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Tue
Jul 16th
2013
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Here are this week's Cleveland tech, entrepreneur, and social media meetings that I track and promote via Twitter. Plus more...

Over the summer I like to promote a few of the free outdoor arts events in which I am interested.  This week, in addition to WOW Concerts and Cleveland Shakespeare Festival, I have learned that the Cleveland Museum of Art is having free concerts and films at their new space for contemporary art in Cleveland -- Transformer Station.

Cleveland GiveCamp - ClevelandGiveCamp.org - This is a special week in Cleveland in which over 200 tech volunteers meet once a year to assist local nonprofits with their technical needs.

Mon
Jul 1st
2013
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This week I list 7 new northeast Ohio tech meetings -- some free arts events, plus Cleveland tech, entrepreneur & social media meetings.

Mon
Jun 24th
2013
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Can you believe we are in the last week of June? So much happening in Cleveland that time is just flying. 

Here are this week's Cleveland tech, entrepreneur, and social media meetings! Plus over the summer I track some of my favorite free outdoor arts events.

Tue
Jun 18th
2013
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Here are this week's Cleveland tech, entrepreneur, and social media meetings for Tue 6/18 - Mon 6/24!

Wed
May 29th
2013
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As we enter the last week of May 2013, here are my list of Cleveland tech, entrepreneur, and social media meetings I track.

Wed
May 22nd
2013
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Here are this week's Cleveland tech, entrepreneur, and social media meetings!

Wed
May 15th
2013
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Rustbelt Refresh Web Design Conference

Writing about the May 3, 2013​, Rustbelt Refresh Conference is difficult, since there was so much interesting information shared at the meeting that it is impossible to include it all. It was the first Cleveland conference dedicated to web design and front-end development.

  • The Era of Intentional Layout
  • Responsive Layouts Beyond the Sidebar
  • Making Our Users Feel Great
  • HTTP: Get to Know the Foundations of Your Career
  • Finding Your Perfect Web Type Match
  • Take Your Markup to 11
  • Your CSS is a Mess

 

Mon
May 6th
2013
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Great start to the first full week of May 2013! 

Here are my tweets announcing the Cleveland tech, entrepreneur & social media meetings I track for this week.

Sun
May 5th
2013
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Bal Ingénieux, Ingenuity Cleveland​​

If you have seen my sos_jr Twitter bio, you know that I am interested in both technology and art, so IngenuityFest​ is an event that I really enjoy! Ingenuity Cleveland's Bal Ingénieux fundraiser is a costume party with vaudeville circus, burlesque, music, dance, and more.

Mon
Apr 29th
2013
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Here are the Cleveland tech, entrepreneur & social media meetings I track for this week that we enter May 2013.

Mon
Apr 22nd
2013
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Here are the Cleveland tech, entrepreneur & social media meetings I track for this Happy Earth Day week.

Wed
Apr 17th
2013
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Here are the Cleveland tech, entrepreneur & social media meetings I track for this week. I hope to see you all on Saturday, April 20th, at the WebSigCleveland.org presentation on Adobe Photoshop Elements.

Wed
Apr 3rd
2013
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Here are the Cleveland tech, entrepreneur & social media meetings I track for this week. Plus I since I will not have time next week to post to my blog, I have added some future meetings to this blog post. 

I also want to take this opportunity to ask you to mark your calendar, and let others know that the 4/20 WebSigCleveland.org presentation will be about Adobe Photoshop Elements.

Thu
Mar 21st
2013
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Code For America

"Code for America is a new non-profit, and a new kind of organization. Our team is made up of web geeks, city experts, and technology industry leaders. We are building a network of civic leaders and organizations who believe there is a better way of doing things and want to make a difference."

Learn more details about what Code For America is doing across our nation to to get government and nonprofit organizations to work together.

I will focus here on what happened at the Code For America: Highlight Summit County event (#cfaSumCo), the larger plan for Summit County, and how you can learn more if you want to get involved.

Tue
Mar 12th
2013
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Here are this week's Cleveland tech, entrepreneur, and social media meetings!

I want to bring to your attention two meetings for those of you interested in open source content management systems, plus ask you to share with others the information I gather in my Blogiversary blog post.

Tue
Mar 5th
2013
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Here are this week's Cleveland tech, entrepreneur, and social media meetings!

Tue
Feb 26th
2013
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Here are this week's Cleveland tech, entrepreneur, and social media meetings!

Tue
Jan 22nd
2013
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Here are this week's Cleveland tech and social media meetings! It's a very busy week in the Greater Cleveland area. If you are on Twitter, please re-tweet those meetings that you find interesting to share with others. Thank you.

Sun
Jan 13th
2013
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Here are this week's Cleveland tech and social media meetings! It's a very busy week in the Greater Cleveland area. If you are on Twitter, please re-tweet those meetings that you find interesting to share with others. Thank you.

Also, I hope you come to my WebSigCleveland.org meeting this week: Saturday, 1/19/13, Rethinking SEO – Facts, Figures & Data with Chad Pollitt (@CPollittIU)

Thu
Jan 10th
2013
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CodeMash 2013 - Thursday

Sharing here photos and videos of our experiences - Thursday, January 10th, CodeMash 2013.

Wed
Jan 9th
2013
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CodeMash 2013 - Wednesday

Sharing here photos and videos from our experiences - Wednesday, January 9th, CodeMash 2013.

Sun
Jan 6th
2013
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Here are this week's Cleveland tech and social media meetings!

In addition to the incredible CodeMash conference happening this week, there is also a lot happening in Cleveland. 

Today, I also updated the listing for my WebSigCleveland.org meetings. 

Wed
Jan 2nd
2013
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Here are this week's Cleveland tech and social media meetings! 

This is my first 2013 blog post of the Cleveland tech and social media meetings that I track. I am expecting many great things to happen in this new year, so please come back to my website each week!

Thu
Dec 27th
2012
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@ClevelandArt #GalleryOne Crash Party

Tech testers attended a sneak preview at the Cleveland Museum Art. Cleveland now has the most advanced digital gallery display in the USA.

This event was the perfect combination of my interests:

  • Cutting Edge Technology
  • Art
  • Cleveland Events - our city leading the nation!
Thu
Dec 20th
2012
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News Channel 5 Meet & Tweet

Thank you News Channel 5 (@WEWS) and Hodge's restaurant for  #MeetAndTweet5 we attended on December 17, 2012. We had a great time. 

We wanted to share with those that attended, and those that could not, the good times in Cleveland!

Tue
Dec 18th
2012
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Here are this week's Cleveland tech and social media meetings! For the week before Christmas still a lot happening early this week.

This looks like it will be the last Cleveland tech and social media meetings i track for 2012. I am looking forward to more great things happening in 2013!

Sun
Dec 9th
2012
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Here are this week's Cleveland tech, entrepreneur, and social media meetings!

This week, there are at least four meetings each weeknight, plus my WebSigCleveland.org on Saturday. Have fun, Cleveland!

Meeting topics for this week include: Blogging, Python, UX, Drupal, ​Security, ​Astronomy, ​Graphics, InDesign, and much more!

Mon
Nov 26th
2012
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Here are this week's Cleveland tech, entrepreneur, and social media meetings! 

Also, the 19th Annual Holiday CircleFest is this week, on Sunday, December 2, 2012.

Wed
Nov 14th
2012
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Bootstrap: Powerful & Easy HTML/CSS Templates

At the October 20, 2012, WebSigCleveland.org meeting, attendees were given an in-depth introduction to a collection of HTML/CSS components, as well as JavaScript extensions, that make the creation of websites easier -- Bootstrap. After I saw a May 15, 2012, presentation on Bootstrap from Twitter by the Cleveland Adobe Users Group leader, Dan Vega, I asked him to do his presentation at a WebSigCleveland.org meeting. Dan did a great job sharing his knowledge of the subject, and prepared an incredible set of slides that will be a resource for WebSigCleveland.org members going forward.

Here is a summary from my notes of some of the key points learned that day, along with a list of other related resources. I hope you find these as useful as I did.
Mon
Nov 12th
2012
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Medwish serving the world!

 

On Saturday, November 3rd, we had a fascinating time learning about MedWish International with several other Cleveland Bloggers.  For the past 20 years, MedWish has been collecting surplus medical supplies to send to developing countries who greatly need them. MedWish began as an idea of Dr. Lee Ponsky. Dr. Ponsky, who was an undergraduate college student at the time, was working with volunteers in Africa, and saw the great need for medical supplies. He learned that these supplies could literally mean the difference between life and death.
Mon
Nov 5th
2012
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Enjoy this week's Cleveland tech, entrepreneur, & social media meetings!

Mon
Oct 22nd
2012
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It is a very busy week in Cleveland! Many events are happening each day. I hope you enjoy this week's Cleveland tech, entrepreneur, & social media meetings! 

Special Notice: General admission tickets for CodeMash 2013 will go on sale at 2:00 PM EST on Wednesday. There are 500 tickets in the general pool for the conference, which will take place January 8-11, 2013, at Kalahari Resort, Sandusky, Ohio. Last year, all tickets sold out in 20 minutes, so don't delay if you want to go! The CodeMash Google Group is the best place to get up-to-date information. 

Wed
Oct 17th
2012
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BlueBridge Network Customer Appreciation Series: Economic Growth in Cleveland

As part of the BlueBridge Network Customer Appreciation Series, the Economic Growth in Cleveland event took place on Thursday, September 13, 2012. This annual event, hosted by BlueBridge Network's Kevin and John Goodman, was the annual get-together of tech and business people on the tarmac at Burke Lakefront Airport. While delicious hors d'oeuvres and cocktails on a pleasant September evening were the lure, the real hooks were the networking opportunities and the great speaker lineup.

Tue
Oct 16th
2012
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Enjoy this week's Cleveland tech, entrepreneur, & social media meetings! 

Thu
Oct 11th
2012
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Cleveland West Side Market Centennial Festival

We had a such a great time at the June 2, 2012, Centennial Celebration kickoff for the West Side Market, that decided to visit the October 7th Cleveland West Side Market Centennial Festival before attending the play Anything Goes at Playhouse Square.

View our photos of food at the West Side Market in addition to the Centennial Festival activities and artwork creation at Cleveland's Glass Bubble Project. There are also photos of the incredible rainbow we saw while walking from the Playhouse Square Broadway Buzz to the Palace Theatre to see Anything Goes.

Mon
Oct 8th
2012
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Enjoy this week's Cleveland tech, entrepreneur, & social media meetings! Meeting topics this week include: Blogging, InDesign, HTML, Startup, Photography, JavaScript., and more.

Mon
Oct 1st
2012
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Tweet! Tweet! Celebrating Three Years!

How did I get started promoting technology meetings and other events in Cleveland? It all started with my announcements at the beginning of my WebSigCleveland.org meetings. Over time, the number of meetings grew and grew, so that there were too many to announce. Then, Jim Evans (@GeekClean) asked, "Have you ever heard of Twitter?" And the rest is history...

Thu
Sep 27th
2012
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Guitarmania 2012 has returned to the Rock Hall!
 

 

Guitarmania 2012 has returned to the Rock Hall! Yes, after having the guitars spread out through the city of Cleveland all summer, they have now returned to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. If you have not been down to the Rock Hall to see them, now is the time! 
 
The United Way of Greater Cleveland Guitarmania Gala Auction will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2012. After that, you will never see the 2012 guitars together in one place again!

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