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Posts by Keith Instone

CoderDojo Toledo

Saturday, June 6, 2015, will be the initial CoderDojo Toledo meeting! RSVP for your child! What is CoderDojo? From coderdojo.com/about: CoderDojo is a global movement of free, volunteer-led, community-based programming clubs for young people. At a Dojo, young people, between 7 and 17, learn how to code, develop websites, apps, programs, games and explore technology in […]

2014 Mixer Recap

2014 Mixer Recap

We had another great TechToledo GeekDinner HolidayMixer on December 11th! We had over 50 people again and over-filled the Outfield Room at Packo’s at the Park. (Some pictures below.) The Toledo Web Professionals had the best showing (10 members indicated on the sign-in sheet) with great showings from FANUG (from Findlay) and the UT student ACM […]

Open Invite: 2014 Geek Dinner

Tech Toledo invites all information technology professionals to join us on December 11th for the 4th Annual GeekDinner HolidayMixer. This will be the year’s largest social gathering of the IT community in the Toledo Region. We have been averaging 50 people over the first 3 years. It starts at 5:30pm on Thursday, December 11th, 2014. We are meeting at Packo’s […]

“Region’s tech culture st...

“Region’s tech culture starts reboot”

Jon Chavez has a great lead article in today’s Business & Real Estate section of The Blade: Region’s tech culture starts reboot: Incubators, collaboration foster rebirth of entrepreneurship, start-ups We are proud to have part of the TechToledo collaboration story included in the article! One slight clarification: we did not “create” ToledoTechEvents.org. We “adopted” it: Jason Slagle […]

Save the date: December 11, 2014

Save the date for the 4th Annual TechToledo GeekDinner HolidayMixer: December 11, 2014. 5:30pm at Packo’s at the Park (as usual). The Holiday Mixer idea is simple: Many groups usually make their December meetings “geek dinners” where they meet at a restaurant and each person pays for themselves, instead of having a speaker or more formal […]

Summer 2014 Tech Group Update

A review of the status of tech groups in the Toledo region. This will help us figure out who to invite to the GeekDinner HolidayMixer in December. New in 2014 Girl Develop It Toledo (website, meetup, calendar): Announced at the 2013 holiday mixer, GDI has already hosted 4 code-and-coffees and 10 days of workshops. Northwest Ohio […]

Tech Fun at Toledo Museum of Art

Tech Fun at Toledo Museum of Art

Today marks the first day of many upcoming months of fun and interesting activities for the Toledo region tech community at the Toledo Museum of Art. Huh? Tech stuff at an art museum? Yes! May 16th is the opening of “Zeros and Ones: Computer Generated Art” in the Community Gallery. Three dozen invited artists created 70 […]

Another great GeekDinner HolidayMixer

Thanks to everyone who showed up for the 3rd TechToledo GeekDinner HolidayMixer on Thursday, December 12th. We filled the Outfield room at Packo’s at the Park again. Check out some photos. We had representatives from a record number of groups. TWP seemed to have the most members, with great showings from NWNUG and ISACA. The […]

Open Invitation to 2013 GeekDinner Ho...

Tech Toledo invites all information technology professionals to join us on December 12th for the 3rd Annual GeekDinner HolidayMixer. This will be the year’s largest social gathering of the IT community in the Toledo Region. Last year we had over 50 people and expect more this time. The festivities start at 5:30pm on Thursday, December 12th, 2013. We […]

3rd Annual GeekDinner HolidayMixer

3rd Annual GeekDinner HolidayMixer

It is time to start planning the 3rd TechToledo GeekDinner HolidayMixer. 2011 was the first, 2012 was the second. The idea is simple: many groups usually make their December meetings “geek dinners” where they meet at a restaurant and each person pays for themselves, instead of having a speaker or more formal meeting instead of […]