Tag: geek

Sci-Fi Short Friday: Wanderers

If you like science, space, fiction and the extrapolation/melding of the three then Wanderers may be the most amazing video you will see in a long time . . . all […]

Google Tilt Brush

Google Tilt Brush

Your augmented reality dose for the day.  Enter the Matrix . . . © 2016-2019, Neal Ulen. All rights reserved.All images/videos cited copyright to their respective owner(s).

120 Sided Die

The 120 Sided Die

What’s the largest number of sides you can have on a die without it 1) becoming the size that makes it cumbersome to use, and 2) prevents it from rolling […]

Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Review: Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Anathem In New Orth, an aut by which an incorrigible fraa or suur is ejected from the math and his or her work sequestered (hence the Fluccish word Anathema meaning […]

Understanding the Fermi Paradox

I’ve mentioned the Fermi Paradox in several articles over the months, mainly related to book reviews involving contact with alien civilizations.  But I never really felt the need to elaborate […]

StarTalk Interviews George Takei

StarTalk, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s new science/talk show premiers on Nat Geo this coming Monday, April 20, 2015.  The theme of the first episode is, naturally and obviously, Star Trek.  In […]

The Magic Cube

The Magic Cube

Everyone remembers the Rubik’s Cube, that frustrating cube of plastic that drove every kid insane until they either tore it apart or peeled off the stickers and rearranged them in […]

Star Trek 47th Birthday

  Happy Birthday Star Trek! Today marks the 47th anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek! On this day one year ago, Larry Nemecek and I escorted Walter Koenig and […]