Monthly Archives: December 2013

Happy Holidays from the Geeks!

It’s hard to believe that 2014 is almost upon us. As we look back on 2013, we feel so lucky to be the inaugural Geeks in Residence, and for all the experiences and conversations that come with it. We’ve talked with almost 70 people about their entrepreneurial goals, and spent just under 50 hours mentoring […]

The Library’s Resources for Entrepreneurs

As the weather gets colder here in Chicago, it’s harder to leave a warm home or office or coffee shop to get where we want to go. But don’t let the cold stop you from coming to a Geeks in Residence talk! The best thing about these talks is that you can bring your questions […]

Geek Guest Star Nate Kontny

Recently, the Geeks in Residence welcomed a guest speaker to one of our Geeks in Residence talks in the Maker Lab. Nate Kontny, creator of Draft, an online tool to help people write better, shared his experience and knowledge. We use Draft for our writing projects, so we were especially excited to have its creator […]