Hack A Tech (May. 2018)

Theme: What's Possible with A.I.

Time:  2:00pm - 4:00 pm, May 12th, 2018

Location:  2278 Camino Ramon, San Ramon, CA 94583

Hack-A-Tech Leader: Anson

Guest Speaker: Mr. Duc Haba

Mr. Duc Haba is an Enterprise Mobility Solution Architect at Cognizant Technology Inc. Previously, he served as the founder and CEO of Swiftbot Inc., CTO at RRKidz, CTO at Motally (acquired by Nokia in 2010), founder and CTO of GreenTomato Software, and Principal at Viant (a.k.a. SVIP, IPOed in 2000). His career began at Xerox PARC. He has 6 patents filed under his name.


After Mr Haba's introduction, students broke into groups to brainstorm on projects that could use A.I. to change lives. Then they proceeded to analyze the benefits and drawbacks of such ideas. Some of the ideas were very good. For example, one group wants to use A.I. for robot surgery. Another group wants to auto-detect hate speeches on social media.

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Hack A Tech (Mar. 2018)

Theme: Introduction to Java

Time:  2:00 - 4:00 pm, March 17, 2018

Location:  6691 Owens Dr., Pleasanton, CA 94566

Hack-A-Tech Leader: Gordon

Guest Speaker: Mr. Ye

Mr. Ye is seasoned software engineer with a Master degree in Computer Science. He has over 10 years experience using Java in the telecommunication and banking industry. He's currently working at AT&T. 


Java is the most popular language used in the computer science field. Mr. Ye gave a lecture on the language's history and basic structure, then proceed to let students try out on their computers and developer their first Java program.

Hack A Tech (Feb. 2018)

Theme: Artificial Intelligence and You

Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm, Feb. 17, 2018

Location: 6691 Owens Dr., Pleasanton, CA 94566

Hack A Tech Leader: Anson Hu & Edwin Mui

Guest Speaker: Mr. Man Chan

Mr. Man Chan, founder and CTO of WeR.AI. Mr. Chan is the holder of multiple US Tech Patents.  His expertise is leading data science teams (Oracle Data Cloud, Netflix, Yahoo, Everstring,  Apttus) into enterprises utilizing big data, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence.  Mr. Chan has spearheaded innovations and achieved breakthroughs in machine learning solutions and products at Internet scale as a Senior Data Scientist.


 20 Students  attended "Hack A Tech - Artificial Intelligence and You" held in ShengMeng Education Center in Pleasanton, CA. Featured speaker Mr. Man Chan introduce student what is the Artificial Intelligence. Mr. Chan use question and answer game to illustrate how AI to visualize the things that is invisible.

Hack A Tech (Jan. 2018)

Theme: Introduction to JavaScript

Time:   3:30 - 5:00pm, January 28, 2018

Location:  Pleasanton Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566

Hack-A-Tech Leader: Edwin Mui

Guest Speaker: Mr. Karl Ecker

Mr. Karl Ecker, founder of Tri-Valley Coders, a coding school for those wanting to learn the skills necessary to be software professionals, has been making software since the early 1990s. Over the past two-and-a-half decades he has made software for major financial institutions and held most positions in the software development lifecycle including software developer, development manager, and product manager.


Sixteen students joined this month's event to learn about JavaScript and Web Application from one of the experts! After a brief lecture, students practiced ways to program in JavaScript using one of the new online coding sites.