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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Geek lit: Microsoft’s Mark Russinovich releases Trojan Horse

  Trojan Horse — not malware but a techno-thriller — has gone on sale today at Amazon.com and other sites, and presumably hardback copies have appeared in shops. While novels are not usually of interest to IT professionals...
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Willamette Geek: Wizard World Announces Portland Comic Con

This deliberate and calculated monopolization of the convention circuit may not only drive HeroesCon out of business but continues a practice of forcing out independent comic conventions nationwide. It’s spread can no longer ...
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12 geeky things you might not know about Downton Abbey

Other half a period drama fan? You, not so much? For all the sci-fi and fantasy geeks out there who, for reasons of marital harmony, find themselves parked in front of Downton Abbey every Sunday night for the foreseeable futu...
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Geek Gear: ‘Supertough Girls’ Shirt

The $10 t-shirt deal of the day over at RIPT Apparel today is called “Supertough Girls” by Mandrie and it takes superheroines Wonder Woman, Batgirl, and Supergirl makes like the Powerpuff Girls. The shirt went on sale at RI...
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