It’s a rarely disputed fact among the geek contingent that conventions, by and large, are a kind of rite of passage. (If you haven’t gotten the convention achievement, you really should get on that, by the way.) And what’s not to love? There are as many conventions these days as there are fandoms, all across […]
Apple receives a level of media coverage that could be argued as disproportionate according a new report. (And yes, we at GeeksAreSexy are aware of the irony involved in covering this report and giving the company even more publicity!) The Pew Research Center looked through 437 tech stories across 11 newspapers, three cable news channels, […]
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Sweden’s Pirate Party has failed to repeat its success in last year’s European elections in this month’s poll for Sweden’s own parliament. Its vote collapsed to roughly a sixth of its total last year, prompting debate on what caused the apparent huge drop in support. Last summer the party — which campaigns for reforms of […]
We live in the future, having finally achieved the tablet computer if not our jetpacks. But are we happy? According to CNBC, if you own an iPad you most likely are. A study by the American Consumer Satisfaction index has put Apple high atop the technology tree, as it were, with a whopping 86% satisfaction […]
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When CBS decided to air a sitcom starring William Shatner based on the cult hit Twitter account @shitmydadsays, it decided to tweak the name to avoid causing offence. Unfortunately that’s proved a step too far for modern technology. The network has now had to post a message on the show’s official forum urging viewers who […]
When you hear the word moonshine, it probably brings to mind a bygone era of Prohibition-thwarting, bathtub mixing, car chasing yokels, brewing up batches of questionable alcohol. Or Irish songs. But according to writer Michelle Locke, writing for AP and featured on the Mother Nature Network, moonshine is having something of a renaissance as of […]
Information technology makes you happy — and it’s not just because of earning more money. At least that’s the claim of a new report by the former British Computer Society. The group, now known as “BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT” says its analysis shows the biggest beneficial effects are for women and new users. […]
Erin Steenson teaches kids how to handle a lightsaber at Adventure Theatre’s Lightsaber Adventures. Wish there was something like this near the place I live… I know my kids would have a blast participating! Unfortunately, at $300, the price is a little steep, but i’d probably end up enrolling them anyways. Bring your young Jedis […]
After writing a graphic novel called Minister Jade, New York based artist Steve Bialik applied his interest in Japanese and Chinese style illustrations, and created this series of paintings of the main characters in the Star Wars universe re-envisioned into a beautifully executed series of Samurai themed portraits. Additional pictures right after the jump.
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] So it’s Talk Like a Pirate Day again, which is, of course, one of the most wonderful times of the year. Especially if you’re (1) a pirate, or (2) fond of wearing funny hats and saying “ARRRR!” However, if you’re just wanting to get into the spirit of things, […]