Week in DC Tech: August 22nd Edition

By Bonnie Bogle on Aug 22 2011 . Posted in Washington DC.

Week in DC Tech

Make the most of the last week in August by meeting new people, learning something new about technology, and sharing your experiences with others working in your sector. Below is a roundup of technology events happening this week in Washington, DC. You can find a full calendar at DC Tech Events. Have a great week!

Monday, August 22

4:30 - 7:00 pm

Enabling Agriculture with ICTs: With the famine in the Horn of Africa, it's a good time to discuss how technology can support farmers and agricultural infrastructure in developing countries, and provide both increased access to information and direct services. The ICT4D group is meeting to discuss what is currently being done and how efforts can be increased to advance agricultural stability around the world.

Tuesday, August 23

6:30 pm

DCAST #6: The DC Agile Software Testing Group will get together to discuss how to more effectively and efficiently test agile products. This month they'll also be brainstorming locations for an upcoming field trip, so come out to chime in with your ideas.

7:00 pm

DC jQuery Meetup: This month's jQuery meetup will feature lightning talks on topics like JavaScript testing with Qunit, an introduction to HTML5 Boilerplate, and the Regex and jQuery UI Autocomplete plugins. Come out to learn and share something with the group.

Thursday, August 25

6:30 pm

DC Tech Offline Happy Hour: Want to get together with other local technology folks from different sectors for some casual conversations over drinks? Then check out this happy hour.

Friday, August 26

6:00 pm

Bloggers Without Borders: This meetup will bring together local and international bloggers and microbloggers to connect and share their experiences and knowledge. Come out of you are a blogger or want to get started.

Saturday, August 27

9:30 am

An Apple Update: The Washington Apple Pi Mac User Group is hosting a talk by Aaron Davis from Apple, who will answer questions on Mac's newest operation system - Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. If you want the latest scoop on it and other Apple developments, check out this discussion.

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