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Tech-Savvy CEO of Iridesco Danny Wen

Despite the dotcom bust, the web is still very much a place for entrepreneurs. Now is the time for small teams and small applications to make a big impact–just ask Danny Wen. As Co-Founder of Iridesco, he and his team started off by doing consulting work and eventually morphed their experience into real-world applications. The first offering, SuprGlu, is a personal content aggregator to make managing social networks, blogs, and…

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William Yang of Hmong National Development
The Hmong have had a long history, and though they have often been persecuted and forced to relocate throughout the centuries, they have been successful as a group in places such as America. Hmong National Development (HND) is an organization dedicated to the support of the Hmong community in America through education and engagement…

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February 28

Browser Wars: Episode II Attack of the DOMs
when 6:00 pm (PST); 3 hours
where Yahoo! in Sunnyvale, CA
price free
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Must-attend event for web developers & UI designers! Founder of CSS – flying for 22 hours total from Europe for this 3 hour event .. Your chance to provide feedback & influence XHTML 2.0 & CSS 3.0!

March 1

Asian Business League of San Francisco-Lunar New Year Dinner
when 6:00 pm (PST); 2 hours
where Butterfly Restaurant in San Francisco, CA
price $70
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The Asian Business League of San Francisco celebrates Lunar New Year on March 1st at Butterfly Restaurant in SF!

March 11

“Making Soul” Writing & Performance Workshops
when 1:00 pm (PST); 1-day and 8 week option: Mar-May
where Epic Arts Center, 1923 Ashby, Berkeley in Berkeley, CA
price various
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Sign up today for the Making Soul Writing/Performance Spring Workshops! ***SPECIAL RATE FOR THE 8-WEEK SERIES, March 22-May 10: REGISTER BEFORE FEBRUARY 22 for the 1st class FREE! www.aimeesuzara.net – go to “words/work” then “workshops”

March 29

Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center’s 6th Annual Conversity Dinner
when 11:00 am (PST); 3 hours
where USC Town and Gown in Los Angeles, CA
price $150/ticket
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The Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center’s annual awards dinner honoring those who exemplify “conversity” through their work to achieve positive human relations.

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