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How an Android Phone Helped Me Win American Idol – Trends and Tricks in Security
When: Sun Nov 27, 6:00pm
Where: Afeka Tel Aviv Academic College of Engineering×ª Bnei Ephraim 218, Tel Aviv
Our guest for the evening is Mr. Elad Shapira, a mobile Security researcher from AVG Mobilation, who specializes in Reverse Engineering and Penetration Testing. “The lecture will enable a rare glimpse into the workings of hackers, when moving rapidly through a wide range of topics by using examples and stories of personal experience — All in a wild and fun atmosphere but with a serious, in-depth and “out-of-the-box” perspective. We will discuss and show updated android related attacks, reversing tools and malware analysis methodology, android internals and terminology, android forensics methdology and cool stuff you can do with your phone.”
Shaked Simchi and Uriel Elster from Outbrain will talk about UX development in Continuous Deployment environment. Ori Lahav Will talk about monitoring under Continuous Deployment. Omri Nachman from Wix will talk about Test Driven development in the HTML world.
Dear Tweeps & Tweepettes, Time for another #TLVtweetup, the last one for 2011 and we have a special guest. Shel Israel (@shelisrael) is visiting Israel and will be joining us for the evening. Startups, Shel will be very happy to meet and chat, so save the date. You are welcome to visit Shel’s blog here. We’re meeting at our usual spot, the Dancing Camel. Event hashtag is #TLVtweetup If you need a ride or can offer one, please write on the event page or tweet with the hashtag.
Tools of the perl, a quick survey of 4 modules (by Erez Schatz) We will cover four modules that make the life of a Modern Perl developer much easier than it used to be: local::lib, cpanm, perlbrew, pm-uninstall. DBIx::Class and ORMs (by Erez Schatz) What is an ORM, why do we need it, and what does DBIx::Class bring to the table for perl programmers at large. Firebird: a database that does not burn your data (by ik) An introduction to the Firebird database and why it is so highly-regarded by those who use it.
This session will talk about the whole funnel starting the free trial (or freemium) account till a customer becomes a paying user from a marketing, sales and product aspects. Marketing — Customer value, attract qualified leads and keep CAC (Customer Acquisition Cost) lower than CLTV (Customer Lifetime Value) Sales — Ensure customer success, increase retention and reduce churn Product — Follow business metrics, interpret to user behaviour trends and make the necessary changes in your web application.
“Like for Israel Hackathon” is bringing developers and designers together to contribute their magic and creating pro Israel mobile and web applications. Calling teams and individual developers, designers and UX wizards to take part in the first ever “Hack for Israel” weekend.
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