Tag: future talks

REMINDER: New Relic FutureTalk discusses diversity and education in tech, this evening

One of the more positive aspects of the talent crunch—from which practically every company is suffering—is a renewed effort to diversify the talent base from which to hire. We’ve seen both code schools—organizations endeavoring to make education more accessible—and discussions about diversity continuing to flourish. New Relic’s FutureTalks is no different. Read More

Writing object-oriented code: Rubyist Sandi Metz gives New Relic FutureTalk, February 24

I’m really pleased at the traction New Relic is seeing with their FutureTalk program, not only are they highlighting thoughtful speakers but they’re also using their heft to give back to the Portland tech scene. This next talk on February 24 continues the trend. With Sandi Metz. Read More

Rise of the Indie Web: Amber Case at New Relic Future Talks, January 13

New Relic kicks off its new year of Future Talks with a local speaker—who has worldwide appeal. Amber Case—cofounder of Portland startup Geoloqi which was acquired by Esri in 2012—has spoken at TED and keynoted SXSW. Now, she’ll be speaking here in Portland. Read More

How the Internet works: Jessica McKellar slated for December New Relic FutureTalk

When the Portland office of New Relic mentioned that they were going to start a series of speaking events called FutureTalks, I was pretty excited. First, because it meant that New Relic would be even more involved with the local tech scene around here—which is awesome. And second, because a company like New Relic has a significant amount of pull in the industry—which means awesome speakers. Read More

{Future} Talks: New Relic launches a new series of Portland tech talks designed to inspire

While there are a ton of good meet ups in town, there is always room for a few more. Especially when they have the potential to pull in thought provoking speakers from outside of town—or those hidden gems in town about whom we’re not aware. Such is the case with a new line of talks sponsored by New Relic entitled {Future} Talks. Read More