Tag Archives: Computer Nerd

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup’s First-Ever “Virtual” Hangout

Sometimes, it’s hard to make an outside event…so the Chicago Doctor Who meetup is trying something unique. It’s the Chicago Doctor Who Meetup’s first-ever Virtual Meetup, via Google Hangout. Here’s how this works – if you RSVP, you will receive a link to a Google Hangout. (Tentative release is late Wednesday afternoon) . One of

Techie Nerds Karaoke


The Chicago Nerd Social Club is joining Tech Karaoke Chicago for an evening of  tone-deaf signing, crowd pleasing anthems, and of course Rick-Rolling. When: Thursday, February 11, 2010 – 7:30pm-11:00pm Where: Trader Todd’s – 3216 N. Sheffield Chicago, IL 60657 RSVP:

Lecture Series: Effective Interviewing from Both Sides of the Desk


Andy Lester the author of “Land the Tech Job You Love“ will be giving his talk “Effective Interviewing from Both Sides of the Desk.”  After the presentation Andy will be giving away a copy of his book and we will join TechThursdays@OfficePort, a weekly get-together where entrepreneurs, developers, new media types—and just plain people—can connect

Video Game LAN Party

The Video Game Committee of the Chicago Nerd Social Club is proud to announce our inaugural event, a video game LAN party.  We will be playing Left 4 Dead 2 on the gaming PCs so choose your side, Survivors or Infected!  If that doesn’t interest you we will also have the Rock Band Studio available

Social DevCamp 2009

SocialDevCamp Chicago is the unconference for social application and platform developers, evangelists, and enthusiasts.  SocialDevCamp Chicago is for anyone passionate about the development and implementation of social applications, platforms, APIs, mobile, identity management, and new media. This year’s event includes two days of developer-centric sessions surrounding trends in social applications, platforms, APIs, apps, business cases, and

Web Wednesdays Classes at Pumping Station: One


Fellow Chicago Nerd Zach Schneider is going to be teaching web design/programming classes at Pumping Station: One.  The classes are free (donations are always accepted) and are a great way to get started in web design or to brush up on your skillz. The first two classes have been announced and they will be: Introduction

ThinkGeek Meetup


ThinkGeek  is in Chicago for a few days and they would like to hang out with some local nerds.  Join Thinkgeek and some of the Chicago Nerd Social Club organizers tonight to hang out with Timmy the monkey and wet  your whistle with a drink or two.  Hope to see you there! Where: The Clark Street

Hackathon at Pumping Station: One


photo credit: Anne Petersen Pumping Station: One is hosting a Hackathon for computer nerds to come and bring your latest project and power through it amongst others that can provide assistance and/or inspiration.  The event is free and open to the public. When: Saturday, September 26, 2009 – 8:00pm-12:00am Where: Pumping Station: One, 3354 N.

What Every Nerd Needs to Start a Company


A good friend of the Chicago Nerd Social Club, Adria Richards, is hosting a webinar for any nerd or geek thinking of starting their own company.  With lots of nerds out of work, this is a great time to become your own boss and follow your entrepreneurial dream. Adria is being joined by Chris Pirillo of Lockergnome

Next likemind is Friday August 21st


  The next likemind will be Friday, August 21, 2009 in dozens of cities around the world including Chicago.  Host Mike Maddaloni calls likemind a gathering of “creative-minded people, from various disciplines including Internet, advertising, art, social media, et. al.”    When: Friday, August 21st  8:00am-10:00am Where: Argo Tea, 140 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL