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this Just IN – What’s New(s) in NFTs, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Tech?

May 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live from Cloud City Seattle, this Just IN. This series is for what’s of the moment in tech for developers, entrepreneurs and our Microsoft Reactor community. With special guests and a bit of fun, we’ll share what’s new and noteworthy in the tech industry – all with a focus on practical know-how and skills building as you navigate your own career in tech.

this Just IN: The past year has certainly witnessed a NFT (non-fungible token) hype-cycle – new currencies, big-name brands, microeconomies, priceless art. Yet the promise of digital currency, distributed value exchange, and underlying blockchain tech remains promising. So how to sort the latest signal from noise? Let’s explore!

Are you a tech enthusiast ready for a lively discussion on the future of NFT? Or a developer looking to build with blockchain tech? A business leader looking for the latest perspective on a blockchain future? Or an upskilling pro or student just looking to explore careers in cryptocurrency? Come join Microsoft’s Principal Cloud Advocate, Justin Garrett and an upcoming guest speaker as we share what we’ve learned, what’s new in the toolkit and invite you into a conversation about innovation in NFTs, cryptocurrency, and blockchain tech.

Who is it aimed at?
Tech enthusiasts interested in discussing NFTs
Developers of all stripes
Business leaders & decision-makers
Students or learning professionals interested in learning more about careers in blockchain tech

Why should I attend?
Learn about the latest tech and tools in blockchain
Get a pulse at where NFTs and blockchain are headed in next few years
Share your thoughts on the opportunities and challenges presented by cryptocurrency
Network with other professionals interested in similar topics

More learning / prerequisites:

Speaker:
Justin Garrett is host of this Just IN and a Principal Cloud Advocate in Cloud + AI Engineering at Microsoft. Justin works closely with learner communities to help address the skills gap in cloud development and manages a team of Cloud Advocates from around the world that do likewise. You’ll find him leading workshops at Microsoft Reactors, mentoring Student Ambassadors, and helping engineers improve Azure, GitHub and Visual Studio. Justin’s career at Microsoft also spans 16 years across Analytics, Windows, Bing search, Edge browser, Web Platform and Cloud Computing. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening and is an avid Pacific Northwest mountaineer. Follow him on http://www.linkedin.com/in/justgar and https://twitter.com/justgar

Details

Date:
May 9
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
https://www.meetup.com/Microsoft-Reactor-Redmond/events/285229006

Organizer

Dionne Corey

Venue

Online event