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Hey Japan: Meetup is free (as in beer)


After I arrived in New York last month I got to set up camp at Meetup headquarters for a day and get some work done at an actual desk. This was a welcome change of pace after several weeks of… Read more

September 6th, 2014

Coffee and Coding Conundrum on Sunday, September 28


Folks sitting around drinking coffee and getting hands-on with code. This was the idea behind the first Coffee and Coding Conundrum hosted at イタチshelter in July. It was a super casual event where we showed off the code behind projects… Read more

September 5th, 2014

Pecha Kucha Night Nishinomiya is accepting presenters for September 27

Nishinomiya Shrine

I noted yesterday that Pecha Kucha Night Kyoto vol. 15 is happening on Friday, September 19. But did you know our neighbors down the road in Nishinomiya were the first Pecha Kucha in Kansai? And they are the longest running… Read more

September 4th, 2014

Pecha Kucha Night Kyoto vol. 15 on September 19

Pecha Kucha Night Kyoto

Pecha Kucha Night Kyoto had its pre-event meeting last night at Chikyuya near Kawaramachi Station to set the final details for vol. 15, which is happening on September 19. We’ve got a great lineup of speakers again with talks ranging… Read more

September 3rd, 2014

Summer Chelm Barbecue

Volkswagen Beetle

Fellow イタチshelter co-founder Guy is a classic Volkswagen Beetle enthusiast and regularly gets together with other Beetle drivers in Japan. This coming Sunday he is hosting a summer barbecue at Chelm VW Specialists in Ibaraki City. I will be singing… Read more

August 28th, 2014