Boston Tech and Design Events: December

Posted by Knar Bedian on Dec 5, 2017 11:10:23 AM

Though some regular meetups like our own Swift Office Hours will be taking the month off, there are still plenty of opportunities to celebrate and learn with fellow designers and devs this month—from holiday parties to discussions about how IoT and robotics are changing are future.

Tuesday, December 5

Boston Ruby: Project Night
Free-form event to meet, socialize, and collaborate on projects with other members of Boston’s Ruby and Rails communities 

Price: Free
6:30 PM at thoughtbot 41 Winter St, 6th Floor · Boston, MA

Wednesday, December 6

Podcast Maker Mingle
Meetup for podcasters and those interested in making podcasts; share ideas about editing, storytelling, marketing, technology and more

 6:30 PM at PRX Podcast Garage 267 Western Ave · Boston, MA
Price: free

Boston Node Meetup
Discussion about NoSQL database technologies, live entertainment by d’ella, food and drinks will be provided 

6 PM at WeWork St. James, 31 Saint James Avenue, Boston
Price: Free

Full Stack Boston Meetup: Build Location-Aware Applications
Explore how the geospatial indexing features of Open-Source Redis can be used to support geographical data queries; light dinner will be provided

6:30 PM
Price: Free

Thursday, December 7

Kotlin Office Hours: Coroutines and Architecture Components
Hear an introduction to Kotlin Coroutines and explore Android Architecture components and network with fellow software devs; pizza and drinks will be provided

6:30 PM at Intrepid Labs, 222 Third St. Cambridge MA, 02142
Price: Free

Saturday, December 9

VR/AR Hack Day
Free-form hacking; bring your own equipment or develop on the Microsoft HoloLens

10 AM at Brookline Interactive Group 46 Tappan St. Brookine, MA
Price: $8

Monday, December 11

The Intersection of IoT and Robotics
Day-long conference; gain an understanding of cybersecurity, how IoT and Robotics are redefining manufacturing, robots’ role in the home, and more 

10 AM at Alley Powered By Verizon 10 Ware St Cambridge, MA 0213
Price: $350

Artificial Intelligence: Mythbusters
A panel of (human) AI experts will clarify the ways AI will likely develop and change our lives

5:45 PM at Boston Marriott Copley Place 110 Huntington Ave.
Price: $25 


Tuesday, December 12

Women Who Code: Tech Talks and Social Night
Network and mingle with fellow women in the Boston tech scene

6 PM
Price: Free

Learn Swift Boston: Yearly Show & Tell
Come by to hear demos or get constructive feedback; everyone will have 10 minutes to demo what they’ve been working on

6:30 PM at Pivotal Labs 255 Main St., 6th Floor · Cambridge, MA
Price: Free

Thursday, December 14

Code & Coffee: Your First Open Source Contribution
Monthly Girls Develop It Boston meetup; learn (or teach) how to do your first pull request 

6:30 PM
Price: Free

Friday, December 15

She Geeks Out Holiday Party
Live band, catered food, open bar, gift bags, and a chance to party with women in STEM fields

6 PM at Impact Hub 50 Milk Street 20th Floor Boston, MA 02109
Price: $20

Monday, December 18

Tech And Customer Experience
Understand the difference and similarities between customers in the virtual and physical world, how to set digital expectations that can be met in the real world, syncing UX and CX, and more 

6 PM at GA Boston 125 Summer St Boston, MA 02110 United States
Price: Free

Tuesday, December 19

Boston Voice Meetup
A panel discussion on designing for voice interfaces and multimodal experiences 

6 PM at 50 Milk St Ground Floor Anchor (Through Render Coffee) Boston, MA 02110
Price: Free 

Future of Wearable Technology
Networking and a fireside chat with David Cohen-Tanguis (co-founder of EMBR Labs, Forbes 30 Under 30)

6 PM at Pivotal 255 Main St., 6th FL Cambridge, MA, 02142
Price: $15 

Topics: Design, iOS, IoT, AR, Events, Kotlin