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We're headed to the Strange Loop Conference in St. Louis this week. Stop by
and say hi to Marsee and Rachel. O'Reilly will also be at Velocity and Strata
in London, Java One in San Francisco, and World Maker Faire New York in coming

Have you seen Shipping Greatness yet? It's Chris Vander Mey's chronicle of
lessons learned while on the job at Google and Amazon. Let us know if you'd
like a copy.

--Marsee Henon & Jon Johns

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.

Enterprise Games

Windows 8 Plain & Simple

Lean Analytics

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 deadline and shipping address.
Prefer ebooks? We can send you a free ebook certificate to print out for
raffles or book reviewers.

New Releases

Programming Hive

Adobe Edge Animate Preview 7: The Missing Manual

Ethics of Big Data

Windows 8 Administration Pocket Consultant

Programming ASP.NET MVC 4

Programming with the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit

Science Hack Day (Nov 3-4, San Francisco)

Science Hack Day is coming back to San Francisco for its third year. The event
will take place on November 3-4 at Hot Studio. Register now to secure your
spot (registration ends October 27). You can also follow @sciencehackday on
twitter. To find out what Science Hack Day SF is all about, read this summary
of last year's event. Also, check out ScienceHackDay.com to find an event near
you. http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zutu1nlbe4v26oggpn4uulqdru4osjd6t3f052so

Strata 2013 CFP Ends September 30

The O'Reilly Strata Conference in Santa Clara sells out every year because we
bring together the best minds in data to explore the complex issues shaping
big data--and the exciting ways that big data, data science, and pervasive
computing will change the way we do business and the way we live. Interested
in presenting at Strata? We'd like to hear from you. Submit your proposal by
September 30, 2012 for consideration.

Shared Learning Collaborative Camp (Sept 29-30, Cambridge, MA)

The Shared Learning Collaborative is coming to Massachusetts September 29-30
in Cambridge for an all-hands SLC Camp. They need teachers and developers to
work together in creating new applications for teaching and learning, and to
identify quality online content for the classroom. Sign up for this SLC event

O'Reilly Python UG Leader Survey

O'Reilly needs your help. Fill out our 6 Python survey questions online and
tell our editors Rachel and Meghan what you think. Answering these questions
will help us to continue bringing you quality titles like: Programming
Computer Vision with Python, Python for Data Analysis, Python & AWS Cookbook,
MongoDB & Python, Practical Computer Vision with SimpleCV, and Think
Python"--all books we're happy to send you for review.

When Data Disrupts Health Care

Recently Tim O'Reilly and Roger Magoulas met to discuss the impact of big data
on health care. In this video they share their views on emerging topics like
patient collaboration & behavior modification, EHR data, and quantified self.
If you'd like to leverage the power of big data on health care for your
organization, don't miss the O'Reilly Strata Rx Conference in San Francisco.

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 excellent opportunities to learn something new
directly from our experts.

The Connected Company
with Dave Gray 
Sep 27, 10 AM PT 

OS X Mountain Lion: Pogue's Take
Oct 11, 10 AM PT 		

Healthcare 101: Cradle to Grave
with J. Tod Fetherling
Oct 12, 10 AM PT 

Put up a Banner & Get a Free Book--UG leaders only

We're looking for groups to display our discount banners on their websites. If
you send us 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 of

Strata RX Conference 

Banners Strata + Hadoop World Banners 

Strata Europe 

Velocity Europe 

MAKE Magazine Banners 

UG Program Banners 

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Buy 1 Ebook, Get 1 Free with your user group discount code: DSUG2

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