Category: geek

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consumer: $6,800 cables, anyone?

For years, blogs have been railing against overpriced cables, Monster Cable being one of the most frequent offenders, but this one takes the cake. AudioQuest’s K2 Terminated Speaker Cable is currently at Amazon for $6,800 (reduced from $8,450).

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gadgets: Netflix on iPhone/iPod Touch

That sound you may have just heard was the sound of office productivity dropping… or perhaps increasing. Thanks to a tweet from Dave Zatz of Zatz Not Funny! I discovered that Netflix has finally released their app*–initially just for iPad–for...

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facebook: just like Pepperidge Farm

…it remembers. But in a much more creepy way than a pleasant elder reminiscing about the good ol’ days. Right on the tail end of writing about Twitter following in Facebook’s shoes with their Who To Follow recommendations, Facebook decided...

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twitter: no, thanks!

I’ve never been an “it is what it is” person. In fact, I can’t stand that phrase. I always felt that it was the difference between dissent and acceptance, even though it usually refers to something you can’t do anything about.

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spam: it’s just business

This is officially the best spam comment I’ve seen on my blog this week: HELP! I’m currently being held prisoner by the Russian mafia xyzrxyz penis enlargement xyzrxyz and being forced to post spam comments on blogs! If you don’t...

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infographic: How Does Google Work?

I’m a little behind the curve on this one, but a co-worker sent it to me yesterday and it’s pretty interesting. It’s a very detailed graphic/flowchart on how our pages, blogs, tweets, etc. get processed through the juggernaut that is Google and wind up as search results.

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reviews: flawless victory

The reviews for The Last Airbender have, so far, been delicious in their hatred for the movie. It seems that our culture always needs a whipping boy, so to speak, and this movie is the current one bent over with...

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YouTube: Bzzzz, bzzzz, bzzzz!!!

YouTube is known for some pretty classic jokes and pranks, but this World Cup tie-in is perhaps best not experienced by anyone recovering from the previous night’s hangover.

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happy hour: Afterglow

In case you haven’t been following my twitter or Facebook account… I’m almost done with radiation therapy! Barring any complications, Tuesday will be my last day for treatment, the lesions have responded really well and are nearly gone with only...