Created by Tech Month Chicago, and brought to you by listeners like you, Tech Scene Chicago focuses on what’s trending in the local tech community, technology-related events in and around Chicago, and how you can infiltrate and become part of the scene. Tech Scene Chicago airs on Lumpen Radio 105.5 FM WLPN-LP Chicago and broadcasts the local lowdown on Community technology events in and around Chicago.
In this episode broadcast live on April 7, 2017, host Melanie Adcock speaks with guest, Jerrell Mardis, Lead Android Engineer at Salesforce.com who founded the GDG Chicago West Meetup Group (Google Developer Group). He discusses this group and his new conference, The Chicago Roboto Android Conference. Also on the broadcast are Jessica Fong and Christopher Agocs from the South Side Hackerspace. Together they discuss the meaning of the word hacker, the history of their space, and the wide variety of tech related events that are held at their location.