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February 2019

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Ferguson Library has launched a new effort to support entrepreneurs. An Entrepreneur-in-Residence is now available on a drop-in basis and by appointment to help early stage entrepreneurs conceptualize and grow their ideas into companies. Business people will also be able to get help with team formation and advice on resources such as legal and bookkeeping.The Entrepreneur-in-Residence is available on a walk-in basis on the third floor of the Main Library:Mondays  10 a.m. – 12 p.m.Saturdays 3 – 5 p.m.Appointments…

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Podcasting for Beginners and Pros

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ferguson Library, 96 Broad Street
Stamford, CT 06901 us
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This 4-week, highly interactive course will provide all the necessary tools for the beginning podcaster, and challenge those with experience, to make their podcasts better. You will learn about equipment, show creation and episode construction, the audience, programming and interview concepts, editing, posting, distribution, and marketing. You will spend lab time working on your ideas and getting your concerns addressed. Instructor Scott Schulte trains and coaches podcasters, broadcasters and public speakers. He hosted a top-rated morning radio show for 29…

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Innovate Stamford Office Hours

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Board Game Blowout

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ferguson Library, 96 Broad Street
Stamford, CT 06901 us
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Come explore the expanding world of board games at the Ferguson Library, from the the ones you grew up with to the ones you're about to become obsessed with. Games will be provided and experts will be on hand to teach you how to play them. Whether you'd like to settle Catan, conquer Asia, assert trivia superiority, or clash with dragons, there will be something on hand to engage you.

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VR: Out of This World

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Ferguson Library, 96 Broad Street
Stamford, CT 06901 us
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Now that NASA has landed another vehicle on the surface of Mars, it's time to use the magic of VR to experience the wonders of space. Use the library's VR headsets to experience what it's like to leave the Earth behind. Ages 10 to adult. No registration required.

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Entrepreneur-in-Residence

February 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Ferguson Library has launched a new effort to support entrepreneurs. An Entrepreneur-in-Residence is now available on a drop-in basis and by appointment to help early stage entrepreneurs conceptualize and grow their ideas into companies. Business people will also be able to get help with team formation and advice on resources such as legal and bookkeeping.The Entrepreneur-in-Residence is available on a walk-in basis on the third floor of the Main Library:Mondays  10 a.m. – 12 p.m.Saturdays 3 – 5 p.m.Appointments…

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Entrepreneur-in-Residence

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Ferguson Library has launched a new effort to support entrepreneurs. An Entrepreneur-in-Residence is now available on a drop-in basis and by appointment to help early stage entrepreneurs conceptualize and grow their ideas into companies. Business people will also be able to get help with team formation and advice on resources such as legal and bookkeeping.The Entrepreneur-in-Residence is available on a walk-in basis on the third floor of the Main Library:Mondays  10 a.m. – 12 p.m.Saturdays 3 – 5 p.m.Appointments…

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Stupid SDR tricks, plus light Ham Radio

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Datto Inc, 101 Merritt 7
Norwalk, CT 06851 us
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Peter Healy will be speaking in regards to neat tricks that can be done inexpensively and easily with off the shelf Software Defined Radio interfaces and Open Source software. How can you receive and analyze a slew of radio traffic that's being broadcast all around us. Public Safety chatter, Airplane Transponders, and Electric utility Meters to name a few. In addition a look into the FCC licensed Amateur Radio Service and some of it's operating modes. https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-healy-91170b67/

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The Business Imperative of Cross-Platform Delivery

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Whitmyer IP Group, 600 Summer Street
Stamford, CT 06901 us
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In today’s world, Cross-platform programming is mission critical for business of all sizes. Customers and consumers demand great media experiences on every platform they encounter, which requires corporates and publishers to develop UX and content distribution plans for dozens of platforms. Content considerations include multiple screen sizes, connected TVs, in-home devices like Alexa and Google Home, and multiple programming languages to deliver user experiences with the greatest cross-platform adaptability. These varying considerations make cross-platform a tremendous business challenge. Successful cross-platform…

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