Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you want to ask someone to explain a technical topic but didn't want to stop the entire conversation for other people involved? Sometimes it can be frustrating as a non-technical person working in tech.
Understanding the high-level concept of a technical topic can spark business insights, foster better work dynamics, and really earn you some props from the technical folks.
This 2-hour session is designed to address those issues. We'll walk through the technicalities of a simple web app, some back-end infrastructures, and answer whatever questions you have. By the end of the workshop you will know enough to surprise your engineering friends with some intelligent technical remarks!
This class will help you if you:
Q: Will there be beer?
Eric Tang was most recently the lead developer at Hyperpublic, a data platform for location information acquired by Groupon in Feb 2012. Before that, he was a product manager + software engineer at Clickable.
Eric studied computer science, computer engineering and business administration at Carnegie Mellon University.