Universal Geek Podcast 110 | Be a Boffin

Episode 110 of Universal Geek Podcast delves into the upcoming Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo and the Chicago Nerd After Party. Listen to Jeff, Bleu, and Sean bemoan the lack of geeky news and then go off on a tirade about Fox laying down copyright law on Browncoats, Google’s plan for your death, and why Penny Arcade’s Strip Search may not be the best thing for webcomic artists.

CONVENTIONS

C2E2 Chicago Nerds After Party : http://www.chicagonerds.com/c2e2-after-party/

CORPORATE/GOVERNMENT NEWS

Google Building the Star Trek Computer – For Realsies

Jayne Hat

Deciding he Fate Of Your Digital Stuff After You’re Gone

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/04/12/177031885/deciding-the-fate-of-your-digital-stuff-after-youre-gone

– Related: Social Media Beyond the Grave http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/02/28/173183049/may-you-tweet-in-peace-social-media-beyond-the-grave

GEEK ENTERTAINMENT

Ryan Browne’s God Hates Astronauts – book release (j)

• link to Challenger’s Comics GHA event page

Beercades: Headquarters (j)

Lawyer Who Went After TheOatmeal Forced to Pay 46K

Goodbye LucasArts (j)

Trying not be irritated by Penny Arcade’s Strip Search (j)

SCIENCE/SPACE

Standard DVD player hacked into a laser-scanning microscope (j)

 

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