Want to learn more about how organizations are using maps and graphs, or more interested in improving your skills administrating Linux from the command line? Meetups happening this week in Washington, DC will cover these topics and others. Read on for our full roundup.
Wednesday, August 1
NTEN DC 501c3 Tech Club : This meetup will beg to answer the question can graph databases and other visualizations help nonprofits to improve their fundraising efforts. Come out for a discussion around this topic and to give your input.
Global Development Meetup : This meetup will be a call to action to stand for Congo. Speakers will brief attendees on the current situation in the country and the need for assistance, and there will be a silent auction to help raise funds.
Geo DC Meetup : Interested in maps, GIS, or geography? Then check out this meetup to meet folks with a similar interest and this month to hear lightning talks on what the Library of Congress is doing with geospatial data, the Red Cross’ upcoming project to map two cities in Uganda in OpenStreetMap, and mobile mapping and the MapBox mobile SDK.
8:30 pm — 2:00 am
DC Nightowls Coworking Session : Here’s your chance to work into the night with other folks working on new ideas, start ups, and other technology related projects. If you’re looking for inspiration or just some help to keep your eyes open, check out this weekly meetup.
Saturday, August 4
Linux Admin Study Group : Want to hone your skills in Linux administration? Come to this study group to work through the RedHat certification curriculum and get up to speed on Linux admin and working from the command line.