Category: Geek Stuff

The Tournament of Dorks Parade

George Lucas is second only to Gene Roddenberry in the dork kingdom.  He’s like Vice President of Dorkdom.  So, when he says he’s bringing 200 storm troopers to the 118th annual Tournament of Roses Parade, well, it’s gonna be a  swingin’ affair fo shiz. PASADENA, Calif. – Not long from now, in our very own galaxy, the “Star Wars Spectacular”… Read more →

Netflix CEO Illustrates Corporate Website Problem

I was watching 60 Minutes tonight and their story on Reed Hastings, CEO of online DVD rental company Netflix, and there was an interesting moment that identifies a real problem with corporate websites – finding contact information. As someone who has co-owned a web development company since 2001, I have seen the internet change dramatically in a short period of… Read more →

Happy NamBloPoMo! It’s Like Festivus for Bloggers

Apparently, November is NamBloPoMo or National Blog Posting Month. This happens to collide with NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month. In NaNoWriMo, your job as a good and tidy writer is to write an entire novel. Given the fact that most of us Gen X’ers were born with the ADD gene (recently discovered) and really have only the time and/or… Read more →