronouns: He/Him

We're now in the 5th generation of computing. We've moved through character -> GUI -> Web and Touch and are now in the age of Voice. We know all about Siri, Alexa and Cortana but you can now add voice to your own web sites. Let's take a look at the options and possibilities that they open.

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