Tag Archives: geek

And again: what do geek and nerd mean?

Awhile ago i wrote about the distinction between geek and nerd: a nerd is a guy who is passionate about a subject and he is working in that field already, while a geek is only a fan of that subject. In the video from above you can see that the origins of the word “geek” […]

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Do you really know who Nikola Tesla was?

Most probably not. You know of many of his achievements as Oatmeal outlines: alternate current, radar, wireless power recharging, X-rays and many others. We was and will be one of my heroes and a great man. However, the real Nikola Tesla was a bit different. It is a incomplete image to say that he was […]

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Head Squeeze: what is the difference between a geek and a nerd?

When I created TehGeekTive I had the geeks in mind, the ones who are passionate about a theme and they were loving it, being some of the greatest fans. Of course, that theme is science and technology and with a bit of extra’s like jet fighters hitting Mach 1+ near a beach os some dubstep […]

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Learn more about Hank Green, from SciShow, one of my favourite geeks

Hank Green, from SciShow and CrashCourse, and probably a gazillion other educational geeky channels, is one of my favourite geeks, in the same line as Vsauce, Minute Physiucs, ASAP Science, CGP Grey, Head Squeeze and many others. He had a tough life in school, like many geeks, and now he is an internet superstar. The […]

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Star Trek Chart: names and roles in the movie series

Star Trek remains one of the most accurate sci-fi movies ever. The creators learned where the physics of that day was and then thought of plausible futures. Most of the sci-fi movies from the last years are an insult to the genre – see Prometheus. My favorite character is, of course, Data. See the Star […]

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Make it stop: theuselessweb.com will eat up all your time

The Useless Web is a simple website that sends you to random websites around the web. Those sites have the only goal to entertain you in any way they can. Usually they do only one thing: form answering if your computer is ON to replaying catchy songs like this one until you get hooked and […]

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BaZnGa – Sheldon sends his “bazinga” to the entire world

Geeks Are Sexy is one of my favorite geek and science blogs and I really loved this image. It is about a T-Shirt you can buy and you even get a discount if you use the promo code “geeksaresexy”. Barium+Zinc+Gallium = bazinga. Sheldon, from The Big Bang Theory, sends his regards. Amazon.com Widgets Below are […]

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The circle song or how mathemusicians hate Pi

ViHart is in love with Tau. If she marries Tau it won’t be any wonder. Tau is equal to 2*Pi and, if you want to work with trygonometry and radians then Tau seems a more logical unit since Tau would be afull circle, half of circle would be Tau/2 and so on. Easy math and […]

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