It’s no secret that scientists are incredible, unrepentant geeks, so we really shouldn’t be surprised that the tentative maps for Pluto and Charon read like the most awesome mishmash of exploration history and popular culture to ever grace a planetary system. And every single place holds a story. Read more...
This week, Summer talks more Stitchers with show creator and executive producer Jeffrey Alan Schechter. We go into how the idea that grew into the show came about, and about having fun with some of the winks at geek culture being slyly...Show More Summary
Being aware of the condition of your balls could save your life. Let’s increase your ball awareness with the 11 best balls in geek culture.
Geek culture has provided us with trinkets and tchotchkes abound to help bring out the true nerd in ourselves, but let’s be honest: there’s a dearth (Vader?) of pop-culture products aimed at our paw-padded compatriots. That’s right, our pets need to feel the love of movies, TV, and comics just as much as we do; […]
Geek Culture is big, which means it's going to be exploited, but is that a better situation for geeks? "Geeksploitation Is a Small Price to Pay for Geek Culture Dominance" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. Show More Summary
The wizards at Red Paper Heart just returned from San Diego Comic-Con, arguably the largest orgy of geek culture in the world, where eager fans lined up for their amazing Game of Thrones Sword Experience. RPH’s client, CIVIC (an Australian media company), wanted users to experienced a condensed version of the transformation that Game of Thrones... Read more »
It's common knowledge that women in tech are not, well, all that common. Finding women at a tech convention is like finding a needle in a haystack, and pop culture is the first to reinforce the stereotype of a "dudes-only" land in nerd world - one that believes girls can't quite compete with guy geek cred. Show More Summary
Reunions remind me that I am definitely in the “Lucky Guy” category. Celebrating recent wins and remembering the good times invigorate me – and I’ve done both at my recent reunions. I may need my time alone to recharge – it drives my creative process and keeps me sane – but deep down, I’m truly […]
Every year hundreds of thousands of people head to conventions to talk tech, gaming, geek culture, even knitting! By the end, attendees walk out with swag, intel, and sometimes a rather nasty cold. Protect yourself from the infamous “con crud” and leave these gatherings scot free.http://lifehacker.com/everything-you... Read more...
Well, it’s that time of year again. As this posts Arturo and I will be gearing up for the five day sprint of geek culture (and alcoholic beverages) that is San Diego Comic Con. Like our past two years of tag teaming the giant convention...Show More Summary
Hi guys – Nerd HQ is a free four-day geek culture event held in downtown San Diego, California. We’re known for holding cool celebrity panels, exclusive gaming experiences, and nightly events. Did I mention that attendance is free? Well, it is. And you’re invited!
Live in Seattle and own a pet? Chances are, you’ve named them after something geeky. KUOW.org went through the names of every pet registered in the city, and found that many Seattleites have named their pets after pop culture icons. Read more...
Youtube channel “8 Bit Universe” creates fun 8-bit versions of pop culture songs, including many that relates to movies and video games. Here are some of our favorites: The “Ghostbusters” Theme Legend Of Zelda Theme (8 Bit Dubstep Remix...Show More Summary
When it comes time to make a character who is "American," and subtlety isn't a concern, things can get pretty fun.
The greatest battles in our memories didn’t occur in the history books. But, it’s on TV, movies and video games. In a Ken Burns’ documentary style storytelling, Machinima took a few of the greatest battles from geek culture into an education for all of us. Show More Summary
Meet the new DC superheroes (and villains). Next week it's Comic-Con 2015, the annual convention in San Diego where thousands of comic book/pop culture geeks of all kind converge. Entertainment Weekly has published their annual preview piece, and that means revealing some new photos from movies we expect to show up at Comic-Con in Hall H. Show More Summary
One of my favorite topics is company culture and how it can save or kill a company. On AVC, Fred Wilson talks about the potential of relocating your company and the possible change of employee mindset from loyalists to mercenaries. In the world of data, we have two very good posts. On KDnuggets, we have […]
Today, our lead articles talk about team and company culture. First, Gil Zilberfeld talks about the copy-paste strategy. The idea is that what works for Spotify may not work for you because you have a different team and a different culture. On paperplanes, they talk about why hiring based on culture-fit may be a bad […]
Nerd Bastards is proud to announce its first entry in its collection of original pop culture inspired tees. Forged in the stars and landing in the mind of NB.com’s own Luke Gallagher and made by the pen of Brooks Smith comes the “Defender of The Nerd-verse” – a mash-up of Voltron and geek cultures most […]
Who are the best pop culture scientists? Meaning, the ones that are smart, accurately portrayed, and are not trying to take over the world. Den of Geek ranks twenty of them on intelligence and ethics, plus how they represent real scientists. Show More Summary