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OSCON fashion, Ignite, and beyond

I had a fabulous time at OSCON! In the spirit of my notes on the geek dress code, here’s an OSCON fashion report. Glasses were definitely IN. Me and Mario G. spaced out for a long time wearing these Trip … Continue reading

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My tiny adorable flowered computer!

I got an HP Mini Vivienne Tam edition to review a few days ago, and I’ve used it so far for blogging, surfing, email, IM-ing, and writing up my thoughts in Notepad. Here’s my preliminary review based on four days … Continue reading

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Silly geek tshirt

Here’s a silly tshirt for people who write in vim or vi. Do you prefer the good attitude? Or bad? vi bad attitude by lizzardhenryDesign a personalized tshirt Using zazzle.comBrowse other Humor Sayings T-Shirts :w! by lizzardhenryCreate personalized t-shirts At … Continue reading

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If babies were all considered disabled

This morning I woke up thinking, “What if babies were treated as the disabled are treated?” What if infancy was medicalized the way that old age is medicalized? Pregnancy would be an embarrassing, extended disaster. It would mean a person … Continue reading

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Down with keyboards, down with pants!

I was thinking today about my silly invention of “smart pants” so that people could just type on their pants. Then I realized something crucial: Who needs pants! Seriously, to hell with pants! Down with pants! Not to mention down … Continue reading

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Wear your fandom

Two things that got me thinking today: A bracelet flash drive in pink and blue rubber. Like jelly bracelets but with 512 MB of space! If I were a teenager I would be wearing my chat program and archives here, … Continue reading

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Geek dress code, Silicon Valley version

Skud blogged a very funny comparison of geek vs. non-geek dress codes. I think the geek code allows for a more fine-grained analysis! THE GEEK DRESS CODEWith elements of clothing listed in order of ascending formality================================================================ Shirts: Tshirt your mom … Continue reading

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Pink and sparkly

Okay on the one hand, Geek Girl Bingo. Pink, sparkly, cute, colour choice, stereotype city. I am totally down with calling people on their constant application of these ideas to femininity. On the other hand, I kind of want this. … Continue reading

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