Week in DC Tech: April 23


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There are several exciting events happening in Washington, DC this week. The always fun Transparency Camp is bringing together folks to hack for open government this weekend, and we’re kicking it off with a happy hour here in the Development Seed garage on Friday night. Plus there are meetups for node.js, DC Media Makers, DC nightowls, and others. See our roundup below, and have a great week!

Monday, April 23

7:00 pm

DC Media Makers : The future of books is in hot debate as book stores continue to close and more people are using tablets. Come to this meetup to debate what’s in store for books, and see a new interactive documentary-book from the folks at Arcade Sunshine.

8:30 pm

DC Nightowls : Work into the night with other people pushing hard on their projects. This group brings together folks to work together, share their projects, and identify possible points of collaboration.

Wednesday, April 25

7:00–9:00 pm

NodeDC Meetup : Node.js is one of the hottest software systems at the moment, known for it’s speed and flexibility. Come out to see how people are using it, what they’re building, and learn more about node.js

Friday, April 27

6:30–8:30 pm

Open Government Happy Hour : To kick off Transparency Camp this weekend we’re hosting an open government happy hour. Come out to meet other folks pushing for more open data, transparency, and collaboration in the government space and beyond.

Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 29

9:00 am — 6:00 pm

Transparency Camp : This annual unconference brings together developers, government folks, journalists, and advocates to discuss and actively work toward making the government more transparent, accountable, and open. Come out to talk about what should be done and start hacking on solutions.

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