nerd talk

Nerd Talk: Nerds help you dip your nuggets safely with a new sauce holder in your car

It's one of the toughest struggles of that fast food life - waiting until you get home to cram junk in your wind tunnel. Right, like you're going to eat just a few fries on that 10-minute drive in traffic? Side note: why does fry smell linger in a car way longer than the worst of farts? Anyway,...
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Nerd Talk: This Lyric Speaker Brings Music To Life

Look, you can pretend that you don't like karaoke - I certainly keep that charade up... until I'm at the bar with a couple pops in me and a song comes on that I love. Just try and fight that urge to sing and gesticulate - it's nearly impossible. I think that's what makes the "Lyric Speaker" from...
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Here’s how you stream a giant robot fight!

It’s USA vs Japan in a battle to scrap. On Tuesday, October 17th, you can pop over to Twitch and stream a battle of giant robots smashing the bolts out of one another. This is like every dream 12-year-old me had growing up watching the crappest mech movie ever that I still very much love: Robot Jox...
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iOS 11 is fine

Nerd Talk: Four things that we like the most about iOS 11

Every freakin' time’ Apple holds some long boring conference about their new phone and iOS I have the same reaction - wishing I could afford the new phone and realizing how the new iOS is going to drain my battery twice as fast. After a couple days using the official iOS 11, here's what stands out...
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Cassette Tape

Nerd Talk: The Cassette Mixtape is Back, Digital

I was having beers on the patio yesterday when my buddy who works for a small independent label complained that an entire shipment of cassettes had been damaged. He has boxes of cracked tapes that received a physics lesson about forces acting upon stuff somewhere along the delivery route. I felt...
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Nerd Talk: The 10 Best Robots from 80's Movies

I grew up in a time before digital effects dominated the big screen - you had to leave it to cartoons to really let the imagination go wild. Because of this, the effects of the 1980's today often look pretty dumb. But let George Lucas and those awful Star Wars prequels remind you that digital doesn...
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