The thaw (or melt) is on, and the piles of snow are (finally!) starting to disappear. That’s as good of a reason as any to go out after work to check out a fun technology event. Below are the week’s events that caught our eye, and you can find a full list over at DC Tech Events. Have a great week!
Tuesday, February 23
DCPHP Beverage Subgroup : Want to talk php code over a few beers? Then come out to this meetup at the Irish Pub Four Courts.
UX Show and Tell DC : Come out to talk about usability, show off some sites you’ve recently built, and get and give feedback on the usability of other websites and designs.
Wednesday, February 24
DC Media Makers: The Who-What-How: Impact of Community Technology and Crisis Camps : Have you been amazed with how community technology is helping humanitarian relief efforts after the earthquake in Haiti? Wish more was done? Come out to this meetup to talk about how CrisisCampHaiti is helping the relief efforts and its effectiveness.
Thursday, February 25
Power of Photography and Multimedia : At this event, DC freelance photographer Amanda Lucidon will talk about how photography can be best used by nonprofits, how it can be tightly integrated into their communications, and how to form partnerships to get better photographs.
Development Matters Meetup : This is a rescheduled film screening and discussion, after the snowmageddons from two weeks ago. Join the makers of the documentary Good Fortune to watch the movie, which is about how international efforts to alleviate poverty in Africa may be doing more harm than good, and discuss its main points.
Friday, February 26 — Sunday, February 28
10:00 am — 6:00 pm
iPhone Boot Camp : This three day workshop will teach the fundamentals of iphone development and everything you need to know to develop your own app and get it in the AppStore.