Working With My Head In the Cloud

On September 15, 2011, in Carrie Cuinn, Tech Nerd, by CarrieCuinn

Once you begin to work with multiple computers, smart phones, and other devices, you might find yourself needing a file on one system that you last opened on another system. As a writer, I find this happens to me all the time. I often start a story on my desktop computer but later need it […]

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Nerd News Roundup for June 29, 2010

On June 29, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy LA Times: ‘Android Karenina’ writer says Tolstoy might not like remake: ‘He seems to have taken himself very seriously.’ Grasping for the Wind: Book Review: Infinite Realities by R. L. Copple Pyr-O-Mania: Pyr Comes to the Nook (and B&N eReader) Pyr-O-Mania: Upcoming Author Appearances SfSignal: Trailer: Space Battleship Yamato […]

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Nerd News Roundup for June 17, 2010

On June 17, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy Guardian.co.uk: Terry Pratchett enters parallel worlds of science fiction LATimes: Free science fiction for the iPad from Tor.com CNNTech: ‘Spock’ promotes ‘movie karaoke’ at E3 Grasping for the Wind: Book Review: Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor io9: Return to Narnia with Voyage of The Dawn Treader’s first trailer […]

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Nerd News Roundup for June 16 2010

On June 16, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy USAToday: ‘True Blood’ sinks its teeth into premiere ratings AirlockAlpha: Eccleston: I Didn’t Enjoy Being The Doctor Lou Anders: Swords & Dark Magic – Reviews Round Up Lou Anders: Michael Moorcock’s Doctor Who: The Coming of the Terraphiles Grasping for the Wind: Book Review: Stuff of Legends by Ian […]

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Nerd News Roundup-May 16 2010

On May 16, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News SciFi & Fantasy Dallas News: Charlaine Harris not done with Sookie Stackhouse yet Airlock Alpha: Who Do You Think Should Be Nominated For A Portal Award? Grasping for the Wind: 2009 Nebula Award Winners Cinematical: Genre Wars: Has Sci-Fi Surpassed Horror? i09: Great Moments In Alternate History: Our Alternate Presidents Grasping for […]

Nerd News Roundup-May 12 2010

On May 12, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy Grasping for the Wind: REVIEW: Not Less Than Gods by Kage Baker SFFWorld: REVIEW: Shadowplay by Tad Williams SFSignal: REVIEW: Deep Navigation by Alastair Reynolds ATFMB: Review: Green Lantern-Rebirth Shadowlocked: Top 8 secrets of cheap sci-fi tv and movies SciFiWire: 28 sexy skintight outfits from 5 decades of sci-fi […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 27, 2010

On April 27, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy AirlockAlpha: Gina Torres Out, Tia Carrere In At ‘Warehouse 13′ TV by the Numbers: Syfy’s “Haven” Begins Production; Set to Premiere July 9 at 10pm i09: Heroes getting renewed? (NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!) SciFi Wire: Everything you need to know about this week’s sci-fi TV SciFi Wire: Legend of the Seeker Canceled […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 24, 2010

On April 24, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy Airlock Alpha: SciFriday: Is Rick Berman Really A Monster? Youtube: FANTASTIC 10th Doctor Tribute video SFSignal.com REVIEW: The Gaslight Dogs by Karin Lowachee Free Fiction for 4/24/10 SF Tidbits for 4/24/10 Life, Doctor Who & Combom: Get up to speed on The Weeping Angels (Don’t blink…) i09: Airbender’s New […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 22, 2010

On April 22, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

I’m back! Sorry for the absence – technical firewall issues!  All fixed now! Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy i09: Cameron’s Next Project May Not Be Avatar 2 Or Battle Angel SFSignal.com Book Cover Smackdown! ‘Ender’s Game’ vs. ‘Crossovers 2′ vs. ‘The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard’ SF Tidbits for 4/22/10 MIND MELD: What […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 19, 2010

On April 19, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Took the weekend off to do some writing – here’s today’s news… Scifi & Fantasy SFSignal.com: SF Tidbits for 4/19/10 i09: The Amount Of Free Scifi TV On Hulu Is Mind-Boggling SciFi Wire: Sexy new pics from Fringe’s ‘noir’ musical episode! Airlock Alpha: (Paraphrasing) SyFy finishes flipping off fans by putting wrestling […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 16, 2010

On April 16, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News New Podcast from The Functional Nerds: Episode 5 SciFi & Fantasy Grasping for the Wind: Geek Media Round-Up: April 16, 2010 SFSignal.com: SF Tidbits for 4/16/10 i09: The One Magnificent Scene From Last Night’s Fringe: Walter Bishop Meets His Equal Life, Doctor Who & Combom: Torchwood Series 4 filming in USA? Scifi […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 15, 2010

On April 15, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd worthy news DID YOU MAIL YOUR TAXES IN YET? Times up – better get em in… SciFi & Fantasy Grasping for the Wind: REVIEW: On the Odd Hours by Eric Liberge Publishers Weekly: Orbit to Launch Digital Short Fiction Program Life, Doctor Who & Combom: Steven Moffat on Doctor Who Companions SciFi Wire: The […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 14, 2010

On April 14, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy news for April 14th Scifi & Fantasy SFSignal: MIND MELD: The Best Sword & Sorcery Stories SFSignal: SF Tidbits for 4/14/10 AirlockAlpha: Joss Whedon To Helm ‘The Avengers’ The Lantern: Science fiction class dispels misconceptions about genre i09: 8 Upcoming Science Fiction Movies That Could Be The Next District 9 Grasping for the […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 12, 2010

On April 12, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd News Roundup (WOW there’s a lot today!) Technology MacRumors: Adobe announces Creative Suite 5 ARS Technica: Should the US govt force all cell phones to carry TV tuners? Washington Post: Palm putting itself up for sale? CNET: Google acquires visual-search provider Plink CNET: BestBuy to start selling Barnes & Noble Nook CNET: Boingo (wireless […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 9, 2010

On April 9, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd worthy news from around the web for April 9th, 2010 Technology CNET: Adobe admits it’s worried about iPhone, iPad ARS Technica: Developers unearth more features in iPhone OS 4.0 ComputerWorld: NASA: Astronauts, robot complete first spacewalk ARS Technica: Taking a peek at the volcanoes of Venus Wired (Webmonkey): Mozilla Contacts Helps Firefox Discover Your […]

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Episode 004

On April 9, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

004 The Functional Nerds In the fourth episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat about a proposed sequel to John’s George RR Martin is not your bitch called ‘George RR Lucas IS my bitch’, about: John Ottinger, grasping for the wind, R.E.M, Billy Joel, comic book creator copyrights, Marvel, DC, Image, […]

Nerd News Round Up-April 8, 2010

On April 8, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd worthy news from around the web for April 8th, 2010 Technology Macworld: Multitasking tops tentpole features in iPhone 4.0 Wired: Solar Airplane Completes Maiden Voyage PCMag: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Beta Leaks Online PCWorld: Kindle, Nook Coming to a Store Near You? The Washington Post: Hands off the Internet (FCC V Comcast re: […]

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Episode 003

On April 2, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

003 The Functional Nerds In the third episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat about @SFSignal, sfsignal.com and the Mind Meld, the iPhone, the Jawbone Blue tooth headset, about: the iPad, Project Gutenberg, the iBookstore, public domain books, copyright, Smashwords, Rip: A Remix Manifesto, Creative Commons, Disney, Fables, Pinnochio, Snow White, […]

Episode 002

On March 26, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

002 The Functional Nerds In the second episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat about the New Jersey school system and music in schools, about: piracy and digital copyrights, creative commons, Elton John’s ‘Tiny Dancer’, how John is really ‘just a music nerd’ (cause he’s married! to a -girl-!), Don Tapscott, […]

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Episode 001

On March 20, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

001 The Functional Nerds In the very first episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat about the new iPad from Apple, what it means to be a ‘functional nerd’, about: science fiction media, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Fantasy author Brandon Sanderson, Felicia Day and The Guild, SciFi site SFSignal.com, the Atari 2600, […]

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