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IBM Impact Unconference, Jeff Gothelf on Lean UX, MongoDB, and more.

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IBM Impact Developer Unconference: Tim O’Reilly is speaking, Grady Brooch is speaking, and AT&T is throwing a hackathon. Visit their website for more information and to register.
Date: April 28-May 2 Location: Las Vegas, NV

Lean UX book discussion with author, Jeff Gothelf: Jeff Gothelf talks about his new book, Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience, in person and via livestream. You can even tweet your questions to @UXBCLA. For more information on attending the event in person, visit their Meetup page. Register for the free livestream at their event page.
Date: 6:30 p.m. PT, April 30 Location: Venice, CA; also an online livestream webinar

The Human Side of Postmortems webcast: Dave Zwieback talks about human approaches to postmortems and the effects stress and cognitive bias can have. He also explains his concept of “stress surface.” Register for this free webcast here.
Date: 1 p.m. PT, April 30 Location: Online webcast

Lean User Testing: This class will teach you about how user testing can support the website or product design process, resulting in a better UX. Students also recieve free test credits from For more information or to register for the class, visit the class page.
Date: 6:30-8 p.m. PT, May 7 Location: Santa Monica, CA

MongoDB San Francisco 2013: Groupon’s Peter Bakkum will talk about using MongoDB for Groupon’s place data, and eBay architecht Yuri Finkelstein will talk about storing eBay’s media metadata on MongoDB. For more information and to register, visit the event page.
Date: May 10 Location: San Francisco, CA

Fluent: The best coders from around the world. All in one place. Visit the conference website to plan your trip.
Date: May 28-30 Location: San Francisco, CA

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