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June 3, 2009  7:12 PM

My inside look at the world of Star Wars

Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Geek culture, Star Wars

Last week I held the original blaster that Harrison Ford - as Han Solo - used to shoot Greedo in Star Wars (Episode IV). That's what I consider the highlight to a vacation. Thanks to some business contacts that a certain friend of mine has, I was fortunate enough to receive a tour of the...

February 26, 2009  9:38 PM

NetApp takes viral YouTube marketing to another level.

Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Add new tag, EMC, Geek culture, NetApp, Storage

The intersection between geek culture and hip hop has a long, vibrant history and has brought us many cherished pop culture moments.

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February 11, 2009  4:07 PM

Geek dating in the Windy City: Nerds of a Feather

Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Geek culture

If Sean Hannity can run a dating site just for his fans, surely there's enough interest out there for a geek-friendly "" (Please note, the only reason I would ever visit Hannidate would be to screen for people NOT to...

January 27, 2009  9:09 PM

‘Get with the Programmer’ contest seeks hottest tech guy

Posted by: 2020viip
contests, Geek culture, Networking

Are you the Romeo of routing? The Orlando Bloom of the OSI model? Here's your chance to shine... pixel heart Just in time for...

August 20, 2008  3:04 PM

The IT Guy: Geek courtship ritual

Posted by: 2020viip
Cartoon, Geek culture, IT humor, The IT Guy

IT Guy cartoon xkcd love
> Check out the classic xkcd referred to here, "Useless," or the...

August 14, 2008  7:24 PM

The chronicles of an awful manager

Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Geek culture, IT humor, Network

A new blog popped up this month that any IT pro who has ever hated his manager can relate to. "Where is Bob? Tales of an absentee manager" appears to be a clever blend of fact and fiction. I guess it's up to you to decide just how real it is. The...

August 4, 2008  8:22 PM

Recommendation: Rands in Repose

Posted by: 2020viip
Geek culture, IT humor

Last Friday, I held a conference call with a small group of network engineers to discuss some of their job challenges and interests. One topic that came up was the challenge of managing people in a technical job context. Someone recommended that we all check out a blog called

July 8, 2008  3:28 PM

The IT Guy: The binary tattoo

Posted by: 2020viip
Cartoon, Geek culture, The IT Guy

The Binary Tattoo
"Angelina looks cool, but a tattoo in binary would be so...

May 29, 2008  6:32 PM

Geek Squad vs. Sex and the City

Posted by: 2020viip
Geek culture

Sure, Carrie Bradshaw was mystified when her Mac died, but that's no reason to hate on Sex and the City. Charlotte and HarryAs much as pop culture may have you believe that the...

May 29, 2008  4:36 PM

Is there a gap between those who are tech savvy and those who are not?

Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
career advice, Geek culture, IT humor

When I finished up my taxes online some months ago I laughed a little when I saw a button that said "If you do not have an email address, click here to get your tax receipt mailed to you." I found it ironic because someone tech savvy enough to complete their taxes online...

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