Want to learn more about typography, behavior-based design and UX, or how agile thinking applies to life outside of software development? Then check out some of the technology events happening this week in Washington, DC for developers and non-developers alike. Our weekly roundup is below. Check back every Monday for our tech event picks of the week.
Monday, January 14
Experiments in Typography : This Knowledge Commons DC class will look at how typography can improve written word’s message, looking at examples from present day and back in history.
8:30 pm — 2:00 am
DC Nightowls Co-working Session : It’s BYOProject — bring your project and be ready to work on it into the night with a group of likeminded people. You’ll have a chance to pitch your project to the group at 9:30 pm, and have short discussions then.
Tuesday, January 15
Action Design DC : Living Social will present on their research into product development around people’s daily behavior, and how they’re crafting products and their user experience around it.
DC Agile Software Testing Group : This month’s presentation will look at agile from beyond a software development perspective, discussing why we build things the way we do and how agile plays into that. If you like to iterate, come out to this meetup.
Wednesday, January 16
DC MongoDB Users Group : Want to learn how to enable data agility with Pig, Hadoop, mongoDB, and other tools, or just get a primer on these technologies? Come out for this meetup and to meet other MongoDB developers.