What do I get out of conferences?

Four conferences, two hackathons, and a lot of meet-ups: Analyzing what I’ve gotten from technical gatherings outside of work this year  Part 1 – ┬áThe PremiseOver the last year, I’ve been lucky to attend more than my usual number of conferences, meetups, and hackathons. Some of the events were paid by work, some were paid[…]

Logo of S.E.G. 2015 Annual Meeting in New Orleans

Geophysics Hackathon at 2015 S.E.G. Annual Meeting

Geophysics Hackathon at S.E.G. annual conference, 2015 October 17th – October 18th, 2015 – New OrleansOver the weekend, I took part in a Geophysics Hackathon run by Agile Geosciences before the 2015 Society of Exploration Geophysicists annual meeting. A hackathon is when people get together and try to create one or more instances of software,[…]