Tag Archives: internet

After the Crash: A View of a Post Bitcoin World

After the Crash: A View of a Post Bitcoin World

Reading Time: 5 minutes Earlier this month, I was on the phone with Amazon support about a recent shipment, and we got to talking about the GTX 1080ti I had ordered. He told me how he recently purchased a GPU to build a crypto miner and he was looking to buy another one soon. He… Read More

The Periodic Tables of Everything but Elements

Geeks love the periodic table. They love it so much, they’ll apply it to almost anything. Go ahead–Google “periodic table of [your favorite thing]” and somebody’s probably done it. Or, you can save the effort and enjoy these that I gathered for you. The Periodic Table of Sci-Fi Film and Television Order a poster-sized version… Read More

Online Friends and Death

If you are like me, you probably have at least a few friends that you only know on the internet. I’ve been on the internet for 15 years now, since my sophomore year in college. I’ve been a member of many forums and made many friends that I only know through the internet. Some of… Read More

Old or No?

  One thing you NEVER want to do when working at the G4 network is send out a funny internet video, or picture, or piece of news that is considered “Old.” Because if you did – someone was right there waiting to yell, “OOOOOOLLLLDDDD” at you. And since the job of the folks at Attack… Read More

The Speed of News and Earthquakes

I’m a little embarrassed to say that I get most of my news from the internet. And not from a reputable news source. Most of the news I read about comes from Facebook and Twitter. This afternoon, I got up from taking a nap with my toddler to find my Facebook and Twitter feeds covered… Read More

Fitocracy – A Geeky Way to Track Weight Loss

Losing weight can be a challenge, but if you treat it like a quest in a roleplaying game, might actually make working out fun! I am overweight. Not terribly, but enough that I’m not very happy with my current weight / shape. Add in the fact that I had a c-section with my daughter, and… Read More

Not-so-trusted Third Parties: Why You’ve Been Getting “Your Email Was Leaked” Notices

Got a kid taking the SAT or AP exams? It’s time to have a little talk about how to avoid phishing schemes–their email addresses may have been lost to spammers last week. Epsilon, one of the world’s largest such companies, had their databases breached. You may have noticed something was up this weekend when you… Read More

Remember When…? Under Construction

Web-surfing, I stumbled upon a bit of nostalgia that made me wonder what my kid will say when I tell him I knew a time when there was no World Wide Web. The website 11Best Old School Animated GIF’s lists some blasts from the past.  Now icons of poor web design, these moving pictures used… Read More