Hamventures NYC: Week of 2019.04.15

Weird shit to do in NYC this week.

This week we’ve got a ton of art shows from new and experimental artists and collectives. If art’s not enough to get you up and out, a lot of these shows also have free food & drinks so your excuse is void. Monday (2019.04.15) SELF: pay-what-you-wish yoga and free cocktails @ Sputnik yoga LINK TECH: Adventures in Async: reactive Java programming for the impatient w/ IBM Developer. Learn about reactive architectures at scale with examples in Java LINK [Read More]

Hamventures NYC: Week of 2019.04.01

Monday (2019.04.01) YOGA: Sputnik yoga and cocktails - a weekly open-level vinyasa sesh with free cocktails LINK TECH: Tokenizing assets from IP to real estate, or how does tokenizing a piece of art work and how is that legal/why would you want to do it LINK Tuesday (2019.04.02) ART/INTERACTIVE: Trestle gallery critiques. Bring your art for critique by visiting artist Sa’dhia Rehman or simply show up for discussion/observation. Attendance is free, but you must RSVP according to the event page. [Read More]

Hamventures NYC: Week of 2019.03.18

Monday (2019.03.18) DANCE: A free dance clas with Sol Dance Center LINK ART/EDUCATION: Experimental ethics in art LINK TECH: Ugly robots, imperfect AI, and smart machines: the good, the bad, and the naive @ Microsoft LINK Tuesday (2019.03.19) ART/SOCIAL: Night at the galleries of Chelsea with ArtsClub. ArtsClub makes another appearance on the list because I think the idea is cool. Basically a group of people that like art that come together and go see art. [Read More]

Hamventures NYC: Week of 2019.03.11

Monday (2019.03.11) nothingtoseehere Tuesday (2019.03.12) nothingtoseehere Wednesday (2019.03.13) ART/MUSIC: Opera 101 with the Met Opera Guild and ArtsClub. I haven’t been to an ArtsClub event yet, but it seems like a pretty cool group. LINK TECH: A/B Testing and master serverless API with JAMStack NYC LINK TECH: Istio Mesh - managing container deployments at scale @ Oracle LINK Thursday (2019.03.14) ART/TECH: School for Poetic Computation’s spring session kick-off. Talks on the intersection of art and technology. [Read More]

Hamventures NYC: Week of 2019.03.04

Monday (2019.03.04) I was being lazy =( Tuesday (2019.03.05) I was being lazy =( Wednesday (2019.03.06) Spring/Break art show opens ($18, 1100-1900 March 6-11) I went to Armory instead last year but heard Spring/Break was super good. Worth a shot and a bunch of days to fit your availabilities. Location: Times Square Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2190451404499915/ Workshop: manage kubernetes traffic with Istio (FREE, 1830-2100) There will be food Location: FiDi Link: https://www. [Read More]

Hamventures NYC: Week of 2019.02.04

Monday (2019.02.04) Feast3: February Seems to be a ~monthly series of assorted performance-art pieces. $12 for entry and on St. Marks so pretty accessible. Got no expectations here so if you’re free from 1900-2100 and have a few bucks laying around, could make for an interesting night. Price: $12 Location: St. Marks (East Village) Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/233520657579358/ Backroom speakeasy mondays No cover, live music, in a speakeasy. Pretty good way to spend a Monday. [Read More]

Hamventures NYC: Week of 2019.01.28

Monday (2019.01.28) Kubernetes and Microservices powering modern consumer banking What: A talk on Kubernetes and how modern enterprises are leveraging it. When: 2019.01.28, 1900-2100 Price: FREE Location: IBM CODE NYC Link: https://www.meetup.com/ibmcodenyc/events/257997377/ Brief: Kubernetes is cool and the IBM Code NYC events have been relatively good at giving high level introductions to some of the newer technologies, complete with some internal advocates to answer questions you might have. If you’re interested in k8s, might be worthwhile. [Read More]

Hamventures NYC: Week of 2019.01.20

Monday - 2019.01.21 Virtual Virtual Reality Name: Virtual Virtual Reality Price: $10 Location: Secret Project Robot (a v trendy public art space) Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/802776643392049/ Brief: Secret Project Robot is a public art space that’s been on my list for several months now. On Monday, they’re going to be featuring a new indie VR game. If VR isn’t your thing, I hear they also have a pretty good bar and large array of free-to-play arcade games. [Read More]