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Conference & Meetup Talks

I have done many conference talks and I honestly do not recll everything, after, where I used to keep tracks of all my conferences, has shut down. So this is the list where the talks were recorded && I remember. I am pretty sure some are missing!

โญ๏ธ: As a keynote speaker

Web, JavaScript, and other technical Conferences

  • POST.Dev (Tokyo | Online) - October 2022 ๐Ÿ“บ YouTube
  • Web Directions: Code (Online) - August 2020
  • Twilio Signal (San Francisco, CA) - August 2019
  • TechWorld (Stockholm, Sweden) โญ๏ธ - June 2019
  • ServerlessConf by IBM (San Francisco, CA) - June 2019 ๐Ÿ“บ YouTube
  • SanSan Innovation (Tokyo, Japan) - March 2019
  • Voxxed Athens (Athens, Greece) - June 2018 ๐Ÿ“บ YouTube
  • Render Conf (Oxford, England) - March 2018
  • INDEX Conf by IBM (San Francisco, CA) - February 2018
  • ForwardJS (San Francisco) - February 2018
  • TokyoJS Meetup (Tokyo, Japan) - July 2017
  • ForwardJS (San Francisco, CA) - March 2017
  • JS Kongress (Munich, Germany) - November 2016 ๐Ÿ“บ YouTube
  • Nordic.js (Stockholm, Sweden) - September 2016 ๐Ÿ“บ YouTube
  • Forward 5 (San Francisco) - July 2016
  • NodePDX (Portland, Oregon) - June 2016 ๐Ÿ“บ YouTube
  • Mozilla IoT Meetup (San Francisco, CA) - April 2016
  • Forward 4 (San Francisco, CA) - February 2016 ๐Ÿ“บ YouTube
  • Web Unleashed (Toronto, Canada) - September 2015
  • Forward 3 (San Francisco, CA) - July 2015
  • AngularU Conf (South San Francisco, CA) - June 2015 ๐Ÿ“บ YouTube
  • Powered by JavaScript at Strange Loop (St. Louis, MO) โญ๏ธ - Septermber 2014
  • CRAFT Conf (Budapest, Hungary) - April 2014 ๐Ÿ“บ YouTube
  • SF HTML5 Meetup (San Francisco, CA) - November 2013 ๐Ÿ“บ YouTube
  • CSS Dev Conf (Estes Park, CO) - October 2013
  • All Your Base (Oxford, England) - October 2013
  • EDGE Conferenece (New York City, NY) - September 2013
  • OSCON (Portland, OR) - July 2013
  • W3C Meetup (Tokyo, Japan) - June 2013
  • W3C Conf (San Francisco, CA) - February 2013 ๐Ÿ“บ YouTube
  • Palm Pre Meetup (Sunnyvale, CA) - August 2009
  • iPhone DevCamp (San Francisco, CA) - August 2008

Developer Relations & Career-related conferences

Company 1st-party Hosted / Sponsored Conferences & Events

  • M365 UG Japan (Online) - September 2022
  • Microsoft BUILD (Redmond, WA / Remote) - May 2022 ๐Ÿ“บ YouTube
  • Reactor Shanghai (Online) - November 2020
  • Slack SPEC Conference (San Francisco, CA) - May 2018 ๐Ÿ“บ YouTube
  • IBM x Slack Chatbot Workshop (Tokyo, Japan) - March 2019
  • GDC Cloud Meetup at Slack HQ (San Francisco, CA) - December 2018
  • Slack meetups in San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Tokyo, Taipei, Osaka.
  • EmojiCon (San Francisco, CA) - November 2016
  • Lots of PubNub hosted meetups

Technical Blog, Tutorials, and Docs

This is a list of my articles, mostly written for employers, and some have been done in my own time.

Magazine Columns (as an Author)

Books (as an illustrator)

Books (as a Technical Editor)

Books (as an illustrator)

  • TBA (O'Reilly Media)

Personal Tech Blog โ€” 1996 to present (Technical blogs started on 2007)

Tech Doodles โ€” 2017 to present

๐Ÿฑ HTTP Status Cats โ€” 2011

Microsoft Developer Documentations โ€” 2020 to present

Microsoft Developer Tutorials โ€” 2020 to present

Slack API Documentations โ€” 2017 - 2020

  • - some of the long-form docs
  • Slack API Tutorials โ€” 2017 - 2020
  • Building a home for your app ๐Ÿก
  • Hello World, Bolt โšก๏ธ - Building your very first app with Bolt
  • Building contextual search experiences using Block Kit and Node.js
  • Make Your Office Smarter! DIY with Raspberry Pi & Slack
  • ๐ŸŽŒ tutorials in Japanese on Qiita:

Slack API Webinars โ€” 2017 - 2020 (not all recordings are publicly available)

  • Building apps with Slack developer tools
  • IBM Watson Developer - Build a Smart Bot with Slack, Block Kit and Watson - Crowdcast
  • Google Cloud Webinar - Cloud OnAir: Building a Serverless Slack Chatbot with Google Cloud Functions

Smashing Magazineโ€”2017

Adafruitโ€” 2017

Older articles may not be available at the URL anymore, but should be accessible via

Nexmo Tech blog โ€” 2016 - 2017

  • How to Send SMS Messages with Node.js and Express
  • How to Receive SMS Messages with Node.js and Express
  • Receiving an SMS Delivery Receipt from a Mobile Carrier with Node.js
  • Making an Outbound Text-to-Speech Phone Call with Node.js
  • Handling Inbound Phone Calls with Node.js
  • Recording Audio from Incoming Calls with Node.js
  • How to Make a Private Phone Call with Node.js
  • Extending IBM Watson Project Intu to the Phone Network with the Nexmo Voice API
  • How to Implement Two-Factor Authentication with Node.js (Now unpublished & replaced with newer content by a current employee)

PubNub Docs and Tutorials โ€” 2014 - 2016

  • Docs:
  • Blogs:
  • Prototyping a Smart Device w/ Arduino & Node.js using Johnny-Five
  • Raspberry Pi Smart House Tutorial: Controlling Lights with PWM
  • Internet of Things 101: Getting Started w/ Raspberry Pi
  • Triggering littleBits LEDs with Node.js Using Johnny-Five
  • Creating a Polymer Chat App with Material Design
  • Sending iOS Push Notifications via APNS in JavaScript
  • Sending Android Push Notifications via GCM in JavaScript
  • Converting Your JavaScript App to an iOS App w/ PhoneGap
  • Converting Your JavaScript App to an Android App w/ PhoneGap
  • Quick Word Cloud from a Chatroom with D3.js
  • Fun with D3js: Data Visualization Eye Candy with Streaming JSON
  • Doodle with Strangers! Multi-User HTML5 Canvas and the Part 2 with History API โ€” February 2017

  • Send SMS from the Browser with Web APIs, Node, and Nexmo โ€” 2016

  • Getting Started with Johnny-Five for IoT - on YouTube
  • Prototyping a Smart Light Bulb - on YouTube

Dev Opera Blog โ€” February 2015

Twitter Developer Blog โ€” December 2014

  • Tweet emotion: real-time Tweet analysis with PubNub Data Stream

Tuts Plus Code โ€” 2016

  • Building a Collaborative Web App With PubNub, React.js, and ES6
  • Visualizing Real-Time Arduino Sensor Data With Johnny-Five and PubNub EON.js
  • How to Create a Smart Device With Arduino and Node.js Using PubNub

HTML5 โ€” 2014 - 2017 โ€” 4 blog posts in Japanese

Nokia Code Blog โ€” 2012 - 2014

Various HTML5 tutorials ( - moved to Microsoft then shut down)

webOS Developer Blog โ€” 2010 - 2012

Various webOS and enyo.js tutorials, focusing on UX ( - moved to Hewlett-Packard site then shut down)

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