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Providence Geeks – December 12, 2012

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Wednesday, December 12th, 2012, 5:30 – 8pm AS220, 115 Empire Street, Providence, RI FREE (buy your own food and drink – it’s cheap) RSVP at Facebook Providence Geeks returns this coming Wednesday, the auspicious date of 12/12/12! And we’ve got a great evening planned starring Providence-based startup VCharge. VCharge is innovating at the intersection of the information technology and energy …

I spent all night playing “Fart Cat!”

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News arrived yesterday of the release of Fart Cat!; a new iPhone game by Summer Camp Studios, a group of programmers that formed out of the ashes of the 38 Studios debacle. So, I’m not into cats, and I’m not into games, and I guess I’m not really into farting either, but I decided to drop 99¢ in the App …

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Providence Geeks – September 12, 2012

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Wednesday, September 12th, 2012, 5:30 – 8pm AS220, 115 Empire Street, Providence, RI FREE (buy your own food and drink – it’s cheap) RSVP at Facebook Welcome back everybody! After taking August off, it’s time to get our Geek Dinner on again. In a small office on North Main Street in Providence, a young team of six developers and designers …

A Better World by Design Conference, September 28-30, 2012

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Each year, A Better World by Design brings a global community of innovators to Providence, Rhode Island to reach across disciplines and unite under a common goal: building a better world. Internationally acclaimed and led completely by students, ABWxD creates a multidisciplinary community; engineers, architects, industrial designers, graphic designers, educators, and many others come together to discuss their work and …

Updating the site

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We’re updating the theme on the site and fixing some stuff/moving stuff around. You can view the site and comment and whatever, but stuff will at times look wonky as we change and test various items. I also wouldn’t be surprised if every now and then the site just completely goes down while we implement a change. Have fun watching …

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Providence Geeks, July 11, 2012

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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012, 5:30 – 8pm AS220, 115 Empire Street, Providence, RI FREE (buy your own food and drink – it’s cheap) RSVP at Facebook It’s already time for the last Geek Dinner of the Summer (since we take August off). Can you believe it? So let’s do it right: Providence-based startup Sproutel makes interactive toys for children with …

Providence Geeks, June 20

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 5:30 – 8pm AS220, 115 Empire Street, Providence, RI FREE (buy your own food and drink – it’s cheap) RSVP at Facebook Sick of trying to keep track of who-owes-what with your roommates, friends, colleagues, etc? How about of the resulting awkward conversations? Fear no more. It’s Providence-based Splitwise to the rescue. By perusing its mission …

Epic webhost #FAIL

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If you tried to visit our site at any time since Tuesday morning, you were likely met with an error message of some sort, or a temporary message about our site being down. Temporary turned into five days as our hosting company, Dreamhost failed us spectacularly this week. If you follow us on Facebook or Twitter, you got the play …

NECN Video: Worcester, Mass. transit authority switches to Charlie Cards

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New England Cable News: On Monday, the WRTA switched from paper tickets to the Charlie Card. “It’s convenient, effective and efficient, but whenever you have any sort of change, there’s going to be some problems in the transition but so far most people seem to like it,” said WRTA’s customer service employee Mike Moore. It’s the same pass that’s used …