OK, so the idea was to get all the entrepreneurs, innovators, techies, engineers and people who know what "xml messages" are together in some networking event. But nobody wanted to call them "geeks" or call the get-together "networking."
Thus was born the first ever Alliance of Forward Thinkers which, when the invitations finally came out, actually read: Geeks Night Out.
The culture can be so hard to overcome.
No matter what you called them, there they were Thursday night at Victorian Square, 100 or so strong, some in business suits (you know, where the pants and the coats actually match and the ties are in festive colors and knotted), some in preppy khakis, some in pencil skirts pearls, some in plaid shorts and shower shoes. Yet all are talking the same language.
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