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9 Challenges Faced by Google Glass Developers

Share Developing apps for Google’s Android is usually smooth as glass. Developing for Glass? Not so smooth. Here are some complications that only Glassware developers will encounter. Google refers to the people who sport its Glass, the technology that doubles as eyewear, as “explorers.” But a more appropriate word might be “evangelist.” That’s because the […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Ashley Eckstein on the geek girl fashion show she's launching at San Diego Comic-Con

If you like to wear red, blue and yellow to show your love of Superman, then Ashley Eckstein may want you in her fashion show.

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9 Live Wallpapers to Make Your Macintosh Even More Beautiful

ShareMy name is Carol Pinchefsky, and I’m a Macaholic. I’ve never owned, or even seriously used, a PC. I find Macs intuitive and usable, and I’ve never once felt that way about C: drives and D: drives and oh-god-why-me drives. So may the ghost of Steve Jobs smite me for admitting this: I like the […]

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The Mad Scientist’s Lair Construction Kit: A Software Developer’s Guide to World Domination

Share Are you thinking what I’m thinking? If it’s, “Software developers would make perfect mad scientists,” then the answer is “Yes” and “We may both suffer from megalomania, but my delusion is greater than yours.” But if you weren’t thinking that software developers would make perfect mad scientists, think again. Most software developers I know […]

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5 Signs That Your Team Member Wants a Promotion (as told by Star Trek)

ShareAt one point in the classic Star Trek episode, “Mirror, Mirror,” Mirror Chekov waylays Captain Kirk. As he points his phaser at James T. Awesome, he says, “So you die, Captain, and we all move up in rank.” I’m not just telling you this just because I like peppering articles with Star Trek references. I’m […]

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Everything I Know About Project Management, I Learned from Game of Thrones

Share In George R.R. Martin’s masterful series, A Song of Ice and Fire (currently an HBO television show, Game of Thrones), many characters in the fantasy world of Westeros create goals, make plans, maneuver people and events toward the goal they want, and eventually realize their goal. It’s kind of like project management, but with […]

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13 Geeky Items To (Secretly) Wear To The Office

Nothing shows your alliance to your favorite geek pastime like, say, a Batman t-shirt. But not everyone works in a Silicon Valley, where employees can roll in to the office in streetwear. And although dress has become more casual since the Mad Men era (ties for men, matching shoes and bag for women), some offices prefer business dress for their employees.

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How To Be a Real Geek Girl (in 3 not-so-easy steps)

There’s a geek-girl controversy going on here at Forbes, thanks to an article by my fellow blogger, Tara Tiger Brown, who wrote a piece on fake geek girls. She wrote, “We just need to expose the posers for who they are and shine the light much more brightly on those that are the real deal.” But I say that we don’t need to tell faux geek girls to get off our geeky lawn.

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