Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Forging GeekUp
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Introducing the official SlideShare app

Stunning, full-screen experience for iPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Forging GeekUp

1,000
views

Published on

grassroots geekery in Sheffield

grassroots geekery in Sheffield

Published in: Technology, News & Politics

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,000
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
4
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide
  • Transcript

    • 1. forging GeekUp grassroot geekery in the uk social tech networking in Sheffield
    • 2. ! (geek != social)
    • 3. geek ≠ nerd “ geeks get it done, nerds don’t”
    • 4. (by & for) geeks web designers and developers tech-minded community
    • 5. grassroots practitioners involved engaged
    • 6. grassroots people not companies independent local
    • 7. northern manchester liverpool leeds
    • 8. sheffield 123k digital workers > 5,000,000,000 quid unquantifiable potential
    • 9. social refactoring joining the dotcoms more than beers patterns
    • 10. pattern #1 function GeekUp (Social, Knowledge_Sharing, optional Networking)
    • 11. pattern #2 GeekUp = Not (AfterWork, BarCamp, OpenCoffee)
    • 12. BarCamp unconference “ no spectators, only participants”
    • 13. OpenCoffee startups networking commercial
    • 14. pattern #3 20:20 lightning presentations free stand up
    • 15. pattern #3 round table chaired discussion panel
    • 16. pattern #3 talks talking sharing
    • 17. user stories coding standards development tools agile practices
    • 18. pattern #4 beer beer beer
    • 19. geek wisdom "Wherever you work, most of the smart people are somewhere else."
    • 20. doEvent.Sheff(1) Fat Cat Wed 7 May 2008 6pm