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What "Weird Al" Can Teach About Career Longevity

Jack Stahlmann  03.11.2015
This weekend "Weird Al" Yankovic performed his classic song Yoda as a duet with Jodi DiPiazza, a 13-year-old autistic girl, at Comedy Central's...
The Woman Who Created a Gay-Dating Sim

The Woman Who Created a Gay-Dating Sim

Abby Lee  01.24.2015
The story of the main character you play, a college senior who recently came out of the closet to his two goofy but loving roommates, seemed...

'Tis the Season to Pass on Our Geek Addictions

Michael L. Berman  12. 5.2014
'Tis the season for all of us technogeeks to raise our children (and grandchildren) in our image. This means, of course, our Hanukkah,...
Mobile Gaming Is About To Overtake Consoles

Mobile Gaming Is About To Overtake Consoles

Damon Beres  12. 5.2014
When Hironobu Sakaguchi created "Final Fantasy" for the original Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987, he helped kickstart a trend in...
This Controller Draws Real Blood Every Time You're Shot In A Video Game

This Controller Draws Real Blood Every Time You're Shot In A Video Game

Andy Campbell  11.24.2014
You'd better hope your kid is actually good at Call of Duty -- or he'll be losing a lot of blood. Blood Sport is a device that draws real...
GM Ordered New Parts Long Before Recall

GM Ordered New Parts Long Before Recall

The Wall Street Journal  11. 9.2014
General Motors Co. ordered a half-million replacement ignition switches to fix Chevrolet Cobalts and other small cars almost two months...

In Time for the Scottish Referendum, the Battle of Bannockburn Gets a Facelift

Helen I. Hwang  07.31.2014
The 1314 Battle of Bannockburn victory for the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence, led by Robert the Bruce, inspired the Scots...
Parenting Milestone: The Day My Son Threw His First Hadoken

Parenting Milestone: The Day My Son Threw His First Hadoken

Zach Rosenberg  07.18.2014
I don't remember when my son started eating solid foods. I'm not entirely sure when it was that my son took his first steps. And sure,...

Your Unique Amalgam: On the Fluidity of Geekhood

Paul Fidalgo  07.18.2014
I'm into a whole slew of traditionally-geeky things like Star Trek and Macs and Monty Python and the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. But...
My Name Is Kyle, and I'm a Nerd

My Name Is Kyle, and I'm a Nerd

Kyle McMahon  05.19.2014
n locking away my inner nerd in some proverbial closet, I denied myself years of pleasure for no other reason than to fit in. Never again...
Hacker Heroes, Girl Gamers and Other Reasons to Love Geeky Romance

Hacker Heroes, Girl Gamers and Other Reasons to Love Geeky Romance

Maya Rodale  05.15.2014
I know, I know: Mark Zuckerberg is an unlikely sex symbol/romantic hero. But the young, successful tech entrepreneur is the hot new hero...
5 Online Games From Our Childhood That Were Totally Underrated

5 Online Games From Our Childhood That Were Totally Underrated

Cat Blake  05. 8.2014
If you were born anytime in the 1990s or later, chances are you've spent a good amount of your childhood on the computer, playing online...

How Video Games Can Improve Dialogue on Mental Illness

Mona Shattell  04.18.2014
While there are strong arguments for the games' unique potential as vehicles for a deep, experiential understanding, it is our experience...