Here’s some fantastic news for all the geeks out there: HackerNest is coming to Sri Lanka.
What’s HackerNest, you ask? HackerNest is an international nonprofit dedicated to building up smart, Silicon-Valley-ish tech communities everywhere. They do this by running social meetups – called Tech Socials – and hackathons.
We’re about to get our very first Tech Social the very antithesis of your average meetup here in Sri Lanka: instead of stand-up presentations and panel discussions, HackerNest Socials are a purely social, exclusive meetup where nerds get together, talk code, discuss grand new ideas and share a couple of drinks together. It’s a free forum. No speeches. No PowerPoint. To quote HackerNest itself, they protect nerdcore. They’re so popular that they’re Canada’s biggest tech meetup right now. Small wonder, then, that they’ve spread to some thirteen cities over three continents (not to mention 23,000 free drinks served).
This being the first HackerNest Tech Social, it’ll be done in collaboration with the Techkatha meetup on July 12th at the 11th Floor, DHPL Building, Nawam Mawatha. Simply head over to http://www.meetup.com/HackerNestCMB/ and get yourself tagged and bagged for the event. There won’t be any free beer, but that’s on the cards for the next one. Cheers!
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It is a unique full-day program; its purpose is to share our accumulated learning from the process of studying organizations each year and allow Great Workplaces to share their success stories as well.
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Informatics Institute of Technology invites
Informatics Institute of Technology invites for Cutting Edge 2017!
Theme: Internet of Things and Entrepreneurship
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– Seminars for School Students
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– iFM Radio Station with a live Web Cast
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Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology - Malabe Campus
B263, Malabe 10115
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