I moved recently. It sucked. Moving always sucks. This is my fifth move in 30 months, and I've not stayed in one dwelling for more than ten months at a time during that period. One would think I've gotten used to the constant packing, moving, unpacking, lather, rinse, repeat cycle of my life. Truthfully, it's… Continue reading Moving When You’re a Nerd
Recently, I moved into a new office, and one of the facilities employees sent to secure my pictures to newly painted walls had trouble figuring out the math. In fact, we ended up putting his task in math-problem terms: If a wall is eight feet long and the book case takes up three feet, what… Continue reading The Geek Olympics?
Hey, you! Yes, you! Grab your Google account and hang on to your game controlers! Or keyboards if you PC game. This Sunday, we are hosting a live Google Hangout. Rhonda, Mark, Jerry, and I are going to get together to talk about the latest and greatest the geeky internet and media has to offer.… Continue reading Game on Girl Goes Live! Google Hangout Sunday, 5-17 2pm Pacific
Recently, I was listening to the Nerdette podcast and came across an episode where the hosts interviewed Peter Sagal. I actually enjoyed the interview as a whole, but something Mr. Sagal casually said in the beginning irked me and, weeks later, still sticks in my craw. It came at the end of an explanation of… Continue reading Anyone Can Be a Nerd
Yesterday, I gave this to my Valentine: There's been a lot of buzz lately around the internets about how geek women need to prove themselves, spawned by the idea that there are a large number of women faking their interest in geek culture now that it has gained a larger, more mainstream sense of acceptance.… Continue reading It’s a Good Time to be a Geek