April 23


Geekdom's Department of Education

Plot for a future Geekdom community garden in downtown SAPlot for a future Geekdom community garden in downtown SAA couple of weeks ago I took a tour of Geekdom, the "collaborative workspace where Entrepreneurs, Technologists, Developers, Makers, & Creatives help each other build businesses & other cool things together" – just in case you weren't clear what the hotbed of tech activity was all about.

Walking around their digs at the Weston Centre, my guide introduced me to Louis Pacilli, a transplanted New Yorker who came to San Antonio about eight weeks ago to head up the education wing of Geekdom at the request of Nick Longo, Geekdom's head geek. We talked, and Louis hit on a bunch of my hot button issues – community garden, high school mentoring, robotics, at risk schools – all in about five minutes of chit chat. Time for a follow-up interview with this guy.

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