Category Archives: Nerdy Stuff
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Spock Halloween! Live Long and Prosper

You know I love a nerdy Halloween costume. This Halloween I dressed as one of my favorite characters – Spock from Star Trek (or the girl version of Spock anyway). More on my inspiration and costume – including a few of my favorite Spock memes.

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My First Kickstarter Backing! BatteryBot from Mimoco

I love Mimobots – those swanky USB drives with the fun designs that include DC Comics, Star Trek, Star Wars, Hello Kitty,  and historical figures like Abraham Lincoln.

Well, Mimoco (the company behind Mimobots) is using Kickstarter to launch a new product called BatteryBot. BatteryBot uses the same cool design aesthetic in a portable battery charger for any USB device.

I love the work the team at Mimoco does, and it was enough to get me Read More! [...]

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Happy Valentine’s Day! 20 Geeky Valentines <3

Happy Valentine’s Day! It is a tradition at work to create Valentine’s Day cards and share them with each other. I have been scouring the web for some geeky Valentines to share with my coworkers and I thought I would share them with you here as well. Enjoy! Read More! [...]

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Tour of Austin Comic & Toy Shops: A Recap with Pictures!

In celebration of Jason’s birthday, we spent Labor Day weekend in Austin visiting friends and exploring. We spend time in Austin every year for Austin City Limits Music Festival, but don’t get to see much else outside of Zilker park and the hotel. Our goal was to see as many Comic Books & Toy Shops as possible! Read More! [...]

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My New HTC Evo

The iPhone 4 is a really cool phone, with lots of cool features (flash camera! multitasking! Face time!) and a much faster processor than my 2 generation old iPhone 3G. And the new iPhone OS4 is designed for this technological masterpiece. But what about the rest of us? After upgrading the OS on the 3G, my phone just couldn’t handle it. It was slow moving and my apps crashed as often as they didn’t. Not to mention the occasions when someone called, and no matter how many time I pressed “answer,” nothing happened. Read More! [...]

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Wordcamp Houston – Takeaways & The Rebirth of Slick

Today was Wordcamp Houston! It was great to see WordPress cofounder Matt Mullenweg back in his hometown keynoting (full keynote video available here), and I always love spending time with the Houston WordPress community. In this post I want to recap the second biggest thing I took away from Wordcamp Houston – Kelsey Ruger’s presentation on the Rebirth of Slick. Read More! [...]