Unos los llaman juguetes, otros los llamamos figuras de acción. Los que somos amantes de la cultura “nerdo” (o nos consideramos así mismo) tenemos cierta pasión no solo por los gadgets electrónicos, sino también por los objetos de colección y que nos aten a nuestro fiel niño interno.
University of Nottingham's chemistry professor Martyn Poliakoff says that most chemists don't know the atomic number of most elements and that it's a pain to look in the periodic table. That's why alarm clock is his favorite gadget: "The first periodic table that you lets you see an element's atomic number without…
One of the top comments on yesterday's post about a picture of Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen all geared up for the Super Bowl came from NGEFAN, who wrote: "I've never understood the dislike/indifference towards American football and sports in general that people have on here." On that point, I'd like to…
No longer are the terms "nerd" and "geek" used as insults. We have taken them back from those who would mock us, and now wear them with pride. But those who don't remember the past are doomed to repeat it, and thus it is helpful to know what these terms originally meant, and where they came from. If only so we know…
Todos tenemos algo de nerd, y todos tenemos algo de geek, pero entre unos y otros hay no pocos puntos de fricción. Los divertidos presentadores de Rhett & Link lo resumen como nadie en esta batalla de rap que incluye perlas como: 'Eres un geek, lo que significa que no eres más que un hipster wannabe'.
Geek, nerd, friki... uno podría discutir horas sobre los sutiles matices de estas palabras, pero no sobre lo básico. Sobre lo que sí o sí tienes que saber si te consideras uno de ellos. ¿Qué necesitas saber sobre cine, series, tecnología, videojuegos, superhéroes o Internet? Debajo una lista de 50 cosas clave. Sobran…
It's 2013. We should all know that there are clear differences between calling something a nerd and calling someone a geek. This is a fact! Slackpropagation created this nifty graph that shows the dividing line on what defines a geek and what defines a nerd. The easiest way to tell the difference? Geeks are fans of a…
Do you identify as a geek or a nerd? Unsure? Perhaps this helpful datavisualization can be of some assistance.
If you're reading this website, you're very probably some sort of geek. Which is totally not a bad thing! The question is, of course, what kind of geek are you? A gadget geek? An Internet geek? Perhaps an Apple Fanboy Geek? Check out this infographic to find out.
If you're proud of your nerdom—and you should be!—these retro-electric Click Watches are the perfect watch for you. It's like having a circuit board on your wrist, a geek flag, a hacking bandana. You. Like. Computers.
If you spend your days doing whatever it is you do in the pixelated world of Minecraft (mining, perhaps?), you might as well bring your obsession into the physical realm with these Minecraft accessories.
I love this. 1.5-inch embroidered badges with Velcro backs to attach to your bag, your jacket or even your computer. They are $6 each, except for the Lose It Or Lose It, which you have to earn the hard way:
N.E.R.D. frontman Pharrell Williams blogged that he "couldn't resist a black iPad" on a trip to Parisian store Colette. The black ColorWare iPad (cost? $900!) is his second one, the first robed in a Louis Vuitton case. That's just greedy.
Finally! There's a definition of "dork" that allows me to claim that I don't qualify as one. Although making that claim might've made me fit the criteria. Damn it! [Shoebox Blog]
A professor recently declared "nerd" and "geek" derogatory words, to "be avoided." I agree it should be avoided—but for different reasons.
In the second daily video for his upcoming show, Jimmy Fallon name drops services like Flickr and says he's going to have a laptop at his desk so he can Skype people. I believe him.
First came Pharrell's hip-hop funk group N.E.R.D, then Chamillionaire's Ridin' (Dirty) was appropriated into White n' Nerdy, and now the disparate worlds of hip-hop culture and geekdom have crossed once again, with this poster depicting geek gang signs!
This video, found on the VMWare Fusion Site, illustrates not only that Sinbad hasn't passed away—as many of us previously thought—but he's a gigantic nerd on the caliber of Gizmodo readers. Just listen to what he says regarding how he runs Windows and OS X simultaneously and marvel at how much more he knows about…