[Chicago] Nov 3: Cereal && Code

Ross Heflin heflin.rosst at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 23:00:46 CET 2012

sorry I missed (laundry day).  +1 for something similar in future!
On Nov 2, 2012 6:18 PM, "Chad Glendenin" <chad at glendenin.com> wrote:

> 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."
> Thanks!
> chad
> 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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