The geek carnival – November 20, 2008

Welcome to the November 20, 2008 edition of the geek carnival.

Featured: Simon Stapleton presents Who Are The Super Geeks? posted at SimonStapleton.com

Madeleine Begun Kane presents The Couple That Reads Together… posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.

Momma presents Save money and tune up your PC: PART ONE: Software posted at Engineer a debt free life.

Margaret Garcia presents Top 10 Grid & Cluster Hosts for Webmasters Using Social Media posted at WHDb.

Ian Richardson presents How to create and run an ezine for profit, Part 1 posted at Make Everything EzyAs123, saying, “This is the first in a 3 part series of articles I have written on creating and running an ezine for profit.”

Ian Richardson presents How to create and run an ezine for profit, Part 2 posted at Make Everything EzyAs123, saying, “This is part 2 of a three part series on how to create and run an ezine for profit.”

Ian Richardson presents 5 Ways to Make Your Website Sticky posted at Make Everything EzyAs123, saying, “This is an excellent article on 5 effective ways to make your website sticky.”

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Kenneth Reitz presents Acer Aspire One: New Kid on the Block posted at KennethReitz.com.

Cricket presents Easy & Affordable Tips For A Better Surround Sound posted at NERDSOCIETY.com, saying, “Easy and helpful tips for a better surround sound system.”

Raymond presents How To Calculate and Track Your Net Worth posted at Money Blue Book.

geekdom

Himadri Choudhury presents GStreamer posted at Thread Pool.

Tony Huynh presents Become a Video Game Designer: Everything You Need to Know Part 1 posted at LimitlessUnits.com, saying, “Become a Video Game Designer: Everything You Need to Know”

Kenneth Reitz presents Browser Wars: The Saga Continues posted at KennethReitz.com.

Kenneth Reitz presents .::Hacker Identity::. posted at KennethReitz.com.

Kiltak presents 10 Must-Read Books for Geeks posted at [Geeks Are Sexy] Technology News.

George L Smyth presents One Minute How-To – How To Surf With PowerPoint posted at George L Smyth, saying, “Alan Carr explains how you can add interest to a boring PowerPoint presentation by including hot spots that link to other objects.”

Tony Huynh presents 8 of the Most Underrated or Overlooked Video Games of All Time posted at LimitlessUnits.com, saying, “8 of the most underrated or overlooked games in history.”

Tony Huynh presents Dead Space Through the Eyes of a Game Designer at LimitlessUnits.com posted at LimitlessUnits.com, saying, “Dead Space Video Game Review through the eyes of a Game Designer”

Patricia Turner presents Top 50 Green Technology Blogs posted at Green Web Hosting Blog.

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One Family presents Yamaha Digital Pianos (YPG, DGX, P, N, NP, CP, Arius, YDP, Clavinova CLP & CVP, and MODUS) – A Comparative Review posted at One Family’s Blog, saying, “The post is comparative review of Yamaha digital pianos that attempts to guide families come to the right purchase decision.”

Ben presents My Three Favorite Robots posted at Grown Ass People, saying, “I like robots. The rat brain robot, Big Dog, and the modular self re-assembling robot are my favorites. Repliee R-1 scares me.”

lando411 presents Hiding a User on the Welcome Screen posted at Lando411 – Technology Articles, Tech Tips, Computer Tips, and more.

Good Thing presents A Million Good Things posted at A Million Good Things.

Chris Satchwell presents How NOT To Get Fired Because Of YouTube – 9 Incognito Tips! posted at Digitpedia Tech Blog, saying, “This is a blog post about a British journalist who got fired because of a drunken youtube video! It includes 9 incognito tips so the same doesn’t happen to you!”

Dereck presents My Google Penalty and My Response posted at I Will Not Die.

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of the geek carnival using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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The geek carnival – October 20, 2008

Welcome to the October 20, 2008 edition of the geek carnival.

Simon Stapleton presents I AM NOT A PC. Are You? posted at SimonStapleton.com

old-wizard presents Top 10 Ways to Tell if You’re a Poser Nerd posted at Old-Wizard.com.

Rich Maltzman, PMP presents Knotty, knotty project! posted at Scope crêpe.

Madeleine Begun Kane presents Twitter Jitters posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.

Mark presents Crime-Fighting Vending Machine posted at Lets Japan, saying, “Japanese high tech soft drink vending machine also emergency police call-box”

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Howling Mad Jay presents It’s not safe to go in the water posted at The World’s Greatest Blog.

geekdom

old-wizard presents Top 11 Nerd Sites posted at Old-Wizard.com.

old-wizard presents Top 11 Reasons Not to Go to Your High School Reunion posted at Old-Wizard.com.

Lord Matt presents More about Linux and the Toshiba Portege R400 posted at The fantastic site of Lord Matt, saying, “This is a follow up on the on going story of putting Ubuntu on a flagship Vista product.”

old-wizard presents The Beer Guide For Nerds: Part 1 posted at Old-Wizard.com.

Mark Graybill presents Trying Out Free OSes & Giving Back posted at An Infinite Number of Cats on Keyboards, saying, “A high school class is introduced to open source operating systems through a class exercise to test them on a number of school computers.”

jess j presents How to Write Original Jokes (Or Have A Computer Do It For You) posted at GrokCode, saying, “Description of how a computer can create original jokes. Q: What do you get when you cross an alien with a chicken? A: An eggs-traterrestrial! Includes complete Common Lisp source code.”

old-wizard presents Top 13 Scariest Video Games posted at old-wizard.com.

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Mercurius presents Startup Lessons #15: Communication iteration posted at Inside Scoop, saying, “Explaining new tech can be tough. We hope our experiences help others learn how to do it, too.”

Howling Mad Jay presents My wheels are turning posted at The World’s Greatest Blog.

travelcat4 presents Latest ?Smart? Technology – iClothes posted at Latest Inventions.

Ybother presents Lessons from Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to be Persuasive posted at A Top Ten List Everyday to Jumpstart Your Knowledge, saying, “This is a book about social psychology applied to marketing, sales and general persuasion. It is an interesting read of what is essentially hundred of social studies and test complied into a laymen format with applicable real life examples.

I have complied my summary after reading the book. Do note that this is not in the order for the 50 chapters in the book. I have even grouped them under headings not found in the book for my own use.”

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of the geek carnival using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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Welcome to the Geek Blog Carnival

Hi There – welcome to this blog carnival which focuses on Geek and Tech related subjects.

This is a carnival anyone with geek and tech -specific posts can share their work. It will be updated regularly – the main content update will be on the 1st day of each month (or thereabouts).

For submission details – look on the submit page.

Thanks!

Simon Stapleton

www.simonstapleton.com