C++ Meetup at think-cell

What happened at this event?

On February 20th, while hosting the Berlin C++ Meetup Group at our office in Berlin, we had the pleasure of having Odin Holmes talk about "Tacit Meta-Programming". Odin is the CEO/CTO of Auto-Intern GmbH, contributor of the SG14 working group, and co-organizer of the emBO++ conference.

We were happy to hear Odin say "it's a luxury as a programmer to work for someone who understands the whole technology stack and understands that, as a company building on the stack, one really should give back and keep pushing the limits. I was not fortunate enough to find a company like that so I founded one. If I had found think-cell at the right time off my life I would probably be working for them”.

We thank Odin for joining us for this talk, coming all the way from Bochum to our office in Berlin. As Sebastian, one of our senior developers and organizers of the Meetup group said,“It´s always fun listening to Odin’s talks and it was a pleasure hosting him at the Berlin C++ Meetup and at think-cell. The number of attendees proves that. I think he will change the way we do template meta-programming in C++, and if his techniques improve everybody’s compile times by a little, he has done the world a big favor”.

After the talk we enjoyed pizza and drinks and our guests participated in developed engaging conversations until late in the evening. Thanks everyone for joining us at the event and see you next time!

Arno and Sebastian started welcoming the Meetup group

Arno, Sebastian and another MeetUp group member talking

...and so did a good part of our think-cell colleagues

Other think-cell employees welcoming the attendees

...then the pizza arrived...

pizza table

and everybody enjoyed even more getting to know each other

attendees talking and eating pizza

Then Odin started the talk about "Tacit Meta Programming"

attendees sitting down while the talk started

and he immediately got everyone's attention

Odin in front of the group talking

as the topic of meta-programming

Odin talking to the audience

engaged an interesting Q&A session

attendee standing up and asking question

After the talk, our guests enjoyed very much networking until late in the evening!

3 ladies smiling

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