Recap: A/S/L: Love and Tech at

Co-founder of Geekadelphia Eric Smith at's Tech Week event "A/S/L: Love and Tech" near 9th and Market streets on April 24, 2013. (Hillary Petrozziello / Staff Photographer)

Last night hosted Philly Tech Week program A/S/L: Love and Tech.

Geekadelphia co-founder and author Eric Smith, author/Shmitten Kitten blogger Anna Goldfarb, and online dating expert Erika Ettin shared humorous and heartfelt stories about their quest for love on the world wide web.

Thanks to the Melting Pot, Pretzel Crisps, Art in the Age, and Nature's Gallery Florists for providing food, booze, and ambience.

Fondue from the Melting Pot

Our mascot samples some Pretzel Crisps.

Erika Ettin of A Little Nudge shares a story about a bad date.

Anna Goldfarb reading from Clearly I Didn't Think This Through out on Penguin Books.

Eric Smith tells the audience about a romantic first date with his now girlfriend, Nena (See below).

Guests enjoyed Root Punch from Art in the Age.