When most people think of geeks, they think of pasty white people who never leave their basement. Well, we are aiming to change that… by getting you outside and making you a little less pasty white.

To this end, we’re going to be encouraging and promoting a number of “geeknics”all around the globe.  What is a geeknic, you ask? Quite simply, it’s a picnic for geeks! At the moment, there are two scheduled: One in Philadelphia PA, USA, on April 19th 2009, and one in Dublin Ireland, on May 9th 2009.  At both events, there will be food, fun, and geeks!

We very much look forward to seeing you at either of these events, but if either of these places and times don’t work for you we would be happy to help you set up your very own local geeknic, along with possibly getting a local freenode staffer to show up. More information can be found here.  If you would like help in setting up your very own geeknic, email [email protected]

3 thoughts on “Geeknics

  1. awwww when i read the heading my first thought was “Yes, finally a geeknic, like in internic or denic, finally a tld .geek”. Well a geeknic like in you article is a nice idea aswell 😉

  2. awwwww when i first read the heading i was all happy. finally a geeknic to register .geek tld like internic or denic. well geeknic in this case sounds fun asweel 😉

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