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You’re Just Not Thinking 4th Dimensionally…

May 27, 2010

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It seems that Mattel needs to take a few pages out of French artist Nils Guadagnin’s book because he has created the closest thing to a real Hoverboard so far.  The fabled device debuted in “Back to the Future II”, along with flying cars, auto-lace Nike’s, inside out jeans, and “Jaws 19″.  This video shows […]

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Nerd City Interview: Benjamin Nugent

May 13, 2010

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Benjamin Nugent is the author of “American Nerd“, pretty much the only book ever to look at the origin and historical impact of the word “Nerd”. I recently finished the book, and it is great. It’s well-researched, funny, and fascinating. I recently got a chance to speak with Nugent about his book and the current […]

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“Avatar” trailer.

August 22, 2009

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When I first heard about James Camerons’ Avatar, I thought to myself, “Well, if they’re gonna make a movie based on the “Monopoly” board game, surely they can make a movie based around those little pictures you set up next to your screenname on message boards.”  However, further investigations revealed that ‘avatar’ carries several meanings. […]

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Apple Tablet Rumors in Full Swing

July 27, 2009

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Ok.  We know it’s coming.  It’s just a matter of when.  Several sources over the weekend have upped the anty a bit with reports that whatever tablet device Apple is cooking up in Cupertino is nearly ready to be served.  AppleInsider is reporting that this new device will be launched early next year.  They were […]

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2019 According to Microsoft….Still No Hover Boards

March 2, 2009

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This video comes courtesy of Microsoft from the Wharton Business Technology Conference.  Just like in Back to the Future II, some of this shit will not be here by the promised date (still got 6 years for that hover board Mattel!).  Still, it’s always fun to look at what a large technology company thinks the […]

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G-Speak Delivers Best Part of Crappy Sci-Fi Movie

November 26, 2008

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Remember that small film with Tom Cruise called “Minorty Report”?  I believe Spielberg was involved as well.  No worries if you don’t because it wasn’t that good.  It had its moments but overall was pretty dissapointing.  The one thing in it that I found kinda awesome was the user interface they used in Precrime Headquarters. […]

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