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Mona Lisa: Geek Style

Mona Lisa with Computer Parts
 
What if Da Vinci was a geek? Well, this would be what Mona Lisa would like then :)

This Mona Lisa unlike the original is  made with computer motherboards and parts and was a part of a technology exhibition in Bejing called "Technology Smiling".
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97 Things you don't want your System Administrator to say

This just came in by e-mail. An interesting read and share.

  1. Uh-oh.....
  2. Shit!!
  3. What the hell!?
  4. Go get your backup tape. (You do have a backup tape?)
  5. That's SOOOOO bizarre.
  6. Wow!! Look at this.....
  7. Hey!! The suns don't do this.
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Computer Bed: For True Geeks

You know you are a computer addict if your bed is like this.


[Via Book Of Joe

WiTricity: Holy cow, that's Wireless Power

"Imagine a future in which wireless power transfer is feasible: cell phones, household robots, mp3 players, laptop computers and other portable electronics capable of charging themselves without ever being plugged in, freeing us from that final, ubiquitous power wire. Some of these devices might not even need their bulky batteries to operate."

That's what 'WiTricity' the wireless power transmission technology made by a bunch of geeks at MIT will be doing for you in a few years or a decade from now.  Yeah, we know it's sounds fictional but it isn't.

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Knitted Robots


We couldn't resist talking about this lovely knitted robots by Jess Hutchison.  After all, that's a geek girl right there.

All the robots on display at her site are knitted with wool and require no batteries to run. Okay, they don't run you need to move them around by hand.

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15 Science Fiction Books You Must Read

It's been a while we have been geeking so it's no wonder then that we often get  asked, which are our favorite geeky books, movies and stuff like that that we would recommend. 

So, that's what we will be doing off and on for the next few weeks to come. We are starting the series with the list of  top 15 Science Fiction books that are our favorites and we recommend you read:

1. The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to Galaxy by Douglas Adams

2. 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke

3. Dune by Frank Herbert

4. Neuromancer by William Gibson 

5. I, Robot by Isaac Asimov 

6. Tau Zero by Poul Anderson 

7. Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlien

8. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

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