Almost every tech meetup I’ve gone to has been a room of (mostly) men who seem to like talking about how smart they are.
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I had to lmao on this one. I find that most of the time this is the case.

I would recommend that meetups are a great way to meet new people in community and network. You can find out where people work, what companies are hiring or not hiring, and what the culture is like at those companies. It is a great way to find out more information about their teams too!