Tag Archives: Geeky

July 12

Son of Geek

By: Terra Clarke Olsen [This article original appeared in Seattle Weekly.] I wrote this article ages ago (…okay, not ages, but it feels like a lifetime ago), but sadly, I still find it relevant. Far too often, really. I wanted to share it on my blog with those who have been on this geektastic journey […]

June 15

Featured Kickstarter: The Unicorn Files Photo Book

By: TCO Warning, today’s Featured Kickstarter is totally self-promotion since it is my Kickstarter. ūüôā About a year¬†and a half ago, I started “The Unicorn Files: Debunking the Myth of the Female Geek,” a project¬†that highlights different geeky women in the community. And today, I’m launching a Kickstarter in the hopes of raising the funds […]

June 08

Seattle Geeks Speak Up: Black Widow Flash Mob #WeWantWidow

By: TCO On¬†June 6th, fan across the world¬†coordinated a huge flash mob sending a simple message: We Want Widow. Since the success of the Avengers,¬†fans have noticed a distinct¬†lack of Black Widow¬†merchandise. (There is even a Tumblr addressing the sheer volume of missing Black Widow merch.) One¬†geek blogger, Kristin Rielly, decided that it was time […]

June 01

MIT‚Äôs Origami Robot: Cutest Breakthrough Ever

By: TCO Well, they did it. MIT¬†created the cutest robot ever. But this robot is not just adorable, but functional beyond imagination.¬†It’s development is a¬†breakthrough that will change the science¬†world as we know it. This little robot can fold, move, swim, push, dig, and then dissolve! The robots are made out of sheets of plastic […]

March 20

Featured Kickstarter: buddingSTEM, a Clothing Line for Geeky Girls

By:TCO While shopping for gifts for my friend’s soon to be born daughter, I was annoyed at the array of princess outfits but lack of things I know my friend would actually like. (Namely I was looking for anything and everything pirate since she¬†and her husband are essentially pirates…besides the whole stealing from people thing. […]

February 20

Geeky Items for Parenthood

By: TCO Hello from baby-land! Since baby Olsen entered the world in December,¬†I’ve been absent from the blog world…and the Internet world…and let’s be honest,¬†the social world as well. This whole parenting thing has been a wild journey with lots of ups and downs. But luckily for current and soon-to-be parents, nerds have made the […]

December 10

Gift Guide: Eat, Drink, & Be Merry

By: TCO Our favorite gifts for foodies, mixologists,¬†winos, and¬†hosts.   Gifts for the Foodie Geek Miracle Berry Fruit Tablets¬† $15; ThinkGeek   Molecular Gastronomy Kit $49-65; Uncommon Goods   The Sriracha Cookbook $15; ThinkGeek Cutting Board with iPad Stand $75; Williams Sonoma¬† Cooking for Geeks $24; Powell’s Books Gifts for the Wine Geek¬†   Constellation […]