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Monday, May 23, 2011
Mobile phones, jQuery, Tech@State, and interactive concerts in Washington, DC this week
Ever heard of a Wikipedian-in-residence, or a concert with audience participation via smartphone? You can find more, plus brush up on your tech skills and outreach strategies, at events happening in Washington, DC this week. Below is a roundup of tech events that caught our eye, and you can find a full calendar at DC Tech Events.
Monday, May 23
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Mobile Monday: Into mobile phones? At this event nonprofit representatives will discuss they’re using mobile phones in their organizations – whether that’s finding new donors, serving constituents, or advocating for their cause.
Tuesday, May 24
Wikimedia Meetup: Ever meet a Wikipedian-in-residence? You’ll have your chance at this meetup, hosting Wikipedians-in-residence from the British Museum and the Smithsonian.
Thursday, May 26
DCjQuery Meetup: jQuery 1.6 was just released, and if you haven’t yet had a chance to brush up on what it brings, this is a great opportunity for a quick crash corse. There will also be a discussion on using zTabs and the Deferred Objects in jQuery.