Monthly Archives: December 2008

Tweak and Geek Podcast #17.5

Tweak and Geek Episode 17.5 has us discussing the merits of throwing programmers or hardware at difficult problems.

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Merry Christmas

On behalf of everyone here at WorldIV, I’d like to wish you a Merry Christmas. May Santa drop only purples.

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How Much Blockquote is Too Much Blockquote?

The New York Times is being sued for aggregating and posting headlines, first-line summary, and links to stories from other news sites. While this is just a suit, and the question is nowhere near settled, it brings up an interesting … Continue reading

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FotN: Befriend a Geek

This holiday season, get involved with this new, important social cause.

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Tweak and Geek Podcast #17

The shorter-format podcast is treating Tweak and Geek well. Episode 17 is up, where we discuss how to shower appropriate gifts upon the geeky ladies in your life. Oh, and us geeky dudes, too.

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A Very Merry Solstice To You All

For this years Christmas message, I thought I might awaken last years post of the Carol of the Old Ones, a Cthulhu takeoff on a classic Christmas Carol. But dusting off ancient posts, I found not just the one, but … Continue reading

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Tweak and Geek Podcast #16 AND #16.5

Wow, the time is running away. Not one, but TWO Tweak and Geek episodes have gone live (or, as my cohost would say, undead) since I last updated! Episode 16 discusses the newest iPhone/Touch software and the Lamest News of … Continue reading

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The Uncanny Interaction Valley

Most of you are probably familiar with the term Uncanny Valley, but just in case, here’s a quick refresher. As (graphics/etc) get more realistic, there comes a point where “so close” becomes worse for end effect than further away. Don’t … Continue reading

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