[svlug] free/cheap tech-friendly venues for events?

Jesse Monroy jesse650 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 9 11:16:16 PDT 2011

Hackerdojo is not free.


On 10/9/11, Bryce Verdier <bryceverdier at gmail.com> wrote:
> If Hacker Dojo doesn't work out for you, try Noisebridge.
> I'm also curious about this because I would like to start a sregularly
> schedul hackation, where people can just show up and hack on whatever they
> want, and maybe find some help from other people that are there. As well as
> creating a place where people can come and chat with like minded folks.
> Bryce
> On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 11:30 AM, Sr. Tallam <SenorAjay at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey folks!
>> Short-version: in subject line  (w/ "anywhere in the bay, SV/SF
>> preferred")
>> Wordy version.. begin:
>>        I had a quick question for folks, and i hope i'm considered
>> on-topic!  I'm looking to do a meetup for the Bay Area webOS users group
>> in
>> the next few months.  This is relevant because not only is this Linux (the
>> only commercial linux phone based on the openembedded distro, from what
>> i've
>> heard), but because an upcoming topic i have in mind is how to run Ubuntu
>> apps in webOS (notably the TouchPad).
>> Anything would be fine, but preferably a venue with good wifi (we went to
>> the Firehouse in sunnyvale the other day, and it was a bit lacking),
>> projector (maybe even elmo/camera-thingy!), screen, and likely
>> food-friendly.
>> I've made a couple of connects w/ members at the Dojo, but that hasn't
>> come
>> to fruitition in terms of venues yet.
>> As an aside,
>> as i thought to contact you guys, i thought.. maybe we could collaborate
>> on
>> a topic so to have a joint meeting?  svlug is obviously the bigger group,
>> so
>> it'd be on ya'lls terms. :)  I don't know what the pipeline looks like, or
>> what process/people i would go through in discussing this, but i am
>> curious
>> to know!  Part of the reason i write is in looking for co-collaborators of
>> any sort, from within or outside of svlug :)
>> other aside --hopefully there are some clever maemo/meego folks on the
>> list that see this, because i'd love to see that on webOS much moreso than
>> ubuntu, but not sure how to get that going tho...
>> Anyone is free to backchannel me on any of this.  Thanks in advance!
>> Ajay :)
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