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Oktober 2013

A note on Steampunk accessories

It just occurred to me, I have not done a fashion-related article in a while, so I thought I write a little something about the fashion accessory most popularly connected to the Steampunk scene: Goggles. Personally, I have a most splendid source of hand-crafted goggles and to be more specific, …

Something awesome from my publisher

O’Reilly, my publisher, is about to publish the second edition of a tome that is right down my road of interests and since they sent me the press-release, I thought I share it with you: A Theory of Fun for Game Design, 2nd Edition—New from O’Reilly Sebastopol, CA—Now in full …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #21: EuroSteamCon Barcelona Recap

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean21.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:09 — 15.5MB) | EmbedI am a bit late with this podcast, because the trip to Barcelona and the EuroSteamCon event there is already a month in the past. Thus, I think I have probably missed a few details of my adventures …

Frenchy and the Punk – Elephant Uproar Tour

Frenchy and the Punk’s Elephant Uproar Tour is set for October 26th and runs through November 30th, 2013. Frenchy is Samantha Stephenson, French-born Brit. who sings in both French and English, and the Punk is Scott Helland, who was a founding member of punk band Deep Wound with J Mascis …

This thing with Touchsquid

I can just about imagine what some of you are thinking. Here is little old me, a self-confessed Cthulhu cultist who is now blogging about something called Touchsquid. Well, leave your unholy thoughts to yourself, because this actually concerns tech. The other day I was browsing the Google Play Store …

Happy Ada Lovelace Day

Today is Ada Lovelace Day, and it is a celebration of women in science. It is named after the first person ever to write a computer program, as I have mentioned before. Ada Lovelace is not widely known for her contribution, and still today, women scientists are often marginalized by …