Anthropologist, professor, and mom interested in science and technology studies, games, and visual/digital arts. Writes about participatory digital and visual research, now learning about design ethnography.
The Geek Group of Western Mass is a group formed to get a physical space where members can get together to share, learn, create and collaborate with each other. Anyone can join, regardless of experience.
In order to help us with bring this dream to reality, we are teaming up with "The Geek Group", to become come their very first Chapter.
So if you're interested in making things, hacking, programming or just hanging out with like-minded individuals, come join us. We plan on having tiered member rates ranging from free to $40/month depending on your level of participation.
We now have a shop in Indian Orchard, at the Indian Orchard Mills (www.indianorchardmills.com)and are open for regular Tuesday night meetings from 6:30pm to 10:00pm. (For Tuesday nights meetings - Please call 413-342-0419 and someone will let you in the building)
This is going to be a very exciting and challenging time for us, as a group, as we Start up the shop, Please join us for more info and check out, The Geek Group.
We would also like to hold open hacking events, teach classes and do pretty much anything that gets people making stuff.
To join our ranks just click the Join Us! button on the top right of this page.