What’s in your geek go bag?

So, Scott Reuter (@sct_r on Twitter) and I were having a conversation the other day about go bags and he brought up the notion of a comm / social media go bag. I still don’t have a comprehensive answer to this one, though I’ll be posting the contents of my geek packing list in a comment shortly and hope that you will too. This site is my favorite so far. Please leave your list or your favorite link in the comments here.

Everyday Carry, or EDC, generally refers to small items or gadgets worn, carried, or made available in pockets, holsters, or bags on a daily basis to manage common tasks or for use in unexpected situations or emergencies. In a broader sense, it is a lifestyle, discipline, or philosophy of preparedness.

 

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3 responses to “What’s in your geek go bag?

  1. M. Reddy-Hjelmfelt

    So, here’s my suggested list:1. iPhone 42. iPad 23. MacBook Pro 15″4. Canon eOS Rebel5. Memory cards – 16 GB CF and 4GB SD6. Sony Handy Cam7. Apple wireless keyboard and wireless mouse8. Verizon MiFi9. Extra AA Batteries10. Power cords for iPhone, iPad, and MacBook11. Portable radio (ham)12. Power strip13. Portable solar power panel14. Backup battery (Brookstone 92-hr rechargeable)15. LED flashlightWhat am I missing? This is not a disaster go bag. This is only the comm bag.

  2. M. Reddy-Hjelmfelt

    From @caroldn on Twitter: “What is plan if all towers go down, do you have an alternate source of data? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D-STAR

  3. M. Reddy-Hjelmfelt

    16. Bluetooth headset17. Computer headset18. Multiformat card reader (the MacBook doesn’t read CF or mini-SD)19. 4 GB Livescribe Pulse and notebook

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