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Forging GeekUp
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Forging GeekUp
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Forging GeekUp

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grassroots geekery in Sheffield

grassroots geekery in Sheffield

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    • 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

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