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August might be a slow month in Jeddah. In no ways, however, it could slow down our idea flows within the Facebook Developer Circle: Jeddah nor dampen our desire to meet new friends. …

How to design and build a personalized social workout schedule and stick to it using invision, vue.js, and dexie

Why I do this?

I never exercise, ever. Now I find a way to exercise, and I want it to stick.

Back in college, I took ballroom dancing and “walking and jogging” to fulfill my…

DevCJeddah Augmented Reality Evening 2018

It’s a mid-summer night. The developers of Jeddah, Makkah, Taif, and Rabigh gathered at the Vibes Offices with enthusiastic startup founders and designers. RSVP’ed members new and old, by-standers who got dragged along, and tenants of the co-working space that has been our home for…

Most CRUD app development work boils down to effective data visualization and affording users an intuitive user interface (UI) to curate their data. The same can be said about database management, especially for your non-tech savvy client, who does everything on a spreadsheet. This got me thinking:

What if we…

I had a dream, that one day, my single page applications (SPA) will live free of (hosting) hostage, where they are no longer manually deployed, and have proper (domain) names. …

DevCJeddah Build Day 2018

Developers from Jeddah, Mecca, and Rabigh gathered at the Vibes Offices on the last Thursday in June, 2018. Some came to learn about the Community Challenge, some came for an interactive workshop on ReactJS. …

Three days before Ramadan in 2018, the Jeddah Legal Hackers held their first gathering. Jameson from the global Legal Hackers movement opened the discussion with a call to legal innovation and showcased various successes worldwide. We then had some impassioned discourse amongst lawyers and technologists, breaching the veil of drastically…

From the last episode

There was a challenge: How to answer mundane legal questions accurately in least time and effort?

Our first guess is … a chatbot.

A chatbot is a service, powered by rules and sometimes artificial intelligence, that you interact with via a chat interface.

A chat interface seems a natural fit…

This is the first in the series that documents the journey of Qanoon, a legaltech project at the Taqadam Accelerator cohort II hosted at the KAUST EC. …

DevC Jeddah Workshop on Python

The votes are in! The Jedis of the Developer Circle in Jeddah are eager to explore the trending field of Data Science. Off we go to the planning of a workshop for this month… From past events, we learned that:

  1. Hands-on workshops > Technical talks
  2. Understanding of fundamentals > long-winded…

Andrew Yip

phd student @kaust_news | data science enthusiast | tech community builder

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