Well, I’m back. I guess blogging is a bit like professional wrestling, you have the big retirement match and then come back a few months later as if nothing has happened. That is not to say I didn’t mean it when I wrote my swansong, at the time I really did, but time and tide … Continue reading →
News of the Weird: A nerd's rhapsody
Nicholas Felton’s latest annual recap of his personal communications data is now available, for just $30. Key findings, graphically presented, of Felton’s busy 2013 (according to a report by FiveThirtyEight.com): He received 44,041 texts and 31,769 e-mails, had 12,464 face-to-face conversations and 320 phone calls (all detailed by communicatee, from where, at what time, in what language).
Batmobile Makes A Millennium Falcon Cameo
J.J. Abrams and Zack Snyder continue their online nerd dance – this time, the Batmobile is making a cameo on the Millennium Falcon – did your geek brain just explode?
Batman's Batmobile Makes Millennium Falcon Cameo
J.J. Abrams and Zack Snyder continue their online nerd dance – this time, the Batmobile is making a cameo on the Millennium Falcon – did your geek brain just explode? Bad Robot, J.J.'s production company that is producing "Star Wars: Episode VII," Tweeted a link to a YouTube video with the iconic spaceship and there is a curious item piggybacking on the bottom of Han Solo's ship. A small version ...
Awkward Conversations #91: Good Touch Bad Nerd
Four geeks, a podcast, and one awkward conversation. This one hour soiree delves into the depths of awkwardness. We’re gonna get down and nerdy with it. So get ready, it’s going to get… awkward in here.
Word Nerd: Deception
1. a trick or ruse; the act or art of intentionally deceiving someone; an action or plot undertaken to make someone believe something untrue; the state of being deceived 2.outdated. Deception Bay: former name of the mouth of the Columbia River, circa ...
Architecture Nerd Alert
Effective immediately, Curbed SF is on the hunt for two talented freelance bloggers who know and love the Bay Area and want to write all about it—one to cover San Francisco and one to keep tabs on the East Bay, particularly Oakland and Berkeley.
Highs and lows: Confessions from a Fast 50 nerd
Some folks are fantasy sports fanatics, and others favor pop culture or politics. Me? I’m into what my wife calls ‘nickel knowledge,’ which makes me a bit of a nerd when it comes to the Triad Business Journal’s Fast 50, our annual list of the area ...
Markus Persson: the ‘nerd’ who crafted a gaming gold mine
The shy creator of ‘Minecraft’ has sold out to Microsoft for $2.5bn and quit his company As a child, Markus Persson played endlessly with Lego, using the blocks to build increasingly complex designs. That changed when his father brought home a ...