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FoCS Corporate Connection - Smash Bros with Blackbaud!

August 16, 2013

Want to learn more about Blackbaud? Why not over a Super Smash Bros session? Dust off those controllers and bring back those skills you had before your classes took over. Blackbaud will provide Super Smash Bros on the Wii, as well as a Wii-U and PS3. Feel free to bring your own game cube controller. You'll also have the chance to meet Blackbaud engineers, managers, and HR, and get resume and interview tips! Pizza and soda will be provided. ...

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Food for Thought with Redfin "How to Suck the Marrow Out of Your First Job and Start a Company Before You're 25" with Glenn Kelman, CEO

August 15, 2013

How to Suck the Marrow From Your First Job and Start a Company Before You’re 25: Most of us aren’t Mark Zuckerberg. We don’t start a company as a college undergraduate. This only increases the importance of our first job after college, which provides all the source materials for most entrepreneurs’ startups. ...

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FoCS Corporate Connection - "Scaling @ Twitter: Killing the Fail Whale" with Gary Tsang

August 14, 2013

Speaker: Gary Tsang Synopsis: Twitter will be giving a talk that covers the technical challenges of scaling Twitter and how we have overcome those challenges in our current architecture. ...

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FoCS Corporate Connection - National Instruments Campus Tour

August 14, 2013

Come learn about National Instruments and the amazing challenges our products are solving! We will be showing off our products through interactive demos built and programmed with cutting edge technology. You have the chance to compete with your friends to win prizes! ...

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FoCS Corporate Connection - "Virtualization Anywhere," Richard Harry, Senior Manager/VMware

August 12, 2013

Abstract: VMware Senior Manager Richard Harry discusses virtualization and what to expect as a new college graduate or intern joining an R&D team.  Bio: Richard Harry has been involved with systems software for 20+ years. Richard’s first ten years were spent as an individual contributor and for the past ten years he has been an engineering manager. Richard currently manages the Virtual Machines and Software Lifecycle Platform at VMware.    Free lunch! ...

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Food for Thought with VMware "You are What you Tweet: Managing Your Online Presence"

August 12, 2013

Location: POB 2.402Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Speaker: Kim Hollenshead Abstract: Do you think it’s fun to post about your escapades from 6th Street and Spring Break? Of course it is . . . but who’s watching your posts and videos?  ...

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Facebook Tech Talk

August 7, 2013

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FoCS Corporate Connection - Facebook Tech Talk/Crush Your Coding Interview

August 7, 2013

Come hear from Facebook engineer Bob Baldwin about Facebook Photos! ...

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FoCS Corporate Connection -- National Instruments Info Session

August 5, 2013

Speaker: John Graff, VP of Sales Americas Region (and UT Alum!) Pizza and refreshments will be served.  ...

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FoCS Corporate Connection - UT vs. Iowa State Tailgate Party - Hosted by VMware

July 31, 2013

CS Student and Faculty "Tailgating Party" for Iowa State game (October 3). Kickoff is at 6:30pm CST. VMware will provide a 25' screen and televise the game (ESPN). Hot dogs and vegetarian options served. Swag and refreshments provided. ...

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ACM Event - Apex Clearing Tech Talk

July 31, 2013

Apex Tech Talk: Big Data in Financial Services  Join Senior Developers from Apex Clearing for an exclusive, inside look at the sophisticated technology and big data needs that fuel Apex—a leader in the financial clearing industry. ·         Tracking financial data flows ·         Non-relational data stores / NoSQL ...

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FoCS Corporate Connection - Google Games

July 29, 2013

Google Games is finally making its way to UT! Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Or do your skills lurk on the dark side, with your inner villain waiting to take stride? Whether you are good or evil, battle it out against other teams in trivia, puzzles, word association and Lego building. In addition to the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, lunch and swag will be provided to all participants and prizes for top teams. ...

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FoCS Corporate Connection - Google Engineering Practicum Info Session

July 29, 2013

Calling all freshmen and sophomore CS students! Join us for an info session to learn about Google's Engineering Practicum Internship (google.com/jobs/students/enpracticum). Zach Ruiz and Hannah Perry, both UTCS students and former Google interns, will talk about their internship experience and how to prepare for the application and interview process. ...

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FoCS Corporate Connection - Open House at Union Pacific Austin IT Office

July 26, 2013

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FoCS Corporate Connection - Union Pacific Info Session

July 25, 2013

Come learn more about Union Pacific! Free food and prizes! ...

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Food for Thought with National Instruments - "Engaging Your Community: Inspiring the Next Generation of Innovators (or How I Will Get Some Kids to Build Me a Hoverboard)"

July 25, 2013

Abstract: Keeping a student’s attention with traditional educational methods is getting harder and harder to do. If we hope to create an army of programmers and engineers capable of solving the world’s grand challenges (and of creating a real life hoverboard), we need to find new ways to build interest and keep students engaged. Programs like the FIRST Robotics Competition and Waterloo Labs give students a new way to get excited about learning valuable skills and a chance to get some firsthand experience designing, writing code, soldering, and turning a wrench. ...

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