Geek Gathering – June

Technology Bytes is a weekly call-in radio show at KPFT every Wednesday evening (available via podcast in case you forget), and they typically hold a monthly Geek Gathering at hangouts around town here there is feasting, fun, and WiFi merriment.

They used to regularly hang out at Kaveh Kanes for Geek Gatherings, but Kaven Kanes is no more. So for May, they have selected Tropioca as the site of the Geek Gathering:

This Friday June 2nd is the monthly Technology Bytes Geek Gathering. We’ll be at Tropioca @ 2808 Milam, just South of Downtown. Tropioca specializes in bubble tea, coffee and smoothies. They also serve up desserts and free WiFi. For those not in the know, a Geek Gathering is exactly what is sounds like. The geeks from this show as well as a bunch of our listeners all descend upon a single location and geek out over gadgets, technology and the latest geek humor.

If you have not experienced in person the greatness of the throbbing vein in “Fighting” Jay Lee’s forehead as he repeats the mantra of “Spyware!” you have not yet lived. Trust me, for I have seen it with mine own eyes, and I am a changed-back man.

I myself will try to be there, bringing an example of an LG VX8900 cell phone for true wireheads and geeks to look at and mock as a simple child’s toy, hacking it to bits through my easily-breached Bluetooth port.

1 Comment so far

  1. Eric Scalf (unregistered) on June 3rd, 2006 @ 5:22 pm

    Kavah Kanes closed? What happened?! (and if one more person answers “someone set them up the bomb” or something similar when I ask what happened, I swear I’ll start hurting people. It’s happened six times, this past week)

    (chances are good, though, that I need to stop hanging out with truly strange geeks)



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