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A geeky summertime treat

A geeky summertime treat
By Brian Sawyer
July 4, 2012

Got 30 seconds and some liquid nitrogen? In this Code podcast, Cooking for Geeks author Jeff Potter shows how those two ingredients (and a few others) can summon near-instant ice cream.

Ten years of Foo Camp

Ten years of Foo Camp
By Jim Stogdill
June 27, 2012

We curate topic areas and interesting people, but Foo Camp is designed to be an idea collider. It's an intentional serendipity engine that works the seams in between.

Fitness for geeks

By Brian Sawyer
April 26, 2012

Programmers who spend 14 hours a day in front of a computer know how hard it is to step away from the cubicle. But as "Fitness for Geeks" author Bruce Perry notes in this podcast, getting fit doesn't need to be daunting.

Fitness for geeks

Fitness for geeks
By Brian Sawyer
April 26, 2012

Programmers who spend 14 hours a day in front of a computer know how hard it is to step away from the cubicle. But as "Fitness for Geeks" author Bruce Perry notes in this podcast, getting fit doesn't need to be daunting.

The Watering Hole - Implementation Details

The Watering Hole - Implementation Details
By James Turner
September 4, 2010

Admit it, when you watched the movie, you starting thinking about function calls memory management too.

The Watering Hole - You Can Take the Geeks Out of the Country...

The Watering Hole - You Can Take the Geeks Out of the Country...
By James Turner
July 30, 2010

In any travel party, you're going to find a variety of interests among the travelers. Our little gang is no exception.

Samrat Yantra--The Largest Sundial in the World

Samrat Yantra--The Largest Sundial in the World
By Sara Peyton
June 10, 2009

If you're dreaming about your summer vacation check out the new travelers' guide from O'Reilly, The Geek Atlas: 128 Places Where Science & Technology Come Alive ($29.99), by John Graham-Cumming. In this excerpt you'll learn about India's Samrat Yantra, the largest sundial in the world and capable of telling the time, day or night, with an accuracy of about two seconds.. A discussion of the celestial coordinate systems is also included.

My 2009 Resolution: Learn IPv6

By James Turner
January 4, 2009

In which the author recounts his adventures getting an IPv6 tunnel hooked up to his home network.

Ignite Boston 3 - Next week

By Mike Hendrickson
May 23, 2008

beer, boston, cambridge, conversation, geeks, ignite, microsoft, o'reilly, tech talks

Fabulous Eulogy for Gary Gygax

By Tim O'Reilly
March 10, 2008

Writing in yesterday's New York Times, Wired senior editor Adam Rogers contributed a wonderful meditation on the recent death of Gary Gygax, creator of Dungeons and Dragons, in which he argues that Gygax's contribution to modern culture is far more...


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