Thursday, July 21, 2011

Link Round-up

I'm about to disappear for a week -- hopefully part of the trip will be a visit to Free Geek in Portland, though as usual I'm very late to organize anything -- but before I do, here's a round-up of the various odd places that stories on this blog have gotten to.

Read more below the break.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Geeks and Knitting

Somehow knitting is suddenly subversive and cool -- from yarnbombing to knitted zombies to sock wars it screams of a previously-uncool niche suddenly discovered and embraced. But there is something irredeemably nerdy about it. I chatted with one of our volunteers -- also a knitter -- about this and discovered a few odd parallels.

Yarnbombing outside JJ Bean on Commercial

Friday, July 15, 2011

Bylaw success!

Last night's Extraordinary General Meeting (back-story here) was attended by a little under 20 people -- the current directors and a staff member or two, but as it should be, mostly volunteers.

After a brief bit of discussion and some easy comedy at the expense of Robert's Rules, the motion to amend the bylaws was tabled and passed unanimously.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Directors and Bylaws

Original: Jon Himoff Some rights reserved

Wait! Don't run screaming because of the title!