NYC VC Breakfast, How a Single Focus Drove Our Growth (and How to Find Yours), Transformative Experiences: Immersive Storytelling
“Every day, when your eyes flutter open, you are granted a new gift called time – 24 hours, 86,400 seconds.” -Jeffery Combs
At Reboot, we give you tools to accelerate your goals by providing new learning experiences which incite growth and level up your skills. Check out the events lineup below for everything from breakfast with NYC VCs to a UX Hackathon.
Have an idea for a class you’d like to take, or a class you’d like to teach? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember, qLabs members get to take Reboot classes for free. Not a member yet? Apply here.
Last week: Becoming a VR developer, Day 1, Learning Unity w/ Jason
Member Show and Tell [Members only] October 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Share what you’ve been working on, and see what your friends and neighbors are up to.
The Big Quiet, Creating Community, and Connecting October 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Building Communities such as The Big Quiet and Cyclones in NY w/ Jesse Israel.
Breaking into UX (Speaker Panel) October 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Even though the demand for user experience professionals is quite high, it can be tough to break in. We are inviting several experienced UX professionals (details to be provided) to explore ways and strategies of getting into the field of user experience.
UX Prototyping Mini Hackathon Featuring Nonprofit Clients October 20 @ 6:15 pm – 9:30 pm
What is the UX Prototyping Mini Hackathon? UX mini hackathons are short one-evening events featuring nonprofits / social good organizations that provide problems that can be addressed with design and technology.
NYC VC Breakfast [Members only] October 21 @ 8:15 am – 10:00 am
Join the NYC venture community for breakfast at qLabs.
Transformative Experiences: Immersive Storytelling with Abraham Burickson October 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join host Kelsey Crouch for an intimate happy-hour with Abraham Burickson, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Odyssey Works. They’ll discuss audience-centric design, empathy in innovation, and cross-disciplinary thinking as they apply to art, technology, and human growth.
WordPress Bootcamp: HTML, CSS & PHP *FREE BOOK* October 22 @ 11:00 am – October 23 @ 4:00 pm
In this two-day intensive bootcamp, learn the basics. What can WordPress do? What can’t it do? Is it right for your project? We’ll build a simple WordPress site; learn the basics of HTML, CSS, and PHP; and learn how to customize your WordPress site with plugins and themes.
qLabs Anniversary Party October 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Join us for a night to celebrate qLabs 2-year anniversary.
Public Speaking Class: How to Tackle Your Fears and Talk Like TED October 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In this class we will focus on nerves and how to handle them so they don’t handle you, no matter how scary! Strong communication skills are essential for business — whether you’re presenting at TED, delivering a pitch, or interacting with colleagues
brown bag lunch hour: Drawing at the Speed of Thought November 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
What do you SEE when you hear an idea? How do we express complex thoughts in pictures? Sharpen your pencils and awareness. Learn to use a pen like a camera to take “snapshots” of abstract concepts, to accelerate understanding…while having sly fun.
Community News & Links
12 Men’s Activewear Brands You Need to Know
Congrats to qLabs members Ten Thousand for being featured in Hi Consumption!
How a Single Focus Drove Our Growth (and How to Find Yours) by Conrad Wadowski
“One of the hardest experiences you’ll face as a founder or early growth exec is finding your focus.”
Rapid Learning: How to Mastering Online Dating, Become Marc Maron or Anything Else
Jeff Ramos on the Reboot channel.
Does Social Technology allow for a new kind of Mindfulness? by Nate Cooper
“When we think about technology we often discuss it as isolating but isolation isn’t always a bad thing.”
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