[Chicago] Nov 3: Cereal && Code

Chad Glendenin chad at glendenin.com
Sat Nov 3 00:17:28 CET 2012

Hey Chipsters,

Yes, we're thrilled by the turnout that we're expecting for tomorrow. It's
going to be a pretty full house, but if you wait to come and weren't able
to get a ticket, shoot me an email (off list :) and we'll see what we can
do for you. The magic word is "chipy."


On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 2:33 PM, Brian Ray <brianhray at gmail.com> wrote:

> Oh, ehh, sold out! Unless we code a code from Chad, right ;)
> On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 6:42 PM, Chad Glendenin <chad at glendenin.com>wrote:
>> We're hosting an event for people to just come hack on whatever they
>> want to work on:
>> http://www.cereal-and-code.com/
>> Make some progress on whatever project you're currently working on,
>> meet some other hackers and work on a project with them, eat some
>> Golden Grahams, watch some retro Saturday-morning cartoons, and have a
>> good time.
>> This event is targeted toward developers, designers, anyone who builds
>> things or has work to do and wants a time/place to hunker down and
>> make some progress on their project. There's been some discussion on
>> the list recently about a Python bug day on October 27th. We already
>> set this up for November 3rd (but didn't promote it until now, oops)
>> because we didn't want to get in the way of anybody's Halloween
>> parties. So instead of competing with Python bug day, maybe this can
>> be a complement to it.
>> Eric and I (Python and Django developers ourselves) decided to put
>> this together because we feel there are a lot of events around Chicago
>> for people to schmooze, but not enough events for people who actually
>> build stuff to hunker down and hack in the presence of others. As Eric
>> says, the coffee-shop circuit can be a lonely existence, and paying
>> 100 bucks to go to a hackathon, only to be pitched by idea men who
>> want you to build their product for them for free is frustrating.
>> It's 5 bucks a head, just because we want to buy cereal, milk, bowls,
>> and spoons for everyone. The leftover cash is going to go to
>> VentureShot, our host, or if they don't care, we'll just take the
>> remaining cash and buy beer and scotch for anyone who sticks around
>> long enough.
>> Sign up!
>> Thanks,
>> chad
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