Category Archives: geek

#TowelDay

❝ A towel, it says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have. Partly it has great practical value. You can wrap it around you for warmth as you bound across the cold moons of Jaglan … Continue reading

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Do we get to hear more about electric sheep?

Blade Runner 2049 // Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a … Continue reading

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American Gods

American Gods – Featurette ❝ “Hey,” said Shadow. “Huginn or Muninn, or whoever you are.” The bird turned, head tipped, suspiciously, on one side, and it stared at him with bright eyes. “Say ‘Nevermore,’” said Shadow. “Fuck you,” said the … Continue reading

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MacBook Pro with Retina Display not working via HDMI Extron wall plate

Problem: MacBook Pro with Retina Display not working via HDMI Extron wall plate. Cause: Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) issue with the Retina model MacBook Pros when using Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable, and some Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapters. … Continue reading

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Gaming : Invisible Sun RPG

What if none of this was real? Invisible Sun is a roleplaying game set in a surreal fantasy setting. The mysterious nature of the game is being reinforced by a geocaching hunt for clues via a list of geographic coordinates … Continue reading

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July 28th, the 10,000th day of the Web

Party like it’s day 9,999 Tomorrow, July 28th, is the 10,000th day of the Web. We’re feeling pretty nostalgic about the past 10k days, so we’re going to be sharing some of our faves in Twitter tomorrow. Like, for example, … Continue reading

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Pokémon Go, get off my lawn?

Have you seen the negative posts regarding Pokémon Go that have cropped up as the technical savvy take up this month’s game du jour? The posts do seem to come from a stereotypical demographic; but here’s another viewpoint from an … Continue reading

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