people doing strange things with electricity

Organizations that host meetings similar in spirit to dorkbot:

Hive 13: Hive13 is a place to learn, work, teach, and collaborate on technologies, art, music, and community.
Dallas Makerspace: Dallas Makerspace is a membership based, 501(c)(3) non-profit, shared community workshop and laboratory, commonly known as a hackerspace.
DIYcity: DIYcity is a place where people figure these things out by actually building and launching applications that address the problems around them.
Nerd Night: nerds in a bar giving talks on topics they love!
Pecha Kucha Night: 20 images, 20 seconds each (various cities)
SEED: seeking dialogue between art and science
BarCamp (various cities)
Share: live open A/V jams in cities around the world
Triangle Amateur Robotics at North Carolina State University
The Upgrade (various cities)
The Media Arts Project of Western North Carolina
Twin Cities Robotics Group in Minneapolis/St. Paul
Los Angeles Art and Technology Hackers Club at c-level in LA
QBOX in San Francisco
collisioncollective in Boston
Dublin Art and Technology Association (DATA) in Dublin
DATA artist/hacker group at Concordia University in Montreal
NUBtalks in Boston: "Putting cool people in a room together since 2008"
This happened..." in London: "This happened is a series of events focusing on the stories behind interaction design."
Tampa Bay Microcontrollers and Robotics

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