Ah, summer camp. Hiking, campfires, sing-alongs, s’mores … and hacking? Our subject on this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast is camping, with a geeky twist.
Our guest is David Hulton, a founder and one of the organizers of ToorCamp, a unique event taking place Aug. 8-12 on the Washington coast, bringing together hundreds of people for a week of tech talks, projects, and other geeky activities in the middle of the great outdoors.
As a bonus, this week’s Name that Tech Tune contest offers a chance to win a ticket to the event.
That interview starts at 12:30 in the show above, following our weekly news roundup.
We discuss Google’s big week, including the new Nexus 7 tablet and that crazy skydiving stunt the company pulled off over San Francisco. We also talk about Amazon taking on a bigger role in various communities through its new support of Seattle’s annual fireworks show and a separate sponsorship of a pro skateboarder.
App of the Week: Apps Gone Free.
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