By Mark O’Neill Here’s a sneak preview of the upcoming Star Wars “Clone Wars” series that George Lucas is bringing out later this year. I am not a fan of animated programmes so I probably won’t watch it myself, but I’m sure there are a lot of die-hard Star Wars fans out there with their […]
By Patrick Biz Contributing Writer, [GAS] It is time for Part II of our 10 Must-Read Books for Geeks series. If you have missed last week’s article, just click here and you’ll be taken back in time to Part I. Here’s the next 5 titles to complete this great collection of books all geeks should […]
When American Astronomer Clifford Stoll speaks, you can’t really help yourself but listen. He may look and sound like a total nutcase, but take the time to listen to what he has to say, you’ll be glad you did. For the next 18 minutes, you’ll be listening to Mr. Clifford as he talks about things […]
Since I saw the first Iron Man trailer a few months ago, I’ve been feeling like a little boy getting behind the wheel of his dad’s car for the first time. Ok, in this case, the comparison may be just a bit exaggerated, but you understand the feeling, right? Preview after preview, Paramount has successfully […]
By Mark O’Neill You have to feel sorry for the Imperial Stormtroopers. When they’re not getting their butts kicked by the Jedi Knights, they’re getting caught in the middle of a legal battle over who owns their clothes. Andrew Ainsworth, the British prop designer who designed and made the original stormtrooper outfits for George Lucas […]
By Mark O’Neill If you ever want to disable me and render me motionless, just hand me a game of Tetris and I guarantee I will be there in the same spot for hours. I am a total Tetris nut. I can’t get enough of it. So much so that when I found this guy […]
By Mark O’Neill It seems that 1983 was Year of the Geek. The arrival of the Compaq Portable. The invention of the Domain Name System. The first cellphone. The launch of Nintendo. Who would have thought that so much could happen in one year?
By Patrick Biz Contributing Writer, [GAS] In this two-post series, I will share my thoughts and recommendations on what I consider to be great books for the geek nation. I have paid attention to cover a wide variety of topics that fall into one large common category: technology. These must-read books can all be purchased […]
This Tron remake, made almost exclusively with the aid of cardboard, looks like a very accurate, shot-for-shot representation of the entire light cycle battle part of the movie. Enjoy the 2 minutes of pure and awesome cheesiness.