OpenDNS HQ is located in the heart of San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood, which is known for technology startups. During the day, coffee shops are filled with coders building the newest technology – but around 7PM or so, these caffeine-fueled tech hotspots shut down.

That’s why, every few weeks, we’re hosting a new meetup group here in the office from 7 PM to midnight: OpenLate. This event provides a way to keep productivity going after the sun goes down, because as you know, the maker’s schedule doesn’t subscribe to operating hours.

Here’s the quick rundown:

Who: Coders, Engineers, and Developers

Where: 145 Bluxome, SOMA

What: Evening work lounge. Fast internet.


We’ve already hosted our first meeting, where we welcomed about 50 engineers to our space. They worked on everything from software tutorials to iPhone firmware. During the meetup, developers helped each other out with basic questions and even pair programming:


If you can “fizz buzz”, you are invited to the next OpenLate meetup on March 3 from 7PM to Midnight at the OpenDNS San Francisco office. Come when you want, leave when you want, and work on your own projects. Join the Meetup Group to keep track of future events, too!

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