Timely Info for Power Users and Stanford's Technology Community
Tech Briefings are free, informal, and interactive seminars led by knowledgeable IT Services staff or other IT professionals on computer-related topics of interest to the Stanford community.
Starting September 26, Tech Briefings will be held on Fridays from 3:00 to 4:30 PM in Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall, Room 111). No registration is required.
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Upcoming Tech Briefings
2 - 3:30 PM
Stanford Media Group COP Bi-Monthly Meeting
Trent Tanaka, School of Medicine
Mike Rouan, SCPD
Nirmala Balasubramanian, AS
3 - 4:30 PM
Collaborating on GitHub: An Introduction to Git and Github
In this Tech Briefing, we'll introduce Github, a web-based hosting service, and and help you make your first contribution to a project on GitHub.
We'll show you:
We'll also highlight useful collaboration features on github.com and have a short Q&A session.
John D. Britton and Lee Reilly, Github
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