Promising Tech Community Emerges in Freecoast

Steven Zeiler started a Meetup group for people interested in learning to use Node.js, a tool for making web apps. They meet once a month in Portsmouth. At their first meeting this week, 8 guys got together and in 1 hour, they installed Nodejs, got it running, and created a chat program and were able to communicate with each other over web sockets. At their next meeting, they’ll be learning about Electrum, a tool for making desktop apps for Windows, Mac, and Linux. As Silicon Valley’s prominence wanes under the heavy burden over overzealous regulators, will the free state become ground zero for the next tech boom?

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  1. This is just another spin off of other app making programs. There are many programs like this one.

  2. Jumping Jacks Did you know that there are over 14,000 drug addiction treatment centers that currently operate in the US? I hear tell that you’re the owner of four of these facilities, isn’t that right Jacks? Don’t you think that you should take heed of your own haughty judgment here and perhaps stop being such a copy cat yourself? You know, to set a principled example for the rest of us ordinary people?

  3. Drac Vermell Jumping Jacks Don’t blame me for your life’s failures and sad existence.

  4. Jumping Jacks Drac Vermell If I were to hold you responsible for anything, Jacks, it would be for your mendacious nature and your pretentiousness.
    By the way, Jacks, I’ve noticed lately that you’ve been falling back upon your old habits of extolling platitudes dripping with false virtue. I trust you don’t really believe this will make me forget about all of the fibs you’ve told in this forum, now do you?

  5. Careful there Derrick J, and boyfriend of Derrick J and friends! Those Tor Node sites are exactly what has got your buddy Ian Bernard in hot water with the FBI. So I’d think carefully on wanting soo bad to see a little boy getting deviously violated on one of your perv websites! Unless of course you don’t mind “the men with guns” kicking down your door for being a scumbag. You’d probably get off on that too, yah sick little fucko’s, wouldn’t you!

  6. BB SIZZLE You’re quite infatuated with the characteristic peculiarities of homosexual behavior, aren’t you Michael dear? So much so that you’ll even bring up the topic when it isn’t the subject of discussion. Have you ever stopped to ponder the reason why that is, kitten?

  7. Drac Vermell Jumping Jacks Again, don’t blame me for your life’s failures and sad existence.

  8. Jumping Jacks Drac Vermell More false virtue from you, Jacks? And you’re repeating yourself. You must really be cross, aren’t you? Strangely enough, Jacks, I’m still not dissuaded.
    I suspect that the problem you’re having here is your execution. Perhaps next time, Jacks, you could try to draw upon my envy by chronicling your own fabulous existence? You know, your life of fine dining and expensive vacations paid for with the huge paychecks you receive for counseling drug addicts!

  9. Drac Vermell Jumping Jacks Again, don’t blame me for your life’s failures and sad existence.

  10. Now now Jacks, Drac’s life has been very fulfilling, you know the fact that he’s a 90 year old Romanian that has wonderful grandchildren that are in the FSP. I mean it must be true because Drac says so! Lmao!

  11. Jumping Jacks Drac Vermell Is this how your ego manages shame, Jacks? Through repetitive remarks? Or maybe it’s just that you can’t think anything more biting in response?
    Regardless, I hope you’re having as fine a Labor Day morning as I am, Jacks. I’m curious, will you be trolling from your yacht for the rest of the day, or will it be from your summer home in the Hamptons?

  12. BB SIZZLE Michael dear! I’m so proud of you! You’ve actually managed to complete a thought for once instead of simply parroting selective portions of my writing style! You didn’t even give up in the middle of it like you usually do! How delightfully enterprising of you! I’m not discerning a glimmer of self-reliance finally peeking out of you, am I kitten? Or is this just the fleeting after-effects of a healthy breakfast?

  13. Drac Vermell Jumping Jacks You need to have a job to enjoy Labor Day. Again, don’t blame me for your life’s short comings and disappointments. You seem to be the only one trolling. You engaged me first.

  14. Jumping Jacks Drac Vermell You no longer have a job, Jacks? How heart-wrenching! I’m so sorry to hear about this! So what happened to all of your drug rehabilitation facilities, Jacks? They weren’t seized by the IRS, now were they?
    Oh dear, I certainly hope you’re not just making this up to elicit sympathy here, Jacks. I don’t see how your dishonest reputation can survive any more tarnishing!

  15. Jacks, “You need to have a job to enjoy Labor Day.” Drac, “You no longer have a job, Jacks?
    What can we take from this spin?
    Drac is not as smart as he wants people to think he is. This concludes our broadcast day, the more you know(about idiots), the more you grow! (To understand how not be like them)

  16. BB SIZZLE My stars, Michael, what a welcome flood of attentiveness coming from you today! But a frail cuff regarding my lack of intelligence of all things? You know, Michael, what you really should have done was question my sexuality. Now that would have shown me! Oh well, hindsight is 20/20, I guess.
    In all serious, Michael, I’m very concerned about you. While you’re still the churlish clod you’ve always been, you really seem to have been growing more cautious in your badinage with me. I trust that the humiliation you’ve endured from me in the past isn’t crippling your resolve, is it sweetums?

  17. Drac, is a girl everyone! Thanks for the insight!

  18. BB SIZZLE Michael dear, you’re not still clinging to that tired old lie about what your real name is, now are you? Come now, darling, you’re better than this aren’t you? Show a little backbone for once! Be assertive! Embrace your identity, Michael, don’t skulk away from it like a wretched coward!
    Now I know that you’re still wildly desperate to win over even the smallest deference from me, Michael, but do you know what you could do to hasten yourself towards that goal? Show me how strong and fearless you can be by dropping that awkwardly antiquated moniker you’ve been using. What do you say, Michael? Are you courageous enough to take that leap?

  19. Ha-ha like shooting fish in a barrel, eh Jacks?

  20. BB SIZZLE Or like losing a game of chess, right Michael? What’s really hilarious is that even with someone to help you decide where to move your pieces, you still can’t checkmate the king.

  21. You win drac, you win.

  22. BB SIZZLE You’re not resigning in frustration, are Michael dear? Wouldn’t it be better for your ego to try and exceed my low expectations of you by demonstrating some true courage instead? You really shouldn’t give up so easily, kitten. How else can you expect to earn from me the admiration you obviously so desperately crave?

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