Reading Geek Night – Tuesday 9th August 2016

You can find us upstairs: The Walkabout: Wiston Terrace (off Friar Street) Reading RG1 1DG

Also be aware of some great food and drink deals before 7pm at the Walkabout (50% OFF MONDAY TO THURSDAY 5PM TO 7PM). #happyhour:-)

  • 8:00pm Welcome and Introductions
  • 8:05pm The Challenges of Marketing Disruptive Technologies (Ruben Bell)
  • 8:35pm Networking & beers
  • 9:00pm Short announcements/updates*
  • 9:05pm Live coding across all the things (Ben Foxall) 
  • 9:45pm End (Networking and beers downstairs)

(Additional description for Ben’s talk: We’ll look at building a browser-based script editor, covering some useful things like code transpilation, module loading, tree shaking & infinite loop detection. Then we’ll distribute our code changes to create a multi-device, multi-user, web-based, super-fun development environment)

Usual format is to gather from 7:30pm and commence the talks at 8:00pm. Talks are 20-25 mins with breaks in between of 15-20mins for networking and beer.

*Before the second session there is an opportunity for any short announcements so please let us know on the night if you would like a slot or 1-2mins.

Look forward to seeing you there!

(Don’t forget @BurritoHQ have a great deal for #rdggeek – beer and burrito £7.50 if you mention this event)

If you are interested in giving a talk at an upcoming event please contact us via twitter: @RDGGeekNight, Facebook or email us: talks [at]


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