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What Happens When Star Trek Meets Star Wars?

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What Happens When Star Trek Meets Star Wars? is a post from Chris PirilloWhat would happen if the starship Enterprise encountered the Death Star? Who would win in an ultimate battle between the Enterprise and the Death Star? Let us know what you think!LEGO AT-AT FunMy Birthday Present: Building the...
What Happens When Star Trek Meets Star Wars?

Social Media Geeks roll call- Check in GEEKSTER http://bit.ly/cNwPCp

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Social Media Geeks roll call- Check in GEEKSTER http://bit.ly/cNwPCp

Dispatch from the technology culture wars

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There's room for common ground in the tech culture war between the 'geeks' -- technical people who like to tinker with tech -- and 'noobs' -- nontechnical people who want gadgets to just work, writes columnist Mike Elgan....
Dispatch from the technology culture wars

Custom clock pays homage to CPU, separates geeks from the squares (video)

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Pop quiz: Can you tell what the device pictured above is? If you answered "a clock that represents the essential building blocks of a CPU while using binary and HEX numerals to display time," then you're certifiably crazy -- and correct. The brainchild of tinkerer extraordinaire Lior Elazary, the...
Custom clock pays homage to CPU, separates geeks from the squares (video)

How to Get Referrals From Clients

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How to Get Referrals From Clients is a post from Chris Pirillo Find more videos like this on Reviews, News, and How To GeeksThis is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of GoToAssist. All opinions are 100% mine.They say that word of mouth is the best form of...
How to Get Referrals From Clients

Linkpost | 1.30.2012

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• Old Techies Never Die; They Just Can’t Get Hired as an Industry Moves On – They may have years of experience, but if they haven’t kept up with tech trends and new ways of thinking, older geeks have a hard time making it in SiliValley. • Stepping down was...
Linkpost | 1.30.2012

Mac Geek Gab Podcast: MGG 377: Live from Macworld | iWorld - Stump The Geeks!

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John and Dave recorded this live on Friday, January 27, 2012 at Macworld | iWorld allowing audience members to come up with questions to try and stump the geeks! Peppered in between questions were Cool Stuff Found picks from the visits John and Dave each made to the show floor....
Mac Geek Gab Podcast: MGG 377: Live from Macworld | iWorld - Stump The Geeks!

I uploaded a YouTube video -- Safety Geeks: SVI at the 2nd Annual Streamy Awards http://youtu.be/40LzOlURMFs?a

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I uploaded a YouTube video -- Safety Geeks: SVI at the 2nd Annual Streamy Awards http://youtu.be/40LzOlURMFs?a

France will cut funding to its piracy police

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France’s new culture minister is not yet promising to disband the country’s internet piracy enforcement agency, Hadopi. But she already is already planning to cut its budget and to dissuade it from kicking people off the internet. Aurélie Filippetti has commissioned former Canal+ pay-TV CEO Pierre Lescure to lead a wide-ranging...
France will cut funding to its piracy police

Calling all coders: How did you learn how to program?

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Amber Case (Photo by Kris Krug) Every programmer likely remembers how they learned to code. For guys like Bill Gates and Paul Allen, it was their early days on the Teletype Model 33. For others, it may have been a few days at a coding workshop like the one I attended...
Calling all coders: How did you learn how to program?

If you're a tech geek who can write, email us -- we're hiring

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Do you tinker with Arduino boards or 3D printers in your spare time? Do Moore’s law and Dunbar’s number frequently come up in your conversations?  When you think of clouds, do you think about cumulus or Amazon? Some tech sites want their reporters to debate the merits of iOS vs Android; we want...
If you're a tech geek who can write, email us -- we're hiring

Engadget's Seattle meetup wrap-up!

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Goodnight Seattle! Man, we sure had a blast at last night's reader meetup. The party went down at the Showbox Theater, right across the street from the city's fishy Pike Place Market. Droves of Emerald City Engadget readers braved the drizzle to hang out, talk tech and win some...
Engadget's Seattle meetup wrap-up!
Cash in the clouds: Google says CFOs believe in cloud computing

Poll: Mark Zuckerberg’s hoodie, thumbs up or down?

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As Facebook prepares for what promises to be a landmark IPO for the tech industry, the attention of Wall Street this week focused on one of the company’s signature features — Mark Zuckerberg’s hoodie. Yes, the attire of the Facebook CEO seemed to generate as much attention as the...
Poll: Mark Zuckerberg’s hoodie, thumbs up or down?

Privacy issues? Google engineers leaving Facebook in droves

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Well I bet they didn’t quite expect that. In the wake of Facebook’s F8 conference this week, where it apparently bid to become the new Sheriff of the Internet, Facebook’s plans to effectively put ’social’ into the very structure of the Web has a few people a little concerned. The...
Privacy issues? Google engineers leaving Facebook in droves

Ubuntu smartphone preview coming February 21 for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4

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Developers (and plenty of brave geeks) will soon be able to get a taste of Ubuntu’s smartphone version — assuming they have a Galaxy Nexus or Nexus 4. Ubuntu developer Canonical announced today that it will release a Developer Preview image, along with the necessary tools to install it,...
Ubuntu smartphone preview coming February 21 for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4

Google Hired A Man Who Believes He Will Bring His Father Back To Life (GOOG)

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A lot of what they build in Silicon Valley these days is pretty mundane: sexting apps, social games, and new ways to "share" things over the Internet. So it's pretty exciting when you hear about someone who has some really crazy ideas for what the future might hold. One such...
Google Hired A Man Who Believes He Will Bring His Father Back To Life (GOOG)
WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange & Google Exec Chairman Eric Schmidt met for five hour chat ... but it isn't as interesting as you'd hope

Insert Coin: cookoo is the watch for geeks who want to keep it subtle (video)

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. This is the cookoo, a smart timepiece created by former Microsoft...
Insert Coin: cookoo is the watch for geeks who want to keep it subtle (video)

Amazon adds storage snapshot feature to bolster disaster recovery

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In what could be a big improvement for business users of Amazon Web Services, Amazon is now allowing them to  move data snapshots between Elastic Block Storage (EBS) regions. The news was announced on an AWS support forum. It should come as especially good news for AWS customers shanghaied  by...
Amazon adds storage snapshot feature to bolster disaster recovery
Simple.TV's unique DVR is a cord-cutter's dream (but isn't for everyone)

3taps Is Raring to Fight Craigslist Over Data Access

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The CEO of a company sued by Craigslist earlier this week said he’s armed (with legal precedents, not weapons) and ready to fight the local classifieds giant. “We believe Craigslist is acting like a copyright troll,” said Greg Kidd, who founded the data exchange 3taps in 2009. He contends that...
3taps Is Raring to Fight Craigslist Over Data Access

Rumor: Apple Building Bluetooth Smart Watch

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According to Chinese gadget news site Tech.163, Apple may be in the process of developing its own smart watch that connects to your Apple devices via Bluetooth. Based on the report, Intel will be working with Apple to create the smart watch, with a 1.5-inch PMOLED display made by RiTDisplays...
Rumor: Apple Building Bluetooth Smart Watch
Feast your eyes on new iPad unboxing porn, benchmarks confirm 1GB RAM (video)

Google's Vic Gundotra Owns This Gun -- And He Knows How To Use It

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A warning to anybody who would mess with Vic Gundotra, the exec in charge of Google's social network. He sleeps with a gun in a safe by his bed, and has been trained how to use it by a member of the local SWAT team. We know this because...
Google's Vic Gundotra Owns This Gun -- And He Knows How To Use It

•Hacking Ticketmaster: Among other things, they hired geeks in Bulgaria to engineer bots that beat the CAPTCHA filters. http://j.mp/dzvZSr

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•Hacking Ticketmaster: Among other things, they hired geeks in Bulgaria to engineer bots that beat the CAPTCHA filters. http://j.mp/dzvZSr

Shelby.tv gears up for SXSW with its “PROJECT G.O.A.T.S.” celebrity interview series

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We’re now just one month away from SXSW, specifically the Interactive portion of the event that draws geeks, entrepreneurs and wannabes from all over the world for a five-day event to celebrate all that’s holy and good about emerging tech. While the San Francisco-based startup LaunchRock plans its epic campground party, New...
Shelby.tv gears up for SXSW with its “PROJECT G.O.A.T.S.” celebrity interview series
ATD and Mashable Sitting in a Tree: The Best Merger Memo I've Nabbed All Year

Voice Apps Are The Biggest Trend VCs Missed Last Year

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Apps are making old fashion phone calls much smarter.  Gustaf Alströmer, VP of growth at Voxer, said voice is the biggest trend venture capitalists missed last year.  After looking at popular apps in the "social networking" category in Apple's App Store, it's clear voice integration is important for apps. But...
Voice Apps Are The Biggest Trend VCs Missed Last Year

RIP In-Home Tech Support, Long Live Apple

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Last week’s Best Buy Geek Squad layoffs came as no surprise to Eric Greenspan, founder and CEO of Make It Work, an 11-year-old Santa Barbara startup that closed its doors on June 26. The company Greenspan says took the biggest bite of his business? Apple. “We failed because Apple invented...
RIP In-Home Tech Support, Long Live Apple
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