[Pdx-pm] Fwd: UG News: Get Your Free Books + More from O'Reilly

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From: Marsee Henon and Jon Johns <usergroups at post.oreilly.com>
Date: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 at 4:01 PM
Subject: UG News: Get Your Free Books + More from O'Reilly
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We've compiled the best data insights from O'Reilly editors, authors, and
Strata speakers in one place so you can see the latest in the world of big
data at oreilly.com/data/free<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1z3j4g8jv87q5ul96iuqqn9uirl7dc5th5t34madg>.
Titles include Big
Data Now<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zk5jfs03h82rk80uqhigeb2akt50a6kmntv1ekdo>,
Building Data Science
Data Jujitsu<http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zionf89fejma12ift2l150v62ncimpl9kbbg0u4g>,
Planning for Big
and What is Data
Stay tuned for more data resources after our Strata
Santa Clara.


—Marsee Henon & Jon Johns

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Women's Communities Meetup at Strata Conference (February 25)

If you're a woman looking for like-minded communities to join, c'mon down
to our meetup on Monday evening in Santa Clara. In addition to meeting
other women (and men) in the community, you'll hear lightning pitches from
representatives of groups, companies, and projects seeking new
participants. If your organization would like to participate, please
contact *Suzanne Axtell* at suzanne at oreilly.com.
OpenWest Conference 2013 is Looking for Help

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help the open source community in Oren, UT with their annual event May
2-3. They're looking for people with AV experience or students willing to
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The Pointerless Web with Nicholas Zakas

Come hear O'Reilly author *Nicholas Zakas* at the next TechXploration
explore how people navigate the web without using a mouse and how
spatial navigation is changing the way keyboard users navigate the Web. The
Meetup will take place at the PayPal Town Hall in San Jose, CA.
Machine Learning for Hackers Author Talks Bandit Algorithms for The
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Approx. 60 min.
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 Tuesday, February 5, 2013    10AM PT, San Francisco  John Myles White,
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and Machine Learning for
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