Monthly Archives: November 2013

Happy National Entrepreneurs’ Day!

Or, rather, potential National Entrepreneurs’ Day. House Resolution 401 would create National Entrepreneurs’ Day on the third Tuesday of November. As the Geeks in Residence, we’ve talked to countless entrepreneurs, and we’re excited that Congress recognizes the importance of entrepreneurship. The initiatives that the Chicago Public Library have taken to support entrepreneurs have garnered awards […]

Begin comes to the Maker Lab

The Geeks in Residence talks in the Maker Lab have given us a chance to talk to lots of interesting people with lots of great projects. It’s great to have conversations with others who are starting a business, or thinking of starting a business. We’ll share some of these conversations as we go along. Like […]

Congratulations CPL and the Maker Lab!

In case you haven’t heard, the Chicago Public Library won a 2013 Innovation Award for their Maker Lab. Congratulations! The Social Innovator Award is a prestigious one, and the Maker Lab deserves it. As the Geeks in Residence, we use the Maker Lab regularly, both for our scheduled talks, and also for its many resources. […]