Posts Tagged “refresh”

October’s Refresh: Hackathon 101

by Kevin Lawver on September 22, 2011

Geekend is coming up in November, and this year, they’ve added the Hackathon! Having participated in my fair share of these things before, I thought it would be fun to do a Hackathon Bootcamp in October to give the locals (…)

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November’s Refresh: NoSQL

by Kevin Lawver on November 11, 2010

Two posts in two days! What the hell is going on here? Well, next week is going to be jam-packed with awesomeness between Refresh and the TAG event, so why not celebrate with two blog posts? Quick details: Tuesday, 11/16, (…)

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September’s Refresh: Innovation = Hard Work

by Kevin Lawver on September 8, 2010

September’s Refresh is fast approaching, so it’s time to get my act together and tell you what we’re talking about, right?  This month, Ron Pearl is going to talk about “Innovation”.  Wait, stop… don’t run away!  We’re not going to (…)

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August’s Refresh: Is It Safe? Patient Safety and Brainstorming

by Kevin Lawver on August 11, 2010

We’re going to try something a little different this month. Marty Scott, who spoke at TEDX, is going to give us an overview of the problems hospitals face with patient safety. Then, we’ll go through a brainstorming exercise to see (…)

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Refresh Savannah April: HTML5

by Kevin Lawver on April 10, 2010

There’s been a lot of talk around the internets about HTML5 - what it is and isn’t, what it means for different companies and products, and where the web is going (everyone’s trying to give it a new version number). (…)

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Refresh April: HTML5 and the Wonder of Web Standards

by Kevin Lawver on March 17, 2010

Before we get on to April’s Refresh, I want to send a huge “thank you” to Brad Taylor of Rails Machine for giving an updated version of his Geek Metamorphosis talk. It was awesome, and the conversation afterwards was great. (…)

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Refresh March: Brad Taylor’s Geek Metamorphosis

by Kevin Lawver on February 19, 2010

Brad Taylor from Rails Machine is going to speak at March’s Refresh (3/16 @ 7PM)! This is great news for everyone, because Brad’s about as smart as they come. He’s going to share the talk he gave at last year’s (…)

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January’s Refresh: Jim Goodlett on The Power OF KPI in a Data Overloaded World

by Kevin Lawver on January 5, 2010

Another Update We’re just going to cancel January’s Refresh and Jim is going to speak in February (I’m bringing a backup presentation just in case). So, instead of going to Refresh next Tuesday, why don’t you find something you don’t (…)

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September’s Refresh: Murray Wilson Goes AWOL

by Kevin Lawver on September 1, 2009

September’s Refresh is quickly approaching! It’s on the Tuesday 9/15 @ 7PM at the SEDA Building again (directions below). Murray runs AWOL Inc’s computer “repurposing” project and is doing some really interesting stuff with old PC’s, open source and volunteer (…)

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Refresh Savannah for August: An Introduction to Ruby on Rails

by Kevin Lawver on July 27, 2009

Since Ron asked so nicely, I’m going to do an introduction to Ruby on Rails for August’s Refresh. The presentation tries not to assume anything about the audience, so it should be suitable for just about any level of experience (…)

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