Posts Tagged ‘geeky’

Infographic: Calorie Burning Activities For Computer Geeks


How to Steal Someone’s Watch


A really interesting piece from The New Yorker, presenting the story of a “thief” and magician at the same time:

A Pickpocket’s Tale – The spectacular thefts of Apollo Robbins


Oatmeal episode about Nikola Tesla

The rest of it can be read here: Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived – The Oatmeal

The Evolving Geek


Love this infographic from Flowtown via Waylou

Geek hierarchy of needs

Geek hierarchy of needs

Author: @loulouk on Flickr

Block Access to a Website with the Hosts File

windows host file

Want to learn a really easy and fast way to block websites, ads, or content on your own? If you are familiar with the Hosts file Windows, it’s as simple as adding a few entries to the table.

Use Windows Hosts File to Block Websites

Connect Computers via an Ad Hoc Wireless Network


If you don’t have a crossover cable to connect two laptops or netbooks, you can use their wireless capabilities. This guide shows how you can use your wireless network cards to create a temporary ad hoc network between two or more mobile computers. The guide is for Windows 7 but it works also for Windows Vista.

How to Set Up an Ad Hoc Wireless Computer-to-Computer Network

Connect Two Computers using a Crossover Cable

crossover cable

Need to connect two computers together and you don’t have a router on hand? If so, you can use a crossover cable to connect two computers and transfer files directly. Read on!

Connect Two Computers with a Crossover Cable

A to Z Index of the Windows XP Command Line

windows xp command line

Think you are a command line Guru in Windows XP? Well, test yourself and see how many commands you actually know! Can you create a Windows shortcut from the command line? Or add a new environment variable? Check out this list of all command prompt commands.

Windows XP Command Line

Do You Have An Idea For A Tiny App? Visit DonationCoder


The Coding Snacks forum within the site is a breeding ground of new ideas for tiny, open source apps. Read through some of the previous entries and post one of your ideas you’d like to see implemented.

The Coding Snacks Forum

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