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Is Lanyrd meant to be tech-industry specific, or is that just a byproduct of the early adopter demographic?

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We want to cover all sorts of conferences (and user groups, and meetups, and conventions... any event where people get together to share their knowledge). We have a good start on technology because that’s where our early adopters are, but we’re starting to pick up in a few other categories as well. Here are some of my favourite examples:

Genealogy: http://lanyrd.com/topics/genealogy/
Crime fiction: http://lanyrd.com/topics/crime-f...
Food blogging: http://lanyrd.com/topics/food-bl...