Join us for our big annual Halloween costume bash! The Internet was born in LA on 10/29/69, and we're celebrating with UCLA prof Leo Kleinrock, the Father of the Internet, with a digital themed Halloween costume party on the Birthday of the Internet 10/29 at ROC Santa Monica. We're gonna Internet birthday-rock with Kleinrock at ROC! Festivities include a costume contest with prizes, and a graphic design panel.
We'll start with a panel on graphic design to make sure the costume design of your site, app, etc. looks goo
d. Then we'll celebrate with costumes, a costume cosplay competition, cake, and a toast at 10:30p, the exact time the first info packet was sent. AGENDA: - 7-8p What's the Best Costume Design for Your Site / App panel
. Graphic design experts Asher Hunt (LivePerson, formerly Look.io, Chill), and Holden Steinberg (PageWoo) will discuss simple ways to improve the design and experience of your site / app. Yes our panelists will be in costume! - 8p Cocktails and Costumes
begin - get your dance on! - 9:30p COSTUME COMPETITION
: Costumes heavily encouraged. Enter our Costume Competition with prizes for
- Best Internet celebrity (Mark Zuckerberg, Kim Kardashian, iJustine, etc.)
- Best Meme / Viral Video (Psy, cat, honey badger, etc.)
- Best Social Media Inspired (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube)
- Best Tech / Gadget Inspired (iPhone, apps, etc.)
- Best Digital Movie Star (Optimus, Puss in Boots, Kung Fu Panda)
- Best Video Game Star (Mario, Modern Warfare, Lara Croft, Halo)
Cosplay expert Crissy Lynn and Mac will host the contest; they've also hosted the official Comikaze costume contest and others. Prizes include free months of membership at ROC Santa Monica. 10:30p Happy Birthday Internet
cake with UCLA prof Kleinrock, at the exact anniversary of the first data packet being sent.
Meet friends from At The Pool too. Join the Digital LA - At The Pool group to get daily emails introducing you with another Digital LA pool member based on common interests. Sign up by going to http://atthepool.com/
and using invite code "DigitalLA".
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