Daily Archives: September 14, 2013

Geeks and Charity

Holly and I had a long day at a charity event that we helped organize and put on, as we mentioned yesterday, and it’s late, and I don’t have a lot of steam. But today did get me thinking about charity, and how geeks interact with it.

I think geeks are a generous and giving sort, but we’re also a sort that fills a lot of our leisure time with other pursuits, and spends our spare money on cultural artifacts. The same sort of time and money those “other people” might put into volunteering and charity. Well, okay, everyone has stuff they do with their time, and everyone has stuff they do with their money – so as geeks we should make sure we too are involved in our communities! Continue reading