Tags: geek

One Div Zero: A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages

A genuinely amusing alternative history of programming languages.

Retreats 4 Geeks presents Progressive Enhancement — 25–30 March 2012

Roll up, roll up! Get five nights food and lodging at a fantastic luxury horse ranch in the Rockies in March.

Oh, and myself and Aaron will be running workshops on progressive enhancement for you during that time too.

Fillerama: A Filler Text Generator

One more alternative to lorem ipsum.

Wake Up, Geek Culture. Time to Die | Magazine

Wired Magazine break with tradition by publishing a halfway interesting article (though you’ll still need Readability or Instapaper to make the experience of reading it bearable).

the nerds are on the march

Geek Calendar is a celebration of the nerdishness of contemporary British life. It's also a project to raise money for libel reform.

http://www.last.fm/robots.txt

Best. Robots.txt file. Ever.

ThinkGeek :: Blurgh! The ThinkGeek Blog - Officially our best-ever cease and desist

Sending a cease and desist letter to an obvious parody just makes the parody even funnier.

ThinkGeek :: Stuff for Smart Masses

Scroll to the bottom to see a nice robots-into-zomies effect.

Throwboy

I need to get some RSS pillows.

Babbage and Lovelace Fight Crime T-shirt from Zazzle.com

I'm not sure I can resist ordering one of these T-shirts featuring crime-fighting duo Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace.

Brighton Girl Geeks

Geek girls of Brighton: don't miss Natalie's CSS talk in The Eagle on March 4th. Nat is the best front-end developer I know.

Hack Day – Group at Last.fm

The first ever Last.fm hack day is taking place in London on December 14th. I'll be there.

BBC NEWS | Technology | Online time 'is good for teens'

Mimi Ito talks to the BBC about the findings of a report into teens geeking out online.

Fray Issue 2: Geek - Windhammer by Rob Weychert

Rob's story of Air Guitar Championhood is in issue no. 2 of Fray magazine: Geek.

http://google.com/robots.txt

User-agent: zombies Disallow: /brains

Delighting with Data » tomtaylor.co.uk

Notes and slides from Tom Taylor's talk at Oxford Geek Night 7. It's a great collection of things that talk (or at least Twitter): Tower Bridge, asteroids, plants...

NOSCRIPT for nerds. Stuff that disappears. -

Okay, you have to be a real JavaScript/HTML geek to find this funny but check this out: document.write('<noscript>...'); Madness!

Understanding art for geeks - a photoset on Flickr

Normally LOL is a throwaway little phatic interjection but I really did laugh out loud at some of the pictures in this photoset.

ThinkGeek :: Wi-Fi Detector Shirt

Dear Santa Claus, I have been a relatively good boy this year. Please may I have a t-shirt that actually detects and displays WiFi signal strength? No, I'm not kidding. Give my love to the elves, Jeremy.

John Logie Baird: the home of the inventor of the medium has been reduced to rubble - Independent Online Edition > Media

With a disgusting disregard for history, the Bexhill home of John Logie Baird has been demolished. Here's a potted biography of the proto-geek who steampunked his way into our living rooms.

Brighton geek venues

Natalie put together this handy map of geeky hangouts in Brighton.

Oxford Geek Night 3 | 25th July 2007

Videos ands slides from the recent Oxford Geek Night.

Brighton Girl Geek: Competition - girl geek logo and slogan

Want tickets to dConstruct? If you're a girl geek, here's your chance.

The End of the Internet

I did it! I did it! I knew all that surfing would finally pay off.

Sussex Digital - Focusing on the Sussex digital community

A list of just some of the cool geek stuff going on in Brighton right now. This town really does rock.

LOLCODE

I'm sure everyone else has already discovered this but I really was L'ing O L when I read the "Hai world" code.

A Hack for Europe! (plasticbag.org)

Registration for Hack Day Europe (June 16th-17th) is open. Sign up now! This is going to be a lot of fun.

ThinkGeek :: The ThinkGeek 8-bit Tie

If I were to wear a tie, this would be the tie I would wear.

The Morning News - South by South-BEST! by Todd Levin

Todd Levin of tremble.com pens a truly hilarious write-up of South by Southwest Interactive 2007.

Morethanseven » UK Meetup Finder

Gareth has mashed up Google Maps with meatspace geek gatherings in the UK.

Gender diversity at web conferences (kottke.org)

Jason Kottke on the still-ludicrous imbalance at most tech conferences. This issue isn't going to go away. Conference organisers need to stop being part of the problem and become part of the solution.

The B-List: A chronicle of the Ages of the Web

Supremely geeky but funny look at the history of the Web via Tolkien.

» Google Earth …

Reality imitating Google Maps in Berlin.

Transcript: Where the rubber meets the road — Web Accessibility and Pragmatism / Geek in the Park 2006 / Bruce Lawson and Patrick H. Lauke / splintered - freelance creativity and design / the portfolio and experimental playground of patrick h. lauke aka

This transcript of Pat&#39;n&#39;Bruce&#39;s talk at the Geek in the Park makes for a great, thought-provoking read.

The Fox Tales » Blog Archive » All “signs” point to Firefox

This is just about one of the geekiest things I've ever seen. A crop circle of the Firefox logo. This is not Photoshopped.

Royal Society | About the Society | Library and Archives | Using the Library | Group tours & talks

I think this could be a fun side-event to organise around @media: a guided tour of the Royal Society. What self-respecting geek wouldn't like that?

LEGO Technic Difference Engine

Babbage + Lego

Dave Shea London Geek Dinner - 23rd January 2006

A transcript of the Q&A session with Dave.

The Sysadmin Song

Geeky but good.

Scaryideas

This series of cartoon panels is funny because it's true.

Separated at birth: Dustin Diaz and Simon Collison

The similarity is eerie.

The case of the 500-mile email

A great bit of geek detective work.

Ipod My Baby

Cute baby wear for geek parents.

Nerds make better lovers

I could have told you that.