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User Experience Design: Secrets to Creating a Successful Product

When: 7:30pm Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Where: Qualcomm Building QRC (Qualcomm Research Center) 5665 Morehouse Dr. Room 119-B San Diego, CA RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/RefreshSD/events/196457982/ “Good design is good business.” Thomas J. Watson, Jr., IBM In a world of quick to launch … Continue reading

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Maker Faire SF Recap

In case you were not able to go and missed out on all of the cool stuff going on at the recently held Maker Faire San Francisco, we’ll talk about the latest from the Maker community/movement. From robots, drones and … Continue reading

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How to Kick Ass on Kickstarter

Having just finished the largest funded consumer product campaign in San Diego and in the Top 25 in the history of Kickstarter, Chance Roth will discuss the elements that were put into planning, executing and managing The Pocket Drone project. … Continue reading

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The Lean Brand: Brand Development For Trendsetting Startups And Innovative Enterprise

In short, we need brand innovation. To truly spawn true brand innovation we have to reframe the way we approach brand development with a new lens. We have to unpack the real problem to get at it’s root cause. We … Continue reading

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Understanding Bitcoin for Developers

RSVP: RefreshSD on Meetup Date: 2/11/2014 7:30pm Paul V Puey, CEO and Co-Founder of Airbitz Inc will be presenting on Bitcoin, one of the most potentially disruptive technologies of the past couple decades. Bitcoin presents many opportunities and challenges for … Continue reading

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Google Glass Interaction Layer

Hashtag: #RefreshSD Date: Jan 14, 2014 7:30pm to 9pm RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/RefreshSD/events/148586932/ How does the Google Glass’ interaction layer work and what constitutes good design when designing interactions for the device. First we’ll define ‘what an interaction is’ on Google Glass. … Continue reading

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Founders’ Fight Club™ Nov 7th

8 local startups will pitch their startup to an audience of fellow entrepreneurs, investors, tech scene enthusiasts and a panel of startup veterans in a multi-fight, multi-round EXTRAVAGANZA! When: November 7th, 2013 – 7pm to 10:00pm Who: 200+ entrepreneurs, startups, … Continue reading

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Lighting Talks!

Lightning talks are short presentations by speakers sharing their knowledge and expertise on a specific topic. We will have three to four presentations for our October meetup. Date: 10/8/2013 RSVP on Meetup You made your product, now what? Randy Apuzzo … Continue reading

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OAuth 2.0, Nifty App & Quadcopters!

For our May 14th meetup, we’re changing things up! This time we have two 10 fast talks, then Chance Roth will be talking about Quadcopters and streaming live view video while they fly. David Cai will be talk about OAuth … Continue reading

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PhoneGap/Cordova Intro

Are you interested in making apps for IOS and Android? We’re going to look at how you can put your web development skills to use creating native hybrid apps that can be delivered by App Store. It’s becoming increasingly easier … Continue reading

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