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Boulder Startup Week Blockchain Track

Boulder Startup Week Blockchain Track

Boulder Startup Week is a one week celebration of entrepreneurship and community every May in Boulder.   The next one is May 14-18 2018, and it's my 5th year organizing a track.  This year, my track is going to be the Blockchain track.  Click here to see the schedule.   Read the article >>
Augmented Reality Crash Course Meetup

Augmented Reality Crash Course Meetup

I'll be presenting on behalf of Occipital at hackAR meetup on August 30th. From the meetup page: Come learn how to build a hello world on the Structure Sensor from Occipital, the spatial computing company. Their very own Kevin Owocki will walk us through this! He is a bit of a legend who spins bits for fun & profit but watch out for his megabyte! More seriously, Kevin Read the article >>
Boulder Blockchain Meetup + Slack Team

Boulder Blockchain Meetup + Slack Team

If you are based in Boulder and want to learn more about blockchain technology, check out the Boulder Blockchain Meetup + Slack Team. We are 130 members strong and 4 meetups deep. Here are some videos of past meetups (especially the video of Congressman Jared Polis speaking about Blockchain at the end): Meetup Videos Click the logo to learn more Read the article >>
Be there first.

Be there first.

Those who know me through work in the Boulder Community know that I run the Boulder Startup Week Future of Tech Track -- which consists of events on Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality, Machine Learning, Security, and Blockchain. It's become a running joke amongst friends in the tech community that the theme of the track is really "Things Kevin likes".  While I don't dispute that the subthemes of the Read the article >>
Boulder BlockChain

Boulder BlockChain

One of my favorite events during Boulder Startup Week was "Cryptocurrencies: the Race to the Next Major Protocols (FTP->HTTP->HTTPS->????)". A few attendees emailed me afterwards and asked if there was a decent Blockchain meetup in Boulder.  There isn't, so I put one together.  Want to join?  Details are below.   https://www.meetup.com/Boulder-Blockchain/events/240060646/ Read the article >>
Boulder Startup Week 2017: Call for Speakers

Boulder Startup Week 2017: Call for Speakers

I’m putting together some events centered around
– machine learning
– vr/ar
– cryptocurrency
– leadership / management of engineers
– other ‘future of tech’ kinds of topics
for Boulder Startup Week 2017 ( May 15 – 19 ). If you <3 community and are doing something interesting in the above areas, please let me know.

Where is the fire around this fire?

Where is the fire around this fire?

A few years ago, I was at a small bluegrass music festival in the mountains of Colorado.  Nestled in a ridge next to a winding river, you could see a square mile of tents during the day, and you could see the milky way after the sun went down.  Late at night, after the music had ended, the festival attendees would circle around campfires near their tents for warmth. Our camp was visible on a stretch Read the article >>
Why Open Source a High Frequency Trader?

Why Open Source a High Frequency Trader?

I built a cryptocurrency trading framework in January, and open sourced it as 'pytrader' 2 weeks ago.  Among the wave of interest, there were a handful of cynics: npx writes, on HN: I can't imagine why anyone would actually want to release a profitable trader. Isn't this kind of a tautologically dumb thing to do? .. I just can't see any motivation to make it profitable and then issue a pull Read the article >>