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Come hear what your fellow GDG members heard and saw at Google I/O 2014 which inspired their technical curiosity.  This is a 100% member driven Lightning Talk! session - driven by YOU!

We've got a great slate of speakers, but there's room for one or two more.  If you want to give a talk, please let us know stevepatterson2007 () gmail()com - we'd love to hear about the I/O talk that excited you.

If you've got a question about I/O that isn't covered by these talks, we'll have a panel discussion with all the speakers at the end of the evening to field questions from the audience.

Here is the lineup:

Polymer - Google's web component framework -  Xoogler Luke Hutchison who is back in Boston and part of the startup community. 

Android Wear - Android Wear received a lot of attention since I/O. Googler Mark Renouf is part of the team that built the Android Wear UI

Chrome Developer Tools - Jared Williams is a Google Developer Expert 

Earth Engine - Beth Mezias - A new Google project that makes 40 years of satellite data available online with tools and can be combined with current imagery and Weather satellite data that is updated every 3 hours. Beth has been developing for Android since version 0.9

Android L - Enterprise support features -  Edward Fleming. Ed is a software engineer at Kinvey

Google App Engine  new features released at I/O - Praveen Aravamudham. Praveen is a mobile and Google Glass developer that you probably know if you attend local hackathons or visit the CIC.
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In conjunction with  AnDevCon - the Android Developer Conference, we will hold our next GDG meeting on May 29th at the conference location in Boston beginning at 5:30PM with a networking reception with other GDG members and conference attendees and speakers. TO ATTEND YOU MUST REGISTER FOR A FREE EXHIBIT HALL PASS.

at 7:00PM we will get started with our GDG meeting and talks - The evening will include 

• Lightning talks by developers who have built Google Glass apps 

• Introduction to Android Wear by Dario Laverde. 

We are really pleased to that Dario has agreed to give this talk. Android Wear was announced with the Google Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch as a UI development tools and API's for creating user experiences on wearable devices.

Bio of Dario Laverde

Dario is a senior developer evangelist at HTC. He has experience in software development for mobile, embedded, Web and enterprise. Among his various professional roles, he has worked as an Android instructor, consultant, Java architect, author and entrepreneur. Dario leads the NYC-GDG (Google Developer Group), the NYCJava JUG, and co-organizes the New York Android Developers Meetup. He also runs the New York City-based skylight1 open-source Android project group that is currently producing Google Glass projects.Twitter :@nycjava 
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Happy to chat about Wear any time :-)
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Center for Public Leadership Co-Director and HKS Professor of Public Service David Gergen will moderate an insightful discussion with Eric E. Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google, on "Innovation and Leadership in the New Digital Age" on May 1 in the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum.
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Invite to Women Techmakers on 3/19 from Cari Bulman of Google
PLEASE RSVP Using the Eventbrite http://bit.ly/1cBjXXC

Google strives to cultivate a wholly inclusive workplace around the globe. A key component of that vision is empowering women to pursue their dreams and build tools that change the world. We believe that when organizations create the right environments, programs and policies, women in technology can thrive. That’s why, in conjunction with International Women’s Day on March 8th, Google is partnering with Women Techmakers to launch launch a series of global events geared towards increasing visibility, community, and resources for technical women in our industry. We’re excited to be hosting one of these local events right here in Cambridge - and we hope you will join us! The event will include panel discussions with female technology leaders, networking opportunities, and more. In true Google fashion, there will be plenty of food and giveaways.

For more information and to RSVP, please visit our Eventbrite page here. If you have any questions, please email [masked] and please refer to the location of the event in your inquiry.
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hi i wish u the best
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To Register - "Go" Here http://goo.gl/kyxYoS

Come learn Go - This Event is organized thanks to Abby Fichtner @HackerChick| Hacker in Residence at Harvard Innovation Lab and lead Hack Boston

To Register - "Go" Here http://goo.gl/kyxYoS

Hey devs - want to learn Go? Join us for this hands-on, learn-by-building workshop where Aditya Mukerjee will walk us through building projects in Go that show off it’s usage and capabilities and what makes Go an awesome language to build in.

We'll cover Go's design principles, programming environment and syntax, and help you understand when you may want to use Go over other languages. You'll leave with a working Go development environment with both standard and essential third-party libraries, as well as a couple of basic Go projects under your belt.
Join our workshop and you'll get to build: - a simple Go web app using the built-in standard libraries - a Go web scraper for some basic data analysis So bring your laptop with Go installed (see Homework below) and come ready to code! 6:00 - 6:30 (Optional) Pizza & we'll have some TAs on hand who can help if you had a problem setting up your dev environment 6:30 - 9:30 Workshop! Prerequisites

Open to all developers (Python, Ruby, Java, C/C++ or equivalent). We'll assume you already know how to code and focus on getting you familiar with the Go programming environment equickly.
Go Programming Language: Hands-On Workshop
Wed, June 11, 6:00 PM
Google 4 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA

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+Peter Delaney  Hi Peter, I saw that you are going to the Go code lab. Did you register here? http://www.meetup.com/HackBoston/events/183154312/ Steven
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In conjunction with  AnDevCon - the Android Developer Conference, we will hold our next GDG meeting on May 29th at the conference location in Boston beginning at 5:30PM with a networking reception with other GDG members and conference attendees and speakers. *TO ATTEND YOU MUST REGISTER FOR A FREE EXHIBIT HALL PASS http://goo.gl/0NB9Nv.*

at 7:00PM we will get started with our GDG meeting and talks - The evening will include 

• Lightning talks by developers who have built Google Glass apps 

• Introduction to Android Wear by Dario Laverde. 

We are really pleased to that Dario has agreed to give this talk. Android Wear was announced with the Google Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch as a UI development tools and API's for creating user experiences on wearable devices.

Bio of Dario Laverde

Dario is a senior developer evangelist at HTC. He has experience in software development for mobile, embedded, Web and enterprise. Among his various professional roles, he has worked as an Android instructor, consultant, Java architect, author and entrepreneur. Dario leads the NYC-GDG (Google Developer Group), the NYCJava JUG, and co-organizes the New York Android Developers Meetup. He also runs the New York City-based skylight1 open-source Android project group that is currently producing Google Glass projects.Twitter :@nycjava
Intro to Android Wear and Google Glass App Developer Lightning Talks!
Thu, May 29, 5:30 PM
AnDevCon - Sheraton Boston Hotel 39 Dalton Street Boston, Massachusetts, USA 02199

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Developer office hours will help you kickstart, work through, or accelerate your Glass project. A few members of the Glass team will be on hand to answer your questions, help you with any issues you're having, or just brainstorm together.
Google Glass Developer Relations Office Hours at CIC
Sun, March 23, 4:00 PM
Venture Cafe Cambridge Innovation 5th Floor 1 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02142

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Please Register on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/gdg-boston/events/168279212/

Last year we had a presentation on Dart, the new modern web language, just before the team released v1.0. This year, as part of the Dart Flight School Program, Jagdish Bisa, will talk about AngularDart, a translation of the modern web framework.
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+Jeff Boulay videotaped the presentations.  I'm not sure what his distribution plans are.
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Did you miss the event on Android Sensors? Well, you're in luck... the entire presentation has been posted. Enjoy!

Making Sense of Android Sensors - by authors of
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The GDG at the Hub of the universe - Boston/Cambridge
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Google Developer Group (GDG) Boston (formerly Boston GTUG). Bringing together experts, beginners and enthusiasts alike to meet and discuss a wide array of topics related to Google technologies and writing code that uses Google product APIs. We hold the occasional hackfest, and we get involved in Google developer challenge events.

We typically hold meetings in the offices of Google Cambridge, but please see our G+ feed for specific details of each event. We currently require attendees to RSVP in the GDG Boston MeetUp group.

Our meetings are always free and open to the general public. We will sometimes co-host joint meetings with other Boston-area MeetUp groups.

Disclaimer: GDG Boston is an independent group; our activities and the opinions expressed here should in no way be linked to Google, the corporation.