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outdated-technology

Technology continues to advance at a fevered pace. But, does it really need to? Do we even fully grasp the things we use before we declare them obsolete? (more…)

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Won't_get_fooled_again

Is a day of deception and treachery really a tradition worth upholding? An Uncommon Geek chimes in on this cultural phenomenon, in a bonus weekday post. (more…)

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Brain and brain what is brain?

Those of us who are internet savvy are mostly familiar with memes. That is, of course, the accepted interpretation that a meme is just a silly picture with a punchline. But before altering pictures for humorous purposes became all the rage, the word meme meant so much more. This week on The Uncommon Geek, I take a closer look at the origin of the term, and as well, the creator of Metal Gear Solid, Hideo Kojima, who helped re-introduce this word to the vocabulary of today’s internet generation.

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