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As you are well aware now… we are back!

But, for a time, this site… everything that The Uncommon Geek was… is… was almost lost forever.


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Prof. Stephen William Hawking : Jan. 8, 1942 – March 14, 2018


I have three heroes in my life that I look up to.

Albert Einstein taught me that you don’t have to be smart to be intelligent.

Wil Wheaton taught me to never be ashamed to be my geeky self and to not be a dick.

And Prof. Stephen Hawking taught me that limitations are only what we make them to be, and to never let anything stop us from doing what we want to do.

This morning, I woke up to the news that one of my heroes, Prof. Stephen Hawking, passed away…


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It’s not what you think.

A few months ago, I got a real nasty computer virus.¬†My PC started acting all sorts of strange after I used a built-in updater on a program. My anti-virus flagged a component in the update as a virus, and after that, it was all down hill. (more…)

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Do you ever think that it’s one day and then find out that it is a totally different day?

That has been my week thus far. (more…)

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Please Stand By…


In the middle of writing my review for Star Wars: Episode II, I found myself looking down at the clock on the computer and seeing how late it was getting. I then look at the entry being written, and realize that I won’t have the time, or the energy to finish it tonight.

So, I figured that I would create a little entry to keep up the practice of not missing a ¬†Wednesday post. (more…)

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