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IT Team Activities

List of Activities

Google Design Sprint Workshop

Time: 22nd-23rd, Feb 2019
Venue: R5000, BOC HK Complex
Speaker: Mr. Kinni Mew
  • NLP Engineer at Mindlayer
  • Google Developer Expert in Machine Learning

CityHack 2019

Time: 26th-27th, Jan 2019
Venue: Multi-purpose room F,G,H at 6/F, Li Building (AC2)
  • Prizes of equvalent to 8000 HKD.
  • Build a Mobile APP or a website in 48 hours.

Basic Machine Learning

Time: 8-10pm Nov.12 2018
Venue: Room M4053, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre (CMC).
  • Ibrahim: 3rd year CS student.
  • Alice: 4th year Computing Mathematics student.
  • Pre-requisites: fundamentals of Python programming
  • Learn how to predict Housing prices using Machine Learning

For our workshop materials, please click here.

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Time:8-10pm Oct.9 2018
Venue:CMC M4051
  • Oliver: 3rd year CS student.
  • Pemberley: 2nd year Finance student.
  • No pre-requisites
  • Python, the tremendous scripting language
  • Make yourselves competitive
  • Two hands-on interesting coding project to solve real world problem

Take a look at our website and get materials

Bring your own laptop!

We Are Hiring! (2018-2019)

We are hiring IT Talents including:

  • Web Developer
  • Android/iOS Developer
  • Linux Server Maintainer
  • Programming Tutor
We are also hiring Marketing Gurus including:
  • PR
  • Supportive stuff
  • Accountant

Please click the "We Want You" image on the left to apply for our team!

Best Regards, IT Team 2017-2018

Leader: Dana Danyun HE

It is the second step of IT team. We organized six activities, covering Python, Web application, AI and Cloud computing.
We also organized CityHack 2018, the first Hackathon hosted by CityU Residents.

Dana is going to Harvard University to pursue her degree.

Introduction to AWS - Start your Cloud Journey

17 April, 7-8pm @MFH-B for Beginners

  • Introducing Amazon Web Services AWS
  • What is Cloud Computing
  • Business Drivers of Cloud Computing
  • Pace of Innovation and Eco-system
  • System Architecture Showcases
  • Careers in the Cloud Journey
  • Demonstrations (optional)

Speaker: John Yeung
  • Solutions Architect, AWS Hong Kong & Taiwan

Developing Applications on AWS with Cloud9

23 April, 7-8pm @MFH-C for Developers

AWS Cloud9 is a cloud-based integrated development environment (IDE) that lets you to write, run, and debug code from any machine with just a browser. The Cloud9 IDE provides the software and tooling needed for dynamic programming languages including JavaScript, Python, PHP, Ruby, Go, and C++. This means you no longer have to spend the time to install programs or configure your development machine. It makes your development cycle faster and easier, with this development and collaboration tool.

  • AWS Cloud9 Features and Benefits
  • Demonstration
  • Region Availability and Pricing

Speaker: John Yeung
  • Solutions Architect, AWS Hong Kong & Taiwan

Register by clicking the button above or here

Workshop on Blockchain

Feb 26, 7-9pm
Speaker: Kin Ko
  • Cofounder at LikeCoin Foundation
  • Cofounder at Lakoo
Bring your own laptop

CityHack University Hackathon

Jan 27-28, 2018

The Hall 2 IT Team in partnership with Microsoft is very glad to announce CityHack - the first ever hackathon to be hosted by City University of Hong Kong. Our aims is to break away from conventional education and provide students with a unique opportunity to bring their ideas to life through collaborative effort. This event is open to all students, regardless of your academic background, and will also include workshops and talks from our distinguised judges and sponsors!


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AI is here to Say

Dec. 2017

Speaker: Gerardo Salandra (Jerry) CEO and Founder of Rocketbots

demonstrated how AI now in the market
provide a better customer journey in different areas in daily life
and the usage of key AI elements in chatbots

LIVE: build an AI to recognize handwritten digits

Nov. 2017

  • Jerry: 3rd-year CS student. Computer vision researcher at SenseTimer Group Ltd.
  • Oliver: 2nd-year CS student. Former olympiad in informatics (OI) contestant.
  • Dana: 4th-year Math student. Experienced coder; Hall 2 Residence Tutor.

We will show you how to write a program to "teach" computers to recognize handwritten digits.
Fundamental Deep Learning would be introduced during the process.

  • Demo can be found here.
  • Deep Learning would be our main focus.
  • NO NEED to bring your laptop.

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Spider On The Web

Oct. 2017

Speakers: Danny, Rocky, Alice

In our days, you can find much data on the web. Web Spiders, it's becoming essential to crawl and collect the precise and relevant information you want on the Internet in a efficient way. Here, we will teach you how to build your own spider using Python. You can easily extract the data on web and store the data as long as you want.

  • Call Dana (WhatsApp: 95657534) if you have any questions.
  • Bring your laptop and register before coming.

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Python for Beginners

Sep. 2017

Speakers: Monisha, Archit
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Best Regards, IT Team 2016-2017

Leader: Sam Xinhong LIU

It is the first step of IT team. We organized some activities, covering Scratch, Swift, iOS and Android APP Development, to promote the environment of coding in Hall 2 and other halls.

Sam is going to The University of British Columbia to pursue his degree.