[Pdx-pm] Fwd: Books and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--Sept

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Sep 2011 Issue

New Releases:

 <http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zvncvbcledhtmkegc0lj1o44pbtjkmbmqv0fsbo8> *Big
Data Now: Current Perspectives from O'Reilly

 <http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1z85ncg4p3jb0h1intpkoaj86ppic2e27g3g0c0l8> *
By Jonathan Alexander<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zhvuq2ll1g35bibncehlvg4cai5lmcsgnmhpiqgg>

Faster: Getting More Productive with Microsoft Visual
By Sara Ford<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zf7kvqtmrmgntc9m0tj60mhgpkp2u4blv8k8vna8>,
Zain Naboulsi<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zg4rv9n3a20dqps0dhcs3g5sgi31sn62a5pa34k8>

HTML5 Animations with Flash and
By Ian McLean<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zek9lhaglrpt3u51khasfv4ecq8pqmbgot47lukg>

Enterprise iOS Applications<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zal3v9ijc9agg7p6i0k38hfvu5hgh9n2remargc0>

iOS Applications with Flex
By Rich Tretola<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zugmgtgk8sek1rhav74fbsumj1ouemane53kt1v0>

Started with Arduino, Second
By Massimo Banzi<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zb1a38obn0g1bp6gdi918h22jp8jtpkph4qitfuo>

The Definitive Guide<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1z6c80fo1leatkgbh21eqq8i67q5afd5034pbo418>
By Lars George<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zi0rbac1dgulku77bd99md9cnhmpn90nek3sdnug>

 <http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1z5ots02c7m527avedsun0sob4olkumvf2cedi9d0> *Head
First C<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zsndo076ejvkqeka912pijv28ietec5kq3fb2n20>


More New Releases

Hi there,

Please welcome Rachel Roumeliotis--O'Reilly's newest editor. She's an
experienced technical publishing professional based in our Cambridge, MA
office. She'll be getting to know the Microsoft community. Look for Rachel
on our new Microsoft Technologies sub-group on
at the SharePoint Conference in Anaheim, CA.

The Strata 2012 call for conference speakers is now open. If you have a
compelling big data story to tell, we invite you to submit a proposal (or
two) on any of the following topics:

   - Data: Hadoop ecosystem, real-time data processing and analytics,
   crowdsourcing, data acquisition and cleaning, data distribution and markets,
   data science best practices, predictive analytics, machine learning, data
   - Business: From research to product, data protection, privacy and
   policy, becoming a data-driven organization, training, recruitment,
   management for data, the changing role of business intelligence
   - Interfaces: Visualization and design principles, mobile strategy,
   applications and futures, augmented reality and immersive interfaces,
   dashboards, sensors, mobile and wireless, physical interfaces and robotics

For more info or to submit your talk go to http://strataconf.com/strata2012

The 10th annual Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE 10x) is accepting
Nov 17 in the following areas:

   - system administration
   - kernel developer
   - application developer
   - cloud/virtualization
   - general open source/free software advocacy and technical content

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   - Mac OS X Lion: Pogue's
   Oct 12 10am PT Presented by David Pogue
   - Mobile Application Development with Couchbase, iOS, and
   Sept 28 1pm PT Presented byChris Anderson, Dale Harvey
   - Coding Faster: Getting More Productive with Microsoft Visual
   Oct 11 10am PT Presented by Zain Naboulsi

For the complete list, go to


----Marsee Henon and Jon Johns

P.S. Want to hang out? Here's a list of the places the UG team will be. If
you're attending or live in the area and have time to get together, please
let us know.

   - Oct 1, Mac Computer
   - Oct 3-6, Microsoft SharePoint
   Anaheim, CA
   - Oct 9-11, Android
   San Francisco, CA
   - Oct 12-13, X.commerce Innovate Developer
   San Francisco, CA


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Upcoming Event
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*Lesa Snider at Mac Computer Expo
*When*: Oct 1, 2011
*Where*: Petaluma Community Center Petaluma
Author Lesa Snider (*Photoshop CS5: The Missing
*iPhoto '11: The Missing
presents "Image Editor Smackdown: iPhoto '11 vs. Photoshop Elements" during
Mac Computer Expo.

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