IRC

Come chat with dorks via IRC on the FreeNode network:

Server: chat.freenode.net

Come chat with dorks via IRC on the FreeNode network:

Server: chat.freenode.net
Channel: #dorkbotpdx

We're live 24/7. Sometimes. Swing on by (now!) and say "hi".

If you're not already an IRC user, here's some reading for you:

For possible clients, it really depends on your OS of choice.

For Unix-like systems, Irssi and BitchX seem to be the most popular, but Pidgin also supports IRC:

For OSX, it would seem everyone likes Colloquy:

For Windows, mIRC is almost ubiquitous:

(but you really should fdisk and install a better OS)