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Talks and Sponsorship
TNG employees gave talks at various conferences: "Functional and low-level: watching the STG execute" at the Haskell Exchange in London, "Avatar - Telepresence robotics with Nao and Kinect" at the ChartaCloud Nao World Congress in the NERVE Center at the University of Massachusetts in Boston, "Scaled Agile Software Development in Practice" at the W-JAX 2016 in Munich, "Behaviour-Driven Development in Java with JGiven" at the Devoxx Belgium in Antwerp. We also gave a keynote lecture at the graduation party for students of Computer Science at the LMU Munich on the topic "Computer Science, Time and Responsibility".
We helped to organize the PHP User Group and Design Thinking Munich, as well holding a talk and kata on "JGiven - a BDD Framework for Java". We also sponsored the Lean Startup Machine.
TNG gave talks at several conferences: "JGiven: Pragmatic BDD for Java" at the JavaOne in San Francisco, "Avatar - Telepresence robotics with Nao and Kinect" at the Nao World Congress in Lowell, Massachusetts, "See like a terminator – Augmented Reality with Oculus Rift" at the IoT Conference in Berlin and "Large-Scale Anonymization at Telefonica Germany powered by Apache Flink" at the Berlin Flink Forward 2016.
We also organized the first Software Architecture Munich Meetup event.
Sponsoring and Talks
As in previous years TNG sponsored the Java Forum Stuttgart again in 2016, attended with a large number of people and gave a talk on "Spark vs. Flink". Furthermore, we sponsored the SoCraTes in Soltau and supported the organization of the event.
At the Flink Meetup Munich two of our employees gave a talk on "Flink in Production: Lessons Learned."
Big Techday and Talks
Our annual conference on science and IT, the Big Techday 9, took place on 3 June 2016 in the Westin Grand with over 30 lectures.
TNG employees were present at the TechTalents Meetup with the talk "See like a Terminator – Augmented Reality with Oculus Rift". One of our partners gave a talk "Agile Documentation – interactive and useful" at the Munich group of the German Informatics Society.
Our hardware hacking team took the talk "See like a Terminator - Augmented Reality with the Oculus Rift" to the JavaLand conference and JavaLand Nighthacking at Phantasialand in Brühl, the CeBIT Developer World in Hannover (including an interview with Sascha Pallenberg in the CeBIT Techlounge), Virtual Reality With the Best, Munich's Nerd Nite and the IoT Tech Day 2016 in Utrecht.
One of our employees held a lecture on the topic "Asynchronous Programming with RxJava" at the Munich Java User Group. Another colleague gave a talk "i3 - Efficient Workflow on the UNIX Desktop with a Tiling Window Manager" at the Augsburg Linux User Group. Two employees contributed to the Munich Hadoop & Spark User Group with their lecture "Spark v. Flink".