The Latest Geek Catalog Update 8/15/2014

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Here’s our latest update to help you take your geek citizenship to the next level.

As always you can find the master list sorted by geek interest or community interest.


  • Community
    • The Hero Initiative – Being in comics can be a tough road, and this organization helps support comics creators in need.


  • Female Geeks
    • Anita Borg Institute – A historic institute to assist women in technical careers, fostering innovation by ensuring a broad range of people in technology. Provides a variety of services and ways to get involved.
  • History
    • International Internet Preservation Consortium – An international organization focusing on improving tools, standards, and practices of web archiving and preserving information. Reports, events, and memberships are available.
    • Internet Memory Foundation – A non-profit focusing on preserving the internet for heritage and cultural purposes, and develops a lot of technologies and projects. There’s opportunities to get involved.
  • Open Source
    • Rasperry Pi Foundation – It’s not just easy-to-access technology, but the Raspberry Pi foundation also promotes a variety of community and educational activities.



  • Students
    • FIRST – For Inspiration and Recognition of Science And Technology – An international organization focusing on inspiring young people in science and technology. There’s programs, events, and plenty of ways to volunteer and get involved.
    • The Science Olympiad – An organization promoting science events – the science equivalent of track meats. With a huge amount of tournaments and resources, there’s alwys a way to get involved.


  • Literacy
    • Bring Me A Book – Serving underserved communities with portable libraries, teaching read-aloud skills, and more.

– Steven Savage

Steven Savage is a Geek 2.0 writer, speaker, blogger, and job coach.  He blogs on careers at, publishes books on career and culture at, and does a site of creative tools at He can be reached at