For non-FB users, check out http://www.gabrielweinberg.com/hacker.html, though if you're on FB I'd appreciate an RSVP there so we can get the right amount of pizza.
2. Intro to web scraping..
3. Some SEO fundamentals
These were all from casual conversations. I have since been to a gazillion other meetups, and they usually consist of someone sneakily trying to sell you stuff, or they are recruiters' hunting grounds.
Unfortunately , the evening meetups are not an option for me, because of the distance (from me), and the fact that I have little kids.