Past Events

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, April 5

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Jumping into Computer Vision

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Monday, April 3

8-9pm

Hamilton 717

Beyond Software Engineering

Considering a career in technology? Wondering what the available roles at tech companies are and how you might transition to a job other than software engineering?

Wednesday, March 29

8-9pm

Hamilton 702

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, March 29

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Design 101 for Engineers and Product Managers

Come learn the basic design principles you need to be a successful product manager or engineer. No experience required!

Wednesday, March 22

8-9pm

Fayerweather 313

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, March 22

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, March 15

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Intro to Ruby on Rails

Come learn how to build web apps using Ruby on Rails. It’s one of the most popular frameworks.

Wednesday, March 8

9-10pm

Pupin 224

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, March 8

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Intro to Flask

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Tuesday, March 7

7-8pm

TBD

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, March 1

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Feb 2017: ADI General Body Meeting

General Body Meetings are monthly meetings open to everyone, in which we discuss open-ended questions in the tech community. This can span from topics on our campus to the world at large.

Sunday, February 26

7-8pm

Schapiro Hall Lounge

Building (Useless) Chrome Extensions

Want to learn how to make your internet experience just a little better, more convenient, or even a little sillier? Learn how to do all of that by learning to build Chrome Extensions.

Wednesday, February 22

8-9pm

Math 520

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, February 22

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, February 15

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

ADI + CCE Spring Interview Prep Session

Are you planning to interview for internship or full-time software positions, and want practice answering questions on data structures and algorithms?

Monday, February 6

6-9pm

Center for Career Education

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, December 21

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

How to Build a Telegraph

This event is the second of four workshops in ADI’s “Hardware for Everyone” series.

Thursday, December 8

9-10pm

Hamilton 303

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, December 7

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

ADI Committee Meet & Greet

Passionate about tech? Do you want to make an impact in the tech community on campus? Join ADI Committee! Come to our event on Sunday, 4:30-5:30pm in Lerner Hall Room 569 to meet and talk to your lovely ADI Committee members.

Saturday, December 3

4:30-5:30pm

Lerner Hall Room 569

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, November 30

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Wolfprint 3D Tech Talk

Wolfprint 3D develops high-quality 3D scanning technology to create realistic virtual reality avatars. Gaming and VR experiences can be enhanced thanks to their precise 3D models. Visit http://wolfprint3d.com for more.

Monday, November 28

8-9pm

Hamilton 517

Why Software Sucks

What is hardware, and what can it do that software can’t? We’ll teach you how to start building technology that isn’t constrained to your laptop.

Tuesday, November 22

9-10pm

Mathematics 417

ColorCode NoirBnB Talk

Come hear NoirBNB founder Stefan Grant speak about the origin of the site + the tech behind it all.

Thursday, November 17

7-8pm

Schapiro Lounge

3D-Printing Tech Talk w/ nTopology

nTopology provides lattice design tools for 3D printing. They’ll be at Columbia to talk about the tech behind their unique platform!

Thursday, November 17

8-9pm

Hamilton 303

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, November 16

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

What is UI/UX Design with Jackie Ho, ADI Alumni

Ever wonder what it is exactly that UIUX designers do? Want to learn about how you too can benefit from user-centered design thinking without any “creative” or “artistic” skills?

Tuesday, November 15

8-9:15pm

Hamilton 304

She Started It: Film Screening

CORE, ADI, and Tau Beta Pi are proud to present a screening of “She Started It”, a documentary that follows five passionate, trailblazing young women who strive to compete and thrive in the ruthlessly competitive boys’ club of high tech startups.

Monday, November 14

8-9:30pm

Schermerhorn 614

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, November 9

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Writing Good Code

Want to learn how to write good code? In this talk, ADI members Raymond and Lucas will introduce you to the core principles of code style, design patterns, and testing, all of which are essential for effective software engineering. Highly recommended for students with interests in software engineering or programming in any field. Basic programming experience in Java or Python suggested.

Thursday, November 3

8-9pm

Hamilton 303

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, November 2

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

ADI General Body Meeting

ADI is having its very first General Body meeting this semester and it’s HALLOWEEN THEMED! Come to learn more about the inner-workings of ADI and contribute toward improving the tech community at Columbia.

Sunday, October 30

6:30-7:30pm

Wien Hall Lounge

Qualcomm + ADI Campus Talk

Come to Qualcomm + ADI’s Campus Talk, where you can meet a Qualcomm recruiter and hear about the intern selection process.

Wednesday, October 26

5-7pm

Lerner Hall Room 569

Collaborative Work Using Git

Ever wondered how to best integrate Git into your natural workflow? Come by and joing us if you’d like to learn more about how to effectively work on a group Software Engineering project. Git basics and best practices will be covered, no prior experience is required!

Wednesday, October 26

8-9pm

Hamilton 707

Intro to python data science

This workshop is for students looking to get started working with data in Python.

Wednesday, October 26

9-10pm

Hamilton 413

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, October 26

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

How I Would've Done Columbia Differently

Brian Zeng, an ADI alum and engineer at Stripe (stripe.com), is coming back to share some of what he’s learned since he started working. He’ll talk about how he would’ve spent his time at Columbia knowing what he knows now and other topics such as what working as a full-time engineer is like, what he would’ve done differently at Columbia, and other miscellaneous things.

Wednesday, October 19

8-9pm

Mathematics 203

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, October 19

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, October 12

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

ADI + QuestBridge Internship Panel

ADI and QuestBridge are partnering up and hosting an internship panel! Panelists will be giving tips and advice on landing an internship as a freshman or sophomore.

Tuesday, October 11

6:30-8:30pm

Event Oval, Diana

Practice Interview Session

The final part of our Career Series Workshop is here!

You’ll be paired with an interviewer and simulate a technical interview. We’ll be asking you to solve Data Structures/Algorithms interview questions and code on the spot! Please don’t forget to bring a laptop!

Monday, October 10

8-10pm

Hamilton 516

ADI Committee Meet & Greet

Passionate about tech? Do you want to make an impact in the tech community on campus? Join ADI Commitee! Come to our event on Sunday, 4-6pm in the Schapiro Residence Hall Lounge to meet and talk to your lovely ADI Committee members.

Sunday, October 9

4-6pm

Schapiro Lounge

Skurt Tech Talk

Want to know how to build software that intersects with the real world? At Skurt, we are building a variety of systems that help us move cars around cities, efficiently. ​

Wednesday, October 5

8-9pm

603 Hamilton Hall

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, October 5

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

ADI Committee Info Session

Passionate about tech? Do you want to make an impact in the tech community on campus? Join ADI Commitee! To find out more about our structure and goals, as well as how you could contribute as a committee member, join us for a fun info session about ADI Committee on Tuesday 8-9pm in Math 203! :)

Tuesday, October 4

8-9pm

Math 203

Algorithms for Interviews

In this talk, ADI member Raymond Xu will go over the most essential interview algorithms as well as discuss algorithms study tips to help you prepare! Comfort with data structures is highly suggested.

Monday, October 3

8-9pm

Hamilton 516

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, September 28

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Data Structures for Interviews

Want to improve your performance on technical interviews? In this talk, ADI member Raymond Xu will go over the most essential data structures as well as interview questions themes to help you prepare! Basic programming experience suggested. No prior data structures knowledge required.

Monday, September 26

8-9pm

Hamilton 516

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, September 21

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

How to Land a Tech Internship

Learn how to land a tech internship with this ADI + CORE presentation! Upperclassmen will teach you the ropes of the entire recruitment process, share their personal experiences, and answer any questions you may have. Highly recommended for first-years interested in computer science, software engineering, and/or industry.

Tuesday, September 20

9-10pm

Hamilton 516

ADI Foundry Info Session

Foundry connects students with nonprofits and civic organizations to develop tools for social change. Come to our info session to learn more about Foundry!

Monday, September 19

8-9pm

516 Hamilton

siSTEMic Student Org Fair

Join Columbia’s STEM-related clubs at this fair celebrating underrepresented students! Everyone is welcome to attend and learn about Columbia’s STEM groups, but we want to highlight the fact that underrepresented students will be here.

Friday, September 16

3-5pm

Broadway Room (Lerner)

Welcome to ADI

Don’t know what ADI is? Come learn about all the opportunities to get involved with ADI and tech on campus.

Wednesday, September 14

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Facebook + ADI Tech Talk

Interested in learning more about the engineering work happening at Facebook? Join us for a talk from an engineer on the Facebook Videos team!

Monday, September 12

8:30-10pm

Schermerhorn 614

Meet ADI at the Activities Fair

New to Columbia? Come by the Activities Fair to hear about all the exciting ways to become involved with tech on-campus!

Friday, September 9

12-4pm

Low Steps

Intro to CS Panel

Come hear about the experiences of our upperclassmen panelists and learn about all the opportunities available to you at Columbia. Don’t let your dreams be dreams.

Friday, September 9

4-6pm

Northwest Corner 501

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, May 11

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, May 4

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

Making the Most of Your Summer: Internship & Research Advice

Join us for a panel of some awesome upperclassmen students who will share their experiences working as research assistants and interns at start-ups and large tech companies. Followed by the panel will be some time for attendees to network and have some delicious food!

Thursday, April 28

7-8:30pm

CS Lounge

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, April 27

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

How Lyft's Matching Algorithm Works

Danial Afzal is a former Google software engineer and YC startup founder. Currently, he is at Lyft and is working on their matching and dispatch logic. Come to this tech talk to hear Danial talk about Lyft’s matching algorithm and how it works!

Wednesday, April 20

8-9pm

Hamilton 603

Cookies and Code: README Editathon!

Join us for a special edition of Cookies & Code where the entire tech community is invited to contribute to ADI’s README project!

Wednesday, April 20

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

Intro to Data Science

Heard this buzzword being thrown around and not exactly sure what it is but curious to find out? Perfect! This is the event for you!

Tuesday, April 19

8-9pm

Hamilton 603

Tech and Business Founders: KeyMe Talk with CEO and CTO

Talk with KeyMe founders on the relationship between the tech and business founders.

Wednesday, April 13

6:30-8pm

Hepburn Lounge (next to Uris Deli)

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, April 13

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

Chrome Extensions Hackathon

Have you ever used a Chrome extension that you thought was really useful or funny? If so, come learn how to build one of your own!

Tuesday, April 12

8-9:30pm

Hamilton 507

Collaborating with Git

If you’ve ever wanted a better way to work on projects with your friends, this is the workshop for you! Using Git and Github effectively will serve you well in class projects, hackathons, and software engineering jobs.

Monday, April 11

8-9pm

Hamilton 516

Building web apps with Ruby on Rails!

Learn how to build a modern web application with Ruby on Rails.

Wednesday, April 6

9-10pm

Pupin 307

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, April 6

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, March 30

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

Building an Open Source Desktop App

This tech talk will introduce you to new ways to build desktop applications with React, Observables, and Electron, all of which have become really popular of late.

Tuesday, March 29

8-9pm

Hamilton 702

Image Recognition through Deep Learning with Clarifai

Come learn about deep learning and image classification techniques with Matthew Zeiler, foremost expert in machine learning and artificial intelligence. He is the CEO and Founder of Clarifai, a company that specializes in visual recognition and beats the accuracy and speed of the largest tech companies!

Monday, March 28

8-9pm

Hamilton 703

Building Next-Generation Artificial Intelligence

Meet co-founder of Venmo Andrew Kortina and former VP of Product at Facebook Sam Lessin and learn about how they’re building an artificial intelligence straight out of science fiction (Her, HAL) at their new startup: Fin. Plus, FREE CHIPOTLE!

Thursday, March 24

7-8pm

Hamilton 503

Chesscademy

ADI will be hosting an presentation and conversation with Francis Hinson the co-founder of Chesscademy.

Wednesday, March 23

9-10pm

Hamilton 517

ADI + ESC Spring Interview Prep Session

Sign up for a slot on Eventbrite to do a practice technical interview with alumni and employers from startups and large companies in the city. Before or after your session, eat dinner and learn more about data structures and algorithms in a personalized workshop!

Wednesday, March 23

6:45-9pm

CCE Lower Level

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, March 23

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

Gooroo Info Session hosted by ADI

ADI will be hosting an information session featuring Gooroo, a recently launched iOS application that connects students and tutors in the NYC area.

Tuesday, March 22

8-9:30pm

Hamilton 702

The Future of Front-End Frameworks

Steve from the The Coding Space will be talking about designing web UIs and front ends.

Monday, March 21

8-9pm

Hamilton 503

Accessible ML: Dimensionality Reduction with PCA

Learn how to reduce the size of high dimensional datasets using PCA, a popular technique in ML.

Monday, March 21

9-10pm

Hamilton 304

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, March 9

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

Audible Hackathon Info Session

Find out about The Future of Listening Hackathon, sponsored by Audible and presented by NYC Media Lab.

Tuesday, March 8

7-8pm

CS Lounge

Accessible ML: K-Means Clustering

Unsupervised learning requires us to detect underlying patterns in the data without training our models beforehand. Join ADI and CDSS and learn how to use the k-means clustering algorithm to perform image segmentation!

Some statistics understanding is useful, as is experience with Python. We recommend that you bring a laptop and install Jupyter notebook (http://jupyter.readthedocs.org/en/latest/install.html) so you can follow along with the code during the workshop.

Wednesday, March 2

9-10pm

Hamilton 304

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, March 2

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

Intro to Natural Language Processing

Join us for a workshop on natural language processing, a field of computer science that approaches problems using textual data in a computational way. In this workshop, we’ll go over some fundamental concepts and techniques used in the exciting field of Natural Language Processing!

Tuesday, March 1

9-10pm

Hamilton 702

Accessible ML: Time Series Forecasting

Time series data presents its own unique challenges and insights. Join ADI and CDSS and learn how to forecast time series data! We will be modeling electricity prices using weather data.

Some statistics understanding is useful, as is experience with python. We recommend that you bring a laptop and install jupyter notebook (http://jupyter.readthedocs.org/en/latest/install.html) so you can follow along with the code during the workshop.

Monday, February 29

8-9pm

Hamilton 304

ADI General Body Meeting

ADI is having our very first General Body meeting! Come to learn more about the inner-workings of ADI and contribute toward improving the tech community at Columbia.

Sunday, February 28

5-6:30pm

Lerner Satow Room

Accessible ML: Intro to Neural Networks

Feeling all the hype around “deep learning” but not really sure what it is? ADI and CDSS are launching the first workshop in our AccessibleML series: Introduction to Neural Networks! We’ll help you master the core concepts behind artificial neural networks and understand how they can tackle a wide range of problems that defeat traditional Artificial Intelligence.

Wednesday, February 24

8-9pm

Math 203

Intro to JQuery

Why write more JavaScript when you could write less? JQuery is here to help streamline your client-side scripting. Learn more at this introductory JQuery workshop.

Wednesday, February 24

9-10pm

Hamilton 402

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, February 24

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, February 17

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, February 10

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

ADI Labs Application Due 2/7

Applications to ADI Labs are open! They are due by 2/7 midnight.

Sunday, February 7

11:59-11:59pm

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, February 3

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

ADI Labs Info Session

Interested in joining ADI Labs? Don’t miss this session where you’ll learn everything you need to know about the program and how to apply!

Friday, January 29

5:30-6pm

Hamilton 602

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, January 27

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

The Cybersecurity Factory Tech Talk

Security has become a hot topic given recent hacks of major corporations, like Sony, Home Depot, and Anthem. However, those hacks were easily preventable with the correct technology. The problem is that many times, security research is not being properly commercialized. Learn about some cutting-edge security research being done in universities, their barriers to adoption, and the need to bridge the gap between academia and industry, motivating the formation of a cybersecurity accelerator focused on students, The Cybersecurity Factory. Dinner will be provided.

Monday, January 25

6-7pm

CS Lounge, Mudd

Cookies and Code

Join us every Wednesday night and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and code.

Wednesday, January 20

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

Data Science from the Command Line

Want an introduction to Data Science or to expand your toolkit for working with data? This talk will demonstrate the use of the command line in Data Science and go over some of the most powerful tools for data manipulation that you can run from inside the terminal.

Wednesday, December 9

8-9pm

Math 502

Cookies and Code

Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and, of course, code.

Wednesday, December 9

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

ADI Alumni/Student Meet and Greet

Ever wondered what life in tech was like after college? Come chat with some ADI alumni who are doing awesome things in the tech space in NYC. You’ll be able to ask questions, make connections, and hear some advice all over a free provided dinner!

Friday, December 4

8-9:30pm

Carman Hall Lounge

ADI Committee Info Session

Interested in joining ADI Committee? This info session will tell you everything you need to know about what it means to be a part of it!

Wednesday, December 2

9-10pm

Hamilton 603

Cookies and Code

Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and, of course, code.

Wednesday, December 2

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

MongoDB Tech Talk with WiCS & ADI

Join WiCS & ADI in a MongoDB tech talk. Learn more about MongoDB’s projects from their engineers and recruiter!

Tuesday, December 1

7-8pm

CS Lounge

Social Impact and Tech: Creative Session with More Than Me

Come hear Katie Meyler, CEO of More Than Me talk about how her organization is using education as a catalyst for social change for girls in Liberia. After the talk, ADI invites you to participate in an interactive brainstorming session on how technology can help their mission!

Friday, November 20

1-4pm

Schapiro Lounge

Inspiring Speakers of the Grace Hopper Conference: A Screening and Discussion

ADI and WICS invite you to come experience some of the most inspirational and memorable talks from the 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration featuring Sheryl Sanderg (Facebook COO), Megan Smith (United States CTO) and more! We’ll have a discussion after the screening and snacks will be provided!

Thursday, November 19

8:30-10pm

504 Diana Center

Data Structures for Interviews

Want to learn how to effectively use data structures to ace your technical interviews? This talk will go over the most essential data structures as well as common interview questions to help you prepare! There will also be an opportunity to practice interview problems at Cookies & Code after this talk! Basic programming experience suggested. No prior data structures knowledge required.

Wednesday, November 18

9-10pm

Hamilton 517

Cookies and Code

Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and, of course, code.

Wednesday, November 18

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Intro to Git

Heard of GitHub but don’t know it is? Using Git for class but don’t understand how it works?

Tuesday, November 17

8-9pm

Hamilton 602

CS Mentorship Event 2

Second community event for the CS mentorship program

Friday, November 13

6-8pm

Broadway Sky Lounge

Cookies and Code

Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and, of course, code.

Wednesday, November 11

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Mapping Social Data

Learn how to make beautiful and informative visualizations using Open Data with one of NYC’s greatest Civic Hackers.

Monday, November 9

7-8pm

Butler 208b

Intro to React.js

Advance your JavaScript skills with this workshop hosted with a Columbia CS alum!

Monday, November 9

8-9pm

Hamilton 302

How to build a hybrid app with the MEAN stack and Ionic

Workshop teaching you how to create your own fully functional server and hybrid app. Organized by ADI in collaboration with co-founder of Swipes, Helson Taveras.

Thursday, November 5

8-9pm

Hamilton 516

ADI Alumni/Student Meet and Greet

Ever wondered what life in tech was like after college? Come chat with some ADI alumni who are doing awesome things in the tech space in NYC. You’ll be able to ask questions, make connections, and hear some advice all over a free provided dinner!

Wednesday, November 4

8-9:30pm

Carman Lounge

How to Land an Internship

Looking to work for a tech company over the summer, but not sure how to go about doing it? Come learn some tips and tricks on how to land a summer internship or a full-time job!

Wednesday, November 4

9-10pm

Math 207

Cookies and Code

Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and, of course, code.

Wednesday, November 4

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Cookies and Code

Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and, of course, code.

Wednesday, October 28

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

CS Mentorship Kick Off Dinner

This is the kick-off dinner for the CS Mentorship Program

Saturday, October 24

5-7pm

Broadway Sky Lounge

Microsoft Tech Talk

Microsoft Tech Talk

Thursday, October 22

7-9pm

Broadway Room

Cookies and Code

Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and, of course, code.

Wednesday, October 21

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Cookies and Code

Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and, of course, code.

Wednesday, October 14

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Intro to HTML/CSS & Python

Join ADI for our Intro to HTML/CSS & Python Workshop and take the first steps to learning how to create your own websites and program in Python! No previous coding experience required!

Tuesday, October 13

8-10pm

Math 312

Interview Prep with Lyft

Come out to an interview prep session with former ADI member, Adam Reis, who is now a software engineer at Lyft! Review your algorithms and data structures for your technical interviews!

Monday, October 12

8-9pm

Hamilton 602

Startup Career Fair

Come get a job or an internship at ADI’s Startup Career Fair this Sunday, on October 11th from 2 to 6pm in Carleton Commons on the 4th floor of Mudd. RSVP at adicu.com/jobfair

Sunday, October 11

2-6pm

Carleton Commons, Mudd Building (4th Floor)

Cookies and Code

Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and, of course, code.

Wednesday, October 7

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Cookies and Code

Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and, of course, code.

Wednesday, September 30

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Engineering at Goldman Scale

Goldman Sachs engineering teams present projects they are working on and describe the technical challenges in providing financial services at Goldman scale.

Wednesday, September 30

7:30-9:30pm

Hamilton 702

Cookies and Code

Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and, of course, code.

Wednesday, September 23

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Codecademy Jam for Beginners

Interested in tech and learning how to code? Join ADI in our Codecademy Jam where you’ll work in groups on the Codecademy Python and HTML/CSS tracks, and we’ll be here to guide you if you have any questions or run in to any obstacles!

Wednesday, September 23

9-10pm

SIC House Basement

ADI Foundry Info Session

Interested in using your CS skills to make an impact in the community? Come and learn more about Foundry, ADI’s new civic tech initiative!

Wednesday, September 23

8:30-9:30pm

Hamilton 302

ADI Labs Info Session

Interested in ADI Labs? This is your chance to find out everything that ADI Labs is about!

Friday, September 18

5-6pm

Hamilton 602

Welcome to ADI!

Don’t know what ADI is about? Come find out in our science-fair style introduction to everything ADI-related!

Wednesday, September 16

10pm-12am

Satow Room - Lerner

Intro to Computer Science at Columbia

So you’re thinking about studying Computer Science. What now? Come learn about how to get the most out of your time at Columbia.

Friday, September 11

7-8pm

Northwest Corner Building 501

Meet ADI at the CU Activities Fair

Welcome to Columbia, first years! ADI will be tabling at the Columbia Activities Fair and we can’t wait to meet you.

Friday, September 11

12-4pm

Low Plaza

Cookies and Code: WE'RE BACK

First Cookies and Code of the semester!

Wednesday, September 9

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow

Cookies and Code

Join us at Cookies and Code every Wednesday night, and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible! Bring your friends and eat home-baked cookies, play games, and, of course, code.

Wednesday, May 6

10-11:59pm

Lerner Satow Room

Useless Chrome Plugins

ADI House is hosting an interactive workshop that will leave you forever equipped you with an invaluable skill.

Wednesday, April 29

9-10pm

SIC House Basement

Intro to R

Quick and painless intro session designed to help everyone become comfortable working in the R environment!

Tuesday, April 28

8-9pm

Hamilton 315

Open Source Contributing with OpenHatch

Open Source contributing introduction featuring government open source contributing

Saturday, April 25

11am-3pm

CS Lounge

ADI's Alumni/Student Meet and Greet

Welcome the beginning of spring with free Dino BBQ and chat with Columbia alumni who are doing awesome things in the tech space!

Friday, April 24

8-9:30pm

Carman Hall Lounge

Functional Programming: An Introductory Overview

A monad is just a monoid in the category of endofunctors, what’s the problem?

Thursday, April 23

8-9pm

Hamilton 602

Entrepreneurial Design

Do you want to know how to design projects that are desirable/ feasible/ viable and customer-friendly? Adam Royalty from Columbia Entrepreneurship is giving an awesome talk about entrepreneurship design prototyping!

Wednesday, April 22

8-9pm

Pupin 414

Dropbox Tech Talk: Transmogrifying Documents at Dropbox Scale

Dropbox engineer Mike Lyons will be on campus talking about the technology behind Dropbox’s document preview.

Wednesday, April 15

8-9pm

CS Lounge

Build iOS Apps using JavaScript with React Native

Building iOS applications has previously been quite difficult, as knowledge of Objective-C and other technologies is hard to attain. However, with Facebook’s React Native, we can build native iOS applications with the simple, familiar web language of JavaScript

Tuesday, April 14

8-9:30pm

Hamilton 602

25 Things to Know about Computers Before You Graduate

Join ADI, ESC, and CCSC for an hour-long crash course on all things computers.

Monday, April 13

7-8pm

Broadway Room

Visualizations in D3

Learn to create interactive visualizations using D3.js, a powerful JavaScript Library.

Friday, April 10

4-6pm

Butler 208b

"How to Kill Facebook": Eben Moglen on Privacy and Social Networks

Eben Moglen, hacker, founder of the Software Freedom Law Center, and Professor at Columbia Law, will discuss social media’s role in degrading individual freedom.

Tuesday, April 7

7-8pm

Butler 208b

Platformer Workshop

Come learn how to make a platforming game that you can play in your web browser! This will be taught from the ground up and is a good first step in game development if you are familiar with introductory programming concept. Bring your laptop!

Friday, April 3

6:30-8pm

603 Hamilton

The story of Thumbtack: an overnight success 7 years in the making (free Chipotle)

Thumbtack just raised a $100M round from Sequoia and Google Capital this summer, on top of $50M from previous rounds. They’re killing it. But this success didn’t happen overnight. Join Marco Zappacosta, CC ‘07 and co-founder/CEO of Thumbtack, to hear more about his 7-year startup journey and some lessons he learned along the way.

Monday, March 30

8-9pm

Hamilton 517

CS Department Forum

Forum to facilitate conversation on how the CS curriculum prepares students for software engineering careers.

Wednesday, March 25

6-7pm

CS Conference Room

How to Hack Responsibly

Bring your laptop and come and learn how to hack into computer systems (responsibly, of course)!

Tuesday, March 24

8-10pm

CS Lounge

Butler Study Break

Take a break from studying for midterms and head to Studio@Butler for coffee and snacks. Relax with Stressbusters and have fun playing Mario Kart!

Tuesday, March 10

11pm-12am

Studio@Butler

Powered Up JavaScript

Do you know how asynchronous functions work in JavaScript? Come to this workshop to learn about some more challenging topics and libraries in JavaScript, such as callbacks, async functions and promises. Soon you’ll using some real powered up JavaScript!

Tuesday, March 3

8-9pm

Hamilton 304

Introduction to LaTex

Come to CU SIAM and ADI CU’s tutorial to LaTeX, a type setting software! We’ll go over the basics and point out resources to using it effectively.

Thursday, February 26

8-9pm

Butler 208b

Build Your Own Modern Website

I’m sure you’ve seen amazing paralax websites (cough DevFest cough) What is parallax? You need to experience it to believe it: https://i.imgflip.com/hzlp7.gif

Wednesday, February 25

8-9:30pm

Pupin 420

Interactive Apps: Leveling Up with jQuery

Did you build an app at DevFest, but now you want to make it interactive and responsive? Come learn about jQuery, the most popular JavaScript library in the world that is used to make 60% of the world’s top websites awesome!

Wednesday, February 18

8-9:30pm

Hamilton 703

ADI's Alumni/Student Meet and Greet

Come chow down on a free dinner and chat with Columbia alumni who are doing awesome things in the tech space!

Friday, February 13

8-9:30pm

Carman Lounge

Post-Demos Celebration

You’re tired, but proud of the work you have done and the product you created. Before you crash, come and meet our judges and sponsors at our DevFest conclusion mixer. Learn about job opportunities or just talk tech. We’ll have yummy snacks too!

Saturday, February 7

3-5pm

Lerner Party Space

Demos

Show off your stuff!

Saturday, February 7

12-3pm

Havemeyer 309

DevFest Hackathon

20 hours to show your skills.

Friday, February 6 4pm - Saturday, February 7 12pm

Havemeyer 309

Open Hack Space

Come hack with your peers and soak in the ambiance of the CS lounge. Crunch time approaches! SNACKS PRESENT

Thursday, February 5

8pm-12am

CS Lounge

Learn to Program

Never coded before but want to learn python? Come to this workshop to get started!

Thursday, February 5

8:30-10pm

CS Lounge

Style and Layout with CSS

No one likes a plain website!

Thursday, February 5

8:30-10pm

Schermerhorn 501

Open Hack Space

Chill with other DevFest-ers.

Wednesday, February 4

8pm-12am

CS Lounge

Learn to Program

Never coded before but want to learn python? Come to this workshop to get started!

Wednesday, February 4

8:30-10pm

CS Lounge

Build Websites with HTML

We’ve laid the bricks for our application, now let’s make it a real website!

Wednesday, February 4

8:30-10pm

Pupin 428

Learn to Program

Never coded before but want to learn python? Come to this workshop to get started!

Tuesday, February 3

8:30-10pm

CS Lounge

Leverage the Web with APIs

The internet has a lot of data; learn how to use it to power your applications!

Tuesday, February 3

8:30-10pm

Schermerhorn 501

Open Buzzfeed Hack Space - Sponsored by a16z

Chill with other DevFest-ers. See tech talks and meet engineers from our sponsor companies. Learn more about the material for the day. Level up your hack. The Open Hack Space has something for everyone. You bring the enthusiasm, we’ll provide the snacks. There will be delicious dinner here before the Flask workshop, too!

Tuesday, February 3

8pm-12am

Computer Science Lounge (Mudd 4th Floor)

Learn to Program

Never coded before but want to learn python? Come to this workshop to get started!

Monday, February 2

8:30-10pm

CS Lounge

Build Apps with Flask

Learn about Python’s premier micro-framework and how we can use it to build awesome apps fast.

Monday, February 2

8:30-10pm

Schermerhorn 501

Open Hack Space - Sponsored by Bloomberg

Chill with other DevFest-ers. See tech talks and meet engineers from our sponsor companies. Learn more about the material for the day. Level up your hack. The Open Hack Space has something for everyone. You bring the enthusiasm, we’ll provide the snacks. There will be delicious dinner here before the Flask workshop, too!

Monday, February 2

8pm-12am

Computer Science Lounge (Mudd 4th Floor)

Open Hack Space

Not a football fan, or you just can’t get enough ADI? Perfect! Skip the Super Bowl and join us for more open hacking! Form a team, brainstorm project ideas, or start your project early!

Sunday, February 1

2-6pm

Computer Science Lounge (Mudd 4th Floor)

Open Hack Space

If you know Python and your computer is already to go, come by our Open Hack Space. We’ll have snacks, friends, and programming, the only things a true hacker could want!

Saturday, January 31

2pm-12am

Computer Science Lounge (Mudd 4th Floor)

Introduction to Python

A quick introduction to Python, one of the programming languages we will using for the week. If you have programmed before, whether on your own or in a class, this will provide all the necessary knowledge to build your first app. Any of the four sessions will do!

Saturday, January 31

3-7pm

627 Mudd

Environment Setup

Is your computer ready for the week? Not sure? We’ll help you setup your computer with an awesome development workflow that makes building apps easy. Stop by any of our three sessions to get ready to build!

Saturday, January 31

2-5pm

233 Mudd

Kickoff, Lunch, & Keynote

The official kickoff for DevFest! Enjoy a delicious lunch, meet and bond with other learners and hackers, and get pumped for the week ahead with a talk from our awesome keynote speaker, Stacey Mulcahy, also known as bitchwhocodes.

Saturday, January 31

12-2pm

Davis Auditorium

DevFest

If you’ve ever wanted to build an app, now’s the time to learn. DevFest is Columbia’s week-long workshop series and hackathon. Register today!

Saturday, January 31 12pm - Saturday, February 7 5pm

Davis Auditorium

BALLER Cookies and Code Part 2

A BALLER night of cookies and code

Wednesday, January 21

10pm-12am

Lerner Satow Room

Open Hack Space - Sponsored by Bloomberg

Chill with other DevFest-ers. See tech talks and meet engineers from our sponsor companies. Learn more about the material for the day. Level up your hack. The Open Hack Space has something for everyone. You bring the enthusiasm, we’ll provide the snacks.

Monday, January 5

8pm-12am

Computer Science Lounge (Mudd 4th Floor)

Cookies and Code

Join us at Cookies and Code, and become part of the Columbia tech community in the most delicious way possible!

Wednesday, December 10

10pm-12am

Lerner 569

Scientific Computing with Python

Learn how to use Python to solve science!

Wednesday, December 3

9-10pm

Hamilton 603

Intro to Android Development

Learn how to build Android apps!

Monday, November 24

8-9pm

702 Hamilton

Hackers Screening

Come watch 1995’s Cyberpunk Thriller, Hackers.

Thursday, November 20

8-10pm

Schermerhorn 467

Intermediate Flask

Come learn to program larger applications in Flask! This talk is intended for anyone that has been exposed for Flask, or who is willing to learn quickly.

Wednesday, November 19

9-10pm

Hamilton 602

Segovia: Building a technology platform for emerging markets

Billions of people in the emerging markets are isolated from digital and physical distribution systems. This talk will address how Segovia is solving these challenges with a technology platform built for the emerging markets.

Tuesday, November 18

7-8pm

420 Pupin

How to Write Crispy Clean Code

Do you want to write code like a real software engineer? You should. Benjamin Pollack, a senior software engineer at Knewton, is coming to guide you on your quest to writing awesome code.

Monday, November 17

8-9pm

Hamilton 309

Open Source with OpenHatch

Come learn how to contribute to open source projects with OpenHatch!

http://columbia.openhatch.org/

Saturday, November 15

11am-6pm

Columbia CS Lounge

Diving into iOS Development

Do you want to make the next awesome application for the iPhone? Come to ADI’s “Diving into iOS Development” to get an overview of the tools and patterns of iOS development and how you can get started on building cool applications.

Wednesday, November 12

9-10pm

Hamilton 602

Golang & Concurrent Programming

Interested in systems programming but don’t like managing your memory? Come learn the core ideas of Golang, a modern systems language designed for programmer productivity with an amazing toolset.

Wednesday, November 5

9-10pm

Hamilton 603

Haskell and Functional Programming

Does recursion scare you and excite you at the same time? Me too! At this talk, we’ll embrace that feeling as we go over the basics of the Haskell programming language, in all its thread-safe, strictly typed glory.

Wednesday, October 29

9-10pm

Hamilton 404

Data Structures for Interviews

Do upcoming tech interviews keep you up at night? If so ADI is here to help! We’ll turn your worries into confidence with our second run of this accessible how-to guide for data structures.

Wednesday, October 22

8:30-10pm

Math 312

ADI Startup Career Fair

Come find a job or internship at ADI’s 4th annual Startup Career Fair! We’re bringing you over 20 of NYC’s most exciting tech startups, from Foursquare and Flatiron to Venmo and Vimeo. Register at bit.ly/startupcareer2014

Friday, October 17

1-4pm

Lerner C555

Columbia Pre-HackNY Team Making!

Find a team for hackNY!

Thursday, October 16

7-8pm

Schapiro Lounge

Snapchat Tech Talk

This talk will be on how we use Google infrastructure at Snapchat, focusing on how we’ve scaled, built stories and chat, and dealt with performance issues to get 100s of millions of snaps served per day.

Thursday, October 16

8-9pm

Hamilton 602

Intro to HTML and CSS

If you’re a beginner, come to this event to learn to use to use HTML, Jinja templating, and CSS to build the interface for your app!

Wednesday, October 15

8-10pm

Hamilton 702

Columbia Creates: Intro to D3.js

Never got around to learning how to make awesome data visualizations for the web? Come to this workshop to get a taste of D3.js - a powerful JavaScript library used to bring data to life.

Tuesday, October 14

9-10pm

Hamilton 303

Alumni Dinner

Come chow down on free Roti Roll and chat with Columbia alumni who are doing awesome things in the tech space!

Friday, October 10

8-9:30pm

Shapiro Lounge

Columbia Creates: Build Your First Web App (Part 3)

Columbia Creates is a program to get Columbia students at all levels of experience making apps together. If you’re a beginner, come to this event to learn to use APIs to connect your app to web services!

Wednesday, October 8

9-10pm

Hamilton 602

Columbia Creates: Intro to Meteor.js

Columbia Creates is a program to get Columbia students at all levels of experience making apps together. This talk features MeteorJS, a framework that does most of the heavy lifting for you in realtime.

Tuesday, October 7

9-10pm

Hamilton 304

Design + Engineering at Vimeo

Engineers and designers from Vimeo are visiting Columbia for a tech talk about their company, with a focus on engineering AND design. Pizza will be served.

Monday, October 6

8-9pm

Hamilton 516

CMD-S To Deploy: Super fast deploy cycles at Dropbox

CMD-S To Deploy: Super fast deploy cycles at Dropbox, a tech talk by Dropbox engineers at Columbia alumni Charles Finkel and Jean-Denis Greze

Wednesday, October 1

7:15-8:15pm

501 Northwest Corner Building

Columbia Creates: Build Your First Web App (Part 2)

Columbia Creates is a program to get Columbia students at all levels of experience making apps together. If you’re a beginner, come to this event to learn to use Flask to build a webapp in Python!

Wednesday, October 1

9-10pm

Hamilton 602

Columbia Creates: Intro to AngularJS

Columbia Creates is a program to get Columbia students at all levels of experience making apps together. This talk features AngularJS, a powerful framework that will allow you to build awesome webapps.

Monday, September 29

8-9pm

Hamilton 304

Columbia Creates: Build Your First Web App (Part 1)

Columbia Creates is a program to get Columbia students at all levels of experience making apps together. If you’re a beginner, come to this event to learn Python programming basics!

Wednesday, September 24

9-10pm

Hamilton 602

Columbia Creates: Build Apps with JavaScript

Columbia Creates is a program to get Columbia students at all levels of experience making apps together. This talk features JavaScript, a powerful tool for making websites interactive!

Tuesday, September 23

8-9pm

Hamilton 302

Graph Analytics at Goldman Sachs

Come see Goldman Sachs Technology Fellow Billy Newport talk about doing graph analytics on big data at Goldman Sachs

Monday, September 22

8-9pm

Hamilton 303

First-Year Social

First-Years and Ice Cream!

Thursday, September 18

7-8:30pm

SIC Basement 619 W 113th Street

Columbia Plays Mario

This Tuesday we’re bringing you a live version of Mario where you and a bunch of other Columbia students can collaboratively play Mario.

Tuesday, September 16

9-11pm

Lerner Cinema

Git Workshop

Coding with others? Come learn Git with ADI!

Monday, September 15

8-9pm

Hamilton 516

Your Guide to CS at Columbia

Are you a prospective CS major? If yes, we are here to help you answer all your questions about the CS department at Columbia.

Friday, September 12

3-5pm

Hamilton 602

ADI Meet and Greet

Interested in learning more about ADI? Come by to learn more about tech at Columbia.

Wednesday, September 10

9-10pm

Hamilton 602

BALLER Cookies and code

We called this BALLER for a reason: this will be the greatest cookies and code to date.

Wednesday, September 3

10pm-12am

Lerner 569