Tuesday, October 28, 2008

GarageGeeks hosting Yahoo! BOSS

The GarageGeeks and Yossi Vardi invite you to a special garage party:
GarageGeeks hosting Yahoo!
"who's the BOSS"?

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Yahoo! Search BOSS (Build your Own Search Service) Hack Day is making its way around the world and its coming to Israel!

You are all invited to learn about BOSS technology, ask questions and meet a group of Yahoo's leading product folks headed by:
- Bill Michels, GM of Yahoo! Search BOSS
- Ronny Lempel, Head of the Yahoo! Haifa Research Lab
- and lead BOSS product managers and engineers

The event will take place on Wednesday November 5th, 20:30, GarageGeeks HQ (Hapeled 40, Holon).

Yahoo! will also be hosting an extended developer-focused BOSS Hack Day on Nov 6th. For more details, please go to http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/1223198. For more info on BOSS here visit http://developer.yahoo.com/search/boss/.

** Don't forget to update the wiki (http://wiki.garagegeeks.org/) with stuff/food/drink that you will bring.

Garagegeeks is sponsored by Giza VC and Carmel Ventures

Saturday, October 18, 2008

[Tele]Vision! II a different viewing perspective

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The GarageGeeks sessions with Jeff Pulver and Dror Gill present:

[Tele]Vision! II a different viewing perspective

Following the success of the first [Tele]Vision! session held on April 2007, we will once again bring the best brains together to find out where TV is headed. The format of the session will be quite unique: Each presenter will talk about a topic for 5 minutes, and then lead a Q&A session and discussion for another 5 minutes. There will be no pitching and no company presentations, only pure vision and audience interaction. A peek into some of the topics:

- TV Gets Social (Again)
- From YouTube To Prime Time: It's All About Telling a Story
- Internet TV: Who Sells The Popcorn?
- Over the Top TV: Delivering Content to TVs over the Open Internet
- Investor Perspective: What it Takes to Start a New Media Company

The event will take place on Thursday, December 18th, 20:30, at the GarageGeeks HQ (Hapeled 40, Holon).