Monthly Meetup – April 2016

Developers always say, “work smart, not hard.” But what if working smart wasn’t the smart thing to do? What if we should be working…stupid? This month’s topic is “Extracting Wisdom From Stupidity.” Speaker, coder and organizer Ramon de la Fuente will share a story you’d have to be very stupid (or smart?) to miss.

Food, drinks and space will be provided by the fine folks at Ibuildings; so extract some time from your schedule because you won’t want to miss it!

19:00 – Welcome with food & drinks
19:30 – Main Talk: Extracting Wisdom From Stupidity
20:30 – Raffle & News 
20:35 – Social!

Main Talk – Extracting Wisdom From Stupidity
This talk is about ‘thinking’. Most of the time we take the process for granted, but so much of our daily lives depends on effective use of this most basic of abilities.

So how does this pertain to extracting wisdom from stupidity?

I hope to show you not what, but how I learned by being stupid – and that the programmers love of logic can sometimes be as much an asset as an obstacle.

Speaker – Ramon de la Fuente
Ramon is a company owner, developer and family man (not necessarily in that order). He has a strong database background. With 16+ years of experience in web development, he has seen technologies come and go – but robust design is always a must. He enjoys the puzzle of a piece of code, and the fact that there’s always more solutions to be found for a problem.

He’s also a co-founder of the SweetlakePHP user group, and an occasional writer for dev-human.