Penguicon, 80s Party, Lutheran Social Services In-Studio Tonight, Updates and More for 4/25/2016

We know where we’re going to be this weekend – Penguicon – and tonight’s live broadcast of episode 141 of our IT in the D weekly podcast is certainly going to give you a bunch of reasons why you should plan on being there, too.  We’ll also be chatting with a non-profit organization about the work they do and the renaming exercise underway, as well as an 80s party for a great cause coming up in a few weeks that you’re probably going to want to be at.  That, plus the usual collection of blog entries, hijinx on our Facebook wall, our next casual networking event, our meetup for Metro Detroit Podcasters and more in this week’s update…

1480646_642039669271876_72352798784544374_n (1)As per usual, we start with our next in-person event.  We had a great turnout at last week’s event at Blackfinn, and we’re looking forward to doing it all again on Thursday, May 21st in the Huma Room (the upstairs bar) at Hopcat.

5pm start time.  No agendas.  No speakers.  No sales pitches.

Just good, solid networking opportunities with some of the best and brightest folks in and around the metro Detroit information technology scene.

Details can be found here on the site –, on our Facebook page –, or in our Meetup group –

13046180_850967255013961_657417984_nOf course we’ll be talking about that tonight during episode 141 of our weekly live podcast broadcast.  We’ve got all sorts of fun guests coming in tonight, and a whole range of topics that should keep you engaged and informed.  More importantly, we’re going to be telling you where you need to be this weekend so that you can help Dave and Bob celebrate their birthdays in the midst of everything else going on at Penguicon.

For the same of reference, you can read Bob’s reaction to last year at Penguicon here:, and you can read Dave’s at

Because there’s going to be a party suite, an 80s theme, Bob’s breaking out the DJ gear, we’ll have shows doing live broadcasts all weekend long, there’s going to be…

PD_mic_Twitter_500x500…well, you should listen live to hear it all…and as we keep telling you, you’d do well to grab the Podcast Detroit app for Android or iOS and listen that way.  You can find those apps here:  The app was just recently updated to make finding out information about new shows, as well as catching show archives, a lot easier.

You can also catch any of our episodes you may have missed over at, including last week’s over at

Some blogs…

11175034_692394897537865_462485754779986214_nBob’s Penguicon recap from last year is at

Dave’s is at

Why we hate almost every “news” website is at

All of our blog entries are in “Read”:

Information about our events are in “Meet”:

Info about our live broadcasts are in “Listen”:

Everything about the Career Academy program and more opportunities are in “Learn” at

You can post jobs and even share your resume with recruiters we approve of in “Work”:

Videos can be found at “Watch”:

Deals and savings can be found at

Our media kit and information for sponsors can be found at

That’s all for this time.  See you in-person on Thursday, and listen live tonight!


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