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Google Glass hackathon, Prototype hardware products & more!
Saturday, June 07, 2014 at 09:00 AM    Cost: Absolutely Free
WeWork Charging Bull, 25 Broadway

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Roll up your sleeves for our second BigBuild

One month after launch, it's time to put some meat on those bones. Join us at WeWork's latest LoMa location to drill down on your product's purpose, code, and design. Come tinker with Google Glass enthusiasts, recruit new teammates, get inspired by Hardware Experts, and visit the BigApps Mentor Station to tap into the expertise of the sharpest minds in tech.

Event Details
9:00 AM - Doors open + breakfast
10:00 AM - Welcome + Morning Inspiration
11:00 AM-1:00 PM - Open Build + 'Lighting Round' Workshops

Session 1 (11:00AM - 11:30AM)
Vivian Zhang, NYC Data Science Academy - "Introduction to Getting, Analyzing and Visualizing 311 data in R"
Session 2 (11:45AM - 12:15PM)
Eric Schles, Lyte - "Introduction to Getting, Analyzing, and Storing data in Python"
Session 3 (12:30PM - 1:00PM)
Mina Kim, UX Consultant - "Mobile UX Design Essentials"

1:00 PM - Lunch

Session 4 (1:15PM - 1:45PM)
Ted Ullrich, founder of Tomorrow Lab - "Prototyping Hardware Products"
Session 5 (2:00PM - 2:30PM)
Allen Firstenberg, author of Designing and Developing for Google Glass - "Think for Glass: Wearable UX Design"
Session 6 (3:30PM - 4:00PM)
Alan Hyman, MakeSimply - "Going to Manufacturing. Are you ready?"

2:00 PM-7:00 PM - Open Build + Mentor 'Office Hours'
6:30 PM - Dinner
7:00 PM - Team Pitches / Live Feedback

Event ends at 9:00 PM

Featured Challenge: Help General Electric design a Micro-Kitchen for urban dwellers at this BigBuild

Visit our "Mentor Station" throughout the day to get advice from BigApps Mentors:
Ted Ullrich - Partner, Connected Technologies Design & Engineering at Tomorrow Lab
Will Turnage - VP, Technology & Invention at R/GA
Jennifer Vargas - Head of Product at ClassPass, formerly at Yahoo, Flickr, Etsy, Birchbox
Diego Mayer-Cantu - CEO at Inventively and Presidential Innovation Fellow at US Government
Alec Hartman - Founder, NY Tech Day and CEO of DevShop
Alexander Rea - Technology Producer at IPG Media Lab & CTO at Trubbelmaker
Arun Nagarajan - Developer Relations at Google
Christopher Daggett - Vice President at ideas42
Daniel Gulati - Entrepreneur in Residence at Comcast Ventures
Hamdan Azhar - Researcher at Facebook
Jessica Peltz - VP, Business Development at Evol8tion
Mary Hermant - COO at Fresh Digital Group
Mina Kim - Mobile UX Design Consultant
Peter Crysdale - Founder and CEO at StrategyHack
Eric Schles - Community Organizer for Hacker Union
Evan Rose - Founder of Ecruit
Alizah Herman - Mobile Designer at Yahoo

Visit the "Connected Devices" Room to borrow the below equipment:

BLE modules
camera modules
audio module
relay modules
ambient modules
RFID modules
GPS modules
GPRS modules
accelerometer modules
climate modules
infrared module
microSD card module
nRF modules
servo modules
Nomi beacons
Pebble smartwatches
littleBits kits
White Foam Core
Hot Glue
Cutting Mats
Box Cutters
X-acto Knife
Cutting Blades

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