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little snippets of things: twitters, photos, quotes, links and random thoughts

chrisjackson:

This is beautiful. You should really watch/listen to this

Geeky AND beautiful music. This is both amazing and great!

Posted at 7:15am and tagged with: music, geek,.

defective yeti — Darwinian Valentines

Maybe I’m a geeky biologist, but these made me laugh out loud.

Posted at 7:06pm and tagged with: funny, geek, science,.

defective yeti — Darwinian Valentines

Maybe I’m a geeky biologist, but these made me laugh out loud.

The previous comic lead me to this fantastic series: The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage, which is utterly brilliant. I know where my Saturday morning is going…

Posted at 10:53am and tagged with: funny, geek,.

An excellent comic that cheered me up no end yesterday. Ada, you listen to your mother and stick to your abacus - those poets are nothing but trouble.

Posted at 10:48am and tagged with: funny, geek,.

Talking Ring - Luke Jerram

A proposal on a silver ring that can be played on a mini custom record player? Said proposal made in a hot air balloon over Bristol? Swoon. Give that man full marks for romance.

Posted at 11:00am and tagged with: geek, romance,.

Working with a jeweller and the vinyl record manufacturer Dubstudios, I created this engagement ring for my partner Shelina. The ring has a 20 second recorded message (my proposal) etched onto it’s surface and can be played back with a miniature record player.

Very cool in all kinds of ways: loading code onto an Apple //e using the audio out of an iPad. And the ASCII music video rocks.

Posted at 11:09am and tagged with: music, geek, cool, hardware, apple,.

May 5th 2010

Reblogged from ensignau|21 notes |#

This is absolutely brilliant. I hope the twins get to see this one day, and once they’ve finished being mortally embarrassed by their parents, that it makes them smile. Then they’ll probably say, “Who’s the dude in the yellow goggles?”.

(via toplessrobot)

Posted at 1:41pm and tagged with: funny, movie, geek,.

My latest GeekTool modifications. I’ve placed it in the bottom right of my screen so that it isn’t usually covered up by windows. It is also colour-coordinated with my desktop picture.

Posted at 7:00pm and tagged with: mac, system, geek,.

My latest GeekTool modifications. I’ve placed it in the bottom right of my screen so that it isn’t usually covered up by windows. It is also colour-coordinated with my desktop picture.

Happy 200th Birthday Mr. Darwin!

What better way to celebrate than with a geeky tattoo.

Posted at 6:53pm and tagged with: geek, science, funny,.

Happy 200th Birthday Mr. Darwin!

What better way to celebrate than with a geeky tattoo.

Moss in smooooth mode. I loved that episode, and just looking at Moss’ cardie and pipe combo gives me a fit of the giggles.

From Wired’s review of The IT Crowd, series 3

Posted at 7:01pm and tagged with: comedy, geek,.

Moss in smooooth mode. I loved that episode, and just looking at Moss’ cardie and pipe combo gives me a fit of the giggles.

From Wired’s review of The IT Crowd, series 3