Events at NERD This Week: February 4, 2013

| MSFT Staff

Where can you find developers, designers, marketers, VC’s, entrepreneurs and students all in one room? At Microsoft New England Research and Development of course!  NERD is a special place and the events held here attract extraordinary people.  We have an all-star lineup of networking and hands-on learning events happening this week at NERD.  Come check them out at One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA. We are a 5 minute walk from the Kendall Square stop on the red line and our building has $10 parking after 4pm. We are proud to host these events, but please note they are not organized by Microsoft.  If you have a questions, please contact the event organizer directly.

Monday Feb 4th: 6-9pm
Boston Predictive Analytics Meet-Up: UnWorkshop Data Science, Analytics, Infovis

Are you interested in learning a new statistical package, machine learning, or different data visualization approaches? Join the Boston Predictive Analytics Meet-up tonight and get hands-on training and coaching about data science.  You’ll work in small groups with people who share your interests. Beginners, experts and fans are all welcome. The event is analogous to the Python group’s Project Night; though tonight is more about data, analytics, and visualization than on a specific computer language. 254 people said they are attending. Will you be one of them? More info and registration here.

David Cooperstein

Tuesday Feb 5th: 6-8:30pm
American Marketing Association of Boston Presents The Impact of Video Media: TV, Cable, Web, Mobile and Beyond

Twitter: @amaBoston
Guest Speaker: @minicooper
Did you know that online video viewers will reached 169.3 million in 2012? Whether you are an avid video user or new to the whole idea, incorporating video into your marketing mix will have notable benefits.  AMA Boston invites you to engage in a unique networking-learning experience called “AMA Boston Connector Series” featuring David M. Cooperstein, Vice President, Strategist and Marketing Thought Leader at Forrester Research. More info and register here.
Tuesday Feb 5th: 6:30-9:30pm
Boston Python Project Night
Python project nights are unstructured chances for Python developers to work together, mentor each other, connect socially, teach, learn and do whatever else Python developers want to do together. Our project nights build the Python community by enabling interactions in whatever way they find most beneficial. 124 people are attending, will you be one of them?  There might be a waitlist but get more info and register here.

Wednesday Feb 6th:  7-9:30pm
Boston Image Processing and Computer Vision Group

Engineers, researchers, companies, job seekers, and students interested in the image processing and computer vision field must attend this unique Meet-up.  The Boston Image Processing and Computer Vision Group (BIPCVG) provides an opportunity for the image processing/computer vision community to network, socialize and learn. It covers the basics as well as advanced subjects, and the hottest and latest developments in areas such as biomedical and mobile applications.  More info and registration here.
Steve Hickey

Wednesday Feb 6th: 6:30-8:30pm
Boston New Technology: Networking Night & Web Design with Steve Hickey

Twitter @BostonNewTech
Come network with Boston area developers and designers, and learn about Flexible Grid Systems with Steve Hickey, User Interface Designer & Front-End Developer at Fresh Tilled Soil – a team of designers, coders and UX experts that helps entrepreneurs and businesses create bloody brilliant user experiences for web and mobile applications through consulting, education, training, and events. Originally educated in print design, Steve adopted the web as his chosen medium shortly after graduating from college. From a humble start coding marketing emails, he quickly moved into creating standards-compliant websites built with clean and semantic HTML, CSS, and jQuery. An unflappable master of his craft, Steve loves a good design challenge. His finger is always on the pulse of UI/UX advances, making him the go-to guy to find out what’s next in design innovation. This free monthly event is always a crowd pleaser. More info and register here.
We look forward to seeing you at NERD tonight, tomorrow, the day after and forever. Check out our website for a full listing of upcoming events.

Some of the people you could meet this week.
You might want to sit in the jungle.
You might fall in love with this room.