[Pdx-pm] Fwd: Books and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--Apr23

ben hengst ben.hengst at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 13:49:16 PDT 2012

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From: Marsee Henon & Jon Johns <usergroups at post.oreilly.com>
Sent: Mon Apr 23 18:00:45 PDT 2012
To: ben.hengst at gmail.com
Subject: Books and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--Apr23

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We just got some exciting news for folks who would like to get their 
open source project on display at OSCON. The OSCON Nonprofit Pavilion 
application process has officially begun. Also, if you're attending the 
O'Reilly Fluent conference and would like to participate in Ignite Fluent, 
send in your talk today. And remember to get those review book requests 
in so our imaginary robots have plenty of time to process your request.


--Marsee Henon and Jon Johns

P.S. Did you see the Mac OS X Lion Ebook Deal running until April 26? 
If you don't have a copy of this ebook, let us know and we'll add it to 
your oreilly.com account.

Available for Review

The UG team is looking for book reviewers for the following books. 
Consider posting your reviews on Amazon, Slashdot, oreilly.com, and/or 
your blog.

Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments
Enabling Programmable Self with HealthVault
Android Cookbook

It's easy for you to request books for your meetings or special events--
just email usergroups at oreilly.com and include the words "book request" in 
the subject line. Don't forget to include your due date and shipping 
address. Prefer ebooks? We can send you a free ebook certificate to print 
out for raffles or book reviewers.

New Releases

C.J. Date's Database Design and Relational Theory: 
Normal Forms and All That Jazz Master Class
Clojure Programming
Working with Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint
SharePoint Apps with LightSwitch
Rails Recipes, 2nd edition
Strata Conference Santa Clara 2012: Complete Video Compilation
PayPal APIs: Up and Running, 2nd Edition
Webbots, Spiders, and Screen Scrapers, 2nd Edition
The Nikon Creative Lighting System, 2nd Edition
NOOK Tablet: The Missing Manual
The CSS3 Anthology, 4th Edition
Tools of Change for Publishing Conference 
New York 2012: Complete Video Compilation

Strata Conference + Hadoop World CFP Extended to 5/7

The Call for speakers for Strata Conference NY+ Hadoop World has been 
extended to 5/7. 
We want to hear stories and innovation from the worlds 
of finance, the web, media, retail, telecoms, government, and more. 
Submit your talk today.

Calling Igniters and Startups to Present at Fluent (May 29-31, San Francisco)

We're looking for presenters for Ignite and Startup Showcase at the 
Fluent Conference, O'Reilly's new JavaScript event. Apply to present at 
Ignite Fluent, a fun, high-energy series of "speed presentations" given by 
people in the web community. 
Startup Showcase is a chance to get in front of an audience of users and 
high-profile investors. Apply to have your company exhibit at Startup Showcase.

OSCON Nonprofit Pavilion

We are once again hosting a Nonprofit Pavilion at OSCON as part of the Expo Hall. 
In the past, this OSCON tradition has hosted such organizations as The Apache 
Software Foundation, Code for America, The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), 
Free Geek, Kids on Computers, and the Perl Foundation. Applications are due May 3. 
Apply for your spot today.

Big Data is Silicon Valley's New Buzzword

Richard Hart of San Francisco's KGO-TV says, "Apps are so yesterday. There's a new 
buzzword in Silicon Valley: Big Data. It's a phenomenon driven by the likes of 
Google and Facebook. When you make a connection on Facebook, you can thank Big Data. 
When you get a flu shot, you can thank Big Data." Check out his segment at ABC 7 News.

Meet Experts Online: Upcoming Free Webcasts

We've got some great webcasts coming up soon that you'll want to tell your members 
about. They're great opportunities to learn something new directly from our experts. 

The Lean Series: Fireside chat with Eric Ries and Ash Maurya

jQuery Mobile: multiplatform HTML5 webapps

O'Reilly Strata Online Conference

Put Up a Banner; Get a Free Book -- UG leaders only

We're looking for groups to display our discount banners on their web 
sites. If you send me your group's site with one or more banners 
posted, we'll send you the O'Reilly book(s) of your choice. Choose 
from the following list:

Maker Faire badges/banners
User Group Discount slides
Fluent Conference banners
Velocity Conference banners

The oreilly.com ebook advantage

DRM-free -- Lifetime access -- Multiple formats.
PDF -- ePub -- Mobi -- APK -- Daisy
Buy 1 Ebook, Get 1 Free with your user group discount code: DSUG2

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