Hack A Tech (Dec 2019)

Introduction Of Corporate Finance/Accounting

Introduction Of Corporate Finance/Accounting

Introduction Of Corporate Finance/Accounting

Time: 3 :15PM - 4:45PM, 12/21/2019

Location:  6678 Owens Drive, Suite 102, Pleasanton, CA

Theme

Introduction Of Corporate Finance/Accounting

Introduction Of Corporate Finance/Accounting

Corporate finance and accounting are the two major functions supervised by a company's CFO. Financial statements are the key output of the corporate finance/accounting teams. What do the do? What are the work cycle of these functions? Where to find a company's financial statements and how to read them? Pros and cons of a career in corporate finance/accounting? The speaker will answer these questions in this seminar.

Guest Speaker: Jolene Yan

Introduction Of Corporate Finance/Accounting

Guest Speaker: Jolene Yan

Jolen is a California CPA and started her career in public accounting at PwC. Most recently, she was the head of SEC Reporting/Technical Accounting function of a few public hi-tech companies such as Arista Networks and Five9.

Hack A Tech (Nov 2019)

Internet Video

Guest Speaker: Dr. Zhengye Liu

Internet Video

Time: 2 :30PM - 4:00PM, 11/09/2019

Location:  6678 Owens Drive, Suite 102, Pleasanton, CA

Event

Guest Speaker: Dr. Zhengye Liu

Internet Video

Internet video services are very different than old broadcast TV services. They are built on a wide range of new technology. The speaker will talk about how video is processed, compressed, and then delivered over the Internet. It is the technology that powered YouTube, Twitch, and TikTok.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Zhengye Liu

Guest Speaker: Dr. Zhengye Liu

Guest Speaker: Dr. Zhengye Liu

The speaker works for AT&T Labs. He has over 15 years experience in the research areas of video coding, video communications, and computer networks. He has rich experience in both academic and industry. He received the best paper award in the IEEE multimedia communications society.

Hack A Tech (Sep 2019)

Game Design

Guest Speakers: Andrew Wu

Game Design

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00PM, 9/29/2019

Location:  6678 Owens Drive, Suite 102, Pleasanton, CA



Event

Guest Speakers: Andrew Wu

Game Design

Andrew attended the ID Tech Game Design Summer Camp. He would like to share his experience and learning of game design from the camp. He will demonstrate how to start  a simple game development which he created in the camp. He will go through the code line by line.

Guest Speakers: Andrew Wu

Guest Speakers: Andrew Wu

Guest Speakers: Andrew Wu

Dublin High Junior.

Hack A Tech June Event

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Understanding Wi-Fi

Time: 3PM-4:30PM June 29, 2019

Location: 6678 Owens Drive, Suite 102, Pleasanton, CA

Guest Speaker: Dr. Li is a scientist at Intel with 18 year's experiences and more than 300 patents in wireless communications. He contributed to the standard development of multiple WiFi and cellular systems. 

Theme: WiFi provided convenient internet access in the past 20 years. How does it work? A short introduction about WiFi will be given. The system configuration, channel sharing mechanism, and basic principles of wireless communications will be described. Questions and answers will be given along the lecture. 

Hack A Tech (May 2019)

College Application Seminar

Guest Speakers: Class of 2019 Seniors

College Application Seminar

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00PM, 5/24/2019

Location:  Mosaic Clubhouse, San Ramon



Event

Guest Speakers: Class of 2019 Seniors

College Application Seminar

GAEF and PLAY hosted a very successful senior’s college application seminar. The seniors provided many useful tips to other junior students and their parents. Their experiences were truly inspirational for us all.

Guest Speakers: Class of 2019 Seniors

Guest Speakers: Class of 2019 Seniors

Guest Speakers: Class of 2019 Seniors

Tri-Valley High School Seniors


San Ramon Hackathon 2019 Was Another Success!

in cooperation with the San Ramon Valley Unified School District

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Hack A Tech (Mar. 2019)

User Experience Design

Guest Speakers: Ms. Amy Wang

Guest Speakers: Ms. Amy Wang

Time: 3:00PM - 4:30PM, 2/23/2019

Location:  6678 Owens Dr., Pleasanton


Hack-A-Tech Leader: Will

Guest Speakers: Ms. Amy Wang

Guest Speakers: Ms. Amy Wang

Guest Speakers: Ms. Amy Wang

Ms. Amy Wang is currently working at Workday as a hybrid UX designer and researcher. As a UC Berkeley graduate majored in Cognitive Science, Ms. Wang studied a variety courses in computational modeling, neuroscience, philosophy, linguistics, and psychology, and found her passion in UX. Her love for art, painting, and travel also played a big role in her journey into UX.

Hackathon

Guest Speakers: Ms. Amy Wang

Hackathon

Ms. Wang gave a super interesting presentation today. She taught students about the fundamentals of UX design as well as the design process. She provided a insightful glimpse into the life of a UX Designer and discussed how different roles cooperate to form a finished product. Lastly, participants created solutions to a common problem—clumsy school scheduling; their unique solutions were then implemented into framework sketches that outline potential software.

Hack A Tech (Feb. 2019)

Cybersecurity and Firewall

Cybersecurity and Firewall

Cybersecurity and Firewall

Time: 2:00PM - 3:30PM, 2/24/2019

Location:  6678 Owens Dr., Pleasanton

Hack-A-Tech Leader: Andy

Guest Speakers: Mr. Wang

Cybersecurity and Firewall

Cybersecurity and Firewall

Mr. Wang has over 20 years of experience in computer industry, especially the Integrated Circuit (IC) design field. As a senior manager, he is currently leading the development of FPGA, a cutting-edge semiconductor device, in a cybersecurity company in Silicon Valley.  

Hackathon

Cybersecurity and Firewall

Hackathon

What an amazing presentation from Mr. Wang today! We learned the basics of computer networks and the foundation of the Internet. Using analogy to the Postal Service and Fedex, Mr. Wang explained some very complex topics in a very simple and easy to understand manner. He then discussed the importance of Cybersecurity and Firewall, and how it works. Lastly students brainstormed ways to deliver emails in a secured way.

Hack A Tech (Jan. 2019)

Hackathons and How to Win Them

Guest Speakers: Anson Hu, Max Zhang, Jason Fu, Bryant Li, Derek Zhang

Guest Speakers: Anson Hu, Max Zhang, Jason Fu, Bryant Li, Derek Zhang

Time: 3:00PM - 4:30PM, 1/26/2019

Location:  6678 Owens Dr., Pleasanton

Hack-A-Tech Leader: Anson

Guest Speakers: Anson Hu, Max Zhang, Jason Fu, Bryant Li, Derek Zhang

Guest Speakers: Anson Hu, Max Zhang, Jason Fu, Bryant Li, Derek Zhang

Guest Speakers: Anson Hu, Max Zhang, Jason Fu, Bryant Li, Derek Zhang

The current officers of Green Apple Education Foundation, who organized and hosted the first San Ramon Hackathon last year, as well as the monthly Hack a Tech events.

Hackathon

Guest Speakers: Anson Hu, Max Zhang, Jason Fu, Bryant Li, Derek Zhang

Hackathon

The GAEF officers taught participants about the nuances of a hackathon as well as how to gain the favor of the judges and win the contest. Our participants also participated in a mini hackathon, teaming up and pooling their ideas on emergency preparedness.