ANN: NCLUG Hacking Society, August 30, 2005
jafo at tummy.com
Sun Aug 28 18:13:21 MDT 2005
Dinner: Jimmy John's, one block south and across the street, 7pm.
Meeting: Bean Cycle Coffee Shop, 144 N College Ave, 8pm
This Tuesday from 8pm to 11pm we will be having another installment of the
Hacking Society. At 7pm we'll be gathering at a restaurant for dinner,
then heading over to the Bean Cycle at 8pm for the main event.
We will be meeting for dinner at 7pm at Jimmy John's sandwich shop, just a
block south and across the street from where the main meeting is.
The goal of the Hacking Society is to foster geek community-building
through the shared experience of hacking. Of course, by "hacking",
I mean the more historic meaning of working on interesting projects
(Jargon File "hack" entry, sense 6). Not the "script kiddies trying to
compromise boxes" meaning which has become what most people think of in
relation to the term.
It's meant to be a sacred place full of positive hacking energy, if you
will. Hacking by osmosis...
Hacking Society is primarily meant for you to come and work on your own
projects, as opposed to soliciting others to solve your problems (which is
usually more what goes on at an Install Fest or at the main NCLUG
More information on Hacking Society, including some ideas for projects to
work on there, can be found at:
What no spouse of a programmer can ever understand is that a programmer is
working when he's staring out the window.
Sean Reifschneider, Inimitably Superfluous <jafo at tummy.com>
tummy.com - Linux Consulting since 1995. Qmail, KRUD, Firewalls, Python
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