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Kutcher and Gad on 'jOBS': 'This was done with the utmost love, admiration, and respect'

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The 29th annual Macworld kicked off today at the Moscone Center in San Francisco with Macworld GM Paul Kent interviewing Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad, stars of the Steve Jobs biopic JOBS. The two actors talked about the roles they took on, with Kutcher surprising the crowd with some serious...
Kutcher and Gad on 'jOBS': 'This was done with the utmost love, admiration, and respect'

Games for the weekend: Girls Like Robots

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Games for the Weekend is a weekly feature aimed at helping you avoid doing something constructive with your downtime. Each Friday we’ll be recommending a game for Mac, iPhone or iPad that we think is awesome. Here is one cool enough to keep you busy during this weekend. Girls Like...
Games for the weekend: Girls Like Robots

‘Brogramming’ Phenomenon Being Taken Way Too Seriously

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BusinessWeek's Douglas MacMillan, WHAT HAVE YOU DONE? BusinessWeek is feeling some backlash from a story on the rise of the brogrammers, programmers who supposedly drink beer and pop their collars and make out with girls, just like frat guys. We love a fake trend story just as much as the...
‘Brogramming’ Phenomenon Being Taken Way Too Seriously

Foursquare Achievements Become Fashion Statements With Nerd Merit Badges [PICS] - http://bit.ly/bW3h4s

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Foursquare Achievements Become Fashion Statements With Nerd Merit Badges [PICS] - http://bit.ly/bW3h4s

Linstapaper and Linstagrams: Popular Web Apps Now Rife with Linsanity

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Jeremy Lin may be the most popular athlete in history whose physical skills are equally proportional to his consummate nerdiness. One example: The Landry Fields/Jeremy Lin "Nerdshake." For another, just look to his fanbase, which apparently includes coders and the tech-savvy users they cater to, both of whom are...
Linstapaper and Linstagrams: Popular Web Apps Now Rife with Linsanity
More Google Glass hardware specs revealed: OMAP 4430 CPU, 682mb to 1GB of RAM

Nerd Merit Badges Bring Foursquare Achievements to Real Life - http://bit.ly/cZGD22

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Nerd Merit Badges Bring Foursquare Achievements to Real Life - http://bit.ly/cZGD22

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)

If you're a big data hacker, hack/reduce wants you

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Boston’s new hack/reduce collaborative is looking for big data hackers. The goal of this non-profit organization is to foster a bigger, um, big data community in the Cambridge-Boston nexus. Applications to join are due Oct. 14. “We want to build a community and innovation around big data to make Boston a leader...
If you're a big data hacker, hack/reduce wants you

Brazilian court forbids mobile carriers to sell phones when tied to a contract

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Mobile operators in Brazil are now forbidden to sell phones that are tied to a one-year contract, the Brazilian tech blog Conteúdo Nerd reports. This is the result of a court decision announced last Friday, which will see disobeying companies pay a hefty daily fine of R$50,000 (US$25,100). According to...
Brazilian court forbids mobile carriers to sell phones when tied to a contract

Nerd Merit Badges Bring Foursquare Achievements to Real Life

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If you’re a fan of the mobile check-in service Foursquare, why not wear your proverbial badge on your sleeve? A company called Nerd Merit Badges plans on bringing your Foursquare exploits to real life with a series Foursquare Nerd Merit Badges.The patches pictured on the right are still only...
Nerd Merit Badges Bring Foursquare Achievements to Real Life

Deal Nerd Today: $639 HP ENVY dv6t Core i7 laptop, $33 Router, Surveillance System, more

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Welcome back to the latest installment of the Deal Nerd where we have for you a never-before-seen price on a powerful laptop, a dual-band router on the cheap, and more. Our Nerd Pick of the Day, HP's ENVY dv6t Quad Laptop has it all: stylish aluminum chassis, super-fast quad-core...
Deal Nerd Today: $639 HP ENVY dv6t Core i7 laptop, $33 Router, Surveillance System, more

Create a geek's dream date

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Forget the flowers this Valentine's Day. Go for a lightsaber-lit dinner, the open-source iNecklace, and the flirtatious Fingle app. Bridget Carey shows off tech to woo the nerd of your dreams....
Create a geek's dream date

If you doubt I am a nerd... check dis. If you like Art Rock or Sci-Fi, you must listen to this. "The Launch" by... ♫ http://blip.fm/~mxzd2

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If you doubt I am a nerd... check dis. If you like Art Rock or Sci-Fi, you must listen to this. "The Launch" by... ♫ http://blip.fm/~mxzd2
Someone Just Proposed to Mashable's Marketing Chief Using An Infographic

How Design Bloggers Are Taking On Pinterest And Tumblr

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The young, social-media crowd wants to take in design and decorating inspiration almost exclusively in one way: through photos. As magazines once saw readers head to the internet, now design bloggers are losing their audiences to Pinterest, Tumblr, and Instagram, sites made for photo-sharing. But some design bloggers have figured...
How Design Bloggers Are Taking On Pinterest And Tumblr

Why Facebook Is Sending Its People to Mobile Coding Camp (And Not Just Engineers)

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Do me a favor — listen to Facebook’s next earnings call and count the number of times CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the word “mobile.” If you played it as a drinking game, you’d be blotto before CFO David Ebersman even got on the line. That’s no mistake (obviously). It’s the...
Why Facebook Is Sending Its People to Mobile Coding Camp (And Not Just Engineers)

Calling all rich nerds: Pixar Image computer up for auction on eBay for just $25k

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If you’re a nerd (with disposable income), especially one that loves old stories about Apple, Pixar and Steve Jobs, then this eBay auction is for you. If you want to own a piece of history, you can now bid on an ultra-rare Image computer used at Pixar, and it has...
Calling all rich nerds: Pixar Image computer up for auction on eBay for just $25k

Who needs Diggnation? Revision3 growing without its star show

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The glory days of Diggnation may be over, but that isn’t stopping Revision3, the company that distributed the hit podcast for years. Even without what was thought to be its anchor program, the company is expanding. Today the firm announced the opening of a New York office, and the hiring...
Who needs Diggnation? Revision3 growing without its star show

Movies are way more interesting when they’re rewritten with code

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Me? Watch movies? Psh. Why pay good money watching a movie when I could just find out what happens by reading code? It’s time to give in to your inner geek, my friends. Created by Ben Howdle, Movies as Code is exactly what you think it is: Popular movies rewritten in a programming...
Movies are way more interesting when they’re rewritten with code

Apple Airs New Ads With Beating Hearts, Sharks and All That Jazz

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Here are two ads that Apple just released to tout its iPad and iPad mini , called “Alive” and “Together,” that are a clear departure from its previous ones. With jazzy music and quick word association, they are much more hyperactively catchy than the usual doink-doink, thinking-nerd style of many...
Apple Airs New Ads With Beating Hearts, Sharks and All That Jazz

Mars panoramic skirt: Wrap a rover around your waist

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Flaunt your space nerd cred with a Mars rover panoramic skirt. [Read more]...
Mars panoramic skirt: Wrap a rover around your waist

Apple II Plus gets torn asunder and restored in this modern teardown (video)

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Breathe in that vintage electronics musk, because it's not going to last -- at least for Todd Harrison, a computer hobbyist based in Mesa, Arizona. You see, for Todd, much of his appreciation for old equipment comes from tearing the units apart and restoring 'em to a like-new condition....
Apple II Plus gets torn asunder and restored in this modern teardown (video)

Dungeons and Dragons: could the Next version end the edition wars? | Mary Hamilton

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Wizards of the Coast is taking a gamble by trying to persuade the notoriously divided D&D community to pull togetherAt a casual glance, the basic rules of Dungeons and Dragons don't seem to have changed much since its inception in 1974. It's still a game played by rolling dice under...
Dungeons and Dragons: could the Next version end the edition wars? | Mary Hamilton

Should you be tweeting at gigs? Jack White and Bruce Dickinson think not ...

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Live performances are more fun if you're actually paying attentionIf you've attended a Jack White show this year, you might have seen a very modern sign. Jack White does not want you to use social media at his shows. He's unequivocal about this. Signs at the gig tell you that...
Should you be tweeting at gigs? Jack White and Bruce Dickinson think not ...

Nerd Fitness: An open letter to conventional wisdom…stop it!

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This is the next installment in a series on The Next Web, in partnership with Steve Kamb from Nerd Fitness. Guides to staying healthy, without giving up your geek lifestyle. Dear Conventional Wisdom, For decades, you’ve been giving us rules-to live-by for a ‘healthier life.’ I understand that you think...
Nerd Fitness: An open letter to conventional wisdom…stop it!

Fresh out in beta, ThingsWeStart lets you visualize Kickstarter projects on an interactive map

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Have you ever wondered where most of the Kickstarter projects are based? Now you can get your geography nerd fix with ThingsWeStart, a handy interactive website map that lets you filter all of them to your liking. The site launched on Monday, but it’s still in beta. ThingsWeStart has already...
Fresh out in beta, ThingsWeStart lets you visualize Kickstarter projects on an interactive map

No, Spoiled Brooklynites, the G Train Actually Doesn't Suck, Data Nerd Says

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Let’s talk about the G train, aardvark of the New York City subway system, the sole major line that doesn’t reach into Manhattan, and the train that Brooklynites love to hate for being too slow, too short, too often suspended and too little loved by the powers that be. Except,...
No, Spoiled Brooklynites, the G Train Actually Doesn't Suck, Data Nerd Says

Inside the Mind of a Nerd: great for napping at your desk http://bit.ly/88ys4

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Inside the Mind of a Nerd: great for napping at your desk http://bit.ly/88ys4

These Are The Kinds Of Impossible Sports-Nerd Questions You Have To Answer Just To Become An Intern At ESPN (DIS)

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Want to land a job at ESPN? Well, you better know your sports. At Bloomberg BusinessWeek Karl Taro Greenfield reports that even interns are asked seriously challenging sports trivia questions: Prospective interns and production assistants are asked questions like, "Break down the National League Central bullpens," or, "Who were the...
These Are The Kinds Of Impossible Sports-Nerd Questions You Have To Answer Just To Become An Intern At ESPN (DIS)
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