Tech calendar: This week's events

Monday, March 10
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Atlanta Software Craftsmanship Meet-Up at Hypepotamus 
In this workshop we'll explore Docker, a tool for creating and manipulating Linux containers. Sign up.

Tuesday, March 11
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
The Art and Application of Hadoop at Hypepotamus
Join Amy O'Connor, Cloudera's big data evangelist, as she discusses the best approaches for bringing Hadoop to your business. Learn how to evaluate the options surrounding the deployment and use of Hadoop, how to build your Big Data team & how to develop the right mindset for successful Big Data programs. Come over.

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
How Big Data Drives Big Commerce for The Weather Company at 3100 Windy Hill Road SE
As a member of the Executive Committee and self-proclaimed weather geek, Bryson Koehler plays a key role in the overall business strategy for The Weather Company. As head of technology, he sets the strategic vision, technical direction, financial planning and execution of all technology initiatives and operations across all of the company's four divisions. See him speak about big data.

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Atlanta iOS Developers Meetup at Hypepotamus 
Delegation, notifications, and blocks are three common ways to communicate within an iOS application. I will explain how each works and show examples as well as compare and contrast them. Check it out.

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Atlanta Mobile Developer Meetup at One Alliance Center
This month we have a special treat for you. You may have seen our presenter on TV discussing mobile app marketing, or read his articles in national publications. We're very excited to have Jamie Turner come and present to our group. RSVP to reserve your space.

7:00 PM – 8:30
Lightning Talks: Development Workflow, Tips & Tricks
Join Women Who Code ATL for an informative, hands-on discussions introducing our favorite dev tools and workflow hacks.  Found a new favorite toy, (ahem) tool,  that you've been playing with?  Show us how you got started.

Wednesday, March 12
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Big Data or Big Dud? at Global Payments Building
Zach Gemignani, Co-Founder and CEO of Juice Analytics will lead a discussion for product managers by outlining a framework and skills required to design effective ways to display data, understand what information should be shown to which audiences, and get people to adopt and use data in their daily decision-making. Join in.

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Selling Skills for Startup CEOs at ATDC
Learn consultative sales skills. Learn strategies on how to handle objections, disagreements and indifference. ATDC Mentors Todd Whitson and Larry McHugh have experience selling into large corporations in Medical, Medical Device, Healthcare IT, Media and Educational Industries. Part lecture, part workshop.

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
IMPACT Speaker Series at LeCraw Auditorium
The weekly series provides Georgia Tech students, alumni and the Atlanta business community an opportunity to network and learn from successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and notable business and non-profit leaders. Go.

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Why I Did Not Take Outside Funding at Sheraton Atlanta Perimeter North Hotel
Join us for roundtables of Atlanta all-star self-funded entrepreneurs! James Anthony- President of Enrich, Heather Creran- C-Level Healthcare Consultant, Sandy Hofmann of Gadfly, Arul Murugan- Founder & CEO of Enrich, Satya Tiwari- President of Surya, Inc., Michele Velcheck- Qualifying Broker of Solid Source Realty, Vikas Verma- Chairman & CEO of Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing Co. More.

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Geek Girls Dinner at Hypepotamus
Speaker- Fese Epie is an engineer, philanthropist and entrepreneur with over 5 years of direct experience in renewable energy production, managing engineering projects worth over $10 million in Fortune 500 companies and other innovative start­ups. A World Cafe will follow. Geek out.

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Atlanta Ruby Meetup at Centergy Building
ATLRUG is a non-profit organization of individuals interested in developing, promoting, fostering, strengthening, and improving the Ruby programming language and Ruby community. Join in.

Thursday, March 13
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Leads to Business Metro Atlanta Chamber
This lead generation program provides a forum for businesses to increase the prospect pipeline. All attendees are given 30 seconds to introduce themselves and their companies followed by an "I have" section where lead referrals are passed. Make some connections.

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Creative Happy Hour at Tap
Digital Rendezvous has hit ATL! After gaining momentum up north and on the west coast, we're excited to announce our SECOND monthly ATL Digital Rendezvous! Come out and enjoy drinks, food and networking with your favorite people at Vitamin T/Aquent! First drink is on us.

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Atlanta Node.js Developers Meetup at Hypepotamus
The focus of this group will be to learn node js through a practical approach. We will have keynote introductions of meetings, followed by discussions, and then hacking/development sessions where we will learn to rapidly build applications.

Friday, March 14
NOON – 1:00 PM
SmartScribe Office Hours at Hypepotamus 
Need help with your website's copy? Sign up to meet with smartscribe and they will help you edit, find your voice, and create written content that will turn into sales. Sign up.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Pitch Practice at Atlanta Tech Village
This a weekly meetup to help startup entrepreneurs practice and perfect their 30-second and 3-minute pitch to investors, prospects, and partners. Practice.