You’ve Got Nothing to Prove

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The Doubleclicks are an awesome musical duo made up of sisters Angela and Aubrey Webber. Their music is folky, witty, sometimes geeky, and all around fun. One of my favorites is Oh, Mr. Darcy. [Side note: What is it about Mr. Darcy that makes me swoon? He’s totally jerky in most of Pride and Prejudice. [...]

Fandoms for Everyone

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A few months ago I attended my first Hawaii Geek Meet. The Hawaii Geek Meet is an annual event where people of various fandoms come together, eat lots of food, and just hang out. It’s a very casual affair, with a couple of medieval fencing demonstrations thrown in. The fandoms that were represented were quite [...]

I Am A Geek Dad

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I guess I was cool before it was cool to be…cool. I thought I lost my coolness nine years ago when #1 slid down the sperm slide. I traded my Metallica CDs for VeggieTales and my house parties changed to birthday parties. Maybe I never lost my coolness. With the rise in popularity of The [...]

I Heart The Doctor

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I never thought of myself as a fangirl. Band geek? Of course. (In case you were wondering, I played the flute and NO, I did not go to band camp.) School nerd? Absolutely. (Totally not a humblebrag: I graduated high school with a 3.8 GPA.) But a fangirl? Not really. And then in the summer [...]

The #NonCon Day 2 RoundTable Leaders

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If you survived the sheer brilliance of Day 1, we encourage you to do it again for the impressive Day 2 lineup. We take our funny very seriously. Just because we opt to grow readership through laughter doesn’t mean there’s not valuable takeaway in the things we share. So what if I found the MOST [...]

Easy, Lazy, Glorious Backup Solutions

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I know that we Aim Low here, but that’s no excuse for not backing up your computer. In fact, if you are truly aiming low, you’d be backing up your computer daily. Know why? Having a solid backup is a LOT less work than trying to recreate years worth of files and priceless memories after [...]

Top 5 Ways to Get Revenge on a Meanie-Mo Coworker

I am a geek both by day and night – not only do I run a WordPress web design business but I also hold a 9-5 tech job in a corporate office. I am the only woman and the youngest on the team, as well as a mother to two young kids. All that means [...]

Oh, wireless. How I adore thee.

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I am a lazy person. Oh, sure, I have a thousand excuses reasons. I work two different jobs, I have two young children (2yrs and 4yrs) I have a husband and my husband has a best friend, also male, who is a fixture in our home. I have a very involved mother, two mothers-in-law and two [...]