International Women's Day Talks - Part 1

University of Durham
Tue, Mar 14, 6:00 PM (GMT)

About this event

Durham University Women In Tech Society x GDSC Durham is set to host a lineup of inspiring guest speakers for a series of talks this week on Tuesday and Thursday, in celebration of International Women's Day. These talks are open to everyone, join in via Zoom links below.

Hola & Hello World - a connection between spoken languages and programming languages @6pm

Marzia Deodato - Software Developer @ Barclays

In this talk, Marzia will analyse the similarities and differences spoken languages and programming languages and the beauty of how languages share so much similarity in syntax, semantics, morphology, rules.

LED “painting” on T-shirts – building IoT wearables @6:30pm

Jo Franchetti - Developer Advocate @ Spotify

This talk by Jo will cover how to use IoT to design creative projects that respond to real-time data. Through this interactive session, Jo will take us through how to get started with building a wearable LED display and using Ably's MQTT broker to send messages to a microprocessor - you can even join in to try out from your devices!  



Tuesday, Mar 14
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (GMT)