Before officially kicking off your holiday celebrations, head out to a technology event to learn something interesting and meet new people. Below is our recap of technology events happening this week in Washington, DC. Our next post will highlight what's kicking off 2013 in the local tech scene. Happy holidays!
Tuesday, December 18
6:00 - 8:00 pm
NetSquared DC Happy Hour: NetSquared's happy hour will together people working in nonprofit technology to share experiences, knowledge, and some holiday cheer before the end of the year wraps out. Come out to say hi to friends and meet new people.
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Political Campaign Data Science Meetup: Four people involved in data in the 2012 presidential campaign - as campaign staff, political writers, and academics - will talk about how data was used and its values in campaigns at this meetup. Come for a lively discussion, followed by drinks.
Wednesday, December 19
8:30 pm - 2:00 am
DC Nightowls: The last group late night co-working session of the year is this coming Wednesday at OPower. Join DC Nightowls to work on your own project, share ideas with other entrepreneurs, and get some work done before the holidays.
Thursday, December 20
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Digital Cultural Heritage DC Meetup: This event will feature presentations on neogeography, or mapping your personal history, and web archiving, using the Library of Congress and it's massive collection as a use case.