We are a co-learning community that meets every Saturday to learn in-demand technical skills
We meet on Saturdays from 10am – 4pm to learn together with the community
- Meet a like-minded community
- Bring your own MOOC
- Growth Mindset
Every Saturday 10am – 4pm
- 10:30am: Study
Start Study Session [ refer to dojo.study for recommended MOOCs if you are looking to explore further]
- 12 PM: Business Development in Tech | Vidit Agrawal – Strategic Partnerships Head APAC, Uber
Vidit Agrawal, the first employee in Asia, has run the APAC operations since its nascent days and is currently heading Strategic Vehicle Partnerships in the region.
- 12:30pm: Lunch
We grab lunch at a nearby food place. Make new friends and meet other interesting people in the community! We usually hang around for 45 min or so but you can always head up early if you want.
- 1:30pm: Continue Study Session
- 4pm: Wrap Up
We close off the day by having everyone share what they’ve learned. This is a great way to get the best bits before everyone heads off to spend the rest of their weekend!
What’s the catch? Why is your website so nice?
We created Dojo to have a community of fellow learners to learn with.
This is a community driven, not for profit initiative. We just like to have a very nice website because we are engineers, and we are good at making very nice websites.
What skill levels?
Though Dojo initially started as a handful of engineers learning new skills… We’re now a community of people, at all skill levels. There are highly technical people learning & working on special projects. And there are also beginners picking up CS for the first time. We welcome anybody with a growth mindset.
Online classes have disrupted how higher education works by making quality education and materials available over the web. However, many people do not finish MOOCs as they become discouraged or lose motivation (us included). This makes sense because MOOCs do not provide the in-person community, network and shared experience that in-person schools have.
This is a not-for-profit initiative to fill this need. Similar to what co-working spaces did for freelancers working out of cafes, a co-learning community would provide for working professionals taking part-time MOOCs.
What should I study?
Coursera, Udacity, EdX, Stanford/MIT’s free online lectures offer great choices at all skill levels for any technical subject area. And Kaggle & Datacamp are great options for data science. We’ve also compiled some info on what to learn and links here: FAQ’s on CS & Data Science and our favorite MOOC.
Please comment and add your own! We hope to grow this community resource over time.
Is Dojo for me?
Dojo is NOT a place to find free tutoring, tech networking, or engineering nerds to implement your startup idea.
Think of Dojo as a noisy college library. There will be some people who are doing their own thing but want to be in a community space. There will also be study groups where everyone is working through a course together. This environment works well for people who are collaborative, hardworking,and self-initiated.
Saturday, August 19th
10:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Collision 8, Alchemist Workshop
1 North Bridge Road High Street Centre, #08-08, Singapore 179094
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Aug 25th 6:30 pm
- SGX TEC: Scala and Akka in the TITAN OTC Platform
In collaboration with Singapore Exchange (SGX) we’re pleased to announce a showcase of the use of Scala and Akka in their TITAN OTC platform as part of the SGX Technology Symposium.
Aug 25th 7:00 pm
- Why Julia, and how to get started?
In this brief talk, we will be discussing Julia language as an appealing and efficient alternative for numerical computing.
Aug 25th 7:00 pm
- NSFW 2.0
The journey of an entrepreneur is definitely Not Safe for The Weak, but we know you are definitely up for it. NSFW 2.0 is back with more uncomfortable, thought-provoking, and intimate questions as we get up close and personal with our panel of entrepreneurs from across 4 different industries, so come join us this NSFW where the questions are difficult and the seats are uncomfortable.
Aug 28th 7:00 pm
- Biotech Evening
Join us as we have Dr. Shawn Watson from Senescence Life Sciences, who will be sharing about the Changing Perceptions of Brain Aging, Grace Park and Cole Sirucek from DocDoc, on Disrupting healthcare by transforming the consumer experience in doctor discovery and Yanling Toh from NephTech, who will be exploring The Thrill of MedTech Innovation and Commercialization.
Aug 28th 7:30 pm
- Data journalism: from data to design to code
Go through a brief introduction of the work flow from data collecting, data analysis to the final data viz presentation.
Aug 29th 6:30 pm
- RubySG Meetup (August)
Come learn about managing dependencies in Ruby, network with fellow Ruby enthusiasts.
Aug 29th 9:00 am
- IP Week @ SG
Themed “Ideas to Assets – Driving the Future Economy with Intellectual Property”, the sixth edition of IP Week features the world’s foremost IP thought leaders, legal experts and innovative companies, to share insights on IP commercialisation and winning strategies for business growth.
Aug 29th 6:30 pm
- Meet 4 Good – A Social Enterprise Evening
Meet 4 Good – A Social Enterprise Evening
Aug 30th 9:00 am
- How To Build A Rockstar Professional Social Presence
Building a strong, powerful and authentic personal brand is so much more than regular updates on Twitter or having a fantastic looking LinkedIn profile. A professional personal brand empowers you to create the future you want for yourself, utilizing all of the amazing platforms we have available to us today. Join us as we teach you how to build a rockstar professional social presence by creating exquisite content that will position you in your industry, draw your customers to you and build loyalty to your brand.
Aug 30th 6:30 pm
- The Fragmented World of Payments and how FinTech can solve this problem
Come learn about the Fragmented World of Payments and how FinTech can solve this problem.
Aug 30th 3:00 pm
- Co-creation skills for entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, change agents, and activators
In this highly interactive workshop for entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, change agents and activators, you will be introduced to some core co-creation mindsets and behaviours which will help you to bring inspired solutions to the world.
Aug 31st 6:30 pm
- Wedge 21: Getting Uncomfortable
Ahh, the comfort zone. A safe, warm, predictable place. A place we humans love. It is also a place that can be stiff, stale and stagnant. Getting uncomfortable is really where all the exciting stuff happens. You know, growth, confidence, creativity. It’s time to make discomfort our friend.
Sep 21st 10:40 am
- Walkabout Singapore
Walkabout Singapore is a celebration of technology and entrepreneurial culture in Singapore. On Friday, September 22nd you’re invited to check out the spaces, meet the founders and get a behind-the-scenes look at the most innovative companies in Singapore.
Sep 29th 5:30 pm
- Startup Weekend Singapore Mega
Join over 300 passionate startup enthusiasts at NUS University Town to hack out their next company. They are participants of Startup Weekend, a global movement of entrepreneurs who are crazy about starting a technology-based business and forging bonds that will last a lifetime.