Posts Tagged ‘General’
 

 
 

Why Alastair Reynolds Doesn’t Do Star Trek Physics

Alastair Reynolds likes to keep his sci-fi grounded in reality. Photo: Barbara Bells British author Alastair Reynolds is at the vanguard of the current generation of hard science fiction authors — writers whose fabulous adven...
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Sad news for geeky parents: Comic-Con introduces stroller ban

Dressed as Star Wars characters Thomas, left, and Tennille Kuhlman, right, prepare to push their son Matthew Kuhlman around the exhibit hall on the first day of Comic-Con 2008. (AP) Earlier this week the organizers of Comic-Con...
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Wine Geeks Get New Book of Oddball Varietals: Elin McCoy

On a tasting trip to Italy’s Friuli region in 2005, Napa Valley viticulture whiz Steve Matthiasson had an “aha” moment. He fell in love with ribolla gialla, a local white grape. This little-known variety is now a hot vino...
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The Drill Down 255: Big Data For President

This week, President Obama wins another four years — what tech aided to win him the election, and what can we look forward to from his tech agenda?, Frankenstorm Sandy gives Instagram growing pains, Microsoft’s rumored XBOX...
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Fake Geek Girls: The Geeks Have Inherited The Earth, But What’s Next?

I’ve always found the controversy over so-called Fake Geek Girls more than a little preposterous, given the variety inherent in geekdom. My midichlorian count may be off the scales when it comes to Star Wars, but I’ll freel...
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GEEK TO ME: Losing control of the mouse cursor

Posted: Saturday, January 5, 2013 5:29 pm GEEK TO ME: Losing control of the mouse cursor Jeff werner Odessa American Question: I read your weekly column and learn from it, especially since I am far from a computer whiz.  Here...
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