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The Nerd Corner of Vegas

August 14, 2014


Poker star Erik Seidel: ‘Drop a drone on Wayne LaPierre’; Update: Tweet deleted

October 27, 2013

I didn’t see this at the time, but one of my tweets made it to twitchy.

On The Symbolism of Being Assimilated

August 14, 2012

A friend calls my attention to this CNET article about a Borg-cube themed grooms cake:

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5 Tweetable Takeaways From Twitter Study. Please RT!

August 11, 2012

Does a ‘re-blog’ count as a re-tweet?

Map of the History of Philosophy

August 11, 2012

This guy has created a map of philosophical influences based on Wikipedia references.  I would not have guessed that Hegel would be the biggest philosopher. I’d have guessed Plato or Kant.  I must have been biased by the fact that I’m more of a purplish kind of guy on this chart.

The Sookie

July 2, 2012

In the latest episode of “True Blood” Sookie makes a cocktail with the following ingredients:

  • Gordon’s Vodka
  • Peach Schnapps
  • Creme de Menthe
  • Bailey’s Irish Cream
  • Triple Sec

For God’s sake Sookie, your hangover is going to last until season five. In fact that may be the plot of season five: Sookie’s Hangover becomes so powerful that it takes corporeal form and terrorizes all the alcoholics of Bon Temps.

Election 2012

December 31, 2011

Tomorrow is the first day of 2012, a presidential election year, and the beginning of the presidential race.  I’m looking forward to seeing who is going to run this time around.  This is always the most exciting part of the cycle, when the field is wide open and anything could happen.

When’s the first debate?